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4th Kefalonia Run Race

Posted on 16 Feb 2015 | Category: Events

The 4th Round Race of Kefalonia is taking place on October 3rd, 2015, connecting Argostoli and Lixouri, the two largest towns of the island.


Posted on 27 Jan 2014 | Category: News

A powerful earthquake shook the island of Kefalonia yesterday afternoon, January 26th, 2014. The earthquake with 5.8 magnitude occurred at 3:55 pm, with the epicenter located near the town of Lixouri. Fortunately only minor damages were reported.

EasyJet launches flights from Gatwick

Posted on 03 Oct 2011 | Category: News

EasyJet launches a new route to the Greek island of Kefalonia from London Gatwick Airport. Flights will operate from April 28th, 2012 till the end of October 2012.

Proposal at home, wedding abroad

Posted on 21 Mar 2011 | Category: Interviews

Married to a local and living to Kefalonia for many years now, Donna Palimeri works as a wedding planner for the last few years now.

Silver prize for San Gerassimo wine

Posted on 12 Mar 2009 | Category: News

Among 812 wines that were tasted in the 9th International Wine Competition that took place in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, a few days ago, the Kefalonian wine San Gerassimo took the silver medal, proving once more the high quality of the island's wine.


Posted on 19 Feb 2009 | Category: News

A strange man called yesterday morning in the Port Authority of Argostoli, kefalonia, and said that a bomb had been put in the ferry Andreas Kalvos.

A new base for summer cruises

Posted on 23 Oct 2008 | Category: News

A new project of the shipping company Hollandian Lines and the local authorities of Kefalonia is expected to bring more American tourists on the island.


Posted on 30 Jul 2008 | Category: News

Earthquake with a magnitude of 5 in Richter scale hit the island of Kefalonia this morning at 08.02 a.m., with an epicenter beneath the seabed southeast of the island

Young whale found dead

Posted on 26 May 2008 | Category: News

A young whale, from the very few of its kind that still remain in the Ionian Sea, was found dead last Friday in the Bay of Sami, Kefalonia Island


Posted on 01 Jun 2007 | Category: News

A statue of the Leihoudis brothers, two famous 17th century Greek monks from Kefalonia, was unveiled by Greek President Karolos Papoulias on May 30, 2007 in Moscow

7th International Cycling Tour

Posted on 30 Mar 2007 | Category: Events

Kefalonia is playing host to a nice athletic event as the 7th International Cycling Tour of Kefalonia begins


Posted on 27 Mar 2007 | Category: News

From Sunday's 5.9 magnitude quake, a series of aftershocks hit the Ionian island of Kefalonia yesterday. Sunday's earthquake caused widespread damage to roads and buildings


Posted on 28 Jan 2006 | Category: News

Yesterday the government called upon the army to help warm up the Ionian island of Kefalonia as most of the area is under darkness since the spell of bad weather on Tuesday.


Posted on 16 Dec 2005 | Category: News

Since the Athens Olympics held in August 2004, tourism arrivals from the US are showing clear signs of increasing.


Posted on 30 Sep 2005 | Category: News

Recently a study conducted by Robert Bittlestone, John Underhill and James Diggle has shown evidence that the home of Odysseus could in fact be Paliki, a peninsula located to the west of Kefalonia

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