Exhibition at Fiskardo’s renovated Venetian Lighthouse – “Faros”

The Venetian Lighthouse in Fiskardo sits in an area of outstanding natural beauty with stunning views across the gulf to the mainland and Ithaka. Constructed in the 18th century the lighthouse is of great historical and architectural significance but had suffered structural damage in the 1953 earthquakes and had been neglected with the building of… Read more

Gero Gobos Lighthouse

Located 11km from Lixouri on the Paliki Penisula you will find Gero Gobos Lighthouse –  one of the most important lighthouses in the Adriatic Sea –  it stands at the southwest corner of Kefalonia on the Paliki Penisula. If you visit Lagadakia beach, an untouched cove located one km away,  you can end your day by… Read more

Venetian Lighthouse & Byzantine Basilica, Fiskardo

Church’s ruins The Byzantine Basilica of Fiskardo dates back to the 6th century AD. An impressive Venetian Lighthouse “Faros” is still standing there with a later British built replacement at the back. The remains of a Byzantine Basilica stand nearby. In 2018 an extensive renovation programme took place to preserve the lighthouse, which unfortunately is… Read more

Agion Theodoron Lighthouse (Fanari)

A Distinguished Landmark The Lighthouse (Fanari) of Agioi (Saint) Theodoroi is a distinguished landmark of a circular, simple Doric structure with 20 columns and its tower is 8 m tall.  The lighthouse was built in 1828 century when the island was under the command of Charles Napier, and it was deemed necessary for navigation.  In 1863,… Read more