Reset Password

Your search results

Top Spots in Kefalonia, Greece

Kefalonia, also called Cephalonia is a must-visit city in Greece. Offering you phenomenal views of the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea. Even though Kefalonia is the largest Ionian island it keeps up with a laidback lifestyle. Well preserved while maintaining tourism rates, makes the island a well-preserved gem. To ensure you uncover every marking of the gem, we have listed down the top spots in Kefalonia, Greece.


Kefalonia Beaches

Kefalonia is home to some of the most mesmerizing beaches in the world, surrounded by tall green hills and the space surrounded by bright electric blue waters. The collaboration of striking green and stunning blue brings you a sense that is hard to describe but something you must experience. To help you get started here are the top five beaches in Kefalonia


  • Myrtos
  • Antisamos
  • Petani
  • Xi
  • Skala



Take a step back in time and head over to Fiskardo. Most of the villages here were destroyed by a terrible earthquake in 1953, but Fiskardo survived the impact. Now a beautiful fishing village Fiskardo still shows off some traditional local colors and buildings. When in Fiskardo you can take on the taverns, visit the ruins, or just walk along the coastal road for shopping or dining experiences.


Melissani Cave

Discovered back in 1951 the Melissani Cave was opened to the public back in 1963 and is considered to be one of the most stunning sights on the island. Located about 2km from Sami town it offers an easy approach and makes for an experience you will carry with you for years to come. The best time to visit the cave is during the summer season and in the middle of the day, so you can enjoy as the sun rays make their way through the collapsed roof.


Sea Turtles in Argostoli

The bustling town is the capital of the island and home to endangered loggerhead sea turtles. These sea turtles have lived in Argostoli for centuries now, and enjoy their day to day life just like any other local. There is a higher number of them out and about during the day, and they just start to vanish by the end of the day.


Picturesque Villages

Kefalonia has endless choices of villages, and most of them are a sight no one wishes to miss. Each village holds a unique trait that is hard to resist, but we suggest that you start with the following three and make your way to the others when you find the time.


  • Agia Efimia
  • Assos
  • Sami


Kefalonian Brewery

Located in Sami is the local Kefalonia Brewery, offering you a taste of some of the most delicious local brews. The place offers a great ambiance and carries a vibe like no other. You can easily spend time in the brewery making conversation with the locals or other tourists.


Castle of Agios Georgios

Located 5km from Argostoli is a breathtakingly beautiful Venetian Castle. What was once the capital of Kefalonia, was dethroned back in 1757. Historical sources suggest that the castle was built during the 12th century by Byzantine emperors, the castle still holds it outside walls. Most of the castle was destroyed due to massive earthquakes. However, you can get an idea of what was once there from the arches and walls still standing.


Drogarati Cave

A magical sight that will have you captivated from the very second. If you love exploring natural settings then the Drogarati cave is a must-visit place for you, filled with stalagmites, and stalactites the cave is said to be more than 150 million years old. Discovered by humans 300 years ago the cave is partly open to the public. Showcasing caverns, tunnels, a royal balcony, a chamber of exhalation, and even a small lake. Signifying a completely different life inside the cave.


Agios Gerasimos Monastery

The monastery is said to be the most beautiful structure on the island and is named after the Saint Gerasimos (monk). The protector of Kefalonia during the 1500s. Even tho he lived in a cave, the monastery today showcases a modern building that is designed to celebrate life and the saint lifestyle.


Argostoli Archaeology Museum

If you are in any way interested in Greek history then you will love every second spent in the Argostoli Archaeology Museum. Located in the heart of the island the museum is home to many antiquities that date back to prehistoric times. These include but are not limited to exhibits from Mycenaean items, Roman artifacts, gold coins, swords, and even tools used by the Paleolithic man of the island.


De Bosset Bridge & Obelisk

The De Bosset bridge is a large stone bridge set to help you cross the sea that parts the town of Argostoli from the Kefalonia mainland. Designed by Swiss engineer Charles Philippe De Bosset is named after him and helps offer a quick travel time around the island. The bridge itself was built in just two weeks and is considered an iconic landmark for its impressive form. Another iconic landmark is the four-sided obelisk locally known as Kolona.



A geological formation that is commonly considered as a sinkhole. Water from the sea rushes to the shores making its way through the rocks, only to disappear into a sinkhole. After years of research, it was found that the water from the sinkhole makes its way to Melissani lake some 15km away from Katavothres.


Robola Wine Tasting

Kefalonia wine-making goes back to the Neolithic time and is a well-preserved trade on the island. Offering locals, tourists, and people around the world with delicious, rich, and aromatic wine. Commonly known for its Robola Wine, it is a form of white wine inspired by the Friuli wine grape. Visitors are encouraged to try the fruity, honey wine at the local vineyard, as they indulge in some garlic heavy Greek dishes and fresh seafood.