It is one of the most important monuments of Kefalonia. It was built in 19th century and is 8 metres tall. It isOne of the most well known sights known as the Lighthouse of Saint Theodore. It is named after the nearby church, though the whole region is now commonly known as â€˜Fanariâ€™ or lighthouse. Like everything else in Argostoli, it was demolished in the earthquakes of 1953 and rebuilt immediately afterwards, together with a precious few architectural gems of the period. The lighthouse has recently been restored to preserve it from extensive saltwater erosion.The lighthouse is the starting point of kayak trips. Route starts from Faros and ends to Minies. There is a 5 miles trip which lasts approximately 5-6 hours.In the first part visitor paddle along a scenic coast full of caves.There is a short break for swimming and fruit in Palaiostafida bay. As passing the crowded beach of Makris Gialos, the scenery changes radically. High white limestone cliffs are now the terrain. Again, caves, turquoise waters and remote white sandy beaches make the paddling a really impressive experience! There is another break for snorkeling, swimming and lunch before continuing for the last stretch.
A small harbor is located N of harbor LixourÃou, with a width of about 100 m. The small harbor is protected from waves caused by winds from between S and NE by a breakwater of natural boulders, 340 m in length, and by a curved windward breakwater, 200 m in length, which extends NE.
The Municipal theater Kefalos of Kefalonia is located in Argostoli, between the main square and the famous street Plakostroto. It was built in 1857, while Kefalonia was under British rule and it was bombed in 1943 during World War II.
Petani is a magnificent beach located in a distance of 20 km west of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia in the beautiful peninsula of Pelliki. It consists of blue crystal waters and a stunning landscape of huge verdant cliffs that reach the blue sea.
Megas Lakos, this delightful beach is located 35 km from Argostoli, the lovely town of Kefalonia. The beach is noticeably different and distinguishes for its red soft sand and the shallow waters that make a unique combination for the summer holidays.
Vatsa is actually the beach everyone is looking for but very few are able to find! This is a sort of a local legend. It's an untouched, almost primitive landscape, mostly accessible by sea, while lunch in the only local tavern -owned by a somewhat peculiar man- will certainly be the highlight of your vacations.