Memorial Acqui Division Kefalonia, Argostoli

The memorial commemorates the Italian soldiers of the 33rd Acqui Infantry Division who resisted and fought the Germans between 13th and 22nd September, 1943 in Kefalonia. In total 1,315 soldiers were killed in battle, 3,000 drowned at sea when the German ships taking them to concentration camps were sunk by the Allies, and 5,155 were executed by… Read more

Το μαντολίνο του λοχαγού Κορέλι σε περιοδεία στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο

Το γνωστό best seller βιβλίο του Louis De Berniere, ανεβαίνει σε παγκόσμια πρώτη θεατρική παραγωγή που ξεκινάει περιοδεία στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο τις επόμενες μέρες. Ήταν ακριβώς πριν από ένα χρόνο όταν έλαβα ένα πολύ ενδιαφέρον μήνυμα! Επικοινώνησε μαζί μου η ομάδα της πρώτης μεγάλης θεατρικής παραγωγής, βασισμένης στο βιβλίο “Το μαντολίνο του λοχαγού Κορέλι” ,… Read more

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, first Major Stage Production

On its 25th anniversary, the best selling novel is brought to life in a world premiere theatrical production touring around the UK in spring 2019 At the end of March 2018 I received a really exciting email! I had been contacted by the production team of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin , the first major stage production,… Read more

Argostoli – Capital City Walking Tours

Argostoli, our beautiful capital city! The islands capital city of Argostoli offers many attractions and activities to the visitor. Its relatively compact nature, neat street layout and gentle undulations mean it’s a great city for walking around. The city is easy to navigate, it’s interesting and full of life: from the bustling harbour and market,… Read more

Museum in memory of Acqui Division Kefalonia, Argostoli

In September 1943, following the Italian Armistice,  5,155 soldiers from the Italian 33rd Acqui Infantry Division were massacred by the Germans on the island. The massacre began on the 21st September and lasted for one week. A further 3,000 soldiers drowned after the German ships carrying them away from Kefalonia to concentration camps were lost at… 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