Embroideries, lace and needlework – Harokopio Foundation

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Embroideries, lace and needlework – Harokopio Foundation Harokopio Foundation in Argostoli is a non-profit organisation whose aims are the preservation of embroidery, lace and needlework traditions in Kefalonia. It was founded over 100 years ago by the Kefalonian Mr. Harokopou with the aim to teach the techniques of traditional Greek embroidery… Read more

Vintage creations, clothing and furnishings – Matina Koutala

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Vintage creations, clothing and furnishings – Matina Koutala If you are searching for some unique vintage pieces you should go and meet the artist, decorator, and preserver of antiques, Matina Koutala. Her passion is super energetic and her collection goes from vintage clothes to vintage furniture to vintage jewels. She has… Read more

Athena Metaxatou – Design and Manufacture of Jewellery

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Athena Metaxatou – Design and Manufacture of Jewellery Athena Metaxatou is a jewellery designer and her predominant purpose is to promote unique Greek cultural heritage. Her love of nature became her inspiration and made her settle in Kefalonia, her place of origin. In the island’s capital, Argostoli, she launched in 2008… Read more

Loui Per – Handmade Dolls by Louisa

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Loui Per – Handmade Dolls by Louisa “The doll made of humble materials has been for many centuries the favorite, and most often the only toy. Traditionally it was made by the mother or grandmother (a law in my place) or even the children themselves. Indeed, here in Kefalonia they called… Read more

Kefalonia Olive Mill

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… You can visit the Kefalonia Olive Mill at Keramies and see the production of local organic olive oil. They do organising tastings and pairing, they sell their products, as well as they have an online store. Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Kefalonia Olive Mill | Sp.Lykiardopoulos… Read more

Argo Daily Cruise, Skala

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Argo Daily Cruise, Skala Daily cruise trips to southern beaches of Kefalonia, Fiskardo and further afield to Zakynthos and Ithaka on a traditional wooden boat. Special cruises can also be arranged including BBQ, sunset and VIP trips. Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Argo Daily Cruise, Skala… Read more

Unexplored Unique Travel Activities, Skala

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Unexplored Unique Travel Activities, Skala They are a small local family company based in Skala Kefalonia which delivers special travel experiences. Their goal is to introduce, Kefalonia’s and especially Skala’s visitors, to some of the island’s most stunning sights and unique activities. They offer guided quad and Jeep safaris and rib… Read more

Conteco – Rent A Boat, Assos

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Conteco – Rent A Boat, Assos Conteco is the only boat rental in Assos, right on the edge of the central pier of Assos. They run a fleet of brand new, well equipped and highly maintained rental boats that can be handled by anybody with basic driving skills, as well as… Read more

Fiskardo Divers, Fiskardo

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Fiskardo Divers, Fiskardo “Fiskardo Divers Eco-Dive-Resort” is a PADI Dive Centre run by a Master Scuba Trainer with extensive dive experience who has taught scuba diving in Fiskardo since 2000. Cédric, a French biologist, arrived in Fiskardo in 1999 in order to conduct underwater scientific research.  You will enjoy the crystal-clear… Read more

Blue Manta Diving & Aquanautic Club, Skala

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Blue Manta Diving & Aquanautic Club, Skala A modern diving club in Kefalonia, offering all diving courses, diving for qualified divers and beginners and snorkelling for all, with the highest safety and quality standards in a small, friendly dive club. You don’t need to be a scuba diver to experience the… Read more

Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are one of the most marvelous creatures that swim in our seas. These marine reptiles are living fossils since they have changed very little since they first appeared, more than 120 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth. In Indian mythology the earth is supported on the backs of four elephants… Read more

Lixouri Cruises by Gloria, Lixouri

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Lixouri Cruises by Gloria, Lixouri Take a daily cruise, a sunset cruise, a private cruise or a cruise to Zante on this beautiful and comfortable boat. Visit Vardiani Island, isolated beaches, swim and snorkel and have a wonderful homemade lunch on board. Or take a day trip to Zante and visit… Read more

Kefalonia Fishing Tours, Zola

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Kefalonia Fishing Tours, Zola This Traditional Greek fishing boat in crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea is leaving from Agia Kyriaki Port at Zola village with Captain Dionisis, who has already cast his nets the previous night, guests are invited to join in with collecting the catch if they wish… Read more

Pirates Rent a Boat, Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Pirates Rent a Boat Pirates rental boats is located at the heart of Sami. Visit the coast between Agia Efimia and Koutsoupia and explore the crystal clear waters of the area with the pebbled beaches,  some are accessible only by hiring a boat!!! Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when… Read more

Island Breeze by Sarah O. #8 – Claire’s visit to the Saint Gerasimos celebrations

A wonderful experience of local culture! During her week’s visit to Kefalonia we took my mother-in-law Claire to the celebrations of Saint Gerasimos on 20th October. It was a beautifully sunny and hot day and as we approached the Omala Valley we could see how busy the area around the monastery was because the sun… Read more

Experience an authentic Greek cruise around the Ionian islands with Captain Christos

This is an experience not to be missed! I had the luck to take this stunning 3 day cruise on one of the most beautiful boats, touring around the breathtaking islands of the Ionian Greek sea! (the cruise could be arranged as a full experience or combined with some land accommodation for a longer holiday)… Read more

Odysseus Zoo Land, Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Odysseus Zoo Land, Sami Roam through the most important moments of Odyssey in the natural landscape of the park. Get to know some rare animals and birds, like the black pig (which is endangered), the unique horses of Ainos, the royal deer and many other  animals of the region. So follow… Read more

Atlantis Submarine

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Atlantis Submarine Take a look at the beautiful seabed of Kefalonia beneath the surface of the sea during a tour in a semisubmarine towards Zeus Islet and to White Rocks Beach. You can travel 2 meters underwater, enjoying the clear blue waters and the beautiful seafloor life through the large submerged… Read more

Kefalonia Watersports, Lassi

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Kefalonia Watersports Kefalonia Water Sports Center lies on the Makris Gialos beach in Argostoli. You can have fun by taking a ride on the Banana or a Fly Fish. Slams with the Tubes or the Slider and if you want more comfort you can have a ride on the huge waterborne… Read more

Captain Vangeli’s Special Cruises

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Captain Vangeli’s Special Cruises Captain Vangelis welcomes you on board to discover some of the hidden and unreachable beaches of Kefalonia, Ithaca, Fiscardo, and Zakynthos on his daily cruises.  Capt. Vangelis’ forty years of experience, his meraki (passion), his love for Skala, guarantees a very special day for you and your… Read more