Kefalonia airport is located near the region of Svoronata village, just 7 kilometers outside of Argostoli, the capital and largest town of Kefalonia.
Argostoli has been the capital of the island since 1757. It is amphitheatrically built around the Koutavos lagoon and is a relatively young town being almost totally rebuilt from scratch after the earthquake in 1953. The town has many tourist attractions and sights for the visitors, including museums, monuments and natural geological phenomena to name a few.
Lassi is the number one destination for holiday makers on the island. In the summer it is flooded with tourists bustling along the streets and occupying the considerable variety of restaurants, bars, hotels. Everything the visitor needs can be found here so the visitor does not go far. Some of the most beautiful beaches on the island can be found here making it a very popular place for visitors and locals alike.
Located close to the capital and the airport it has a small tourist development. It is an area that offers peace and serenity and has everything from rooms to restaurants on the beach where visitors can enjoy the beautiful sunset. The village has been developed for a reason, to offer the tourists a location where they can enjoy the beauty of the island away from the hustle and bustle of the busy resort of Lassi.
Spartia is a small, labyrinthine village on the south side of the island. The structure is like a labyrinth having many small streets and alleys, this is the element that makes it unique. It has beautiful beaches complementing the uniqueness of this village. It is worth the visit to the magical sea of Vrodero which is an area ideal for diving and the beach Paliolino, a small beach after the village Korianna. This area is the perfect place for the lovers of fishing.
The village of Lourdata is built at the foot of Mount Ainos, laid out in a huge arc shape. What makes this area so popular is the scenery provided by the mountain and the deep blue waters of the Ionian with one of the most beautiful beaches with shallow waters, pure white pebbles and thick sand. Restaurants and shops provide the opportunity for relaxation.
Skala is the southernmost village of Kefalonia and is one of the busiest tourist resorts. What makes this village so famous, apart from the many hotels and restaurants with fresh fish, is the beautiful long beach, which is estimated to be more than 5km in length. The beach is a combination of thick sand and pebbles and blue waters providing a good place for visitor to do water sports or simply enjoy the sea view. The road used to reach Poros, an equally beautiful and picturesque place, is full of beaches
An impressive landscape is what makes Poros different to the rest of the island, entering the village through the gorge created by the rocks, you will find a beautiful village surrounded by endless bays and a beach with turquoise waters stretching to the north of the village. It is an ideal place for swimming or simply relaxing in the various taverners and restaurants around the village.
Sami is a beautiful coastal town located 24 km east of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia. The village reaches a population of 1000 inhabitants most of whom are engaged in agriculture and fishing. Sami is the second largest port of Kefalonia after Argostoli and it serves daily trips to Patra, Ithaca and Italy. The modern village is built close to ancient Sami, one of the most important archeological discoveries of Kefalonia.
Agia Efimia is located on the eastern side of the island exactly opposite Ithaca. It is a beautifully picturesque village that offers a peaceful and relaxing location for visitors.It was traditionally a fishing village, with a small harbour. These days the harbour houses a variety of vessels, including yachts, sail boats and small speed boats. Many boats travelling around the Greek islands stop in Agia Efimia.
Fiskardo is a picturesque village in the northern part of Kefalonia. It links the island, by boat to Lefkas, Ithaca and Astakos. Fiskardo is the only village that remained virtually intact after the earthquake of 1953 and so it has kept the traditional architecture of the island. The area was declared a historical site and preserved as such giving the impression that time has stopped. It is one of the
Assos is one of the most beautiful and picturesque villages of Kefalonia. It is built amphitheatrically around the peninsula with steep slopes crossed by a narrow strip of land where the Venetian castle stands, another thing that makes this area famous.There is a small beach at the centre of the village making the area look more like a lake because of its geographic nature.
Lixouri is the second largest town on the island and the capital the municipality of Palikis. Lixouri is otherwise known as "little Paris", it is a town that has it all, combining both the entertainment and leisure. The town has a library and several notable monasteries that are worth a visit, such as the monastery in Kypouria.It is a place that has contrasting landscapes, on one side you have the bay of ‘Livadi’ which faces Argostoli, where the waters are calm and the gentle landscape.
Pessada is located 12 km east of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia and offers exquisite views over the natural bay and the small fishing boats that moor there.The place is ideal for relaxation and peaceful moments. This small wonderfully undeveloped bay consists of soft sand, crystal waters and rocks dotted around the bay.