Activities in Kefalonia

Kefalonia is an island of unique natural beauty. So, it´s not surprising that holiday activities in Kefalonia are mainly focused on natural sights of the island freely explorable by swimming, snorkelling, diving or by hiking, cycling and horse riding.


Activities in Kefalonia


Book a Sightseeing Tour and visit the hotspots of Kefalonia – organize your private tour or select one from the excursions packages offered https://www.avgerinos-travelexperience.com/kefalonia-private-tours/kefalonia-sightseeing-tours


Go for a swim in Myrtos Beach – the most famous beach in Kefalonia Island and one of the most impressive beaches in Greece. The views from above towards Myrtos beach are breathtaking.

Go for a Dive in Agia Efimia – explore the underworld of Kefalonia by diving with a premium diving club:http://www.aquatic.gr

Rent a mororboat – for a day for example in Agia Efimia http://www.yellowboats-kefalonia.gr or in Fiskardo http://fiscardoboatrental.com and discover the idyllic isolated coves accessible only by boat. A truly unique experience!

Enjoy water sports – for example in Antisamos nearby Sami, in Skala beach or in Makris Gialos beach nearby Arogostoli. There is a wide range of activities offered, from water ski and canoe to banana ride and fly fish: http://www.kefaloniawatersports.com

Go Fishing – for example in Agia Efimia. Tips and advice on the right bait and successful techniques are available in the shops selling fishing equipment (also in Agia Efimia).

Go Walking – Kefalonia Isalnd is an eldorado for nature lovers and hikers, especially in the spring and autumn time. The area of Agia Efimia and Sami offers several walking paths and trails.

Go Riding - a truly exciting way of exploring Kefalonia, by following old donkey trails with wonderful views through olive groves and fruit orchards. Supervised tours offered from 1 hour to 2 days trips: http://www.kephalonia.com

Go Cycling – this might be sometimes tiring as the most of Kefalonia´s areas are quite hilly. Generally the south part of the island is fairly flat, thus more suitable for cycling (bikes for hire are available also in Agia Efimia).

Visit Monasteries and Churches – with breathtaking views for example from the monastery Kipouria near Lixouri, Grillia and Fanendes next to Sami, or Themata nearby Makriotika. The biggest and most magnificent monastery of Kefalonia Island is "Agios Gerasimos", named after the patron saint of the island. The villages surrounding the monastery cultivate vineyards producing the well-known, delightful Kefalonian wine Robola.

Visit Melissani Lake – the underground lake nearby Sami. A boat trip on its bluish green water is a unique experience. Depending on the time of the day the water colour changes as the sunbeams hit it from different angles.

Visit Drogaratti Cave – nearby Sami. From a natural balcony, which resulted from the collapse of the cave roof, you can survey an area of approx. 100 m² with rare stalactites and stalagmites.

Visit Assos – a picturesque old village and hike to its Venetian Castle named Agios Georgios – you will enjoy breathtaking views over the Ionian Sea and the neighbour island of Lefkada.

Visit a Vinery
– for example the Gentilini´s Vinery nearby Argostoli, where you can get a taste of the unique Robola and other Kefalonian Wines: http://www.gentilini.gr

Visit Fiskardo – a cosmopolitan yachting village with some exquisite taverns, cafés, bars and shops: http://www.fiscardo.com

Visit Ithaca – the magnificent neighbour island of Kefalonia. You can either join a daily cruise from Agia Efimia or take the ferry from Sami and visit the picturesque island of Ithaca for one day.

Visit Museums – a good choice for a cloudy and rainy day. There are some interesting museums on the island such as the Archaeological Museum in Argostoli, the Natural History Museum in Davgata or the Nautical Museum in Fiskardo.

Visit the the Olive Story Museum in Makriotika - showing how people used to collect olives and make the famous and tasteful Greek Olive Oil.

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