Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kefalonia famous for?

Kefalonia is a Greek island known for its stunning beaches, natural beauty, and historical significance, including the famous Melissani Cave and Mount Ainos. It is also known for its Robola wine, delicious local cuisine, and as the setting for the novel and movie "Captain Corelli's Mandolin".

Was Mama Mia filmed in Kefalonia

No, Mamma Mia was not filmed in Kefalonia. The movie was primarily filmed on the nearby Greek island of Skopelos and the mainland village of Damouchari, with some scenes also filmed on the island of Skiathos. However, Kefalonia has been used as a filming location for other movies, including Captain Corelli's Mandolin, which was filmed in various locations around the island.

What is the best month to visit Kefalonia?

The best time to visit Kefalonia is during the shoulder seasons of spring (March to May) and fall (September to November) when the weather is mild, the crowds are smaller, and the island is at its most peaceful. Summer (June to August) is the peak tourist season with warm temperatures, crowded beaches, and bustling nightlife.

Where is the best place to stay for families in Kefalonia?

Lassi and Skala are two of the most popular places to stay for families in Kefalonia, with plenty of accommodation options and family-friendly activities to keep everyone entertained. Other good options for families include Katelios, Fiskardo, and Svoronata.

How many days should I spend in Kefalonia?

To get a good sense of the island and see its main attractions, we recommend spending at least 3-5 days in Kefalonia. However, how many days you spend in Kefalonia ultimately depends on your interests and travel goals.