When you live permanently in this island, summer may not be the best time to admire the landscape and take photos! That is why you are patiently waiting for some rare, special, windy days that the colors of nature are so bright that create a unique sight. This happens once or twice during the summer, […]
It will be 5 years soon that I moved here, to this unique place. There have been some happy days and some very bad days… but all these 5 years the beauty of Kefalonia was always here to help me overcome and smile. It is my best friend! It is always standing by me, it is never the same, alternates […]
Kefalonia is Heaven on Earth! Once you arrive at this unique place you can feel this magical vibe that makes you want to stay here forever… and a lot of us, couldn’t resist… The natural and cultural treasures are endless! Come here to relax and let the breathtaking landscapes and magical sunsets take away all […]
Mohamet comes each summer to Kefalonia from his homeland Egypt, to help in the mending of fishing nets at the gulf of Agia Kyriaki. Net mending has been practised by fishermen for centuries and it is not a simple procedure… Mohamet is using his skillful hands, legs and tons of patience to complete this difficult task! […]
There are times that you need a motive to see the island again with a fresh view… My lovely niece and her boyfriend that arrived from London a few days ago gave me this opportunity & I want to share a few shots with you from the first 3 days of touring the island like a […]
I love to share with you little moments of my life here! Kefalonia By Anna is inviting you to the unique island of Kefalonia! Enjoy!
Whether you are on vacation with your family, partner or friends, if you enjoy walking this is one of the easiest still breathtaking trails that you can take. You will have to drive to the little village of Drapanitika, in the region of Erissos at the northern part of Kefalonia, and leave your car there. […]
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 to Saint George’s little church at the area of Gradou. Locals and visitors follow the procession that is been led by proud men riding majestic […]
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 from Pagans symbolising the welcoming of spring… Whatever the origin of this tradition is, it stays alive many years now at mid day of Holy […]
This is one of the best tours you can do while spending your holidays in Kefalonia! You start your trip from the bay of Agia Kyriaki with a boat (contact us for more details). You will have the chance to explore the north part towards Assos and the south part towards Atheras. If you decide […]
You have read it a hundred times and you may think it’s a nice expression we use to describe the sea in the area of Pylaros and Sami. In every travel guide and every reference on these regions you will read about the unique turquoise crystal clear waters. This cannot be more accurate and these photos, […]
For those staying in the area of Pylaros, this is a great opportunity to explore the area, enjoying unspoilt views of Agia Efimia, Sami bay and Pylaros valley while discovering the Agia Dynati mountain. If you want to walk this trail, you will need to take the road next to the pharmacy of Agia Efimia […]
3 km from Sami on the main road leading to the capital, Argostoli you can stop for a 2,5h refreshing walk. It is an easy trail you can enjoy together with your family and stop for a pic nic! This is a very different side of Kefalonian nature. A fordable walking trail by the river, passing […]
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 Kefalonia and one of the best of Greece, taking place on the last Sunday before Lent. Every year loads of people gather at the heart […]
Erissos is the northern region of Kefalonia, including two of the most impressive villages of the island, picturesque Assos and cosmopolitan Fiskardo . The rest of the area has numerous villages with traditional houses, and has an equally preserved character that in conjunction with the wild nature, the beautiful little beaches with green crystal clear waters, the stunning […]
The spring has come very early this year, it is the beginning of March and the almond trees are already blossomed! It is exactly a year now that I came to live at this beautiful village, and even though I walk around it every day, there is always another point of view! This time I […]
“Faros” trail is one of the three walking trails in Fiskardo that were recently organised by “Asteris” club along with the Panhellenic “Greece’s Paths” team. Total Length: 850 meters Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Monastery of Mother of God-“Themata” was built in the 11th century on the slope of Agia Dinati near Makriotika, just 6 km from Agia Efimia.
Magic! Mountain Ainos, located 30 km from Argostoli, known as Monte Nero (Black Mountain) during the Venetian period due to thick forestation of the dark Kefalonian Fir tree (Abies Cephalonica), is the tallest mountain of the Ionian islands with an elevation of 1,628 metres (5,341 ft).