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What's Fiskardo like

Fiskardo is a picturesque fishing village on the northern tip of Kefalonia, it’s over an hour from the capital Argostoli. Transfer times to and from Kefalonia airport would be around an hour and half.

You’ll need to make a special effort to go to Fiskardo as it’s not a place you would pass on your way to somewhere else. It is however included in a lot of the islands boat tours so you can visit that way, the only problem with the boat tours is that there tends to be a few arrive at lunch time which means it can be quite busy.

Fiskardo is quite unique on Kefalonia in that it escaped almost unscathed from the earthquake in 1953 that ruined large parts of the rest of the island, this gives it an authentic Greek charm and makes it definitely worth a day trip to visit, even if you are coming from right down in Skala.

The village is pretty small but it’s packed with gorgeous restaurants, particularly around the harbour, these offer great outdoor seating areas where you can watch the locals coming and going in their boats.
As for hotels, there’s not a huge selection, you won’t get large all-inclusive hotels with swimming pools but there are a number of villas and apartments to rent, mainly in the surrounding areas rather than in the heart of Fiskardo itself.

Fiskardo has become quite an upmarket and cosmopolitan village over the years with a buzz about the place, so much so that it’s been known to receive A-list celebrities in the summer months with large yachts arriving in the harbour and famous people coming up to the local shops and restaurants so if the possibility of seeing the stars is something you like then why not spend some time in this peaceful little harbour village.

As it has it’s own port, you do have the option of hiring a boat and exploring the coast at your own leisure, you can also board one of the boat trips that leave daily and show you around the north of the island. Another option for those that want to try it is scuba diving with organised dives leaving regularly from the harbour.

If you want to hire a car then there is a shop in town and you’ll find a handful of cash machines dotted about around the waterfront area.

If you'd like to stay in the area then have a look at the Fiskardo page of here. Alternatively find a great package holiday through Tui here.

Fiskardo nightlife

Nightlife in Fiskardo is based around the harbour with people generally enjoying a prolonged meal and a few glasses of local wine or a bottle of Mythos beer followed by a cocktail or two if you’re feeling adventurous. You might be lucky to find a bit of live music or Greek dancing but it’s rare and you definitely wont find any karaoke bars.

For those that like to party there is an open air night club just outside the village, it’s not something you’d stumble upon so doesn’t interrupt the tranquillity of the village but does give another option for those that want it.

What to do around Fiskardo

Fiskardo is probably one of the worst villages to stay in if you plan to tour the island as it’s so far from the southern coast, the Paliki peninsula and Argostoli you’ll waste a lot of your holiday travelling in the car. It’s in a good location if you just want to go to Myrtos beach, Assos or the castle of Assos but even Sami on the east coast is an hour away.

There is a beach in the village but it’s so small it’s not somewhere you’d want to spend the day, the beaches nearby are Zavalata beach and Foki beach to the south and Emplisi beach to the north, all are pebble beaches with gorgeous scenery.

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Fiskardo by Alan
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