Platis Gialos Beach

Platis Gialos Beach

This excellent Blue Flag beach is one of the most popular on the island, with tourists and locals alike. Close to Argostoli, it’s a 100-metre sweep of pale sand, backed by pine trees, with clear waters. It’s well organised, with plenty of sun loungers and a snack bar for cool drinks and food.
Kefalonia Botanical Centre

Kefalonia Botanical Centre

Argostoli, Kefalonia

These lovely, tranquil gardens have been cultivated on the site of a neglected olive grove. They’re designed to preserve and display the different types of native flora of Kefalonia. It’s set just two...

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Koutavos Lagoon

Koutavos Lagoon

Argostoli, Kefalonia

The lagoon at the head of Argostoli Bay is a nature reserve and a lovely place to hang out. You can take a boat trip out on the water, and if you’re lucky, you might spot the native Caretta Caretta sea...

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Vallianos Square

Vallianos Square

Argostoli, Kefalonia

In the beating heart of Argostoli is the pleasant Vallianos Square, named after the local boy-done-good and benefactor Panagis Vallianos. There’s a statue of him at the top end, which is where locals come...

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