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Kefalonia Holidays

Kefalonia is the largest island in the Greek Ionian Islands. It is an island with breathtaking scenery with its mountainous landscape, green forests and golden beaches. In Kefalonia holidays, you can enjoy the beauty of the various natural sights all in one island. The coastline is sandy in some places and rocky in others. Most of the island is made up of mountains and rocky terrain. There are many little cities, towns and fishing villages that you must visit on Kefalonia holidays. These range from the modern capital city of Argostoli to the quaint fishing village of Agia Efimia.

Kefalonia holidays are filled with many exciting things to see and do. There are many places of interest to visit on Kefalonia holidays package like the National Park, ancient Venetian castles and archaeological ruins. To make the most of your Kefalonia holidays, you can depend on Zip Holidays for the best deals and packages.

The various towns in Kefalonia have different types of sights and entertainment. Since it is a popular tourist destination, you will find restaurants, bars and nightclubs in the main cities of Argostoli and Lassi. The harbour city of Sami and the fishing port of Fiskardo are other places to visit on Kefalonia holidays.

Places To See

Kefalonia is a treasure trove of places of historical and archaeological interest as well as beaches. Many people plan Kefalonia last minute holidays just to visit all the lovely beaches on the island. The Archaeological Museum at Argostoli has many ancient artefacts dating many centuries back. The exhibits include Mycenean relics like ivory jewellery, bronze swords and vases. Coins from ancient Kefalonia cities are also on display.

Kefalonia is filled with ruins and ancient buildings. Of these the Kastro castle is perhaps one of the most popular sights. The church of Agios Gerasimos is in the same area and was built for the city’s protector. The ruins of ancient Pali and Krani are also a must see during your Kefalonia holidays. These are ruins of cities that date back to the 6th century BC. You will find remnants of temples and castles there.

There are a couple of caves that you must not miss on your Kefalonia holidays. The cave of Melissani has a beautiful lake within its walls and is a most unique sight. The roof of the cave is open and the suns rays come down and touch the lake. This beautiful phenomenon is probably the highlight of Kefalonia holidays. If you have never seen stalactites and stalagmites, then the cave of Drogartis in Sami is a place you must visit on Kefalonia holidays. The cave is filled with them and it is an exquisite sight to behold.

The beaches of Kefalonia are lovely and you should visit as many as possible on your Kefalonia holidays package. Myrtos is one of the most magnificent beaches in the world. Other beaches that you must see are Alaties, Agia Kiriaki, Eblisi and Agios Thomas. The National Park is a wonderful place to spend a day. You will get to see many varieties of flora and fauna which are preserved in the park. The highest mountain in the Ionian Islands, Ainos, is located in the park. The peak of Ainos is at a height of 1,628 metres.

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