Fiskardo

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Book Fiskardo holidays and arrive at a picturesque and beautiful harbour village located on the northern tip of the island.

Description

Book Fiskardo holidays and arrive at a picturesque and beautiful harbour village located on the northern tip of the island. Kefalonia has 365 villages and boasts stunning views, wild flowers and rugged landscapes. Fiskardo is often referred to jewel in the crown of Kefalonia that survived an earthquake in 1953 where much of Kefalonia's old architect was destroyed. Fiskardo was unscathed because much of the tremor was absorbed by the bed of limestone sitting under the village. Those on Fiskardo holidays should spare some time to visit the small museum at the top of harbour with photos of how the village once looked.

Who holidays in Fiskardo?

Fiskardo holidays are great for people looking for a relatively quiet, relaxing holiday in picturesque idyllic surroundings.

Climate

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
               
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

Kefalonia Holidays - 5 Day Forecast

Highlights

  • Picturesque scenery
  • Traditional Charm

Things To Do

Popular activities for those taking holidays in Fiskardo include:

  • Scuba diving
  • Hire a boat and take a boat trip

Excursions During Fiskardo Holidays

Make your Fiskardo holidays extra special and book one of our wonderful excursions, we have a range of excursions that have been carefully selected to cater for everyone's interests. Some of our most popular excursions are:-

Island Delights: Your chance to discover the stunning island of Kefalonia. Sample wine at Kefalonia's finest winery. Have yourself blessed by the patron saint of Gerassimos. A memorable photo stop at Myrtos bay and spend time in the untouched village of Fiscardo . A guaranteed fantastic day out!!

3 Islands Cruise: Island hopping at its best. Enter the world of the rich and famous and discover why Onassis put the island of Skorpios on his shopping list. We'll cruise the Ionian sea to the lovely island of Meganisi , where we'll take our boat inside the Cave of Papanikolis. We then tuck into the coastline of Skorpios, a mere reflection of Onassis's lifestyle. Cruising onto the Island of Lefkas which is a surfers paradise...an absolute must!!

BBQ Beach Cruise: An excellent insight into marine life on our glass bottom cruise. Snorkeling, champagne diving, games on the beach or just relax and soak up the sun. The choice is yours, but always look out for dolphins. A BBQ lunch is included in the price.

Ithaca Island Tour: We'll take you by boat to our sister island of Ithaca, home to mythological Odysseys. Tour around the island in one of our air conditioned coaches exploring the unspoilt villages, including the picturesque capital of Vathy. A beautiful day out and a great opportunity to see Kefalonia's famous sister island.

Sami by Night: Visit the beautiful quayside of Sami. The picturesque town is charming, pretty and intriguing which all contributes to the reason why it was chosen for the filming of 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin'. Take a stroll by the harbour and marvel at the stunning sunset whilst enjoying your evening meal in one of numerous harbour from tavernas.

Argostoli by Night: Explore the capital of this beautiful island. This is your chance to enjoy the hustle and bustle, shopping, people watching, or why not just relax in one of the many cafes and bars. A great place for all your souvenirs and gifts for friends and family at home.

These are just a few of the exciting days and nights out available from you representative. We strongly advise you to confirm your place at the Welcome Get Together as places are limited.

Things To See

During your Fiskardo holidays, if you find the relaxation, rest and recuperation too much then visit some of the popular sights in Kefalonia.

Cave of Drogarati: Located just 5 kms south of Sami, is this large imposing cavern estimated to have been around 150 million years. The cavern is a sight of rare beauty and is also known as the 'Concert Cave', the large chamber situated 150 ft below the ground has fantastic acoustics and can accommodate 500 people.

Abbey of St Gerasimos: This is where the island's protector used to live as a monk.

Angakale and Melissanthi Caves: These caves have impressive underground lakes which change colour during the day.

The tomb of Odysseus: Still being excavated. It is located outside Poros. Many locals firmly believe this Mycenaean tomb must have belonged to Odysseus, and that this great king impossibly could have ruled just the small Ithaca.