Festivals/ Events

Cinema Paradiso – Kourkoumelata is for those who love the beauty and experience of outdoor cinema, movies played under the moon and stars. Inspired by a kind and elderly gentleman that …

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After the high season has peaked in August things begin to cool down and chill out…But there are still many festivities and events to celebrate in September! Enjoy: 31st Aug …

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August holds many fantastic opportunities to get involved with events, festivals and dances!  Here is a small selection to choose from, check out the links for more information, look out …

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If y want to experience something totally different while having your holidays on the island don’t miss the SEaNema open Air Film Festival! From the 30th of July to the …

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Since 1978 there has been a Robola wine festival held every year, on the first weekend after August 15th. It’s a celebration of the new production of the award winning …

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The Archaic Temple can be found on the main road of Skala. This Doric temple dates from the 6th century BC – early 5th  century BC (Archaic period) and was …

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Throughout the year many events take place in Kefalonia -religious celebrations and feasts, arts festivals, wine and food festivals, gymnastic symposiums, road races and much more –  this calendar of …

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Whether you are religious or not, Easter in Greece is an important period of custom and traditions so connected with our childhood and upbringing that following and protecting them is …

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The Carnival in Lixouri has a great tradition as being the best in Kefalonia – and some say in Greece! The Carnival season (or “Mascara” in Kefalonia) comes to an …

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Traverso means the forceful direction of a boat against the wind so as to avoid the waves that come to its sides. Similarly, Traverso social workshop decided to act upon …

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Christmas in Kefalonia is a holiday full of activity, food and, of course, festive traditional celebrations. Many of the celebrations are religious in nature and whilst Easter is the most …

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The Βarcarolle (or Varkarolla) Festival is held every year on the 24th of August at the beautiful village of Assos as well as in Lixouri. The one in Assos has been combined …

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Visiting Ithaca from Kefalonia is easy. You can get a daily tour from Agia Efimia and Sami or take the ferry with your car and stay there for a night …

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Saristra is a Music & Art Festival that started back in 2012 and takes place on an annual basis in the village of Old Vlachata, near to Sami, on the …

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The 25th of March is, for us the Greeks, a double celebration, both historical and religious, commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821 as well as the …

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Every year on Saint George’s Day the icon of St. George is taken from Skala church in a procession which goes down to the beach and follows the coastal road …

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This old tradition some say comes from the Venetians of the 16th century who used to throw all their old and useless objects and pots out of their windows, others say comes …

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The Latin root of the word “carnis” means “meat”. Carnival translates as “putting away meat”, in order to purify before Easter. Lixouri has a great tradition, holding the best carnival in …

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Located a few km from Sami village towards Antisamos beach,and about half way in between, you will find a signpost. The monastery was built in 18th century on the spot …

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