Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2016’

Kefalonia Favourites


The largest island of the Ionian Sea, Kefalonia is a very picturesque place. Mostly famous for the exotic beaches, including Myrtos, Antisamos, Lourdas and Skala, the island was chosen for filming the Hollywood movie Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. Kefalonia’s indented coastline is made up of limestone cliffs, bays and short strips of white sand, like Myrtos Beach in the north. Many …

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Sami and Peratata


Sami is a town and a former municipality on the island of Kefalonia. It is a busy working port as well as being a picturesque town. The town is set in a wide bay with a long tree-lined waterfront and wonderful views across to the island of Ithaca. On the waterfront promenade there are several bars, tavernas and restaurants serving …

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Atheras and Kounoptera


Atheras beach is situated in the northwestern part of the Kefalonia island, in the small village near Lixouri. Amazing view and crystal clear waters make this a perfect place to visit while on Kefalonia. There is also a small marina of Porto Atheras and the chapel of Saint Spiridon to visit here. Near the picturesque beach of Atheras, there are …

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Assos and Argostoli


Assos is a quiet village on the west coast of Kefalonia. It is nestled by a horseshoe-shaped bay filled with azure waters. There are a handful of waterside tavernas down by the harbour, each with views of the pebbly beach. At the back of the village there are rolling hillside carpeted with cypress and pine trees. On top of one …

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