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Kefalonia - Ionian Islands (Greece)

Cephalonia (Kefalonia). Cephalonia is one of the Greek islands which in recent years, became extremely popular among holiday goers. We visited Cephalonia and found it a great island! Cephalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and covers an area of 782 sq. kilometres. The coastline has a length of 254 kilometres. Cephalonia is a wonderful island to visit, all you need to have a successful holiday, you ‘ll find it here: beautiful beaches, magnificent mountains, charming traditional villages, beautiful cities, unique natural phenomena, good food, a rich history. Cephalonia is full of it!

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Argostoli is the port and capital of Cephalonia, in the centre of the town are lots of cozy restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars. There is delicious food and in the evening it is nice strolling along the boulevard.

A very popular seaside resort is Fiskardo, all in the north, in the middle of a beautiful nature and where you have a wonderful view from the lighthouse over the sea. Sami is another popular place, which is best known for shooting the movie Captain Correlis Mandolin. Near Sami is the beautiful sandy beach of Antisamos, the Agrilia Monastery, the Drogarati cave and Melissani cave. From Sami you can boat to the island of Ithaca, several times a day boats sail to the island of "Odysseus".

The village of Assos is maybe the most beautiful village of the island, it is built amphitheatrically on the homonymous peninsula. South of Assos lies Myrtos, one of the most famous beaches of Greece, also called the paradise of Cephalonia. It is a stunning white pebbled beach with a deep blue sea at the foot of a steep green hillside.

On the peninsula of Paliki is Lixouri located, the second largest town of Cephalonia. On the southern coast of Paliki, there is Xi-beach, a long beach with fine red sand. Other nice places are Poros, Skala, Lassi, Agia Efimia and many more.

Cephalonia is really fantastic! Enjoy our Cephalonia pages!

Photo Gallery Kefalonia - Photos of Ionian Islands


Lixouri Kefalonia - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 14 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Agia Efimia Kefalonia - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 2 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Makris Gialos Lassi - Cephalonia (Kefalonia) - Photo 274 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Fiskardo - Cephalonia (Kefalonia) - Photo 34 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Assos Kefalonia - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 24 - Photo Troianata Kefalonia - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 7 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Poros Kefalonia - Cephalonia (Kefalonia) - Photo 443 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Fiskardo - Cephalonia (Kefalonia) - Photo 12 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Lixouri Kefalonia - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 6 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Makris Gialos Lassi - Cephalonia (Kefalonia) - Photo 270 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Argostoli - Cephalonia (Kefalonia) - Photo 472 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Argostoli - Cephalonia (Kefalonia) - Photo 477 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Karavomilos near Sami - Cephalonia (Kefalonia) - Photo 215 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Sami Kefalonia - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 1 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Assos Kefalonia - GreeceGuide.co.uk photo 38 - Photo

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Video Cephalonia (Kefalonia)

Film Kefalonia island - © GreeceGuide.co.uk

Beaches Cephalonia

Cephalonia is an extremely beautiful island. There are beautiful beaches in abundance, with small white pebbles and clear blue seas. Some of the finest beaches are: Makris Gialos (blue flag) in Lassi,  Platis Gialos in Lassi, Tourkopodaro, Avithos (in Svoronata) Lourdata, Agios Thomas, Trapezaki, Katelios, Mounda, Radzakli, Skala (blue flag), Poros (blue flag), Andisamos, Agia Paraskevi, Agia Efimia (Ag. Euphemia), Myrtos, Agia Kyriaki, Assos, Fiskardo, xi beach (with red sand, blue flag),  Megas Lakkos, Agios Ioannis Langadakia and Petani, which is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.

 

Average temperature Kefalonia
January
11.5°C
February
11.5°C
March
12.9°C
April
15.2°C
May
19.4°C
June
23.3°C
July
25.5°C
August
25.9°C
September
23.4°C
October
19.7°C
November
15.7°C
December
12.8°C

Sights, tips and other information Cephalonia

Agia Efimia is a small tourist and fishing village 31 km northeast of the capital of Cephalonia ....
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Fiskardo is a cozy harbor village in the north of the island. In this picturesque fishing village there are ...
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Poros is a beautiful coastal town, where mountain and sea come together. Here you will find many bars ...
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Argostoli is the lively capital of the Greek island of Cephalonia. It is a lively city with fun ....
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Lassi is a pleasant seaside resort on the island of Cephalonia and is located approximately three kilometers from ....
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Sami is famous for its natural beauty, underground rivers and the archaeological ...
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Xi-beach is one of the most famous beaches in Cephalonia, it is a long beach of fine red sand ...
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Assos is one of the most traditional and most beautiful villages of the island. It is built between two bays ...
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Lixouri is the second largest city of the island and the main town of the peninsula of Paliki ...
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Skala is located in a beautiful green area where the most beautiful beaches of Cephalonia are located ...
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Photos Kefalonia - Kefalonia pictures

Agia Efimia - Kefalonia - Foto 192 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Melissani grot - Kefalonia - Foto 207 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Drogarati grot - Kefalonia - Foto 166 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Myrtos strand - Kefalonia - Foto 150 - Foto van De Griekse Gids

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How to get on Cephalonia (Kefalonia)?

First of all, there is the international airport where you can arrive as tourist.

But Cephalonia is also connected by ferry with several ports like the port of Kyllini (Peloponnese near Patras), Patras (Peloponnese), Ithaca,

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Kefalonia: Where on the map is Kefalonia located?

The map of Kefalonia