Argostoli Port Kefalonia

Argostoli Port Kefalonia

Argostolis attractions are mostly within walking distance of the port. The meeting point in the city is Vallianos Square surrounded by shops, taverns and other businesses. A couple blocks south of the square is the main shopping street, Lithos-troto, which is a pedestrian-only cobble shopping mall. There are two nice small museums in the city. The Archaeological Museum has artifacts from Mycenaean to Roman times. The Korgialeneios History and Folk Art Museum includes many dis-plays showing the island prior to the earthquake. The picturesque De Bosset Bridge was built of wood in the early 19th century, but replaced a few years later with stone. It is one of the city’s most popular photo spots along with the Doric-style lighthouse rebuilt after the...

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Sami Port Kefalonia

Sami Port Kefalonia

Antisamos beach distinguishes for the turquoise waters and the white small pebbles. It is surrounded by green hills and vast vegetation reaching the edges of the shore. The beach has gained worldwide reputation from the Hollywood movie «Captain Corelli’s Mandolin», where some of the scenes were filmed here. The Lake Cavern of Melissani is a unique geological phenomenon lo-cated 2 km northwest of Sami. The natural entrance of the cave is vertical and was created by the col-lapse of a section of roof. Drogarati Cave, which is close to Sami, was discovered 300 years ago, when a part of it was destroyed because of a strong earthquake, and so the entrance was created. It has many stalactites and stalagmites created from the rain, which comes through the rocky...

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Poros Port Kefalonia

Poros Port Kefalonia

Poros is a seaside town that combines mountain and sea. The green landscapes are followed by beautiful shores and create scen-eries of unique style. Poros has contemporary hotel units, taverns, cafes and bars. The beach of Poros is rather cosmopolitan, with a length of more than 2km, surrounded by small, protected ports and golden shores with crys-tal clear waters. Poros is of great archaeological interest. In Bourtzi location, the excava-tions brought into light a dome-shaped grave of Mycenae period. It is one of the most important findings and proves that the region was inhabited since 1400BC. The grave is one of the best saved in the island. It is built with square gigantic rocks with a diameter of 7m. Many golden jewels, copper tools and seals were...

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Fiskardo Port Kefalonia

Fiskardo Port Kefalonia

It is the most cosmopolitan area of Kefalonia with excellent hotel facilities, superb restaurants and a large variety in nightlife. Despite its cosmopolitan profile, the architectural tradition of the island is kept unaffected. In Fiskardo one will be amazed from the preserved houses with red tiles and small balconies with colorful railings and the beautiful beaches of Eblisi and Foki that combine natural beauties and clear waters. It is worth visiting the byzantine church with a vivid expression of Dioskouri, the hollowness on the rock that locals call “throne of Queen Fiskarda”, the roman cemetery as and the historic monastery of The-mata, dedicated to Panagia, on the top of a verdurous slope. fiskardo port...

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Assos Port Kefalonia

Assos Port Kefalonia

The Castle of Assos was built in the 16th century by the Venetians to protect the village from pirate attacks. Fortifications used to cover almost the entire village, though today not much of the Castle remains. Parts of the walls and an arched entrance gate are the mainly preserved sections. These remaining parts though have vivid the Venetian fortification style and the Venetian Lion of Saint Mark over the gates. The Castle of Assos had four entrance gates, but only two remain today. Within the ruins, you will find some interesting structures, such as the small church of Agios Markos and the house of the Venetian High Commissioner. A little lower down the hill there is another chapel dedicated to Prophet Elias, which also contains a beautiful wooden carved...

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Agia Efimia port

Agia Efimia  port

Agia Efimia is a quaint little fishing village situated on the east-coast of Kefalonia Island. It is surrounded by mountains to the north, west and south, which form the Pyllaros Valley. In Agia Efimia and the harbor area there are dozens of small beaches with pebbles and stratified rocks. The largest and most frequented is that of Agia Paraskevi. The area owes its name to the small white Church of Agia Efimia near the harbor. It celebrates its saint’s-day on July 11 with a procession and festival, where the local dance ensemble performs traditional dances. Agia Efimia Port  

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