Fiscardo developed from a scenic fishing village into a touristic attraction pole without losing its cultural identity, to which contributed the fact that it wasn’t destroyed by the 1953’s earthquake so, its traditional form wasn’t lost. Along the (harbor’s) waterfront are restaurants, traditional tavern’s, cafeterias and souvenir shops.
This fortress was chosen to be constructed in Assos because of its strategical position. Its construction began at 1953 and it took two years to complete. It’s grandiose gate and the walls that reach 3.000 meters length will definitely impress you.
Roman Baths at Fiscardo
During the Roman period, the baths were of private use. During the excavations it was brought to the light that at the same place was the Roman cemetery with tombs and stone sarcophagi.
Following your visit northern of Myrtos you’ll come across Assos, a village of authentic beauty, light blue waters and traditional buildings that offer a unique scenery. (Don’t forget to) visit the village’s pebbled beach and enjoy your food at the square.
Eblisi beach, after Foki beach is also a small beach of unparalleled beauty and amazing intense colours.
“Kefalonian Buses” take you 600m from the beach.
The lighthouses of Fiscardo
The older of the two lighthouses is the Venetian which was built by the venetians conquerors of the island. The second one, which is also the newer stone, was built in order to replace the older one at the end of 19th century and it’s higher than 14 meters. The stones of both lighthouses at the edge of the harbor certify its importance from Venetian domination up until today.