Flora in Kefalonia

The flora of Kefalonia Island is particularly rich, thanks to the high habitats diversity. The number of flora species in the National Park of Ainos alone is estimated to be around 400, with around 1200 species and subspecies recorded throughout the island! Kefalonia Island had triggered naturalists’ and researchers’ interest, who performed botanical explorations even… Read more

Flora & Fauna – Biodiversity in Kefalonia

Kefalonia has a rich biodiversity and natural wealth of flora and fauna, found a variety of habitats; bushy hills, forests, sandy and pebbly beaches, meadows, olive groves and orchards, as well as the sea. There are many plant and animal species to discover, some native to Kefalonia. Biodiversity in Kefalonia Kefalonia is the largest of… Read more

Ainos Mountain and trails

Magic! Mountain Ainos, located 30 km from Argostoli,  known as Monte Nero (Black Mountain) during the Venetian period due to thick forestation of the dark Kefalonian Fir tree (Abies Cephalonica), is the tallest mountain of the Ionian islands with an elevation of 1,628 metres (5,341 ft).