The Greek Islands

Kefalonia

Is the Largest from the Ionian Islands . The landscape consists of peninsulas small gulfs and sandy beaches. The island is accessible by air from Athens with regular flights and by sea with regular ferry schedule from Patras.

Worth Visiting

- Argostoli: The capital of the island, where you can see Katavothres which is a rare geological phenomenon where the sea enters big holes in the earth and then disappears.

- The Cave of St. Gerassimos (Patron of the island).
- The Venetian castle which was built the 16 th Century A.C.
- The cave of Mellissani which is extended for 3, 5 kms in the sea.
- The Temple of Apollo built 15 th century B.C.
- Poros - Arrival port for the ferries from Kyllini.
- Sami - second largest city in the island, where Melissani cave is located, the Roman baths, and the remains of the Ancient city.
- Skala nice village where the ruins of the Apollo temple can be seen.
- The village of Fiskardo - the church of Panagia Platinera (Virgin Mary).
- The city of Lixouri .
- The villages of Agia Efminia, Assos, Vlahata and Lourdata.
- Swimming Places: Platis and Makris Yalos, Tourkopodaro, Agia Kyriaki, Lourdata, Avithos, Myrtos, Adissamos et Lassi.

How to arrive
- By boat: Departing Patras duration 4 hrs arriving at the port of Sami .
                  Departing Kyllini duration 2 hrs arrival at the port of Poros .
- By Air: Departing Athens , duration 50 minutes

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