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There are loads of great thing to see and do in Kefolonia. There's also a great selection of excursions further afield if you want to be adventurous! Some excursions on the Island include:

• Mount Aenos – highest point on the island at 1628 metres with great views. Access from Argostoli–Sami road.


• Drogarati and Melissani Cave– on the way to Sami. Melissani has some great boat tours!


• Argostoli - lots of things to see, including an Architectural Museum, a Ferry to Lixouri and a shopping district with lots of restaurants.


• Fiskardo – pretty village not harmed by the earthquake. Also has ferry to Lefkas.


• Assos – charming village below a Venetian fortress on a peninsula.


• Kastro Agios Georgios – medieval fortress not far from the Villa.


• Agios Gerassimos monastery near the village of Valsamata.


• Robolos winery, near the Agios Gerassimos monastery, where there is a display and shop.

 

 

 

For the adventurous ones amongst you there's a whole host of excursions off the island, including :

• Olympia - take a ferry from Poros to Kyllini on the Peloponnese. This is an amazing place and is the site of the first Olympic games.


• Zakynthos - also known as Zante. Take a ferry from Pesada.


• Ithaca - the nearest island. Take a ferry from Sami or Fiskardo.


• Lefkada - take a ferry from Fiskardo.


• Delphi - this is a longer trip to another wonderful historical site. Take a ferry to Patras then drive across the new bridge and through the mountains.