Holidays to Argostoli promise a true flavour of Greek life in a bustling port town. Located on the stunning island of Kefalonia Argostoli is also the vibrant capital. Though offering all the modern conveniences visitors come to expect it still retains it authentic Greek traditional ambience. With a population of more than fourteen thousand the town is built around the Koutavos Lagoon in an area of spectacular intrinsic beauty. Home to a myriad of chic open air restaurants, trendy cocktail bars as well as traditional tavernas and excellent shopping areas not to mention the fantastic climate, Argostoli is the perfect choice for your sun holiday this year.
Argostoli Beach Holidays
Beach lovers will have a great choice of golden sandy beaches to choose from at Lassi just three kilometres from Argostoli. Blessed with some of the best beaches on Kefalonia sweeping glistening sands are washed by beautiful crystal, clear cobalt seas.
Makris Gialos and Platis Gialos are both popular beaches that have been awarded the blue flag status. You will find all the amenities and facilities you would expect from a beach holiday and water sports fans won’t be disappointed either with plenty of options to set the pulses racing. For smaller less commercialised beaches nearby head to Gradakia beach or the pretty bay of Kalamia where pristine waters are ideal for snorkelling.
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Early morning ramblers should head to the quayside and find themselves a table in one of the pavement cafes to enjoy breakfast and watch the hive of activity at the bustling fish market. The waterfront has a delightful area with a pretty pedestrian walkway lined with tropical palm trees. For shopping head to the modern retail district of Lithostroto Street, a smart pedestrianised paved area with sophisticated shops and elegant boutiques.
Katavothri nearby gives visitors the chance to see a geological phenomenon where the sea is sucked into tunnels underground. You can cross the famous Drapanos Bridge in Argostoli, or head into the hills behind the town to see the Acropolis of Krani. Why not take a ferry to explore Lixouri or hop on the bus to check out some of the other towns around the island. The famous village square in Argostoli, the Platia Vallianou, is the heart of the town and comes alive in the evening with traditional atmospheric tavernas and bars bursting at the seams with locals and tourist.
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