Drapanitika, Assos village and castle trail

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. […]

Pottery Breaking – Easter tradition

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 […]

Crystal clear, turquoise waters!

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, […]

Agia Efimia – Tarkassata – Themata trail

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 […]

7 water mills trail, near Sami

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 […]

Erissos, the preserved beauty!

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 […]

Traces of old Agia Efimia, trail

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” Fiskardo Trail – Venetian Lighthouse & Byzantine Basilica

“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”

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.

Ainos Mountain and trails

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).