A wonderful experience of local culture! During her week’s visit to Kefalonia we took my mother-in-law Claire to the celebrations of Saint Gerasimos on 20th October. It was a beautifully sunny and hot day and as we approached the Omala Valley we could see how busy the area around the monastery was because the sun… Read more
Spring and Summer time is an explosion of colors in the vegetable gardens of the island. The summer production begins with the pink king of the island, the red garlic of Erissos (to kókkino skórdo tou Erissoú), a red bulb, white inside, a small but super tasty pearl of Greece. For garlic lovers this is… Read more
Klaoudatos, is a family run supermarket on the coastal road of Agia Efimia, offering a variety of local goods, including frozen foods, fresh vegetables and fruit, cheeses and packaged products.
Kefalonia’s second largest town It is a beautiful little town, the second largest after Argostoli and the biggest one in the peninsula of Paliki. Lixouri is a lively working town and port with an interesting street layout, an impressive main square and houses with gardens full of flowers.
The Capital Argostoli is the capital of Kefalonia. It is the biggest city of the island with a population of approx 10,000 inhabitants. It has been its capital since 1757, the year it was actually founded following a population shift down from the old capital of Saint Georges Castle (also known as Kastro)