Kefalonia Things to do

As the island is gradually developing, things to do in Kefalonia are many. Due to the interesting reefs and underwater caves at the coastline of Kefalonia, some diving centers have opened. These centers offer courses and diving trips in the Ionian Sea, while even diving trips to Melissani Sea Cave are organized to explore the magnificent lake bottom.

Some beaches of Kefalonia island, including Antisamos and Xi, have water sports centers with fun games. Windsurfing is also practiced in the peninsula of Lixouri, while the countryside of the island is great for hiking. Old footpaths have been signposted and lead to monasteries, Medieval castles, mountainous villages and secluded beaches.

We have selected below the best things to do in Kefalonia but you can find more in the following sections: Sightseeing, Tours & Activities, Beaches, Villages, Eat & Drink, Sports, Shopping, Wellness, Workshops & other.

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Discover the best things to do in Kefalonia

  • +70 Things to See
    Discover the sightseeings, beaches and villages of the island.
  • +50 Restaurants, Bars & Cafe
    Discover our selection with the best restaurants and cafe on the island.
  • Tours & Activities
    Discover our organized tours around Kefalonia and discover the beautiful caves, beaches and villages of the island.
  • Scuba diving
    The old wrecks and interesting reefs of Kefalonia make this island very popular for diving.
  • Watersports
    Here are some watersports centres in popular beach places in Kefalonia.
  • Open air cinema
    Enjoy your night with a movie and popcorns in the open-air cinema of Kefalonia!
  • Festivals & Events
    Discover the festivals, religious feasts and cultural events on the island.
  • Wineries
    On a drive around the island, visitors shall meet many Kefalonia wineries.
  • Shopping
    Take a break from the beach and discover some shops of interest.
  • Massage
    The beach does not relax you enough? take a break and get a massage.
  • Horseback Riding
    Discover the nature of the island with a horseback riding session.
  • Sea canoeing
    Discover the island from the shore!
  • Get married!
    Organize the wedding of your dreams in this beautiful island of the Ionian Sea.
  • Workshops
    Discover the best workshops in Kefalonia.
  • Sailing around
    Find sailing companies that organize bareboat, assisted or skippered boat trips in Kefalonia.
  • Buy a House
    Have a look in our list with real estate agencies in Kefalonia that can help you find or construct your perfect home there.