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Greece Daily Tours
Greece Daily Tours

Daily tours in any part of Greece, can be arranged for both individuals and groups who are looking for a fully escorted tour to suit your exact preferences. You can decide about your own itinerary with a private tour guide.

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Greece Mainland Tours
Greece Mainland Tours

The Greek mainland is very often overlooked by tourists. The travel agents outside of Greece get little information about anything except the most popular Greek islands, and a couple of the well-known sites like Olympia.

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Athens Tours
Athens Tours

Here is our guide with information about sightseeing in Athens.Please find below links about tours and sightseeing in Athens. These are the most popular sights in Athens strongly recommended to visit: The Plaka, Athens Acropolis, Monastiraki Flea Market, Athens Museums.

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Corinth Tours
Corinth Tours

Corinth (Greek Island) is an ancient city about 48 miles west of Athens on the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnese to the mainland of Greece.

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Mykonos Tours
Mykonos Tours

Mykonos island is part of the Cyclades islands group in the Aegean Sea. Mykonos is, with Santorini and Crete, the most famous and popular Greek islands and attracts thousands of visitors every year.

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Santorini Tours
Santorini Tours

The island of Santorini Greece or Thira is located in the Cyclades islands, in the middle of the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. Santorini is, along with Mykonos and Crete, the most famous holiday destinations in Greece.

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About Greece - Kefalonia

GREEK CITIES AND GREEK ISLANDS
ABOUT KEFALONIA
Kefalonia is the largest island of the Ionians, with an area of 781 square km. It has 254 km of coastline. The island has Lefkada on itsAbout Greece Kefalonia, Greece Kefalonia Guide, About Greece Kefalonia Tour, Greece Destinations Kefalonia, Greece Tours Guide, About Greece, Greece Tours, Greece Travel Agency, Ancient Greece north and Zakynthos on its south, 35 km away from the mainland.

The prefecture includes the islands of Ithaki, Kastos and Kalamos.
It has a population of approximately 32.000 inhabitants, most of them living out of agriculture, fishing and tourism.
Kefalonia is characterised by some massive mountains.

The highest mountain, Mt Ainos, is culminating at a high of 1520 metres and it is the Mediterranean only mountain with a unique fir forest species, Abies kefallia. For the protection of this species, the area was declared National Park.

The island is also known for its many fruitful plains, lakes and rivers, caves, dense forests and beautiful golden sandy beaches. It is aAbout Greece Kefalonia, Greece Kefalonia Guide, About Greece Kefalonia Tour, Greece Destinations Kefalonia, Greece Tours Guide, About Greece, Greece Tours, Greece Travel Agency, Ancient Greece verdant island with many species of wild flowers.
As all the other islands of the Ionian, and with all the natural wealth the island has, Kefalonia was successively conquered by many civilisations: the Byzantine, the Frankish, the Ottoman, the Venetian, the Napoleonic and last, the British Empires.

During the World War II, Kefalonia was overrun by the Italians and the Germans. Italy's capitulation in 1943 led to the massacre of 5.000 Italian troops by the invading German forces. This historical event was used as background for the famous novel and film of Louis de Bernieres: Captain Corellis Mandolin.

The island also has hundreds of picturesque villages and small towns. The largest town is Argostoli. It is also the islands capital and main port.
The most famous village of the island is Fiscardo. It is a picturesque village with nice neoclassical buildings.
It is also the only village that hasn't been destroyed by the earthquake of 1953.
The island is one of the most popular destinations of the Ionians and attracts every year thousands of visitors.
It is the kind of islands that has everything to offer to the visitors.
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MYRTOS
Myrtos is considered as one of the most beautiful beaches of the Ionian Islands and has therefore become the trademark of Kefalonia. It is an impressive golden sandy beach located in the north of Argostoli.

It attracts thousands of visitors every year. It is not surprising that it is one of Greece's most photographed places. The beach is surrounded by vertical rock cliffs and the water looks as if the blue colour of the sea was mixed with bleaching water.

The beach has a snack-bar and offers sun beds and umbrellas rentals.
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ANTISAMOS
Antisamos is one of the most beautiful Kefalonia beaches. It is a pebble beach situated near the village of Sami, 22 km from the islands capital. It is a beautiful place, with turquoise waters lying at the feet of some impressive green hills.

AGIA EFIMIA
The beach of Agia Efimia is situated 9 km from Sami and 31 km from the islands capital. It is a large white pebbles beach in front of a nice village and resort. Many others small beaches are located in this area. The village has a number of hotels, shops, taverns and cafes, situated for most of them around the quayside.

LASSI
About Greece Kefalonia, Greece Kefalonia Guide, About Greece Kefalonia Tour, Greece Destinations Kefalonia, Greece Tours Guide, About Greece, Greece Tours, Greece Travel Agency, Ancient GreeceLassi is the nearest resort from the islands capital, Argostoli. The resort has some of the most beautiful beaches of Kefalonia, some of them, awarded with the Blue Flag for their cleanliness. The resort has a main street plenty of hotels, shops, restaurants and bars.
The beaches of the area are: Tourkopodaro, Platys Gialos, Makris Gialos and Paliostafida.
Platys Gialos and Makris Gialos are the most famous of the area. Both beaches have been awarded with the Blue Flag and are very well organised. The beach offers sun beds rentals and some water sports facilities.

The beach attracts thousand of visitors every year for its natural beauty. It has a snack bar.

AMMES, AVITHOS AND AI HELIS
This 3 beaches are situated in the southwest of the island, just a couple of km from the capital, in the area of Svoronata. Even if it is only few minutes from the airport, the area is peaceful, covered with beautiful vegetation. Svoronata is also the name of the village situated a About Greece Kefalonia, Greece Kefalonia Guide, About Greece Kefalonia Tour, Greece Destinations Kefalonia, Greece Tours Guide, About Greece, Greece Tours, Greece Travel Agency, Ancient Greececouple of kilometres from these beaches.

Ammes is a nice sandy beach and many accommodations are located around it. The beach has a snack-bar. Avithos is a sandy beach overlooked by two tavernas and Ai Helis, the third beach of the area, is a large sandy beach with a snack-bar and some sun beds.

ASSOS
Assos is situated on the west side of the island, 36 km from the capital. It is not one of the good beaches of the island but the area really worth seeing. It is a pebble beach with clear waters. Assos is considered as one of the most picturesque villages of the island. The verdant surroundings are beautiful, dominated by the ruins of a 16th century Venetian castle. A couple of taverns are perched on the quay side and overlook the charming little bay.
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XI
Xi beach is situated a couple of kilometres away from the town of Lixouri.

It is a nice long beach of fine orange/red sand with some accommodations and snack-bars.

The beach is well organised with sun beds and umbrellas rentals. It also offers water sports facilities.

AGIOS THOMAS
Agios Thomas is the nearest beach from the village of Karavados. The road that leads to the beach stops just above it and next to a tavern.

The place has two beaches. The first, just bellow the tavern, is a small sandy beach. The second, at the left, is much larger. To reacAbout Greece Kefalonia, Greece Kefalonia Guide, About Greece Kefalonia Tour, Greece Destinations Kefalonia, Greece Tours Guide, About Greece, Greece Tours, Greece Travel Agency, Ancient Greeceh it, the visitor must walk trough a rocky slab. Near the slab is a comfortable snack-bar offering shadow and a nice view over the small bay.

HORGOTTA
It is a small pebble beach that was used in the film Captains Corelli Mandolin. The beach has a picturesque wooden jetty and deep crystal waters. The surroundings are beautiful with plenty of olive trees offering their shade.

LOURDAS
Lourdas is one of the most beautiful beaches of the island. It is a long beach of white coarse sand and pebbles. It has clear crystal waters and beautiful surroundings with Mount Ainos as a background. It is an organized beach with sun beds and umbrellas rentals, some taverns and shops. The area also offers many kinds of accommodations.

MEGAS LAKOSAbout Greece Kefalonia, Greece Kefalonia Guide, About Greece Kefalonia Tour, Greece Destinations Kefalonia, Greece Tours Guide, About Greece, Greece Tours, Greece Travel Agency, Ancient Greece
Megas Lakos is a beach situated a couple of km from the town of Lixouri.

It is very similar to the beach of Xi.

Lepeda
Lepeda is situated 2 km south from the town of Lixouri. It is an orange/red sandy beach backed by some taverns.

 
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GREEK CITIES AND GREEK ISLANDS
Athens Corfu Kavala Mitilini (Lesvos) Paros Skiros
Arachova Heraklion Kefalonia Mykonos Rethinmon Thassos
Chalkidiki Hydra Kithira Nafplio Rhodes Thessaloniki
Chalkis Igoumenitsa Komotini Naxos Samos Volos
Chania Ikaria Lefkada Ag. Nikolaos Santorini Zakinthos
Chios Ios Limnos Patra Skiathos  
           

 

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