Our most recommended things to do in Agia Effimia

Kefalonia North: Road Trip to Myrtos Beach, Assos, Fiskardo

1. Kefalonia North: Road Trip to Myrtos Beach, Assos, Fiskardo

Enjoy an unforgettable road trip in Kefalonia to the north of the island. Be picked up in Argostoli, Agia Effimia, or Sami and drive along the scenic roads to go swimming at Myrtos Beach. Have traditional lunch in the village of Fiskardo by the sea and finish your trip in Assos. Choose to get picked up in Argostoli, Agia Effimia, or Sami and drive along the scenic roads of Kefalonia to start your epic road trip to the north of the island. Admire picturesque views passing by your window as you arrive at Myrtos Beach. Take the chance to swim in the idyllic, crystal clear waters or relax on the stretching white sands. Continue on to the village of Fiskardo, a paradise on the water. Explore the excellent selection of boutique shops and admire the beautifully colored Venetian buildings. The village has many taverns, where you can enjoy traditional local dishes and even freshly caught seafood. Arrive in Assos in the early afternoon, a small and charming village with traditional architecture and pebbled beaches. Choose to relax with a coffee and ice cream or stroll along the lovely paths between old churches. When you are done, return to Argostoli.

From Agia Effimia: Ithaca Cruise, Gidaki Beach, & Kioni Tour

2. From Agia Effimia: Ithaca Cruise, Gidaki Beach, & Kioni Tour

Sail around the magnificent entire island of Ithaca on this amazing daily cruise! Where you will swim in the sparkling waters of Gidaki beach which is only accessible by boat! Your next stop will be at the charming village of Vathy where you will explore local shops, visit museums and walk along the beautiful harbor! Following along to the village of Kioni, where you will stroll through the flower-filled alleys, taste local sweets, and relax by the cosmopolitan harbor! Your last stop at Ammoudi beach will be the perfect swim to end your daily cruise all around this breathtaking island! Sail around the magnificent entire island of Ithaca on this amazing daily cruise! You will have the opportunity to swim in the unspoiled beaches & discover Homer's homeland!

From Agia Efimia: All inclusive sailing day trip to Ithaca

3. From Agia Efimia: All inclusive sailing day trip to Ithaca

Looking for a unique and unforgettable experience in Kefalonia? Look no further than our sailing day cruise! Departing from Agia Efimia, our expert crew will take you on a journey along the stunning coastline, providing you with breathtaking views of the crystal-clear waters and the beautiful scenery that surrounds you. The cruise takes place on a comfortable and spacious sailboat, with enough space for up to 6 passengers. During the cruise, you will have the opportunity to swim in some of the most beautiful locations, and snorkel and explore the rich underwater world that lies beneath the surface. If you're feeling adventurous, you can also try your hand at steering the sailboat with guidance from our experienced skipper. Throughout the day, we will provide you with complimentary snacks, lunch and drinks, including local products and robola wine. This Private/Semi-Private daily cruise provides a more intimate and exclusive experience compared to larger group tours, allowing you to truly relax and enjoy the beauty of Kefalonia and Ithaca. Come join us for an unforgettable day on the water!

Argostoli Cruise Ship Terminal: Kefalonia Highlights Tour

4. Argostoli Cruise Ship Terminal: Kefalonia Highlights Tour

Tour Kefalonia on this shore excursion to the island's highlights. Follow your guide as they take you through idyllic scenery to enchanting caves and a charming harbor. This tour is designed specifically for cruise ship visitors. Your excursion begins from the cruise terminal with a minibus drive through the island's inviting scenery. stop at Drogarati Cave and be impressed by its remarkable stalactites. Continue your tour with a boat ride in the crystal clear waters of Melissani Cave. Be in awe of its rich terrain and mesmerizing contrasts of water and stone. Head to Agia Efimia and be delighted by the picturesque harbor with its lovely restaurants and cafes. Feel immersed in the Greek way of living in this authentic village. Afterward, make a photo stop above Myrtos Beach, a true treat for the eyes. Conclude your tour with time to explore the administrative center of Kefalonia, the town of Argostolion. Be transported back to the cruise terminal in time for your ship's departure.

From Agia Efimia: Day Cruise to Ithaki Island with Lunch

5. From Agia Efimia: Day Cruise to Ithaki Island with Lunch

Embark on a scenic cruise to Ithaca aboard a spacious Ocean Star 51.2 ft sailing yacht. Depart from Agia Efimia to. experience beautiful beaches and go swimming, snorkeling, and paddleboarding. Enjoy a traditional Greek lunch, snacks, and drinks on board. Meet in the morning at the picturesque harbor of Agia Efimia and board the modern sailing boat. Be greeted by the crew and set sail toward the south of Ithaca, with a first swim stop at Talaros Beach, where you can snorkel in its crystalline blue-green waters, and have a snack or drink at the end. Set course toward the paradise on earth, called Gidaki Beach. Be impressed by the turquoise blue waters and the natural landscape with the scenic, lush vegetation. Find a pebbled beach with larger pebbles on the western side and smaller ones on the east. Leave toward another tour highlight, Skinos Bay Beach, where you'll eat lunch along with soft drinks, beers, and local wine. Skinos is the bay to the east of Ithaca, with the homonymous beach. It is surrounded by pine trees and the scenery is breathtaking. After lunch, keep sailing to the east coast of Ithaca and Filiatro Beach. The waters of Filiatro's bay are calm, warm, and smooth, ideal for swimming. Once you have taken your fill of this little gem of Ithaca, sail back to Agia Efimia to arrive in the early evening. If you are also lucky enough, you can even see dolphins, sea turtles as well as rare migratory birds cruising alongside our boat.

Myrtos Beach and Melisani Cave Private Tour

6. Myrtos Beach and Melisani Cave Private Tour

Head to the turquoise waters of Myrtos Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Kefalonia, on this private tour that takes off from Argostoli. Pass by nearby villages before stopping in Karavomilos to explore the Melissani Cave. Enjoy traditional snacks and drinks along the way with out Privet Vip Van The island tour starts with pickup in Argostoli. Drive through the Delinata and Divarata villages before arriving at Myrtos Beach. Enjoy approximately 45 minutes of free time to swim and enjoy the beach that sits between the mountains. Later, follow the way to Agia Effimia, a small fishing village, and pass by the crystal water of the blue coves before arriving at the village of Karavomilos (Karavomylos). Complete your experience by hopping on a boat to explore the blue waters of the Melissani Cave Lake. were its one of most famous wonders on the Island , were the water flows under the island and ends up at Melisani Lake Cave . Then we head back throw the senic route back to Argostoli past by the famouse Lake Koutavos and then return at the place you were picked uo from or if there is time for shopping we will drop you off at shopping center

Kefalonia: Highlight Tour, Caves & Wine - All Included

7. Kefalonia: Highlight Tour, Caves & Wine - All Included

Discover with us in a short time the highlights of this unique island!!! Passing through the Mount Ainos you will visit the famous monastery of St Gerasimos, the patron saint of Kefalonia and marvel the solid silver casket containing his remains. Next to the Monastery you will visit the a winery, which operates as an exhibition of wines, alcoholic beverages & traditional products of Kefalonia and other of the Ionian Islands. Gain insight into the production methods of the famous and rare Robola wine made of a local selection of grapes, which comes in red, white and sweet Muscat. Tatse a Greek olive oil, known for its exceptional quality, flavor, and aroma. Leaving the winery we will head towards the Drogarati cave that was discovered 300 years ago when an earthquake exposed the entrance, this spectacular two million-year-old cavern features stunning rock formations (enhanced by hidden lighting) and a magnificent hall called "Sala of Apotheosis". Passing Sami, where Captain Corelli's Mandolin was filmed, we will end up at the Melissani Lake, an underground lake fed by subterranean channels with water running from the opposite side of the island. Inside the lake small boats carrying visitors to admire the spectacular sight of the stalactites and the changing kaleidoscopic colors of the water. Leaving the caves we will meet another beautiful location surrounded by sea and fir tree cloaked mountains, Agia Efimia - a very pretty fishing village with a number of traditional Greek waterside cafes, tavernas and a good selection of shops. Departing from Ag.Efimia and on the way back to the port the spectacular and breathtaking Myrtos beach is waiting for you to capture for yourselves photos you cannot go home without. Itinerary: √ Transfer to St. Gerasimos - 40min √ St. Gerasimos Monastery - 15min √ Transfer to Winery - 5min √ Winery - 30min √ Transfer to Drogarati Cave - 10min √ Drogarati Cave - 30min √ Transfer to Melissani Lake - 15min √ Melissani Lake - 60 to 80min √ Transfer to Agia Efimia - 15min √ Agia Efimia Village - 45min √ Transfer above Myrtos Bay - 20min √ Photo Stop above Myrtos Beach - 10min √ Return transfer from Myrtos - 50min

Cosmopolitan Fiscardo (by Night)

8. Cosmopolitan Fiscardo (by Night)

If you want an unforgettable evening on your holiday you should join us for a night in Fiscardo. Popular amongst the rich and famous this picturesque fishing village is the island's most cosmopolitan resort. The horseshoe-shaped harbour is lined with luxury restaurants and chic bars, all a stone's throw away from the crystal clear Ionian Sea. Having survived the distractive earthquake of 1953 Fiscardo is the embodiment of the unique island architecture. Wander around the narrow roads and pebbled stairs, explore the excellent selection of boutiques and souvenir shops, take photos of the Venetian lighthouse and enjoy a cocktail looking at the moored yachts. You have the chance to try the traditional local cuisine and spend a romantic evening under the stars. You'll fall in love with this colourful fishing village and your evening will be an experience of a lifetime

Kefalonia: Highlights 5hours tour with wine tasting

9. Kefalonia: Highlights 5hours tour with wine tasting

Choose a private tour to discover the island on your own pace. The guide picks you up from your hotel in a private car at the time you choose. First Stop -Saint Gerasimos Saint Gerasimos, the patron saint of Kefalonia, is loved by all locals, that’s why Gerasimos is the most popular name on the island. The monastery is considered one of the most sacred pilgrimages in Kefalonia and we think it is the ideal starting point of our tour. Second Stop - Robola Winery Robola Winery Cooperative offers a wine-tasting experience you cannot miss. The Cooperative has 300 partners, who are local farmers, exporting the famous fruity Robola wine worldwide. Third Stop - Drogarati Cave A visit to Drogarati cave, just 3 km away from Sami, will give you the chance to admire the amazing stalactites and stalagmites that make it look like a cathedral. The cave was discovered only 300 years ago when an earthquake destroyed part of the cave and thus created an entrance. It is famous for its spectacular acoustics. Fourth Stop - Melissani Lake The most beautiful sight of Kefalonia, the cave of the nymphs, the famous Melissani Lake, is not to be missed. Here you can enjoy a tour of the lake on a small boat and take hundreds of photos of the deep blue water and the way the sun sneaks into the cave from the top. Fifth Stop- Agia Effimia village Some free time for you to walk around the picturesque village of Agia Effimia, with its beautiful souvenir shops, ice-cream shops and traditional cafés. Final Stop - Myrtos: A stop to take photos from atop A chance for you take pictures from a vantage point overlooking the iconic Myrtos beach, voted every year in the top 10 most exotic beaches around the world. Finally, you will be dropped off at the door of your hotel.

From Argostolion: Kefalonia Half-Day Shore Excursion

10. From Argostolion: Kefalonia Half-Day Shore Excursion

This is the perfect tour to see the most famous highlights of the island in one day. • Explore St. Gerasimos Monastery. St. Gerasimos is worshipped in Kefalonia as the patron saint and the Monastery in his name is a beloved and blessed place for Kefalonian people. Saint Gerasimos’ remains are kept in a glass display above his tomb. • Take a boat ride into the underground Melissani Lake, known for its crystal blue-green color of the waters. • Discover the traditional fishing village of Agia Efimia and enjoy your coffee break at one of taverns and restaurants line the waterfront overlooking the wonderful bay. • Stop for impressive photos at Myrtos beach, one of the most dramatic beaches in Greece. The stunning view from above of the turquoise waters along with long stretch of bushes and trees on tall hills just adds to its already existing beauty.

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based on 77 reviews

Vanna our guide was extremely informative and made the experience very pleasurable, the North of kefalonia is very traditional and very beautiful, Fiscardo and assos are the type of destinations you want to go back to see time and time again very much a snapshot in time serene and unspoilt. The whole day was very well organised, would recommend without hesitation.

This tour was amazing! Private and way better than going with my cruise line! They made sure we got back in time and went above and beyond for us! Elena and Devin were a great team and made us fall in love with the city.


Tour guide was fantastic and saw the highlights of the island in comfort and easy pace.

just loved it, friendly, informative and a really unforgettable day.