Human & Nature, discovering Manias beach

Landscape is a treasured heritage of nature. When a panoramic, dramatic landscape unfolds in front of your eyes can be so captivating that leaves you speechless. You do not need or want to talk while discovering this place, you just need to hear, look and touch it. Even though “development” has moved us away from… Read more

This place calls me back again and again!

It is not the first time I present you the two beautiful beaches under the isolated village of Komitata with the unique views towards Ithaca! Some of my guests have complained that this is a scary road…and I understand that as it is quite narrow with many abrupt turns, but the  asphalt is good and… Read more

Barcarolle Festival in Assos

The Βarcarolle (or Varkarolla) Festival is held every year on the 24th of August in the beautiful village of Assos as well as in Lixouri. The event in Assos has been combined with the religious celebration of Saint Cosmas of Aetolia, a great preacher and prophet that came to Kefalonia in 1777 for the first time. On… Read more

Kioni Festival at Ithaca

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 or two or even more if you have the time. I believe that 3 days are enough to explore the island as it is the… Read more

Melissa Fishing Boat Tour

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Melissa Fishing Boat Tour Captain Simos offers an unforgettable boat tour exploring the most amazing side of Kefalonian coastline at the eastern side of Paliki Peninsula. There are two different routes you can choose from, both include breathtaking scenery, unique turquoise waters and endless ideal spots for swimming and diving as… Read more

Saristra Festival 2018

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 island of Kefalonia. Visiting Saristra will give you the chance to get familiar with modern music and contemporary cultural art and at the same time… Read more

Discover Afales Gulf, at the north of Ithaca

Afales is a beautiful bay with breathtaking landscape and turquoise waters at the north of neighbouring Ithaca Island. It consists of numerous unique beaches, some of them accessible by car and some only by boat. The landscape has a wild beauty with steep dramatic cliffs on one side and lush vegetation on the other. Visiting… Read more

Zoodohos Pigi Monastery and trail

The “life-giving” trail! It was exactly 3 months ago when I had a call from Stefanos, the owner of Euphoria Agricultural Tourism, he said he was getting ready to go back to the spring of the Monastery of Zoodohos Pigi (dated from 1400AD) to carry water to make his well known Tsipouro (strong distilled spirit containing… Read more

Paliki Peninsula is worth discovering…

Located at the west of Kefalonia island, Paliki’s name comes from the ancient town of Pali, located at the north of Lixouri, now an archaeological site. Paliki, for some was considered to be the Homeric Ithaca… The peninsula is very different from the rest of Kefalonia, with a unique morphology of flat farmland and vineyards, a… Read more