Memas Kalogiratos Permanent Sculpture Exhibition, Mazarakata

Memas Kalogiratos Permanent Sculpture Exhibition, Mazarakata Memas Kalogiratos was born in 1940 in Greece in the village of Petrikata, Kefalonia. He studied sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts, with Thanassis Apartis, and graduated in 1966. A series of solo and group exhibitions followed from 1965 onwards in various Greek cities. Parallel to sculpture… Read more

Dreamy Cruises, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Dreamy Cruises, Argostoli The Dreamy Cruises team consists of two brothers-in-law – Vagelis Kontaras and Thanasis Souliotis. They are 2 dreamers who will show you the real spirit of Greek hospitality! You can take a full day cruise taking in White Rocks beach, Vardiani Island, the Red Beach near Xi; a… Read more

Kefalonia Morfeas Massage Salon

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Morfeas Massage Salon, Argostoli Visit the peaceful and comfortable salon in Argostoli centre and try one of many massages and therapies by certified massage therapist Constantinos Stavrianos, a highly skilled and certified professional massage therapist. Through his eleven years of experience, he has developed techniques that can adopt to any need… Read more

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

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

Farm Out Shop and Vitamin Bar, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Farm Out Shop and Vitamin Bar, Argostoli The store is stuffed with produce from their agricultural cooperative on the island, and health food products.  Stay and try their delicious menu, vitamin drinks and juices.  Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Farm Out Shop and Vitamin Bar, Argostoli… Read more

Chinese Dragon Restaurant & Bar, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Chinese Dragon Restaurant & Bar, Argostoli If you want to try something different during your stay, on the edge of the main square in Argostoli you can eat Chinese food in Chinese Dragon’s Restaurant, outside on the patio or order to takeaway.   Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when… Read more

Sepia Sushi Restaurant, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Sepia Sushi Restaurant, Argostoli If you want to try something different during your stay, located in Argostoli try Japanese inspired fresh noodle dishes, fish & vegetarian Sushi, all beautifully presented in Sepia’s contemporary setting. Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Sepia Sushi Restaurant, Argostoli | St. Gerasimos… Read more

To Diava, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… To Diava, Argostoli Diava a family run, friendly grill house with great homemade tzatiki, grilled meats, fried potatoes and excellent gyros. It’s popular with workers, students, and visitors and is just outside of Argostoli towards the police station. Eat in or outside, or take away.    Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia… Read more

Kafepoleion, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Kafepoleion, Argostoli On the main road from Argostoli towards Saint Georges Castle pop into Kafepoleion – it has unusual but funky décor, and is excellent stop for good coffee when supermarket shopping in the area. They serve foreign and domestic beers, cakes, breakfast and snacks. At night a livelier pace is… Read more

Oinops Wine Bar & Restaurant, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Oinops Wine Bar & Restaurant, Argostoli For an extensive wine list with a large choice of Kefalonian and Greek wines, well-presented dishes in a lively modern bar try Oinops Wine Bar & Restaurant. Located in the centre of Argostoli, open for brunch, lunch and dinner.  You can read about Oinops Wine… Read more

K63 All Day Restaurant & Bar, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… K63 All Day Restaurant & Bar, Argostoli If you’re looking for a modern café-bar with industrial style, Dj’s and live music,  drop into K63. They serve delicious handmade cookies with coffee too! They often host selected music nights, check their page. Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact… Read more

Aristofanis Restaurant, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Aristofanis Restaurant, Argostoli For great views of the De Bosset Bridge and monument by Koutavos Lagoon and a good variety of fish dishes, take a break at Aristofanis Argostoli. Traditional Greek dishes, with local specialities. Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Aristofanis Restaurant, Argostoli | Leof. Antoni… Read more

Libretto Cafe-Bar, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Libretto Cafe-Bar, Argostoli Libretto is a contemporary café/bar with live music nights, good Mexican inspired dishes and is located just off Kabana Square on the Lithostroto in the centre of Argostoli. Popular with locals and visitors for it’s cool and relaxed vibe. . Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when… Read more

Virgin Mary Drapaniotissa Celebrations

Theotokos Myrtidiotissa is honoured in Kefalonia at St. Dionysios church (or Church of Virgin Mary in Drapano) where the Sacred Icon is kept. Theotokos Drapaniotissa is the Patron of Argostoli and is also known as “Panagia of Drapano” or simply “Drapaniotissa” . Celebrated on the 24th September where ceremonies in her honour take place and… Read more

Nikos Kavadias Statue, Argostoli

The statue of Nikos Kavadias (1910-1975), a famous Greek poet, can be found gazing out to see at the harbour in Argostoli, which is quite apt as he was known as “The Poet of the Sea”. Poetry by Nikos Kavadias  reflects the imagery and power of the sea in semi-fictitious writing based on his extensive world… Read more

Lithostroto and Bell Tower Square (Kabana)

The main shopping areas of Argostoli are concentrated on the first two parallel streets up from the coastal road and the small vertical streets crossing them. The first street called Siteboron Str has various shops but continue to the main shopping street called Lithostroto (paved street) where you can find a large selection of souvenir,… Read more

Platia Vallianou (Central Square), Argostoli

Named in honour of Panagi Vallianos, a generous benefactor of Kefalonia, the large flat square has recently been refurbished providing an excellent location for relaxing and watching the world go by. A statue of the Kefalonian Panagi Vallianos, who is said the be the father of modern Greek shipping, stands proudly in the square. Take… Read more

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

Oh My Spa! Hammam & Other Stories

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Oh MY Spa! Hammam & Other Stories Located in The Alley Hotel in central Argostoli Oh MY Spa! Hammam & Other Stories offer a variety of luxurious treatments carried out by a professional and friendly team. Pampering treatments include 8 kinds of massage therapies, traditional Turkish Bath (Hammam) treatments, Pilates, facials, pre and … Read more