Excursions in Kefalonia
A novel way to see Kefalonias coastline is a tour around the islands shore on a kayak. Your guide will show you the ropes as you steer a course over the clear waters at a pace that suits you. Stop at a bay thats only accessible by sea. Here, youll be served with lunch and drinks. After lunch, its back to the kayak to make your way back to base - giving you more time to perfect your paddling skills. All equipment, snorkels and UV-protective T-shirts are provided for you.
Discover 3 of the lesser known Ionian isles. Just before the first stop at Skorpios, discover the hideaway of Papa Nikolis submarine, visit the sea cave in Meganisi. Enjoy the sailing around the Skorpios- the miniature island owned by millionaire Aristotle Onassis. Stop at the bach where he married Jackie Kennedy as guide recounts tales of the family. After time for swim, sail on to the Nidri of Lefkas east coast, free time in Nidri for shopping or lunch. Visit the island Meganisi covered in pine forests, this small isalnd has hardly changed in centuries. Free time in Sparto Xori village with panoramic view.
Come sundown Kefalonias capital Argostoli draws the crowds with its great shopping and atmosphere. We will drive you to the town where you will have free time to enjoy its attractions. Stroll along the water front and watch the sunset or enjoy drinks on the towns main square. We will take you to the nearby Gentilinni Winery to toast your evening with a glass or two of their famous tipples.A great trip to the Kefalonian Capital for less that a return taxi fare.
Enjoy a night in the lovely and enchanting fishing village of Fiskardo, a jewel of the Ionian Islands. The sole surviving village of the famous 1953 earthquake, it is the perfect example of a by gone era and has breathtaking views. Wander through the narrow streets filled with pretty houses and tiny balconies entwined with grapevines. Explore the picturesque harbour full of taverns and bars, where youll see a wealth of luxury yachts and speedboats. Later, the choice is yours to pick any of th
Coach tours have their advantages, but sometimes to really discover a place you need something thatll take you a little further off the beaten track. And thats exactly whats in store for you on this amazing day. Journey through Kefalonias rugged countryside in a 4x4. Youll bump down dirt tracks, bounce over potholes and explore where other vehicles cant go, as your driver gives you the inside scoop on what youre looking at. Round off the day at a secluded beach to cool off!
Kefalonia is perfect for diving. If you fancy giving scuba a whirl, this is your chance. Its a bitesized taster that doesnt tie you down to a course. After a brief classroom session introducing you to the sport, zip on your wetsuit and get to grips with your facemask and tanks. Then, accompanied by an instructor, youll head for a local diving site to get acquainted with the underwater world swimming with shoals of tiny fish. You may even spot bigger critters like moray eels, bream and octopus
Nature steals the show in Kefalonia. Visit Myrtos beach made famous in the movie Captain Corellis Mandolin. See the caves at Drogarati crammed with stalagmites and stalactites. Sail across to Melisanni and above its underground lagoon where the sunlight changes the waters from blue to green and purple. Drop anchor at the fishing village of Fiskardo, grabbing a bite at one of its painted waterfront tavernas. See the port of Agia Efimia and if theres access, youll get to visit the sleepy harb
Sail to the island of Ithaca. This chunk of old-world Greece is rugged, mountainous and shrouded in legend. Legend says it was ruled over by Odysseus, who returned to its shores after fighting against Troy. Hear more mythical tales as you cruise over to the island and tour its highlights. Explore the capital Vathi , with its horseshoe-shaped harbour, before enjoying lunch in one of its waterside tavernas. Stopp at Kioni, one of the island's prettiest ports, with flower-decked houses and picturesque harbour, it's seriously charming. Customers who are less mobile may not be able to visit Ghidaki beach, however alternatively they can enjoy scenic route Vathi - kioni.
This is a day trip around Kefalonia with beach and snorkelling stops thrown in! Sail in a glassbottomed boat with views of the undersea world and maybe even a shipwreck along the way. Drop anchor at one of the islands beaches. Wade onto shore for a BBQ lunch and some complimentary wine. Enjoy time to sunbathe, swim or play the organised beach games. Re-board your boat and relax on deck or join in the karaoke as you sail back to port. A great day out for couples and families.