Cephalonia, the green, emerald island that takes your breath away
Cephalonia can be described as a dream trip including picturesque houses, flower-decorated courtyards, lush gardens, and unique beaches. Impressive Cyclopean walls, rich biodiversity, medieval castles, and monasteries.
You should not miss the beautiful small towns such as Assos with the Venetian mansions, the cosmopolitan Fiskardo, and Argostoli the islands capital with its traditional architecture.
Enjoy Cephalonian flavours
The local cuisine of Cephalonia is famous for traditional local recipes using the unique products of the island. Try the Cephalonian Meat Pie, the Cod Pie, Scordalia -the hot garlic sauce made of potatoes and is accompanied by baby boiled zucchini´s, Goat Sofigado (braised with potatoes) and Tsigaridia that are stew greens. And from sweets do not forget to taste Nougat, and the Quince paste.
Best time to visit Cephalonia
During the summer months so you will enjoy the clear blue waters.
How to use transportation in Cephalonia
Cephalonia is connected by ferry to the port of Kyllini in North-western Peloponnese. The journey takes about two hours. There are also Ferries from Ithaki, Zakynthos and Lefkada.
Cephalonia´s airport is located close to Argostoli. Daily flights from Athens and Charter flights from major European and U.K Airports.
There is Public Transport and Taxis. We do recommend a Car Rental which will give you the freedom to move around.