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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.

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.

Spartia

Spartia is a small village a few miles south east of the airport in Kefalonia, It’s not one of the more popular resorts and therefore hasn’t suffered from an over abundance of tourist amenities meaning it has more of a Greek feel to it than the likes of Lassi or Skala.

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.

Pyli

Pyli, sometimes spelled Pili, is a traditional little village close to the middle of Kos island. The village is centred around the small square that is home to many traditional stone buildings, cafes and tavernas as well as some local art shops.

Zia

Zia is a small picturesque village up in the mountains near Asfendiou in Kos. It's filled with restaurants, many of which have balconies that give spectacular views and for that reason they get extremely busy at sunset throughout summer time.

Antimachia

Antimachia is a lovely village that lies 23 kilometers south west of Kos town. It’s an ancient settlement and retains all of it’s character and charm. In the village you’ll find Milos tou Papa, which is a traditional windmill, nearby is the Antimachia Venetian Castle too.

Asfendiou

Asfendiou is a small picturesque village on the slopes of Mount Dikaion. It's probably not somewhere to base your holiday but worth a visit as the lush vegetation, natural springs and stone houses make this a beautiful area.

Roman Odeon

The Roman Odeon is found just outside the centre of Kos Town. The original Odeon dates back to around the first or second centuries AD. It consists of 14 rows of seats, 9 of which were restored in the 1990s with only the top 5 rows left as they were.

Salt Lake

The Alikes Salt lake is a vast wet land on the north coast of Kos between Tigaki and Marmari. The salt lake is huge, in total it covers an area of around 800,000 m² and is home to a lot of wildlife including flamingos and other migratory birds.
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