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Assos

Assos is a small village set in a sleepy bay, it’s not one of the main tourist resorts of Kefalonia making it perfect for those wanting a traditional Greek, quiet and relaxing break. Assos has a small shingle beach and a little fishing harbour too.

Fiskardo

Fiskardo is a gorgeous, picturesque Greek harbour village on the Northern tip of Kefalonia. It has an upmarket but still traditional Greek feel. There's plenty of restaurants around the harbour side which is great for lunch or dinner.

Karavados

Karavados is a delightful village that stands at the foot of mount Ainos, surrounded by pine trees, olive groves and citrus groves. It’s close to the southern coast of Kefalonia, it's not on the beach but there is Agios Thomas beach just down the road.

Karavomylos

Karavomylos is close to Sami on the road that leads to Agia Efimia out on the east coast of Kefalonia. It’s a very quiet area of the island with just a few restaurants and tavernas and certainly no clubs, the nearby beaches are mainly pebble.

Katelios

Katelios is a quiet fishing village on the south coast of Kefalonia. There’s two sections to Katelios, Ano Katelios which is slightly inland and not particularly touristy, and Kato Katelios which is on the beach and where you’ll find most of the tourists and facilities.

Lassi

Lassi is a fairly popular tourist resort in Kefalonia, it’s a short drive from the airport and centres around the main road or “strip” that's about a mile long, the biggest criticism of Lassi is that it’s not a particularly authentic Greek resort.

Lixouri

Lixouri is the second largest town on Kefalonia and the central town of the Palliki peninsula. Life in Lixouri revolves around the main square that’s surrounded by tavernas and restaurants serving up delicious freshly caught sea food and local delicacies.

Lourdas

Lourdas, sometimes also known as Lourdata is set against a steep hillside and in one of the largest bays on Kefalonia. There’s no real village centre, just a collection of hotels, restaurants and shops dotted about around the road side and down by the beach.

Poros

The port-town of Poros is on the east coast of Kefalonia and is the primary link from Kefalonia to mainland Greece with a daily service to Kilini. Poros is not one of the more popular tourist resorts but as it's a working town it has a more authentic feel.

Agia Effimia

Agia Effimia is a small picturesque fishing village just north of Sami in Kefalonia. It's a regular stop for yachts and has a very narrow pebble beach, lots of tavernas, bars and restaurants, mainly around the harbour front with lovely views of the bay.

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