Yacht Charter Kefalonia

November 14, 2012

One of the most popular islands in Greece, Kefalonia belongs to the Ionian archipelago and is famed for its clean towns and beaches, the friendly atmosphere and the breathtaking natural scenery.

The first time when you’ll see it, you won’t believe your eyes, as tall mountains covered in lush forests and azure waves washing on steep, rocky cliffs vie for your attention. The only downside to this island is the fact that towns are somewhat dull in terms of architecture, mainly because of the 1953 earthquake that leveled everything do that today, most constructions are made of unfashionable and unattractive concrete – functional but not pretty.

Yacht charter Kefalonia is serviced by its own airport near Argostoli, though a bit small, typical of other small islands in the Mediterranean. The main days the airport operates flights are Tuesdays and Sundays.

The island is made up of 4 peninsulas and an impressive mountain range which provide for some spectacular scenery. This will probably be the main attraction on the island, since the numerous earthquakes that have plagues Kefalonia, have left little ancient heritage still standing.

However, the island is blessed with lovely beaches such as Sami, Myrtos, Xi, Makris Gialos and Platis Gialos to name but a few. They can get crowded during the summer months, but that’s also true for the rest of yacht charter Greece.

When talking about activities, there are a few things you can do in Kefalonia, yacht charter is one of them which means you can spend your day in a secluded cove that can only be reached by boat, have a swim in private and a day on a quiet beach. On land, there are treks in the mountains, by foot, by bike or by horse. This way you’ll take in the most of the local landscape.

Among the local delicacies you have to taste in Kefalonia is the meat pie, a typical local farm dish, what gourmets nowadays call slow food. The locals call them kreatopita and they are prepared from a recipe that dates back centuries.

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