Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Kefallonia1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Kefallonia with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Kefallonia areaThis Kefallonia map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Kefallonia and surroundings
Greece - moving around the countryNikos Kazantzakis Airport is located near Heraklion, which is the capital of Crete. There are restaurants and cafes, ATMs and currency exchange offices, as well as car rental agencies and duty-free shops. Its traffic is about one and a half million a year. Diagoras in Rhodes is also a pretty busy international airport. It was opened in 1977; it has significantly changed during the time. Passengers will be met by comfortable waiting rooms, VIP lounges, various shops, boutiques and souvenir stalls, as well as offices of international banks and car rental agencies. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in GreeceOne of the most joyful holidays is Apokries, which lasts about two weeks and ends before the Great Lent. During this time, the Greeks cook a variety of meat dishes, which are mostly of pork, and treat relatives and friends. After the feast, the Greeks dress up in costumes and go to the main square, where they continue to drink wine and have fun. The holiday ends with a grand carnival. One of the most spectacular feasts is the carnival in the city of Patras on the Peloponnese Peninsula. During the event, spectators can enjoy the procession of chariots. The festival ends with the burning of the carnival king. The dates of carnivals vary depending on the date of Easter. They begin about 2 weeks before this holiday. … Open
Photogallery of Kefallonia sights
Our guide to Kefallonia
Shopping, streets and outlets
The island has several beautiful shoe stores, and Romi Women's Apparel is among the best. It is exclusively for women as well - here they can pick wonderful shoes for all possible occasions. Particular emphasis is placed on comfortable and practical shoes, which will be an ideal option for outdoor activities. Prices in the store are much more attractive than in other large cities of Greece, while the quality of … Open
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 most spectacular beach on the island. This is a vast coast covered with dark sand, while water at the beach is intriguing and almost unnaturally blue in color. There's no equipment at all and tourists have to use natural caverns … Open
Advices for travellers
1. In many stores and supermarkets sellers check the authenticity of banknotes. This procedure is mandatory and is very widespread. Counterfeit banknotes are detected frequently, and their presence is no longer a big surprise. A buyer will be simply asked to pay with another banknote. 2. In order to avoid any possible trouble and to protect yourself from counterfeiters, it is recommended to … Open
Some other entertainment that you can try on the island includes diving, kayaking, fishing opportunities available on virtually every beach. Of course, you can play beach sports - handball or volleyball. Safari tours are regularly organized, basically, all activities of this kind are concentrated in Argostoli. Sami has a donkey farm, which is a nice place to visit as a family. In the same town, one can enjoy the … Open
Kefallonia for children - what to visit
In Skala, vacationers with children should definitely visit the Kefalonia’s Horseriding Stable which is also focused on visitors with children. For guests, there are fascinating excursions here. They can learn how to take care of horses or see how the center is arranged. For adults and children, riding lessons are held, and for those who have already mastered the basics, remarkable horseback riding is … Open
Travel guide to Kefallonia
In Kefalonia, many ancient churches and monasteries have been preserved. One of the most beautiful is the Monastery of Saint Gerasimus. It is located in the vicinity of the village of Valsamata and was founded in 1560. The founder of this monastery is Saint Gerasimus himself. There is an ancient platanus, which was planted by the founder almost 500 years ago. During the excursion, guests can look into the hidden … Open