Sightseeing

Koutavos

  Koutavos is the name of the lagoon, located south of the bay of Argostoli. Its shape is ellipsoid, it length reaches 6.5 km and the extent of the 1300 acres. It is a wetland with rich flora and fauna (swans, ducks, gulls, etc.). The shallowness was characterized particularly dangerous in the past (before the bridge …

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De Bosset Bridge

  The Swiss Charles-Philip De Bosset is the manufacturer of this project, which was the breath for residents of Argostoli and the villages of Kefalonia, the bridge De Bosset. The construction in 1813 of delighted residents of the island was for them a great advantage as regards their travel and avoid the ferrets a malaria outbreak and …

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Mazarakata Tombs

  Five kilometers outside Argostoli and towards Pessada, you come across the Mazarakata Tombs, found in the early 20th century. This is the largest cemetery of the Mycenaean period the ruins of the Mycenaean era, witness to the culture that flourished in this region. The cemetery, which was found intact, is of great importance. Many reports were held …

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Rock of Byron

  The major philhellene poet Lord Byron has lived in Kefalonia and concretely to Lakithra village. The poet was born in London on 1788 and in the 1823 was chosen as a representative to the Commission Assistance for the struggle of the Greeks against the Turkish slave. It is said that in the island of Kefalonia …

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