Lassi travel guide

Weather and Climate

Temperature: 9-26  (°C)

Lassi starts to warm up from mid-spring, with temperatures hovering in the mid-20s (°C) by the end of the season. Summer is the most popular time to visit. Come between May and September for glorious highs of 29 (°C), and up to 13 hours of sunshine a day. Autumn starts to rear its head in October. The weather is still warm, but rainfall dramatically increases so remember to pack a brolly. Lassi winters are short and mild. Temperatures rarely drop below 12 (°C) throughout the season. 

Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec

Best For

Beach lovers: Soak up Lassi’s warm Mediterranean climate on the golden shores of Makris Gialos Beach. 

Scenery admirers: Enjoy a dramatic landscape of lush pine forest and white limestone cliffs. 

Water sports: Take your first dive with a professional instructor.

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Fast facts

Language: The language spoken in Lassi is Greek.

Currency: The currency used in Lassi is Euro (€).

Local time: Lassi is 2 hours ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Kefalonia International Airport. The transfer time to Lassi is 45 minutes.

Flight time from the UK: The flight time to Lassi is 3.5 hours.

Tourist information: Further Lassi tourist information can be found here http://www.justkefalonia.co.uk/lassi.htm.

Visa / health: Before your holiday to Lassi, visit here https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/greece for recommendations and advice on visas and health.

Holiday destinations related to Lassi:

  • Skala
  • Sami
  • Katelios
  • Getting Around

    By car: If you’re planning on exploring outside of the resort, hiring a car is the cheapest and most convenient option. There are several companies in town and at the airport that can offer you a competitive rate. 

    By ferry: Regular ferries can transport you from Argostoli to Lixouri. Services operate every 30 minutes during the busy summer. 

    By bus: Local buses can be slow and unreliable in Lassi, but they are a cheap mode of transport for visitors who would prefer not to drive. Services operate until the early evening. 

    Events

    Wine Festival: Join thousands of visitors as they head to Fragata for the annual wine festival in August. Guests enjoy a great feast, followed by traditional music and dancing until the early hours. 

    International Music Festival: Held in Kefalonia each August, this popular music festival features live performances from both Greek and international artists. 

    Kefalonia Snake Festival: The Church of the Virgin Markapoulo is the famous venue for this unique festival held each year in the middle of August, where locals leave bags or jars of snakes near the silver icon of the Virgin of the Snakes.