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Tourist Guide

Melissani Cave

A FEW WORDS FOR CEPHALONIA

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR CEPHALONIA

  • It’s the largest island of Heptanean and the sixth largest island of Greece
  • Cephalonia’s capital is Argostoli with important small towns Lixouri, Sami and Poros
  • Mountain Ainos is the highest mountain of Ionian Sea islands the black fir grows there.
  • Kareta-Kareta sea turtles of the Mediterenean prefer specific beaches of Cephalonia to lay their eggs and the monachus monachus seals swim between Cephalonia and Ithaca.
  • According to the legend Cephalonia was named after Kefalos, who was the king of the island that ruled during ancient times.
  • The island’s strategic place attracted many conquerors, among them Venetians, Francs and English. Venetians were the ones who affected the most the cultural character of the island.
  • The destructive earthquake of 1953 is a dark spot in the island’s history. Almost the whole island was collapsed except from several northern villages including Fiscardo and Assos.
  • The music that identifies the island is the romantic ‘’Kantada’’ with mandolins and guitars.

Κεφαλονιά

 


DON'T MISS…

  • The local milk products, honey and virgin olive oil.
  • Cephalonian meat pie (with 3 different kinds of meat: pork, beef and goat) and hake pie made from salted hake. Also fried hake and spicy skordalia accompanied by moropoula (boiled zucchini)
  • Hare (rabbit) with red sauce and rooster with thick pasta.
  • Robola, Cephalonian local wine.
  • Mantoles (caramelized almonds), almond pie and pastoquince
  • Fiskardo
  • Myrtos
  • Makrys-Platys Gialos
  • Assos
  • Argostoli
  • Ithaca
  • Skala
  • Antisamos Beach
  • Xi Beach
  • Melissani
  • Lourdas
  • Kateleios
  • Sami
  • Fanari
  • Ai Chelis
  • Agios Gerasimos
  • Karavomylos
  • Poros
  • Emplisi Beach
  • Trapezaki Beach
  • Ammes Beach
  • Lixouri
  • Drogkarati
  • Poros Beach
  • Foki Beach
  • Fiskardo
  • Myrtos
  • Makrys-Platys Gialos
  • Assos
  • Argostoli
  • Ithaca
  • Skala
  • Antisamos Beach
  • Xi Beach
  • Melissani
  • Lourdas
  • Kateleios
  • Sami
  • Fanari
  • Ai Chelis
  • Agios Gerasimos
  • Karavomylos
  • Poros
  • Emplisi Beach
  • Trapezaki Beach
  • Ammes Beach
  • Lixouri
  • Drogkarati
  • Poros Beach
  • Foki Beach
Kefalonian Buses

The company of KEFALONIA BUSES (KTEL Kefalonias) is in the field of transportation for over 50 years and has 42 interurban and 5 city buses, connecting Argostoli with all the villages of Kefalonia and also all our main stations in Argostoli, Lixouri, Sami, Ithaca and Poros with the city of Patra & Athens.

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