The Castle of St. George was originally built by the Byzantines in the 12th century, but it’s mostly known as a Venetian castle. The castle is in ruins now but it is great to visit, I really recommend it! Here is a picture from when I went in 2002.
This museum and library has so much history. I would love to hear personal reviews if anyone has been. It is housed in an old mansion that was owned by the Typaldi-Iakovatios family. It is one of those places that survived after the massive earthquake that hit the island. However, it did sustain some damage during it. The mansion was restored in 1984 and is now home to a vast collection of books (around 20,000) and other collectibles.
The Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Lamia lies just a few km away from Dilinata village on an impressive hill with amazing views of the village as well as the gulf of Argostoli and the sea. It is worth a stop as the location has an special atmosphere and the church and the views are worth checking o
Covid-19 has somehow affected us all over the past year, and now many people are looking for a safe, yet relaxing holiday to unwind and de-stress for a while. Kefalonia’s hospitality is still second to none; we always offer an open, warm and friendly welcome (even when keeping health protocols)!
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