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Make Your Trip to Kefalonia Memorable with These Top-Rated Attractions

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”- Marcel Proust

With the bewitching turquoise and cerulean blue waters lapping up against white pebbles and pine-scented limestone mountains with lush green fertile valleys, Kefalonia Island in Greece is the place you should visit this New Year. But, before you start packing your bags, look out for the sea view villas where you can stay to add a tantalizing effect to your holiday.

The island is known throughout the world for its magnificent beaches and luscious green scenic beauty. For starters, you need a lot of days to explore the island during your holidays to Kefalonia. Next in your checklist should be the best places to stay in to make your trip comfortable.

If you are a fan of scenic beauty, Kefalonia has a lot to offer you. The top attractions on the mountain island are natural. From the mystic Melissani Cave or the highest peak of Mount Aenos, there is a lot the island has to offer.

Are you planning your trip to Kefalonia Greece, this guide will help you add the best tourist attractions to your travel diary?

Myrtos Beach

At the end of a winding road lies the mystic Myrtos Beach known for its tufts of green vegetation and beautiful villas to rent. The beach is located between the vertiginous lower slopes of two enchanting mountains, the 900-meter Kalon Oros and Agia Dynati, north of the island. Plan a visit to Myrtos Beach to witness the breathtaking view of the sunset. The beach itself is a little wild and a perfect destination for people on a holiday spree.

Assos Village

If you wish to enjoy your holiday while embracing the serenity, this is the place for you. Assos is the peaceful little village on the island’s northwest coast, 10 km from the famous village of Fiscardo. Reaching the place is a challenge; you have to drive down a series of hairpen bends to reach the village. But the beauty of the place is all worth it.


Located on the east coast, Sami is the island’s main port where you will find regular ferries to and from Patras located on the Greek mainland. The ancient town of Sami present on the south of the modern town provides a clear view of the remains of the Acropolis. It’s the favorite spot for those who love to sail around the Sami Bay with Ithaki on one side and the tree-clad mountains on the other side. If you are visiting Sami, don’t miss out on visiting Agrilia, the cave of Drogarati, and the underground lake of Melissani.


Want to relax in a laid back Kefalonia luxury villa with your family? Skala in the southeast of the long island offers amazing and comfy villas along with an excellent choice of tavernas and bars. If you are a fan of water sports, then this place has well-organized facilities for you. You can take a small cruise boat from Skala to visit Poros and other locations near Kefalonia.

Agios Gerogioa Castle

This New Year, pack your bags for a romantic getaway to Agios Georgios Castle. Located 300 meters above sea level, the castle was founded by Byzantines in the 12th century. All the remaining architecture is from the 16 century. The road leading to the castle runs behind the hill making a romantic pathway to tread on with your beloved.

With this guide, you are all set to witness the beauty of Kefalonia.But, wait; apart from the tourist attractions, do you know where to stay in Kefalonia. Freelance Villa is the place to count on for booking the best villas for holidays. Our family-friendly villas with a fantastic sea view will make your trip even more memorable.

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