Assos Fortress

Assos Fortress

The sprawling Venetian fortress in Assos was built in 16th century to protect the townspeople from pirates and Turks. You can take a walk up from the village through along a steep and winding track through olive trees to explore the fascinating ruins. Remember to take some water as there’s no café at the top.
Assos Village

Assos Village

Kefalonia

The secluded, rustic village of Assos nestles in a horseshoe-shaped harbour out on a peninsula, overlooked by a Venetian fortress. It’s surrounded by dramatic coastal scenery and lush green hillsides, dotted...

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Myrtos Beach

Myrtos Beach

Sami, Kefalonia

30km north of Argostoli lies this beautiful beach surrounded by green hills and white rocky cliffs. Myrtos has gained a global reputation for its beauty, and some sections remain untainted by bars and stalls in...

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Fiskardo

Fiskardo

Kefalonia

This beautiful village on the north coast is known as the St Tropez of Kefalonia, as it attracts glam yachting types to its harbour. Its Venetian-style villas escaped lightly from the earthquake of 1953. The...

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