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Things to do in Kefalonia

by Anna Votsi

Looking for things to do while holidaying in Kefalonia? Kefalonia offers a huge variety of activities taking place all over the island! We have divided our activities into water-based, land-based, family and festivals and events. If you are looking for something in a specific region check out the regional travel guide sections.

Water Based Activities

The island of Kefalonia is, of course, surrounded by water! The coastline is varied and offers wild nature, cliff faces, beautiful pebbly coves and stunning sandy beaches. There are also magnificent lakes and rare geological phenomena to explore. An abundant amount of water based activities exist to suit all tastes and budgets, ranging from boat tours, fishing trips and private boat hire to diving, and fun and extreme water sports! Whatever your preferences – extreme or sedate, on the sea, under the sea, or in the pool – there is something for you…    >>

Land Based Activities

The mountains, coastline, beaches, lakes and valleys of Kefalonia make for an exciting playground of land-based activities. Towns and villages, fantastic beaches, rural countryside and tourist resorts offer a massive array of things to do ranging from the sedate and relaxing to the extreme and adrenaline fuelled! Horse riding & donkey trekking, extreme sports, hiking, walking & cycling, wineries, and other tours  >>

Family Activities

Kefalonia has always been an attractive destination for family holidays making the opportunity for combining quality family time with fun activities easy. It is ideal for travellers with children that are looking for some stress free time connecting with their family whilst exploring the island. Older family groups can also find plenty to do! Activities are wide ranging from exciting day or night time tours on land or sea to fun in the water and everything in between!   >>

Restaurants, Cafes & Bars

Experiencing the local culture through its flavours is an integral part of the romance of holiday and travelling, it’s exciting and can be as adventurous as you please! From a simple local tomato, or a local wine to a full celebratory spit roast and everything in between!  Tastes and opinions of food are very subjective so we have selected these special spots, no two are the same and each one is chosen for its own reason; authentic dishes, traditional atmosphere, personal service, great views and locations, and uniqueness of character…  >>

Festivals & Events

Discover and participate in one of the many festivals or events taking place throughout the year in Kefalonia. Events range from religious and cultural festivals celebrating Saints Days, National and local holidays, wine and cheese production to workshops, art displays, road running races, classic car rallies, gymnastic and martial arts conventions and so much more! As festivals and events are announced we will add them to our site.   >>


To complete your holiday you may want to explore the island yourself by land or sea, or have someone else drive or sail you, or you may want to add some extra treats. The majority of services are available island-wide so why not make the most of your holiday!  Take a look at our extra services such as: car, scooter, bicycle, boat, yacht, taxi hire, private catering, concierge services, weddings and events, beauty & wellbeing, child minding  >>

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