Kefalonia Things to Do
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.
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.
Traditional but also cosmopolitan coastal village named after the Norman conqueror Roberto Giscardo who besieged it in 1085.
Kefalonia Day Trips
Questions & Answers about Kefalonia
Why Visit Kefalonia?
- The 6th largest island of Greece and the biggest in the Ionian Sea.
- Photos of beaches and attractions spread its reputation to a worldwide level.
- Gastronomic destination that highlights the local products and the fresh fish.
What is Kefalonia, Greece?
Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and is famous for its beautiful beaches and excellent cuisine. For many years the island was under the Venetian rule, while it joined the Greek state in 1864, as all the Ionian Islands. Kefalonia hosts the Mediterranean monk seal "Monachus monachus" and the sea turtle "Caretta caretta" that uses Kaminia Beach for its reproduction. In Kefalonia, there are many restaurants famous throughout Greece for its delicious dishes and influences from Greek and Italian cuisine.