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Maries

Maries is a traditional mountain side village close to the centre of Thassos. Maries is a delightful little village to visit, it's somewhere you enjoy the natural beauty of the area. There are a few trails to walk round to make the most of the surroundings.

Panagia

Panagia is a picturesque village built on the mountainside roughly 300m above sea level, it offers fabulous views over the Aegean. It's not one of the more popular tourist resorts but it does still have a handful of places to stay and a number of good tavernas.

Potamia

Potamia is nestled in the hills of mount Ipsárion in the north east of Thassos. This isn’t the sort of village that most holiday makers would want to stay in as it’s too quiet, if however you like to visit the real Greece then Potamia could be a good option.

Svoronata

Svoronata is a village in Kefalonia, it's about a mile inland and surrounded by gorgeous scenery including Olive groves and wild flowers. it's a short 5 minute drive from the airport and just under 15 minutes from the capital Argostoli.

Trapezaki

Trapezaki is a small village set on a hillside. This is a quiet and peaceful resort with only a few tavernas and a couple of mini-markets, if you stay here then you’ll be the sort of person that wants to get away from the crowds and just enjoy the scenery.

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.

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 located 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 Greek town it has a more authentic feel.

Sami

Sami is a relatively quiet port town set at the foot of the hills on the north east coast of Kefalonia and because of this it offers a wealth of boat trips including day trips to Aetos on the neighbouring island of Ithaka as well as ferrys to Patra on the mainland.

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.
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