Commence a scenic island drive through olive groves, vineyards and thick cypress glades. The tour starts following the beautiful sea side road of Fanari with a photo stop at the location of Katavothres and the sink holes, a geological phenomenon first observed in 1835. Seawaters enter the cracks close to the shore and following a long path underground flowing into the lake of Melissani & Karamomylos area. Continuing in a scenic drive through the noble villages of Livatho and under the shadow of the imposing Castle of St. George we arrive at the Robola Winery in the area of Omala Valley, famous from the production of Robola, the Kefalonian local wine .Next to the winery and under the slopes of the Mountain of Ainos the Monastery of St. Gerasimos is located. Driving through Sami Town with its vast harbor and lovely buildings we arrive at Karavomilos , a small pretty fishing village with a long, narrow single beach and lovely views across to Ithaca. Karavomilos is named after the local water mill, where there is a small circular lake. Surrounded by lush vegetation the area attracts plenty of wild life including ducks, swans and herons. After a few minutes’ drive from Karavomilos you will meet and visit another beautiful location surrounded by sea and fir tree cloaked mountains, Agia Efimia - a very pretty fishing village with a number of traditional Greek waterside cafes, tavernas and a good selection of shops. This charming settlement has a traditional character with the red tiled roof houses spreading around the natural bay. On the way out of Ag.Efimia and before the return back to the port you will have the chance to snap some postcard-worthy photos from the top of the hill of Myrtos Bay, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world for its exotic sceneries and its wild beauty.
**This is a suggested itinerary planned to enhance your Kefalonia Experience. We can always adapt it to your personal preferences.