Argostoli

  • Argostolion

Town in Ionian Islands

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Argostoli

Bell Square, Argostoli

« Kampanas »

Historical trademark of the Venetian era, named after the bell which was hosted in its clock tower.

The front side and the main entrance of the Korgialenio Historic & Cultural Museum on Kefalonia island.
↖ NW   < 1km

Korgialenio Historic & Cultural Museum

Founded in 1963 presents the latter history from the Venetian Era (1500 AD) to the 1953 earthquakes.

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The front side of the Archaeological Museum of Argostoli on Kefalonia enclosed by a protective fence.
↖ NW   < 1km

Archaeological Museum of Argostoli, Kefalonia

Housed in the current building from 1957 it remains closed since 2014 due to the earthquake damages.

An overview of the Port of Argostoli on Kefalonia island.
↑ N   ≈ 1.1km

Port of Argostoli, Kefalonia

It offers frequent connection to Lixouri, while it is a starting point for numerous day-trip excursions during the summer season.

↑ N   ≈ 2km

Cruise Ship Terminal Argostoli, Kefalonia

A contemporary pier located by Argostoli town, that facilitates the approach of cruise ships and assists the passenger disembarkation.

A photo showing one of the pedestrian streets in Lixouri.
↖ NW   ≈ 7.5km

Lixouri, Kefalonia

The second-largest town characterized as the intellectual and artistic capital of the island and keeps a historical rivalry against Argostoli.

An aerial photo taken from an airplane shows the Kefalonia International Airport.
↓ S   ≈ 8.5km

Kefalonia International Airport

« Anna Pollatou »

Named after the awarded gymnast & Olympic medalist, it hosts the year-round domestic flight to Athens and many seasonal international flights.

The blue sea and the light blue sky with the green coast at a bay of Kefalonia island.
↘ SE   ≈ 16km

Kefalonia

The biggest island among those of the Ionian Sea that is famous for its green landscape, the marvelous beaches, and its high-end atmosphere.

A guiding boat in the turquoise waters of the Melissani Lake Cave in Sami of Kefalonia.
↗ NE   ≈ 20.8km

Melissani Lake Cave, Sami

World-famous lake cave discovered in 1951 that stands for the turquoise color created by the sunlight entering by an open hole in the roof.

A picture showing the dense vegetation of the Mount Ainos National Park on Kefalonia island.
→ E   ≈ 21.4km

Mount Ainos National Park, Kefalonia

The highest mountain in the Ionian declared as a National Park due to the unique forest of local fir.

↗ NE   ≈ 23.1km

Port of Sami, Kefalonia

Main island port that hosts tourist boats, offers day-excursions, & hosts routes to Patra, Astakos, Ithaki & Italy (only in summer).

An overview of the Myrtos Beach on Kefalonia island.
↑ N   ≈ 26.9km

Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia

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

The beach with the blue-green waters and a part of the settlement of Assos on Kefalonia.
↑ N   ≈ 32.2km

Asos (Assos), Kefalonia

Coastal village that dominates a picturesque peninsula and is well-known for the 16th century Venetian castle and its magnificent sunset.

Shops and restaurants on the coastal promenade of Fiskardo and many sailing boats anchored at the port.
↑ N   ≈ 45.8km

Fiskardo, Kefalonia

Traditional coastal village and cosmopolitan tourist destination named after the Norman conqueror Roberto Giscardo who besieged it in 1085.

The ferry boat is approaching the Port of Fiskardo on Kefalonia island.
↑ N   ≈ 46.1km

Port of Fiskardo, Kefalonia

Its windless port is connected with Vasiliki Port on Lefkada the whole year round, while it’s a starting point for day excursions during summer.

Questions & Answers about Argostoli

Why Visit Argostoli?
  • Many facilities provide accommodation & entertainment choices.
  • Almost totally reconstructed after the devastating earthquake of 1953.
  • Busy & cosmopolitan with a nobility sense preserved via traditional architecture.