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Things to do in Ainos Mountain and Omala

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If you like nature and hiking you can combine your visit with a walk around the abandoned, yet atmospheric, pre earthquake villages that are still standing on the slopes of Ainos and/or take an enjoyable walk to one of the trails that lead to mount Ainos offering amazing views. On the mountain itself there are several trails varying in difficulty; The Environmental Centre of Ainos – Chionistra is an ideal fairly easy, circular hiking path of 6,184m. Vlachata – Environmental Centre of Ainos trail has a moderate level of difficulty and reaches 2,065m. length.

Digaleto – Megas Soros trail is 6,595m. long, it begins north of the Digaleto community and ends at Mt. Ainos’ highest peak. It’s an easy to moderate level of difficulty hiking trail. Epano Eza – Melissi trail is of moderate difficulty and reaches 2,596m. in length. Kissos – Petasi – (Nyfi) – Megas Soros – Kissos trail has parts of easy to moderate level of difficulty although considerable hiking experience is required at some locations due to steep slopes.

Various sporting and alternative activities take place on Mount Ainos including mountain biking, star gazing, and jeep safaris – take a look at Wild Nature Expeditions and Outdoor Kefalonia.

You can take an organised tour of several wineries with the experts Kefalonia Wine Tour, or visit the Robola Cooperative Winery yourself for a tour and wine sampling.

The Management Body of  Mt. Ainos National Park is responsible for the protection and conservation of the National Park. The offices of the management body are located in the Koutavos Environmental Centre in Argostoli. The personnel of the management body can organize tours in the National Park of Mt. Ainos, thus offering visitors a day full of beautiful experiences in a marvellous Fir forest with many rare and endemic plant species and in a unique Kefalonian natural environment.


Car, Scooter, bicycle, boat, yacht, taxi hire

Rent a car Kefalonia is a family company and its members are always ready to welcome you with a smile and courtesy as well as to answer all your questions. You will have excellent friendly service, you will receive your car without time-consuming procedures and you will always find options depending on your needs.

Kefalonia Taxi Transfers is the oldest taxi company on the island. They have friendly drivers that can collect you on the spot or arrange an appointment for another hour or day. All taxis carry a maximum of four passengers and their luggage, mini-bus also available.

Kefalonia Taxi Service is a reliable Kefalonian taxi company with excellent service, the best executive cars, punctual and experienced drivers. They provide a reliable and good service, reasonable prices with helpful, English speaking drivers.

Kefalonia Yachts provide private yacht charter.

Private Catering

Viva Personal Chef; If you want to be pampered, relax and enjoy traditional Greek food without leaving your accommodation, Chef Viva is here to make your dream come true!

Beauty & Wellbeing

Take a class of Yoga with Marco and learn skills to be more peaceful, serene and to focus better on what it’s really important for you during your holidays; and after the holidays, at home, during your daily life: emotions, self love and positive attitude towards others.

Kefalonia Morfeas Massage Salon offers services in a peaceful and comfortable salon, or the comfort of your home/hotel/ villa/yacht by certified massage therapist Constantinos Stavriano. He has a diploma in Swedish massage, Traditional Thai massage and has taken courses in Therapeutic, Lomi-Lomi and Deep Tissue massage.

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