AGIOS GEORGIOS CASTLE
The medieval castle of Agios Georgios is situated near the village of Peratata, on a 320 m. high hill. The castle was built in the 13th century to fortify the island's old capital which was housed here until 1757 AD.
In the chambers of the Archaeological Museum of Argostoli, you can admire findings during excavations on the island. Some of the exhibitsare the findings from the Mycenaean Tombs of Mazarakata and Metaxata.
The castle (Kastro) of Assos, the focal point of Assos's peninsula, was built by the Venetians in the late 16th century in order to protect the city from pirate raids. Today, one can still admire part of the walls and the arched entrance gate.
KORGIALENIO HISTORICAL AND FOLK MUSEUM
Korgialenio Historical and Folk Museum is situated in the center of Argostoli. It was established in 1966, in an area of 300 sq. m. The Museum exhibits the local costumes, furniture and embroidery of Kefalonia.
The cave of Melissani, outside Sami, is one of the most significant sights on the island. The cave is 40 meters in width, 36 meters in height, and 3.5 meters in length. Inside, it is covered by water 20 to 30 meters in depth due to the collapse of a part of the roof.
Undisputable, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece and one of the world's best. The white shore meets the blue of the sea which is present in every possible shade. The view from the stopover on the road high above Myrtos, is simply unmatched.
The excavation in this area brought to the surface the largest vaulted tomb ever found in western Greece. The unique findings, which include jewelry and a seal, prove that the existence of a significant Mycenaean center.