Faros Argostoliou

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It is one of the most important monuments of Kefalonia. It was built in 19th century and is 8 metres tall. It isOne of the most well known sights known as the Lighthouse of Saint Theodore. It is named after the nearby church, though the whole region is now commonly known as ‘Fanari’ or lighthouse. Like everything else in Argostoli, it was demolished in the earthquakes of 1953 and rebuilt immediately afterwards, together with a precious few architectural gems of the period. The lighthouse has recently been restored to preserve it from extensive saltwater erosion.The lighthouse is the starting point of kayak trips. Route starts from Faros and ends to Minies. There is a 5 miles trip which lasts approximately 5-6 hours.In the first part visitor paddle along a scenic coast full of caves.There is a short break for swimming and fruit in Palaiostafida bay. As passing the crowded beach of Makris Gialos, the scenery changes radically. High white limestone cliffs are now the terrain. Again, caves, turquoise waters and remote white sandy beaches make the paddling a really impressive experience! There is another break for snorkeling, swimming and lunch before continuing for the last stretch.

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Lixouriou Harbor

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Port

Harbor Lixouríou is on the W coasts of Argostolíou gulf, about 2.2 miles N of cape Ágios Geórgios.

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  • Berths 10
  • Built 2015
  • Length 40.00 ft

Argostoli Harbor

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Port

Harbor Argostolíou is on the SW coasts of the namesake bay. The coasts of the harbor are quayed for about 1,425 m NW of the stone bridge at the head of the gulf, which separates it from lagoon Koútavos, and have depths of less than 2.

Lixouriou Marina

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Marina

A small harbor is located N of harbor Lixouríou, with a width of about 100 m. The small harbor is protected from waves caused by winds from between S and NE by a breakwater of natural boulders, 340 m in length, and by a curved windward breakwater, 200 m in length, which extends NE.

Argostoli Marina has been built opposite the main harbor of Argostoli, south of the power station. Its entrance is open west and has a width of about 50 m.

Oceanis 48 (5Cab) Class

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  • Berths 10
  • Built 2015
  • Length 48.00 ft

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Kefalos Municipal Theater at Argostoli

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Modern Theater

The Municipal theater Kefalos of Kefalonia is located in Argostoli, between the main square and the famous street Plakostroto. It was built in 1857, while Kefalonia was under British rule and it was bombed in 1943 during World War II.

Ortholithia Bay

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The Monastery of Saint Gerasimos, situated on the plateau of Omala, is the largest religious monument in Kefalonia. Saint Gerasimos is the patron saint of the island who has built the monastery himself.

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Lithostroto Street at Argostoli

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Shopping Street

Lithostroto is at the heart of the town of Argostoli. It is basically the historical street which was destroyed from the earthquake of 1983 and rebuilt today, becoming the most commercial and secular street of town.

Petani is a magnificent beach located in a distance of 20 km west of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia in the beautiful peninsula of Pelliki. It consists of blue crystal waters and a stunning landscape of huge verdant cliffs that reach the blue sea.

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Platis Yialos is located right next to Makris Gialos and is quite known for its unspoiled beauty. It consists of white sand and crystalline waters.

Lepeda Beach

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Beach

One of the most impressive and beautiful beaches of Kefalonia is Lepeda, unique for its red and orange waters. The beach stretches for 100 meters south of Lixouri and 33 km west of Argostoli, the capital of kefalonia.

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Megas Lakos, this delightful beach is located 35 km from Argostoli, the lovely town of Kefalonia. The beach is noticeably different and distinguishes for its red soft sand and the shallow waters that make a unique combination for the summer holidays.

Vatsa is actually the beach everyone is looking for but very few are able to find! This is a sort of a local legend. It's an untouched, almost primitive landscape, mostly accessible by sea, while lunch in the only local tavern -owned by a somewhat peculiar man- will certainly be the highlight of your vacations.

Xi beach is definitely one of the most famous beaches in Kefalonia characterized by its white rocky hills that surround the beach and the reddish brown sand. It is a long drive from Argostoli about 40km and 10 km from Lixouri.

At the end of the village of Kalligata Livathos, a red sand beach is divided in two by striking a rock. The water is relatively shallow and is ideal for children.

Makrys Gialos is a nice tourist resort that lies around a beautiful and crystalline bay. It is located 4 km south of Argostoli,the capital of Kefalonia.