Kefalonia Villages

Kefalonia villages

Most villages on Kefalonia were highly affected by a strong earthquake in 1953, which destroyed many houses and public buildings. The only village that came untouched by the earthquake was Fiscardo, on the northern side of the island, which stands out for its colourful walls and the picturesque port.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
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Guide to 11 villages

Discover our guide to 11 Kefalonia villages. They are all presented with detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Kefalonia. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

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Location: 50 km north of Argostoli, on the northernmost spot of Kefalonia
Description: Fiscardo is one of the prettiest villages in Kefalonia. Surrounded by beautiful greenery, the centre of activities in Fiscardo is the port, where fishing boats and yachts moor in summer.

    1 reviews   560 photos   

Location: 37 km north of Argostoli
Description: This is a picturesque village on the northern side of Kefalonia. It's situated on an peninsula with a castle overlooking the delightful bay.

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Location: On the eastern side of Kefalonia
Description: Argostoli is the capital town and the main port of Kefalonia. It distinguishes for its elegant architecture and serves as a starting point for excursions on the island.

    2 reviews   99 photos   

Location: 32 km north east of Argostoli
Description: Once just a fishing village, the harbour here is the centre of attraction. Around it there are a number of fish taverns and small hotels. Agia Efimia serves as a starting point for excursions around the island.

    1 reviews   356 photos   

Location: 24 km north east of Argostoli
Description: Sami is one of the prettiest and most picturesque villages of Kefalonia. It is close to many beautiful beaches and serves as a starting point for excursions around the island.

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Location: 37 km south east of Argostoli
Description: Skala is a lovely tourist resort on the south eastern side of the island. It has a large port and many beautiful beaches around.

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Location: 40 km east of Argostoli
Description: Poros is a picturesque village and one of the main ports of Kefalonia. This is where the ferries from Killini Peloponnese arrive.

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Location: 30 km west of Argostoli
Description: This village is a short ferry ride away from Argostoli and there are quite a few similarities between the two. Lixouri is obviously smaller than Argostoli but it has a lovely waterfront and elegant architecture.

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Location: 9 km south of Argostoli
Description: A village with interesting samples of local architecture, Svoronata is found close to lovely beaches. The surrounding region is lush green and well-developed in tourism.

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Location: 8 km south east of Argostoli
Description: Peratata is a small village built on the slopes of a hill. The castle of Saint George and the monastery of Agios Andreas dominate the village.

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