Kefalonia: A Must-Visit Greek Island

panoramic view of myrtos beach showcasing its turquoise waters and white cliffs

Nestled in the sparkling Ionian Sea, the island of Kefalonia is a true gem that should be on every traveller’s radar. As the largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia offers a captivating blend of natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture that make it a must-visit destination. Breathtaking Landscapes From the iconic Myrtos Beach, with…

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Easter In Greece – The Short Guide To Greek Easter

painted easter eggs

Western Easter Calendar versus Orthodox Easter Calendar The Western Easter calendar and the Orthodox Easter calendar are two different ways of calculating the date for the annual celebration of Easter, one of the most important holidays in the Christian religion. While both calendars are based on the same underlying events, there are some notable differences…

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The Benefits of Booking Directly with the Owner

the perfect family getaway at a private villa

Booking directly with the property owner can offer you a host of benefits, such as cost savings, improved customer service, insider knowledge, exclusive offers, and a personalised experience. So, why not give it a try for your next holiday and enjoy a seamless and unforgettable stay?

Experience these benefits firsthand by booking your next holiday in Kefalonia, Greece, directly with the owners at Amari Villa

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What’s Christmas like in Kefalonia?

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Local groups, bands and children can be heard singing in the streets, while illuminated decorations can be found in villages and towns, as well as in homes. Christmas trees and Karavakia – small, decorated ships – can be seen over Christmas, while special breads called ‘Christopsomo’, which are baked with walnuts and almonds, are served and shared.

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Olive Harvesting in Kefalonia

Greek Mythology and the Olive Tree According to Greek mythology the Olive Tree was the ultimate gift tree. The creation of the olive tree was the result of a contest between Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, and Poseidon, God of the Sea. Anthena won the contest by creating the Olive Tree an offering signifying peace, endurance…

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