When in the town of Kefalonia, don’t miss the chance to stroll for hours in the promenade, tan on nearby beaches, and visit a Sea Turtle Park.

Argostoli Things to Do


Ainos National Park

Want a break from the beach? This high mountain has a pine-tree forest with spectacular bird's-eye views. Bring lunch - there are picnic tables.


Melissani Lake Cave

Essentially, this is a cenote (like those in Mexico) attesting to Greece's incredible natural diversity. Best time is noon as sun gets through.

Argostoli Museums


Korgialenio Historic & Cultural Museum

It presents historical items from the Venetian Era (1500 AD). In the end of your visit, it includes an enlightening video about the 1953 earthquake.


Archaeological Museum of Argostoli Kefalonia

The Archaeological Museum of Argostoli Kefalonia remains closed since 2014 due to earthquake damage. It hosted ancient findings from Kefalonia.

Argostoli Why visit?

  • The water that spurts out from a nearby ponor comes from springs 14km (8.6 miles) away.
  • A town reconstructed after the devastating earthquake of 1953.
  • Habitat of caretta-caretta sea turtles.

Argostoli Beaches

An overview of the Myrtos Beach on Kefalonia island and a sea with many shades of blue.
distant ≈ 26.9km

Myrtos Beach

The most prominent and award-winning beach of the island offers a spectacular sunset and is surrounded by 800-meters high cliffs.

Argostoli Attractions


Bell Square

Historic landmark of the Venetian era named after the bell that the clock tower used to have. A nice little square with a few shops and ice-cream.

Argostoli Day Trips



Kefalonia's second-largest town has a long history but an earthquake leveled it down in 1953 and much of its cultural wealth was destroyed.