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Mỳrtos Beach, Kefalloniá

Horse Riding in Kefalonia

You will visit one of the equestrian arenas during your holiday in Kefalonia. You will take up horse riding under the guidance of an experienced instructor there. You can also enjoy the beauty of the local nature by riding a thoroughbred horse. You will choose the route and duration of the tour according to your skills, age, and preferences. For example, you will pass through the ruins of mountain settlements, see ancient vineyards, race along the winding coastal strip, and reach the remote village of Asteras. You will reach a small beach. The Saint Spyridon Church is located there.
Vacation at the picturesque island is impossible without beaches. Kefallonia is extremely popular among fans of water sports and active leisure. Makrys Gialos is probably the calmest and the … Open

Visit the Diving Club

You should go to one of the specialized clubs to go diving or snorkeling in the clear waters of the Ionian Sea in the waters of Kefalonia. For example, this is Aquatic. It has been operating since 1997. You will be offered a suitable training program. The staff of the club will help you choose a place for scuba diving or diving with mask and fins. You will also get all the necessary equipment. You will be able to board a specially built boat, designed for 48 passengers, and go to conquer the depths of the sea after you have completed all the training dives. If you are lucky you will even meet dolphins. They will swim with you.

Travel on a Boat Rented from a Yacht Club

You should visit the yacht club to go on a boat trip. It is located on a Marina in the picturesque Fiscardo Village. Each of the local captains will take you to the island of Ithaca or Emplissi. You can swim with a mask or go fishing in the open sea. You can also rent a motorboat or speedboat. You will be able to control a sea vessel on your own during the trip. The yacht club staff will provide training for you. Copyright
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Go on a Tour on a Modern Ship

If you become a passenger on a modern ship, you will be able to reach parts of Kefalonia that are not accessible by other vehicles. For example, if you choose a Captain Vangelis Special Cruises tour lasting 8 hours, you will board a modern ship and visit Zakynthos, Fiscardo or Ithaca. You can choose the route yourself. You will see several caves, a statue of Odysseus, and picturesque beaches during a boat trip. You will admire the underwater nature due to the fact that the bottom of the ship is made of glass. You will pay from 50 to 65 euros for this tour. The price depends on the selected route.
Mỳrtos Beach, Kefalloniá

Exciting Tour through the Caves

There are two caves in Kefalonia. It is better to visit them on the same day, as they are located close to each other. The first one is called the Melissani. It appeared under the influence of saltwater in a limestone rock. It is open from 8:30 to 18:30. An underground lake with a depth of 39 meters is located in it. You will pay 7 euros to visit it. You will sail a boat, viewing stalactites and enjoying the play of light on the rocky walls of the natural attraction for a quarter of an hour.
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The second cave is a 10-minute drive from Melissani. It is called the Drogarati. The air has a temperature of 18 °C all year round here. It is located at a depth of 60 meters. The cave has unique acoustic properties. Therefore, concerts are often held in it. If you visit it, you will descend 156 steps and walk along the route, which is 95 meters long. You will admire the stalagmites of bizarre shapes.

Travel to Ainos National Park

Mount Ainos has a height of 1628 meters. It was overgrown with pine forest. The National Park is located on its slopes. You can go for a ride on a dirt road on a bicycle, Quad bike or horse here. If you get to the top, you will enjoy an amazing view. You will also choose one of several walking routes. They have different levels of difficulty. Their passage time is from 1.5 hours to a whole day.
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Survived castles around Kefallonia
♥   Castle 'Santa Maura Castle' Lefkada, 49.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Chlemoutsi' northwestern Elis, 63.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Vonitsa Castle' Vonitsa, 77 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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