Kefalonia is ideal for unique experiences that will surely be unforgettable!
The island of Kefalonia, like all the islands of the Ionian Sea, is famous for its clear blue waters and its enchanting nature. But even if these are not enough for you, the experiences that the island offers definitely remain in the memory of all travelers!
From a morning walk in Argostoli and a visit to its museums for lovers of history and culture, to boat tours and paragliding for those who are thirsty for adventure and love nature, Kefalonia will certainly not disappoint. Do not forget to try the local cuisine and pay a visit to the wineries of the area.
All Ionian islands have beautiful beaches that await visitors every summer. Take a boat tour of the enchanting beaches of Kefalonia and enjoy the natural wealth of the island! At the beach of Argostoli, visitors will find boats that undertake day trips, while you can ask to be taken to beaches of the island that are not easily accessible by car.
One of the most beautiful beaches in the world is waiting for you to enjoy it from above! Those who want to take a vacation full of adrenaline and beautiful images, will be thrilled by paragliding on the beach of Myrtos. Kefalonia may not be famous for this sport, but the winds of the area are ideal for paragliding and many people prefer it.
Local cuisine tasting
Like all the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia has been influenced by the Venetians historically, architecturally, but also gastronomically! Greek and with Italian air, the recipes of Kefalonia will surely enchant you. It is worth trying traditional recipes and products of the island from local producers such as meat pie, riganada – a traditional local appetizer with bread topped with tomatoes, white cheese and oregano – and rabbit. Of course, local pastries, such as brittle, nougat and quince paste, cannot go unnoticed.
Tour of Wineries
As in gastronomy, so in winemaking, Kefalonia has a lot to offer. Visitors who enjoy wine tourism will find vineyards and wineries mainly in the southern part of the island. Discover the local wines of Kefalonia and enjoy nature with a visit to the wineries of the island. Both the wonderful images from the outdoors, and the unsurpassed tasting experience that you will surely enjoy will be unforgettable!
Hiking on Ainos
Nature lovers will surely be enchanted by the images that Ainos offers to its visitors! The highest mountain of Kefalonia is of course the one with the most natural wealth. One of the many species of flora that you will find in the national park of Ainos is the black fir, while the mountain is home to many rare animals and plants. So if you love hiking, Kefalonia generously offers you the best trails!
Visit the museums of Argostoli
The rich history of Kefalonia comes from many landmarks in the years of its existence. The culture of the Venetians, the earthquake in 1953 and the fire that followed are some of the events that stigmatized the island. Visit the Korgialenio Historical and Folklore Museum of Argostoli to learn about the culture and history of the island, the Fokas-Kosmetatos Foundation to admire its architecture and periodic exhibitions and the Botanical Garden of Kefalonia to discover the island’s flora.
Morning walk on the beach of Argostoli
There is no better way to start your day than a walk by the sea! Enjoy the sun, the sounds of the sea and the tranquility of the island. Walking next to the fishermen’s boats, you will see the loggerhead sea turtles swimming among them and completing the beautiful landscape. In Kefalonia you do not need to go far to see wonderful phenomena like this!