Breathtaking for the senses
This lush green island with breathtaking beaches and crystal clear waters
of greenish-blue colours will leave you speechless.
Kefalonia glows in the Ionian Sea and carries a rich history in cultural tradition.
It’s the biggest Ionian Island and the green of its mountains blend
with the blue of the water making it truly unique and a beloved destination.
Pine, cypress and olive trees cover Mt. Ainos’ peak, while at its foot
you’ll encounter vineyards where the popular Kefalonian
Robola wine variety is produced.
If you happen to love snorkeling or diving then the island’s seabed will definitely satisfy you.
You might even get the chance to encounter the rare, caretta caretta, sea turtles
as well as the monk seals monachus monachus.
Kefalonia’s culinary tradition, history, picturesque villages, upbeat nightlife
and pristine beaches will make you fall in love with the island.
Kefalonian cuisine is renowned and familiar.
The island produces yellow cheeses, feta cheese, olive oil, honey
and processed local meats. It also holds a large number of delicious local recipes;
native “recettes”, cookbooks that were given from one generation to the next.
Try the famous meat pie, the lagoto dish that is cooked with rabbit and sofigado dish with goat.
Taste the cod pie filled with salted cod fish and skordalia (a garlic sauce)
made of boiled potatoes in cod’s broth with lemon or vinegar.
You must also taste strapatsada (scrambled cooked eggs with tomatoes)
and tsigaridia (greens cooked with tomato sauce),
and traditional sweets, such as mandoles (almonds assorted with sugar)
and pastokydono (a sweet made of quince puree).
Say cheers with a glass of Robola, the famous wine of Kefalonia.
Churches: Churches of Kefalonia
Ways of travel:
To get to Kefalonia Ιsland travel by plane from Boryspil International Airport of Kyiv or International Airport Kyiv first to Athens International Airport and then to Kefalonia Airport, οr
transfer from Athens International Airport to Athens Central Bus Station. Take an intercity bus to Kefalonia departing from Athens Bus Station.