12 Photos That Prove Kefalonia Should Be on Your Bucket-List

 

Beautiful, charming and unspoilt by mass tourism, Kefalonia is one of the Ionian's real treasures. Brought to the fore by the best selling tragi-comedy Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Kefalonia's dramatic scenery has never lost its charm and appeal, with gorgeous bright blue waters, wonderful mountainous landscapes and an abundance of culture and history to be discovered. Here's why it NEEDS to be on your bucket-list...

 

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1. The beautiful village of Assos is one of the most charming spots on the island, featuring colourful buildings, 16th century churches and a stunning bay...

Beautiful bay in Assos fishing village on coast of Kefalonia island, Greece

 

2. It provides the perfect lunch location, with plenty of restaurants and cafes over-looking the decorated shoreline...

Restaurants in Kefalonia, Greece

 

3. We're sure you can't wait to dig into the fabulous Greek cuisine here, especially its famous seafood dishes...

Greek food in Kefalonia

 

4. Make sure you visit the staggeringly beautiful Myrtos beach, the islands most popular white sand resort...

View of beautiful Myrtos bay and idyllic beach on Kefalonia island, Greece

 

5. Stick around for sun-down and you might be graced with some of the island's best views...

Sea sunset view of Myrtos Beach and woman near car (Greece, Kefalonia, Ionian Sea).

 

6. Heading to Argostoli in the early morning offers the chance of a meet and greet with one of the ocean's most popular species...

Little baby turtles on their way to the sea

 

7. While heading to Petani beach at dusk will provide one of the island's best sunset viewpoints...

Ionian island of Kefalonia, Greece

 

8. Venture out towards the famous St. Theodoroi Lighthouse for exceptional views of the coast and shore...

St. Theodoroi Lighthouse on Ionian island of Kefalonia-Greece

 

9. There are also outdoor activites to cover all tastes, from kayaking to paragliding to brilliant hiking trails...

Kayaking and outdoor activities in Kefalonia, Greece

 

10. ... to admiring the incredible stalactites in the Melissani cave.

Melissani Lakes in Kefalonia, Greece

Photo by: Marco Prati

 

11. The jeep safari is especially good, taking you past the famous Mount Aenos amongst other excellent landmarks...

Mount Aenos jeep hiking trip in Kefalonia, Greece

Photo by: www.agreekadventure.com

 

12. But of course, we won't blame you if you'd rather just enjoy the weather from your own private pool!

Villas in Kefalonia, Greece

 

With so much natural beauty and fun things to do, how could you possibly resist?! See our properties in Kefalonia now.

 

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