The sapphire waters of the Ionian Sea welcome you to paradise. Kefalonia, Corfu, Zante, Lefkada, Ithaca, and Paxi. All of these holiday destinations are wonderful. The major islands of the Ionian lived for centuries under Venetian rule and it shows in their castles and churches. Carpeted with olive trees, pines and vineyards, they are fertile and green, a stunning setting for their award-winning white-sand beaches and peacock-blue waters. You’ll also find that the hospitable citizens have music in their souls.
Captain Corelli’s paradise lost: beautiful beaches, delightful ports, a national park and locals always game for a laugh. In the Ionian Sea, between other exotic islands, stands grand Kefalonia. Much photographed, much talked about, much loved, by Greeks and foreigners alike, because of its sheer beauty, its stately towns and many other impressive attractions. Argostoli, Lixouri, Fiskardo, Assos, Lake Melissani... here the names alone are something to conjure with! This, the largest of the Ionian islands, with its sparkling azure waters, dazzling beaches and deep emerald green mountains, has been a popular holiday spot for decades. The inhabitants of Kefalonia have a reputation for being the wittiest Greeks – always ready with a joke, a smile and a helping hand. Their laid-back attitude toward life is infectious and within hours of your arrival, you’ll feel as carefree as they do.
Agia Efimia is a beautiful small fishing village and a picturesque harbour that attracts every year many visitors and sailing boats.
Agia Efimia is the capital of the Municipality of Pylaros and lies right across the island of Ithaca. You will come across Agia Efimia driving from Sami to the famous Myrtos Beach.
Beautiful villages and beaches such as the Lithovati Beach await you to. The small chapel in the harbor stands impressively and adds a romantic touch to the magnificent landscape.
Continuing your way to the ravine of Pylarinos, you will see small villages such as Agia Dinati and Kalonoros.
The famous monastery of Agia Dinati "Panagia sta Themata" is worth a visit on the 15th of August during the traditional festival.