An unusual blip in the weather has brought us some rain and cloudy skies! Not to worry there are plenty of activities to do until normal sunny weather resumes! Sit back, relax with a drink and experience Greek Café Culture. Try your hand at a game of backgammon (τάβλι), dominoes (ντόμινο) or chess (σκάκι) with the… Read more
Here you can find 5 more of my favourite easy walks on Kefalonia island to enjoy with your family or friends. Low season is ideal time to explore, when the temperatures are cooler, there are more flowers, birds and less people of course! Colourful Villages of Livathos While exploring the region of Livathos you will… Read more
Here you can find 5 of my favourite easy walks on Kefalonia island to enjoy with your family or friends. Low season is ideal time to explore, when the temperatures are cooler, there are more flowers, birds and less people of course! Assos Village to the Venetian Castle From the charming village of Assos take… Read more
This is an approx 1h walk from Davgata village to Argostoli over the beautiful bridge of the capital. Davgata village is located at approx 300m height on the slopes of a mountain. The route is approx 5km through the old road (so it is very easy to walk) and offers magnificent views of the Argostoli… Read more
July and August are the busiest months on the island of Kefalonia, the heat is often too intense for rigorous activities, and total seclusion becomes impossible. I would suggest that if you are able to visit us in the low season you could take advantage of lower costs and a more peaceful holiday! In some… Read more
It is a very common habit for me to take the car to go for a ride to an unknown destination… and on the way to it, to decide to stop and take a walking trail to discover something new! Departing from Agia Efimia following the road towards Fiskardo, from the eastern side of the island,… Read more
The “life-giving” trail! It was exactly 3 months ago when I had a call from Stefanos, the owner of Euphoria Agricultural Tourism, he said he was getting ready to go back to the spring of the Monastery of Zoodohos Pigi (dated from 1400AD) to carry water to make his well known Tsipouro (strong distilled spirit containing… Read more
Whether you are on vacation with your family, partner or friends, if you enjoy walking this is one of the easiest still breathtaking trails that you can take. You will have to drive to the little village of Drapanitika, in the region of Erissos at the northern part of Kefalonia, and leave your car there…. Read more
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
3 km from Sami on the main road leading to the capital, Argostoli you can stop for a 2,5h refreshing walk. It is an easy trail you can enjoy together with your family and stop for a pic nic! This is a very different side of Kefalonian nature. A fordable walking trail by the river, passing… Read more
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
“Faros” trail is one of the three walking trails in Fiskardo that were recently organised by “Asteris” club along with the Panhellenic “Greece’s Paths” team. Total Length: 850 meters Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Panagia of Atros is the oldest monastery of Kefalonia, sits at an altitude of 760 meters above the bay of Poros, 37 km from Argostoli. Built around the 8th century, it is a rare element of monastic architecture. Until this day the medieval tower is still preserved in good condition. It was destroyed many times by earthquakes and fire. But… Read more
The Cultural and Environmental Society of Asteris has given visitors, as well as locals, a very special gift by completing the signage of three beautiful paths which start from Fiskardo and are up to 10km in length.
Walk through history and enjoy magnificent views Located about 9km from Agia Efimia and 2km from Sami, on the top of the hill, stands the ancient Acropolis of Sami. If you enjoy walking, try the following route: On your way to or back from Antisamos beach, you follow the sign to “Ancient Acropolis of Sami” with the car.
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).