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Kefalonia

Information about Kefalonia

Planning a trip to Kefalonia? Browse our articles for information about this Greek Ionian island, including guides to outdoor activities and things to do with the kids. Our informative articles also feature reasons to hire a car in Kefalonia, and what you can expect from the weather on your next holiday there.

What's the weather like in Kefalonia?
What's the weather like in Kefalonia?

Standing solo off the west coast of Greece, Kefalonia is the largest of the seven islands adorning the Ionian Sea. Boasting a glorious Mediterranean climate with four distinct seasons, each offers visitors a different experience of the same unique island.

6 great reasons to hire a car in Kefalonia
6 great reasons to hire a car in Kefalonia

Kefalonia is the biggest island in all of the Ionian archipelago, and one of the largest in the Mediterranean. As such, there's a lot on offer here in the ways of beaches and activities, plus a bit of a trek in between.

Things to do with kids in Kefalonia
Things to do with kids in Kefalonia

Natural beauty wins the day in Kefalonia, the largest of the Ionian Islands. The lakes, caves, streams and, of course, superbly gorgeous beaches make for a sublime retreat indeed, and also provide the terrain for adventures with plucky little explorers.

Outdoor activities around Kefalonia
Outdoor activities around Kefalonia

With a landscape as beautiful and rugged as Kefalonia's, the best way to get this island's full experience is by throwing yourself into the great outdoors head first.

Villas vs Hotels in Kefalonia
Villas vs Hotels in Kefalonia

Because it's the largest of the Ionian islands, Kefalonia enjoys a solid and well deserved reputation for peace and serenity. That said, it still attracts countless holidaymakers year on year, and one question each of us asks before taking our holiday in Kefalonia is where to stay.