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Have you decided to spend your holidays in Kefalonia and the region of Spartia? You have made a wonderful choice because Kefalonia is one of the prime vacation destinations in Greece. Thousands of visitors come to the island every year to enjoy swimming in clear waters, lying on sandy beaches, visiting exquisite historical monuments, and exploring the verdant hillsides and natural sites. Spartia is a beautiful village situated on the southern coast of Kefalonia.

On this page you are provided general travel information about beaches, sightseeing and attractions in Cephalonia Greece. Purchase a map of Kefalonia and spot all the beaches and sights you wish to see and spend a once in a lifetime Kefalonia holiday.

Just a few steps from the Hotel: Klimatseias Beach

Sightseeing & Attractions in Kefalonia (Cephalonia) Greece

If you are a history enthusiast or a nature lover, you will be thrilled with Kefalonia! The island is especially rich in historical and natural sights, making it the ideal place for touring.
While in Kefalonia, you can visit:

Natural Sights:

  • the Melissani Lake-Cave, the Karavomylos Lake, the Drogarati Cave, and Antisamos Cove in Sami, with its turquoise waters
  • the Omalon Mountain Range
  • the White Cliffs of Platis Gialos and Makris Gialos
  • the Agios Gerasimos Cave
  • the National Park of Ainos
  • the Agia Kyriaki Sea Caves
  • the Vochyna Gorge
  • the Caves in Fiskardo
  • the Drakaina Cave in Poros

Kefalonia Myrtos Beach

Historical Sights

  • the Ancient Sami Archaeological Site and the Roman Baths in Sami
  • the Roman Ruins in Agia Efimia and Skala
  • the Ancient Graves in Tzanata
  • the Minoan Tombs in Mandarakata
  • the Ancient washbasins and the lighthouse in Fiskardo
  • the Venetian Castle in Asos
  • the Monastery of Atrou in Poros


  • the Maritime & Environmental Museum in Fiskardo
  • the Archaeological, Historical and Natural History Museums in Argostoli
  • the Public Library Collection and Archaeological Museum in Lixouri
  • Spartia Beach – Beaches in Kefalonia (Cephalonia) Greece
  • Many visitors spend their vacation in Kefalonia just to relax on the island’s lovely beaches, some of which are considered the finest in Greece. While on holidays in Spartia, you can go to Spartia Beach, as well as the nearby beaches.

Drogkarati Cave

On the southern coast of Kefalonia, you will also find the beaches of Platis Gialos and Makris Gialos, as well as the beaches of Xi, Megas Lakkos and Lepeda. Travelling along the east side of Kefalonia, you will come across the beautiful beaches of Sami, Agia Efimia, Agia Paraskevi and Antisamos.

Towards the north of the island, there are some breathtaking beaches, including Emblysi, Foki and Assos. Nearby is Myrtos, the most enchanting beach in Kefalonia, and one of the most photographed beaches in Greece. It is frequently mentioned in the lists of the best beaches in the world.

From the Panas Hotel Rooms in Spartia Kefalonia (Cefalonia), you can easily reach the following destinations:

  • Kefalonia Airport (Argostoli): 7km
  • Kefalonia Port (Argostoli): 12km
  • Argostoli Town: 12km
  • Sami Town: 29km
  • Poros Town: 35km
  • Supermarket: 2km
  • Bus Stop: 2km
  • Klimatsia Beach: 50m
  • Other Beach: 6km


Depending on your personal preference, you can travel to Kefalonia (Cefalonia) by


Airplane from Athens Airport to Kefalonia Airport:

Bus from the Athens KTEL Intercity Bus Station to Patra Port or Kyllini Port and then by ferry boat to Kefalonia Port:

Airplane from “Macedonia” Thessaloniki Airport to Kefalonia Airport:


You can travel from Kefalonia to Athens and Thessaloniki by


Airplane from Kefalonia Airport to Athens Airport or “Macedonia” Thessaloniki Airport

Ferry boat from Kefalonia Port in Argostoli or Sami and then bus to KTEL Intercity Bus Station

Saint Gerasimos of Kefalonia