Travel Information for Kefalonia Island

Region: Ionian

What’s it Known For: Being the 5th largest Greek Island, mysterious sea caves and lakes, chalk limestone cliffs and mountains, sea turtles and monk seals, occasional celeb sightings, family friendly, and being the setting for the film, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.

Capital: Argostoli

Other Main Villages: Lixouri, Sami

Airport: Yes, Kephalonia Island International Airport

Ports: Argostoli, Sami, Poros, and Fiscardo

Attractions: Melissani underground lake, Drogarati cave, Fiscardo Village, Assos Village

Best Beaches: Myrtos Beach, Petani Beach, Antisamos, Lourdas, Skala, Makry Gialos

Island Hopping: Closest to Ithaca/Ithaki, and possible to get to Zakynthos, Igoumenitsa (mainland Greece), Bari and Brindisi (Italy.)

Accommodation on Kefalonia Island