Sami Trekking, Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Sami Trekking, Sami Day tours with local, knowledgeable and experienced guides in Sami village and around Kefalonia walking trails. Starting from the love of our village and wishing to show off its beauties to those who love small getaways in nature, on alternative routes, we created Sami Trekking Kefalonia. Our goal… Read more

Megas Soros, the highest peak of the Ionian Islands

Ainos is not only the highest mountain of the Ionian Islands, it is also a national park with unique flora and fauna making it a magical place to hike in all seasons… In winter it usually snows on Ainos and it can become very cloudy and misty obscuring the magnificent panoramic sea views. This year… Read more

Fiskardo Trails – The Battery Trail (Bataria)

“The Battery 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: 10 Kilometres Estimated Time: 3 Hours & 35 minutes From Fiscardo, take the dirt track running through Larni gorge. In the forest you can see  the lower section… Read more

Fiskardo Trails – The Cypress Trail (Kiparission)

“The Cypress 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: 4.7 Kilometres Estimated Time: 2 Hours & 30 The trail follows the old footpath, passing  cypress filled slopes either side. As you walk take in the view over… Read more

5 Easy Walks #1

Here you can find 5 of my favourite easy walks on Kefalonia island to enjoy with your family or friends. Low season is ideal time to explore, when the temperatures are cooler, there are more flowers, birds and less people of course! Assos Village to the Venetian Castle From the charming village of Assos take… Read more

Bikexpert – Contessina, Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Bikexpert – Contessina Located in the heart of Sami, bikexpert rent bicycles from Contessina Restaurant (combine it with a nice breakfast, lunch or dinner here). Explore the region on well maintained and modern mountain bikes. Explore Antisamos Beach, Ancient Sami, or ride to Agia Efimia! The staff will be happy to… Read more

3 Little Beaches near Argostoli

If you are visiting, or staying in, Argostoli and are looking for somewhere to relax, swim or picnic one of these three idyllic beaches maybe just what you’re looking for! You can walk or drive between the beaches : Fanari to Kalamia – walking approx. 43 min (3.4 km), driving approx. 8 min (3.4 km)… Read more

Old Farsa Village, Argostoli

The village of Old Farsa lies 11 km north of Argostoli. Take the coast road north from Argostoli (Epar.Od. Argostoliou) towards Farsa. The village stands on the opposite side of the Paliki peninsula and has amazing sea views and a unique sunset. On reaching Farsa village take a right turn uphill, park and walk to… Read more

Old Vlachata Village, Sami

The ruins of Old Vlachata village are located on the hillside, 3km from Karavomylos village and can be reached on foot, by bike or by car following the signs to “Saristra Festival” from the main road of Sami – Karavomylos. Another interesting route begins at Themata Monastery, this route is only by foot as the… Read more

Davgata To Argostoli or St.Konstantinos beach, Walking Trail

This is an approx 1h walk from Davgata village to Argostoli over the beautiful bridge of the capital. Davgata village is located at approx 300m height on the slopes of  a mountain. The route is approx 5km through the old road (so it is very easy to walk) and offers magnificent views of the Argostoli… Read more

Kapsolimionas Beach Trail

It is a very common habit for me to take the car to go for a ride to an unknown destination… and on the way to it, to decide to stop and take a walking trail to discover something new! Departing from Agia Efimia following the road towards Fiskardo, from the eastern side of the island,… 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

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…. Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

“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.