historic places

Excavated in the early 1990’s by Lazaros Kolonas, these are the largest vaulted Mycenaean tombs of the area, with a height of 3.95 metres and a diameter of 6.8 metres. There …

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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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It is said that the Old Sissia Monastery was constructed in the 13th century by order of Saint Francis of Assisi (the Catholic saint protector of animals & nature) in …

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Located on the sea bed just off the coast at Poros lies the HMS Perseus submarine which sank on 6th December 1941 after hitting an Italian mine. The submarine was …

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The Kefalonia Heritage Hotel is housed in a historical building dating from the early 1800’s, in Faraklata, Kefalonia. One of the few houses to survive the devastating earthquakes that struck …

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[Sleeps 4 guests, plus 2 on Sofa beds] Traditional Luxury Villa with amazing sea views & close proximity to the village!  This villa is built on unique historical land with amazing …

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Walk through history and enjoy magnificent views Located about 9km from Agia Efimia and 2km from Sami, on the top of the hill, stands the ancient Acropolis of Sami. If you enjoy …

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A special day! Situated on the north west coast of the island, 25 km from Agia Efimia  the fortress at Assos  is the larger of the two castles on Kefalonia, and …

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Church’s ruins The Byzantine Basilica of Fiscardo dates back to the 6th century AD. An impressive Venetian Lighthouse is still standing there with a later British built replacement at the …

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