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Harokopio Foundation

The Harokopio Foundation was established in 1911, endowed by Panagis Harokopos to be a non profit foundation for the education and vocational training of unemployed women.
Tel: + 30 26710 28794 & +30 26710 22984

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Municipal Water and Sewage Company

Municipal Water and Sewage Company
Municipality of Kefalonia
Lithostroto 70, Argostoli 28100
Τel: +30 2671023064, FAX: +30 2671024668

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XENIA event venue

The Xenia event venue is one of the primary settings for several of the cultural events that take place in the summer.

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Panagis Vallianos Statue

Panagis Vallianos was born in 1814 in Keramies, Kefalonia. From a very young age he was involved in shipping and trade, in which he enjoyed great success. He is known today as the father of modern Greek shipping. An avid philanthropist, Vallianos left a significant legacy to Kefalonia upon his death in 1902, and even funded the National Library of Greece in Athens.

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TEI – Public Relations & Communications Department

The Department of Public Relations and Communication of the Technological Education Institute of the Ionian Islands (TEI), promotes the development and transmission of knowledge in the aforementioned areas of study.

It provides students with the requisite tools and skill set to broaden their professional horizons, and enables them to pursue their academic or professional careers in these fields.
Tel: +30 26710 27311. Email: grampr@teiion.gr. URL: dse.teiion.gr

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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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KTEL

The local bus service carries out daily routes from Argostoli to Patras and Athens, as well as to other villages and locations on the island. For information and timetables, please contact the main office.
Tel: +30 26710 22276

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Korgialenios Museum of History and Folklore

The Korgialenios Museum of History and Folklore is housed in the Korgialenios library in Argostoli. The visitor is taken on a journey through tradition, folklore and the urban and farming culture of the island, from the Venetian period up until the 1953 earthquake.

Exhibits include historical documents, portraits, items from the personal collections of historic figures, maps, photographic archives, ecclesiastical art, and much more.

Open: Monday – Saturday, 09:00-14:00 (please call to verify)
Tel. +30 26710 28835

 

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Archeological Museum of Argostoli

The Archaeological Museum of Argostoli exhibits a noteworthy collection of findings from around the island. Items on display range from the Paleolithic period to the Post roman period.
Visiting Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 08:30-15:00 (please call to verify)

Tel.:+30 26710 28300

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Regional Unit of Kefalonia

The Regional Unit of Kefalonia is part of the Ionian Island Region.
Tel.: +30 26710 22933, +30 26713 60100/72

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Port Authority of Argostoli

Contact the Port Authority of Argostoli for information about ferries, yacht services, fishing and other maritime issues.
Tel: +30 26710 22224

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Municipality of Kefalonia

The Municipality of Kefalonia is the outcome of the merging of all the former Municipalities on the island since the 1st of January 2011. With an area of 786 sq. Kilometers and 35.590 citizens the Municipality of Kefalonia is the 4th largest island Municipality in Greece.

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Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO)

The office of the National Tourism Organization provides general tourist information about the island of Kefalonia. Do not hesitate to contact the local branch with any questions you may have.
Tel.: +30 26710 22248

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Argostoli Fire Department

The Fire Department of Argostoli.
Tel: +30 26710 23464
EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER: 199

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Kefalonia and Ithaca Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce provides information about local companies, local products, accommodation, rentals, restaurants, entertainment and all kinds of tourist services.
Tel: +30 26710 22253- +30 26710 24959
E-Mail: chamberk@otenet.gr

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Korgialenios Library

The Korgialenios Library has a history as colorful as the books it houses–founded in 1924, it officially opened its doors in 1926, then situated in Korgialenios Hall. Its first collection was comprised of books that were re-appropriated from the old public library, as well as from Marinos Korgialenios’ private volumes. During the earthquake of 1953 however, the building was destroyed, and the books were transferred to the Harokopio Foundation. Korgialenios Library underwent complete restoration, and with the help of benefactors, the building is once again home to this collection as of 1963.
Open: Monday – Friday: 08:30-20:30, Saturday: 08:30-14.00 (please call to verify)
Tel. +30 26710 28221 , +30 26710 22583

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Vallianos Square

The central square of Argostoli called ‘Vallianos Square’ is named after one of the greatest benefactors of Kefalonia, Panagis Vallianos whose statue can be found in the southwestern corner of the square.
The central square serves as a backdrop for many events especially during the summer. It is surrounded by many cafes, bars and restaurants, making it an ideal meeting place for locals and visitors alike.

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The Conservatory – Philharmonic School of Κefallonia

The Philharmonic School of Kefalonia is a historic non-profit association. Founded in 1838, it has been pivotal in fostering musical appreciation and education among the island’s youth, and routinely contributes to the cultural life of Kefalonia.
Tel.: +30 26710 25946

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Sports Center “Antonis Tritsis”

The indoor gymnasium in Argostoli is named after the Kefalonian politician Antonis Tritsis, whose statue stands near the entrance of the gym.
Tel.: +30 26710 22981

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Cruise ship pier

The pier is one of the most important development projects to have taken place on the island in the past few years. The pier has been instrumental in enabling the efficient disembarkation of thousands of tourists each year who choose to visit Kefalonia aboard large cruise ships.

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