Myrtos Beach

  The Myrtos Beach is the trademark of Kefalonia. There is not one person in the world, which has chosen to visit Kefalonia and has not seen the beauty of Myrtos Beach.It is located in the northern part of Kefalonia and belongs to the municipality of Pilaros. Myrtos Beach is 8 km from Agia Efimia, 3 km …

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According to Greek mythology, Kefalonia was named after the King Kefalos, although there have been occasionally other theories regarding the origin of the name. When the Kings of the Mycenaean Kefalonia claimed the kingdom of Mycenae, Kefalos was one of the two heroes who accompanied Amphitryon on the Mycenaen expedition against Kefalonia. Kefalonia was first …

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The first references of Kefalonias history exist from the period of the Persian Wars, where we find Kefalonians participating in the battle of Plataea. In 434 BC Kefalonian ships took part in the battle against the Corinthians in Corfu, repelling successfully against the vindictive attitude of the Corinthians. In the Peloponissian War all four cities of Kefalonia …

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