Boasting beautiful landscapes, chalk-white beaches and pretty island towns, it's no surprise that Kefalonia inspires thousands of holidaymakers to visit each year. Lush green scenery and glorious natural beauty make this island one of the most popular destinations in Greece. And whether you want to spend your whole time on the beach, or make your way around the island during your holiday, there's certainly no shortage of things to do in Kefalonia. If you're looking to head out beyond the beaches and experience local culture, the island capital of Argostoli Town is home to a wealth of fascinating sights. Here you'll find the dramatic Drapano Bridge and an annual international music festival. Wherever you go, you'll never be too far away from lush countryside; so it's easy to get ...
1. Gentilini Winery & VineyardsFor an afternoon with a difference, head for the family-run Gentilini Winery and Vineyards. Here you can enjoy a fascinating tour of stunning scenery and find out how organic Kefalonian wines are made. Of course, you won't want to miss out on the free samples along the way, so make sure you book a taxi to get you back to your hotel or villa!
2. Argostoli TownSpend a day in charming Argostoli Town shopping for souvenirs or tasting local wine at a local taverna. Take a stroll along the palm-lined promenade on the waterfront. By the end of the day, you'll surely be ready for a bite to eat (and a glass of wine) in the bustling town square.
3. Sea kayakingWhy not try something new on holiday? If you're feeling adventurous, take to the waves and learn how to glide across the Ionian Sea in a kayak. Sea kayaking is a unique way to explore Kefalonia, and you'll get to see the magnificent coastline from a different angle. It's a great trip for the whole family, but may not be suitable for very young children.
4. Sail across Melissani LakeThe mystical Melissani Lake is a breathtaking spot and should be right at the top of your list of things to do in Keflonia. this spectacular underground cavern is one of Kefalonia's most famous attractions, and one of the most stunning spots anywhere on the Greek islands. With its luminous water and dazzling setting, it has to be seen to be believed.