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Farsa

Farsa is a village just outside Argostoli. This traditional village paints a nostalgic picture of the “old Kefalonia”, as much has remained unchanged over time.

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Assos

Assos is one of the island’s most beautiful scenic villages, located on the steep slopes of the peninsula, and backdrop to the Venetian Castle. In recent years it has become a preferred destination for those who wish to avoid the main tourist resorts.

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Fiscardo

Fiscardo is the island’s most cosmopolitan tourist resort–harmonizing modern luxury with the quaint charm of times gone by. It is a picturesque village that offers an unspoiled taste of traditional colors and flavors, all set around a breathtaking harbor. It is one of the few places that were not destroyed by the 1953 earthquake.

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Valsamata

The old village of Valsamata with its picturesque homes and cobbled paths take you back to pre-1953 Kefalonia.
The broader area has several vineyards and olive groves and continues an important agricultural tradition. This is where the headquarters of the famous Robola wine co-op can be found, as well as the Monastery of Agios Gerasimos.

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Svoronata

Svoronata is a beautiful village with many traditional houses.

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Sami

Sami is located on the central east coast of the island. Several villages are close by, such as Digaleto , Grizata and Karavomylos. Agia Efimia Bay is located to the north. Sami is the largest port in Kefalonia and connects the island to Patras via a year-round ferry service.

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Skala

Skala is located on the island’s southernmost point. This is a favorite resort among tourists, boasting an organized beach with magnificent waters. A small pine tree forest, which adds to the unique scenery, separates the village from the beach.

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Kourkoumelata

Kourkoumelata is one of the most stunning villages of Kefalonia. It is located in the region of Livathos, 10 km outside Argostoli. The village has been inhabited since the 15th century and stands out for its breathtaking views and stately homes.

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Ntomata

Ntomata is another beautiful village in the region of Livathos.

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Poros

Poros is a picturesque small town, some 40 km SE of Argostoli. Poros port, with several taverns and bars, connects the island with Kyllini in the Peloponnese via a regular year-round ferry service. The harbor is also a base for local fisherman who supply the area with fresh fish.

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Lixouri

Lixouri is ideally positioned and is a contemporary settlement with good tourism infrastructure and noteworthy tradition in the arts and literature.

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Kontogenada

Kontogenada is a scenic village in the Lixouri area. Many of its homes have been preserved since the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Kouvalata

Kouvalata is the island’s oldest village.

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Kaligata

Kalligata is a beautiful village in the region of Livathos.

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Argostoli

Argostoli is the capital of Kefalonia, located in one of the largest natural harbors in the Mediterranean. For centuries, it has been known as a calm retreat for sea-beaten sailors.
Although the city was almost completely destroyed in the 1953 earthquake, it was rebuilt with the aim of retaining most of its traditional design, giving the town a unique combination of modern utility and old-world sensibilities.

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