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Saint Theodoroi Lighthouse

Saint Theodoroi Lighthouse, also known as Fanari Lighthouse is found on the northern tip of the Argostoli peninsular in Kefalonia. Saint Theodoroi Lighthouse is a circular structure with 20 columns that stands 8m tall. It was built in 1828 by Charles Napier.

Assos Castle

Assos castle is in the hills above the fishing village of Assos. It's just under an hours drive from Argostoli. The remains of the castle consist of just the external walls and an entrance gate but there's also an old chapel and the remains of other internal buildings too.

Saint George Castle

Saint George Castle is in a spectacular location and offers amazing views over the island. The castle is located off the main road that runs from Argostoli down towards Skala, it has no guide and there isn’t much to see other than the ruined walls.

Drogarati Caves

The caves are approximately 60m deep and full of stalagmites and stalactites formed over millions of years in limestone The caves are known to have good acoustics. There's a small cafe for refreshments and you’ll probably need it as there are a lot of steps.

Katavothres

Katavothres is a geographical phenomenon that occurs on Kefalonia where the sea water rushes through the rocks at the shore and disappears underground only to resurface at the Melissani Lake cave on the other side of the island approximately 15 kilometres away.

Melissani Lake Cave

The Melissani lake cave is close to the resort of Sami, the lake, or at least part of it is inside the cave, a section from the top of the cave has collapsed leaving an opening that bathes the inside in light, this is particularly amazing at around mid day.

Ainos National Park

Ainos national park is based around Mount Ainos, sometimes known as Mount Aenos, and offers spectacular scenic views of Kefalonia island. Ainos is the tallest mountain in Kefalonia and is roughly a mile high. It’s great for hiking and there’s lots of wildlife to see.

Antisamos

Antisamos beach is close to the resort of Sami on Kefalonias east coast it’s a pebble beach that has loungers out the front of the two tavernas. There are water sports including jetskis, banana boats, pedalos, canoeing, water skiing and many more.

Assos

Assos is a small bay with two beaches, a larger one with loungers and a smaller one without. The larger beach has taverans and shops running along the shore line where you can get drinks and snacks as well as a fresh meal.

Foki

Foki beach is a beautiful inlet just south of Fiskardo in Kefalonia, due to it’s location close to Fiskardo it is often called Foki Fiskardi Beach. It's a small beach with white pebbles surrounded by olive trees, there are no sun loungers and the only taverna is not on the beach itself.
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