Sissia Monastery, Simotata

It is said that the Old Sissia Monastery was constructed in the 13th century by order of Saint Francis of Assisi (the Catholic saint protector of animals & nature) in the name of the Virgin Mary. It is therefore likely that the name ‘Sissia’ is an alteration of the name Assisi. The monastery is located… 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

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… 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