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
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
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
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Ionian Discoveries – e-Bikes Rent an eBike (electric bicycle) and discover secret and unspoilt areas of Erisos, north Kefalonia. From amateur to professional cyclists Ionian e-bikes provides the opportunity to have fun and explore without the use of environmentally unfriendly vehicles. Many itineraries are available The e-bikes that are supplied are… Read more
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
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
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
July and August are the busiest months on the island of Kefalonia, the heat is often too intense for rigorous activities, and total seclusion becomes impossible. I would suggest that if you are able to visit us in the low season you could take advantage of lower costs and a more peaceful holiday! In some… Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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” 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.
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.
One of the best attractions in the capital of Kefalonia, Argostoli, is the Koutavos Lagoon, a feeding ground for the turtles caretta caretta, wild ducks, black headed hens and swans, a variety of fish and a stop for many migrating birds.
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Ainos Bikes & Scooters Ainos Bikes was born as an idea through a conversation between two friends, George Laskaris and Vassilis Kotoulas. Each following his path, but always maintaining a stable relationship with cycling , it did not take long to make the decision. The goal has always been to create a unique… Read more
Kefalonia Botanica was established in 1998 at the initiative of the Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation. Its original aims were the preservation and display of the wild and endemic plants of Kefalonia and the promotion of environmental issues.
Panagia of Atros is the oldest monastery of Kefalonia, sits at an altitude of 760 meters above the bay of Poros, 37 km from Argostoli. Built around the 8th century, it is a rare element of monastic architecture. Until this day the medieval tower is still preserved in good condition. It was destroyed many times by earthquakes and fire. But… Read more