cultural festivals/events

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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“Making the most of the Mediterranean climate and the picturesque landscape of Kefalonia, SeaNema Open Air Film Festival is the only film festival in Greece, and one of the few …

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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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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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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 Old Vlachata of Sami in the island of Kefalonia. The …

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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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Kefalonia island a crossroad between East and West, inevitably suffered the domination of many western and eastern nations over the centuries. It’s widespread opinion that, all over Greece, the culture of Ionian …

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