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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.

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 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.

Skala

Skala is a resort on the south east coast of Kefalonia. it has a great beach, ample tavernas, restaurants, bars and even a club. Due to it's location Skala is not great for those that want to explore the island as most of the attractions are a long way away.

Argostoli

Argostoli is the capital and main port town of Kefalonia, there's regularly a couple of cruise liners in the bay meaning Argostoli is often very busy. There's a main pedestrianised street with bars and shops that runs parallel to the harbour.

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.
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