Kefalonia or Cephalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands. In terms of population, it comes third after Corfu and Zakynthos. This destination has something charming for all kind of visitors: dreamy beaches with turquoise waters, traditional villages, green trails in between mountains, historical sites and local culinary delights. You will find the majority of accommodation in Argostoli, Lassi, Svoronata, Lixouri, Sami and Ace.
Argostoli, which is the capital of the island, offers cultural sights like the Archaeological Museum, Korgialenio Historical and Folklore Museum, the imposing lighthouse and the Castle of St. George located on the hill, offering spectacular views. Within small distance from Argostoli one can visit beaches Makris and Platis Gialos, as well as Kourkoumelata, a village with beautiful old mansions. Heading to the north of the island you will find the village of Fiskardo, which is a protected area due to its natural beauty. Take a dive in the turquoise waters of Myrtos, or visit Xi beach with the unique reddish sand. If you enjoy hiking, the forest of Enos will offer you many paths to explore.
The local cuisine is characterized by tasty pies, fresh greens and meat dishes. Do not leave without having tasted goat lagoto, bakaliaropita (fish pie), sofigado (beef braised with spices), tsigarida (a kind of spinach) and ekomintora (fried tomatoes).