Kefalonia is the largest and most beautiful island in the Ionian Sea, attracting hundreds of tourists every year. The turquoise green water lapping the white sandy/pebble beaches will give you some memories to cherish for the rest of your life. You can also choose from numerous luxury villas scattered all across the tourist destination.
Earlier, the island was primarily dependent on agriculture. It was used as the location of the movie Captain Corelli’s Mandolin which made it a popular place for tourism within the next few years. There are numerous beautiful places to visit around the island. If you plan a trip to an exotic location, book a luxury villa in Kefalonia and prepare your trip itinerary.
Few Famous Places To Visit In And Around Kefalonia
It is a little village located on the island’s northeast coast at a distance of around 10-kilometers from Fiskardo. You can easily reach the peaceful village by driving down some hairpin bends as the village is nestled in a charming harbour and forms an outer edge by seafood taverns. You will also find ruins of a 16th-century Venetian castle. It will take around 45 minutes if you want to walk up to the castle and take a closer look. If you love swimming, try the pebble beaches near the village.
Though there are numerous beaches to choose from, Myrtos Beach is considered to be one of the most photographed beaches. It is located on the northeast coast of the island near Assos. The beach is around 2 kilometres long. The limestone cliffs and fringes make the beach more dramatic. The turquoise-blue water is indeed breathtaking. The smooth white pebbles resemble sand. The view from the road is absolutely stunning.
The capital city of Argostoli is located on the southwest coast of Kefalonia. The old town was completely destroyed during the earthquake in 1953. It was later rebuilt. Though the original town plan was followed, it had a modern style. The palm-lined seafront promenade and the local fishing boats enhance the appeal of the picturesque place even further. If you are visiting Argostoli, make sure you visit the small archaeological museum displaying finds from the Hellenistic, Mycenaean, and Roman periods.
Book a luxury villa in Kefalonia and you can enjoy the scenic beauty of all the places stated above.