Rent a car in Kefalonia
Kefalonia is located at the Ionian Sea and is the largest island of the Ionian Islands. Its population is 35,000 and is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. A mountainous island consisting of several harbors, beautiful beaches and unique tourist attractions. The capital of the island is Argostoli. Argostoli is located on the eastern side of the island and is famous for the historic Devoseto bridge that connects it with the opposite side of the bay. This bay geographically creates a natural harbor, one of the few in Greece. It is worth walking the Devoset Bridge, especially during the summer months, gazing at the sunset. You will admire the wonderful colors of the lagoon, and there are often times when the caretta-caretta turtle appears in the sea. To explore the island you will need to rent a car in Kefalonia.
The local products of Kefalonia and the market
Kefalonia is an island with a great emphasis on market and trade in general. A visit to the island will reveal its local products such as wine, tsipouro, olive oil, honey and a wide variety of local pastries. Famous traditional Kefalonia sweets are the “mandolato” and the “barboule”. In Kefalonia, businesses have been developed based on the island’s agriculture and animal husbandry. The island generally has fashion stores, local product and souvenirs shops. Cafes and fish taverns dominated by visitors of the island can be found by the seaside.
About the island’s gastronomy, fresh fish can me found everywhere and meet the requirements of any seafood lover. However, the locals prefer traditional local recipes using dairy products and various fruits and vegetables that thrive on the fertile soil of Kefalonia.
The cave Drogorati
Mountainous villages with unobstructed views, beautiful beaches with clear water will give you unforgettable pictures and beautiful nature tours of the island. Tourist attractions such as the Drogarati Cave, Melissani Cave and Agia Eleousa Canyon offer unique beauty. For instance, the Drogorati Cave is a pole of attraction as it was discovered when a major earthquake revealed its current entrance. Geologists say it dates back more than 150 million years. Therefore, it is considered one of the rarest geological finds due to the peculiarity of the formations of stalactites and stalagmites.
The beaches that worth a visit
Beaches such as Mirtos, Xi, Skala, Platis Gialos are indicative of the growing interest of tourists. In addition, the clear water, the accessibility, the magic of nature hugging the beaches, the endless blue are the reasons why the beaches of Kefalonia are special and well known.
Access and transfers to the island
Access to the island can be done either by air or by ferry. Kefalonia Airport is located in the southwestern part of the island, about 10km from Argostoli. It is linked to the capital of Greece, Athens, while domestic and foreign. Those flights are increased during the summer. The main ports of Kefalonia are Sami and Poros. They connect the island with Patra, Zakynthos and Italy. For your island tour, choose rent a car in Kefalonia Airport. Also you can hire a car at other stations, such as ports. Book your car rental in Kefalonia easily and quickly through www.hellascar.com. Competitive prices and prompt service will help you discover the secrets of Kefalonia.