It was thanks to Hollywood that it became extremely popular. After the filming of “Captain Corelli's Mandolin” the world felt in love with Kefalonia’s beautiful landscapes and vivid life. From Fiscardo to Levatho, from Paliki and Lixouri to Poros and Skala, the island is full of sand and pebbled beaches.
Location: Ionian Islands
Size: 781 km2
Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian islands and one of the most famous sailing destinations in the Mediterranean. The island has always been prosperous and cosmopolitan thanks to its tradition of sailing and trading.
The rugged mountains, pretty villages and beautiful beaches create a scenery of dramatic beauty.
DON'T MISS the monuments, castles and remote monasteries are complimented by a wide range of entertainment venues and restaurants, making Kefalonia a perfect holiday getaway.
DON'T MISS the food of Kyra Tassia in Fiskardo
In Assos and Lixouri musicians and singers light candles on boats in order to sing and dance
Kefalonia Theatrical Festival
Every 15th of July in Argostoli
Naval Week of Kefalonia
Several celebrations and parades take place every June
Saristra Music Festival
During August in the village of Sami