Explore Kefalonia and its natural beauty

If you have never visited Kefalonia you may be surprised by the extreme beauty of this Greek island. It continues to fascinate those drawn to the island again and again.

The south of the island is known for its long, sandy beaches and its fertile countryside with vine-covered plains.  In stark contrast, the north offers unsurpassed scenery, ranging from the rough beauty of its high mountains to the dramatic coastline of white cliffs over Myrtos beach. Here you can discover secluded bays with pebble beaches and crystal clear water.

Kefalonia – a destination for nature-lovers

Nature lovers rave about the forested mount Ainos, the lovely beaches and quiet coves. Kefalonia is an island without mass tourism. Why not combine beach holidays with walking holidays?

Apart from enjoying the scenic beauty and wonderful beaches, there are many attractions for those who want to explore Kefalonia. Depending on your level of fitness, you can explore Kefalonia on foot or bicycle and by donkey or horse. You may prefer a tailor-made small group tour by minibus or taxi. Furthermore, there is the motorized version by motorbike, car, or motorboat. Also, a kayak, caique, or sailing yacht can take you out on a sea adventure excursion.

Boats in the harbour of Fiskardo, Kefalonia island

Kefalonia tips and information

A small ferry connects the capital Argostoli with Lixouri on the Paliki peninsula. You can enjoy this 30-minute boat ride sitting on the sun deck watching the coastline pass by. Finally, the local bus service operates between the main towns and has added several tourist sights and beaches to their schedule in recent years.

There are countless ways to explore Kefalonia. On this website, you can find tips and information on hiring your motorized vehicle as well as where to go and what to see.

There are plenty of sights in Kefalonia. The turquoise shimmering Melissani Lake, the extraordinary Drogarati cave, and the incredible view down to the bluest sea of Myrtos Beach, just to name the best-known sights. If you like to visit a charming old church that is part of a museum I can recommend the Agios Andreas monastery with its museum.

If you like to walk, what about a hike up to the Assos fortress or a walk to the old lighthouses of Fiskardo?

Looking for accommodation in Kefalonia?

Are you looking for a holiday rental in Kefalonia? Have a look at our holiday home Joleni Cottage. It is surrounded by lush nature and situated between the villages of Spartia and Keramies, only 15 minutes away from the capital Argostoli and the airport.