Argostoli is the capital of Kefalonia and has been since 1757. In 1953 the earthquake destroyed almost all of the buildings. the capital was rebuilt and is now quite a contemporary cosmopolitan town captulating the tradition of the old town. There are many restaurants, taverners, bars and shops to visit, the place to be on a Friday and Saturday night is the picturesque main square. 

Argostoli Promonade


Castle of St George is located in the Livathos area, not far from the capital Argostoli. 

The caste was the capital for Kefalonia until the end of the 17th Century and remained the capital up to the Napolenic wars.

Now transformed the castle is well worth a visit with oustanding views across the island. There is a few small cafes and restuarants, frequented during the day and night watching the sunset. You can reach the castle quite easily by car.

Drogarati Cave lies 3km from Sami, in the area of Haliotata. Situated at 120m above sea level, the cave descends to a depth of 95 meters. The temperature is a steady 18 degrees Celsius. The cave is regarded as one of the finest in Greece, the only one with such a larger chamber 65m x 45m and about 20m in height. It has served as the venue for concerts by M Farantouri and the soprano Irene Karayianni. Nature has created here a masterpiece of sculpture , in the form of the stalactites and stalagmites which have grown over thousands of years. The cave is open to all tourists and is quite safe you can visit all day every day  
Drogarti Caves


Agia Efimia is located on a bay on the east side of the island, approximately 9 kilomotres north from the resot of of Sami. There is a pretty harbour where sailboats from all over the world anchor. With many fine taverners you can find the delicious Kefalonian specialities and enjoy the wonderful views of the island of Ithaca. You will find tranquil pebbly beaches at the northern part of the bay with the beautiful Paradise beach a little further away.

Fiscardo is located in the northern part of the island and is the only village to survive the earthquake in 1953. There is much to see including a 19th century church with a stone sarcophagus. Recent excavations have uncovered an extended Roman cemetery. The pretty harbour is well worth a visit and something that should not be missed.