If you love watersports, then you should know that the seabed of Kefalonia is suitable for such activities. Do not miss the chance to enjoy diving or snorkelling, as the emerald, crystal waters of Kefalonia promise you the best underwater experience! If you are lucky, you may be able to see the sea turtle caretta caretta as well as the monk seals monachus monachus.
Kefalonia is also known for its incredible local cuisine and the beautiful nature. You should definitely visit the cosmopolitan village Fiskardo where the traditional architecture of the houses, the colors and the scenic small harbor surrounded by green nature will take your breath away. Assos on the other hand, although not as popular as other regions of the island, it is considered as the precious gem of Kefalonia. The picturesque village is covered by pine trees, while the stunning landscape, the impressive Venetian fortress as well as the wonderful crystal waters and the incredible views will enchant you. For those who seek peacefulness and quiet, Lixouri is the best deal. The village is full of restaurants and bars while during summers it hosts several interesting local festivals and cultural events.
No matter the place you choose to visit in Kefalonia, what you really shouldn’t miss is to taste the local specialities of the island. Homemade kreatopita (meat pie), tserepa, riganada, soumada, mandoles and bourbourella are some of the most famous traditional dishes of Kefalonia.
Apart from the great surroundings, Kefalonia has also to offer gorgeous beaches and great activities. Myrtos, Skala, Makry Gialos and the red colored beach Xi, are among the most emblematic beaches worldwide. The turquoise water, the green surroundings, the white sand, the small pebbles and the great beach bars promise you dreamy holidays. On top of that, a boat tour around the splendid Melissani Cave is not to be missed!
In Kefalonia Greece, you will find everything you are looking for to experience the ultimate summer vacation!