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Beaches and excursions in Kefalonia Island

Kefalonia is unique in its natural beauty and at the same time it still retains unspoiled most of its character. From Villa Erato you can explore the island, while at the same time you are very close to some of the island's exceptional spots.

Enjoy the natural beauty of Kefalonia island within driving distances from Villa Erato. Beaches, Sport Activities or Excursions, Kefalonia Island proposes to its visitors a large range of summer activities, from discovery to relaxation.


Nearby beaches in Kefalonia

20 minutes drive from the “Makris gialos” and “Platys gialos” beach of Argostoli, 25 minutes drive from the breathtaking beach of Myrtos, one of the best beaches in Greece.


Kefalonia sport facilities and water sports

The Kefalonia beaches within easy access from the villa offer a variety of sport facilities and water sports. 

Scuba diving and water-ski courses are offered in “Makris gialos” beach at Argostoli.


Some other excursions in Kefalonia island starting from Villa Erato:

The Caves of Melissani and Drogarati

Visit the caves of Melissani and Drogarati near Sami.


The Ainos Mountain area

The island's highest mountain Ainos is covered in distinctive Abies Cephalonica trees. Offering cool respite, it has also been declared a natural park.


Traditional villages of Pylaros, Assos and Fiskardo

Kefalonia island activities and excursions also feature taking in the quiet, rural life of its villages. The North part of Kefalonia offers some very quiet beautiful villages.

Some 40 min. driving away, the picturesque harbor of Fiskardo with its Venetian houses escaped the ravages of the 1953 devastating earthquake and is considered to be one of the most cosmopolitan towns in the Ionian.

Assos is also considered to be one of Kefalonia’s most beautiful villages, noted for its Venetian castle.

Kefalonia Weather

Prepare your Trip

  1. By Air
  2. By Boat
  3. Car Rental & Taxis
  4. Useful Phone List

Travel by AirThere are direct flights from the UK (approx. 2hs 45mins flying time), the Netherlands and Austria from May until the end of October. There are also flights via Athens throughout the year (less than an hour's flight from Athens).

Kefalonia Airport is known as EFL

Visit one of the following for comparing and booking flights for Kefalonia:

Sea TravelVisit one of the following to check for international or mainland ferry tickets:

Car Rental & TaxiPick up your hire car at Argostoli airport and the journey to the house takes approximately 25 minutes.
If you do not drive, taxis are available at the airport.

  • Olympic offices-Argostoli: +30 26710 28808, +30 26710 28881

  • Olympic Kefalonia Airport: +30 26710 41511

  • Olympic main offices in Athens: +30 210 966 6666

  • Intercity Buses Athens Station: +30 210 515 0785

  • Intercity Buses Argostoli: +30 2671 022281