Offers breathtaking scenery, clear blue waters and picturesque resorts, making this a gem of the Ionian Islands.

Description

Blessed with some of the most dramatic scenery in the region, Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands.

Kefalonia boasts the third largest mountain range in Greece, providing a majestic backdrop to the exceptional landscape of the island and spectacular caves ripe for discovery. What's more, holidaymakers hoping to get a little closer to Kefalonia's wildlife will have the opportunity to enjoy a splendid national park - home to wild ponies, golden eagles, ospreys and other protected species.

 

A cosmopolitan nightlife can also be found on this stunning island. Dynamic Kefalonian cities such as Argostoli and Lixouri will delight holidaymakers hoping to discover tavernas and bars to complement a warm evening in paradise.

Whether you've visited the Greek islands before or it's your first trip to the region, you'll find plenty to delight on a holiday to Kefalonia. The awe-inspiring landscapes of Kefalonia have delighted tourists from all over the world, as well as movie watchers, as it was the setting for the Hollywood blockbuster Captain Corelli's Mandolin. In fact such is the aesthetic quality of the island it was once voted tenth in a world scenic beauty league.

There is little wonder why most visitors choose to repeat the experience again and again. Breathtaking scenery combines effortlessly with great beaches, clear blue waters and picturesque resorts making this a gem of the Ionian Islands. The warm blue waters are also home to treasure trove of marine wildlife such as dolphins, rare monk seals and the loggerhead turtles. Combine all these factors with excellent tavernas, restaurants and a wide variety of accommodation and you are left with the perfect holiday destination for couples, families and singles who really appreciate scenic beauty. So why not uncover the paradise island of Kefalonia on your next holiday?

 

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Transport

Boat: There are boat connections with the neighbouring islands (Corfu, Ithaca, Lefkada) as well as the mainland (Patras, Igoumenitsa and Kyllini) from Argostoli, Sami and Poros. 

Car Hire: An excellent way of getting around during Kefalonia holidays, car hire gives you complete flexibility.

Bus: There are local buses connecting the main villages. You can get to almost any point on Kefalonia - even remote beaches, villages, and monasteries - by KTEL bus. 

Taxi: For those who don't enjoy driving twisting mountain roads, taxis are the best alternative but you should negotiate the fare prior to commencing the journey.

Climate

Max_temp  Max Temp C Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Kefalonia 20 24 27 29 29 26 21
London 13 16 20 22 21 19 13
               
Sun Sunshine Hours Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Kefalonia 8 10 12 14 13 10 7
London 5 6 7 6 6 5 3

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