About Kefalonia island
Kefalonia is the largest and one of the most appealing islands of the Ionian cluster. Ideal for serene and peaceful vacations, the beauty of the unparalleled landscape of Kefalonia shall definitely bedazzle you as the pure natural beauty is delineated all over the scenery. At the same time, the remains of an ancient civilization create an enigmatic and interesting atmosphere that in combination with the unique mentality of the inhabitants compose an amalgam of excellence.uated at a very preferential site, the settlement of Porosis an attractive tourist center.
TARA BEACH Hotel is located next to Skala village, in the southern eastern part of Kefalonia island, where there are plenty of facilities, including water sports, restaurants, bars, supermarkets and various shops.
Nearest beach only 10 meters, across the road.
Skala center 100m.
Official rating: 3 stars
Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and is located between the islands of Lefkada to the North and Zakynthos to the South; ath the Northeast it is adjacent to the island of Ithaca.
AREA:781 sq.km, POPULATION:32500, CAPITAL:Argostoli
The island of Kefalonia has a very peculiar morphology as it pulses with enigmatic caves, strange rocks, wooded slopes, silver coasts and dominating mounts.
During the summer Kefalonia becomes a tourist center that attracts visitors from all over the world.
The bridge of Drapano, the sinkholes, the lighthouse of Agioi Theodori, the monastery of Agios Andreas and the mountain Enos, at Argostoli.
The monastery of Panagia Thematon at Agia Efimia.
The Venetian castle and the wall as well as the church of Prophet Elias at Assos.
The monastery of Panagia Sission, the church of Agia Marina and the villages Markopoulo, Mousata and Eliou at Vlahata.
The castle Paleokastro, the house of Laskaratos, the monasteries of Panagia Kehrionos, Panagia Koronatou, Agias Paraskevis, Kipoureon and Tafion and the region Kondogenada at Lixouri.
The church of Agia Paraskevi at Lourdata.
The monastery of Panagia Atrou and the Cyclopean walls at Poros.
The church of Agis Spiridonas, the Roman bath, the monastery of Panagia Agrilion and the ancient town at Sami.
The church of Panagia, the villages Lakithra and Kourkoumelata and the Venetian fortress of Agios Georgios at Svoronata.
The ruins of the Roman mansion, the ruins of the Doric sanctuary of Apollonas and the settlement Paleo Horio at Skala.
The ruins of the Paleochristian Basilica, the monastery of Panagia Platitera, the church of Agios Gerasimos and the ancient stone baths at Fiskardo.
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The archaeological museum, the Korgialenios library and the collection of Byzantine icons in Argostoli.
The municipal library and the archaeological collection in Lixouri.
The lagoon Koutavos and the cave of Agios Gerasimos at Argostoli.
The famous Kounopetra and the cave Drakospilia at Lixouri.
The fountain Karavomylos and the caves Zervati, Melissani, Drogarati, Aggalaki at Sami.
The cave Sakos at Skala.
The caves at Fiskardo.
SPORTS / RECREATION
If you have a boat you will be able to visit all the beaches and bays of Kefalonia or the neighboring island of Ithaca. You can wharf at the marinas of Fiskardo, Sami, Argostoli, Agia Efimia, Lixouri and Poros.
At the island of Kefalonia you shall find numerous traditional taverns, restaurants, cafeterias and bars for your entertainment.
The theatrical festival on July 15, the celebration of the union of Eptanissa with Greece on May 21, the cultural events during the summer and the litany of Agios Gerasimos on August 16 and October 20, at Argostoli.
The festival of Panagia on August 15 in Agia Efimia, Lixouri and Assos.
Saristra festival in Palia Vlahata (mid-July to beginning of August)..
The festival of Panagia Agrilion on August 23 in Sami.
The festival of Agios Gerasimos on August 16. The sports events during the summer at Skala.
The festival of Panagia on September 8 at Fiskardo.
On the island of Kefalonia you can buy thyme honey, wine (the famous ROBOLA), cheese products, almond pastries.