Holidays in Kefalonia

Kefalonia Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of Greecehotelholiday.com has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Kefalonia: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Kefalonia? What about transportation on the island?

Holidays in Greece 

Considering Greece to be a magical place for your vacation, we urge you to visit the sections Greek IslandsThematic Holidays, and why not the Mainland of Greece. We believe that every little part of Greece has a thrilling travelling experience to offer.

Kefalonia travel, tourism info

Kefalonia is the largest and most alpine of the Ionian islands, Eptanisa. It is located at the north of Zakynthos, at the south of Lefkada and opposite the entrance of the Patraikos Gulf. It is a mountainous island, as a large part of it is covered by the Ainos Mountain. Furthermore, Ithaki is located close to its north eastern shore, the island connected to the quests of Odysseus. The two islands constitute the Prefecture of Kefalonia - Ithaki, with its capital located at Argostoli. Argostoli is located in the south part of Kefalonia and is a relatively new city, as it was completely destroyed by the earthquake of 1953. Today it is a modern city that preserves the traditional element, as the new buildings has been built in the Eptanisa architectural style. The city is built amphitheatrically with a view to the Koutavos lagoon. Here is also the largest harbour of the island, considered to be one of the safest harbours in the world. Kefalonia is an island rich in beautiful places, archaeological sites and historical monuments that can impress every visitor.

Kefalonia useful info

Nomarchy of Kefalonia +30 26710 22327
Municipality of Argostoli +30 26710 22230
Hospital of Argostoli +30 26710 24641
Hospital of Lixouri +30 26710 94245
Tourist Police +30 26710 22815
Police Department of Argostoli +30 26710 22200
Police Department of Lixouri +30 26710 91207
Port Authorities of Argostoli +30 26710 22224
Port Authorities of Lixouri +30 26710 94100
KTEL of Argostoli +30 26710 22281
Airport of Kefalonia +30 26710 29900
 


Holiday packages, Offers for Kefalonia

Holiday packages for Kefalonia

Greecehotelholiday.com, is the site that enables you to create online, easily and quickly, your own holiday package to Kefalonia. We can assure you that you can make any booking with us, whether it is airplane or ferry tickets, hotels, car rental.

If you visit, do not miss the opportunity to follow the paths and attractions that we recommend. You can combine your holidays with short visits to nearby islands like Zakynthos, Lefkada or Ithaki to create your own unique holiday.

Kefalonia Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Kefalonia

Book your ferry tickets for Kefalonia online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.-

Ship itinerary information for Kefalonia

Kefalonia can be reached by ferry boat, from the port of Patra and Kyllini, in Ilia region. Ferries from Patra arrive at the port of Sami and the ferries from Kyllini arrive at the other three ports of the island, Argostoli, Poros and Lixuri. Also, there is access from the nearby islands, like Zakynthos, Lefkada, Kerkyra and Ithaki by ferry boat or sea-taxi. The duration of your trip varies depending on the route and type of ship (conventional or high speed one). When booking your chosen ferry tickets for Kefalonia online, you will be informed of the precise time of arrival. Since ship itineraries change according to season, your are advised to check our online booking system for up-to-date information.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Kefalonia

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Kefalonia, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Kefalonia

The Kefalonia airport is connected with the main airports of Greece. Moreover, Kefalonia airport welcomes several foreign airlines, especially during summer time, which schedule regular or charter flights. Thus, travellers from abroad have the chance to visit this magnificent destination.

Book your flights easily and quickly through our online booking system. Telephone booking is also available for those who do not want to use a credit card. Kefalonia Airport is International Airport "Odysseas (Kefalonia - International Airport" Odysseas "). Airport located in the S-SW of the island, 10 km from the capital of Kefalonia, Argostoli.

Flights to Kefalonia

Domestic flights

Flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport to Kefalonia are daily and, depending on the period of year, become more frequent. Flights last 45 minutes approximately and the types of aircrafts vary.

The airplane carrier is Olympic Air.

International flights

International passengers will reach Kefalonia via Athens, however, there are some low cost airlines from European destinations that connect directly.

To receive the most-up-to-date information on flights, please refer to our online booking for tickets, as schedules and flights to Kefalonia change.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Kefalonia

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit Greecehotelholiday.com and find cheap tickets for Kefalonia. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Kefalonia, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for Luxury Hotels. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Kefalonia

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Kefalonia (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Kefalonia

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Kefalonia (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels)search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Kefalonia

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Booking Hotels in Kefalonia

When browsing the hotel list for Kefalonia, and clicking on the link "online booking", you 'll be first shown the hotels that offer online booking. By pressing on the button 'Book & Prices' you reach the online booking machine for the selected hotel.

Car rental in Kefalonia, Special Offers

Rent a car

To avoid the trouble of taking your own car to Kefalonia, we urge you to book one online, through our car rental service. Thus, you are free to wander all over the island and visit sites and places that are not easily reachable by bus.

Car rental pickup points

Car rental pickup points are th airport (Kefalonia - Airport), the port (Kefalonia - Argostoli, Port), the city center in Argostoli, in Ksi, Lassi on Rizospaston street. These are all easily accessible locations when arriving on the island. Please check our online booking machine, for any changes concerning the car rental pickup points.

Car rental offers

The car rental rates that you will find on our online booking system are advantageous, and by browsing there you will find car rental offers in Kefalonia. You can compare the car rental cost with that of transfering your own car to the island by ferry, and so decide what is more convenient to you depending on the duration of your vacation.

Excursions and special places of interest in Kefalonia

Excursions and tours in Kefalonia

There are numerous sights that you must not miss on the island. Some of these are the Lake Cavern of Melissani, Lantern of Agios Theodore, Cave of Drogarati, Castle of Assos, Castle of Agios Georgios and the Cyclopean Walls of ancient Kranis.

Places of interest in Kefalonia

The island is famous for its beautiful beaches and its clear waters. The beach of Myrtos at the north-western side of the island has been voted 11 times as the best beach in Greece and has entered the list of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Xi beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean having the unique red argillaceous sand. Some other beautiful beaches are Karavomylos, Agia Efimia, Skala, Poros, Assos and Platis Gialos.

Thematic tours in Kefalonia

Kefalonia is considered to be a remarkable destination in the world for :

Greek Wine Roads

Ecological Tourism.

Restaurants and nightlife in Kefalonia

Kefalonia Island is full of good places by the sea, offering delicious treats for your enjoyment while you gaze at the seascape with friends and family. Choose where to enjoy your wine and food, locating the tavern or restaurant you desire. Going out in Kefalonia can start early in the afternoon and end up to the wee hours.Most of the nightlife is gathered around Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia but modern bars and big nightclubs can also be found in main resorts such as Sami, Skala, Fiskardon, Lixouri and Poros. The sunrise and sunset are stunning and the scenery colors change so does the mood

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