Kefalonia is an island of the Ionian Islands and one of the most cosmopolitan destinations in the Ionian Sea.
The main port of the island is Sami, while Kefalonia State Airport "Anna Pollatou" connects the island with Athens, Preveza, Zakynthos and European cities.
A rental car from Imperial Car Rental is essential for your trips to the island.
Kefalonia is inhabited since the Paleolithic era. In the Homeric epic it is referred to as Doulihion or Sami, while the name Kefalonia was taken by Kephalo, the son of the god Dionysus and the first ruler of the island.
The island was conquered by the Romans, during the Middle Ages it was part of the Byzantine Empire, then conquered by the Normans, the Venetians and for a few years by the Ottomans, the French and the British, while in 1864 it joined with Greece along with the rest Ionian Islands.
With the rental car from Imperial Car Rental, browse Kefalonia and discover its beauties.
An imposing dominates the mountain Aenos, a national park with the world's only Cephalonia Black Elatite and the Equus Caballus breeds of wild horses.
On the lacy coasts of the island, beautiful towns and harbors, such as Sami, with the beaches of Antisamos, Sami and Karavomylos, are gaining interest. In Karavomylos is the incomparable beauty of Melissani Cave or Cave of the Nymphs, with the small islet in the center, where the prehistoric inhabitants worshiped the god Panas and the Nymphs, while south of Sami you will see the Cave of Drogarati, one of the most beautiful in Greece .
Thanks to the ease of the car rental offered by Imperial Car Rental, visit the Agia Efimia tourist resort, opposite Ithaca, going to the cosmopolitan port of Fiskardo with the traditional 18th century architecture, majestic mansions, idyllic scenery and the wonderful beaches of Foki , Embankment and Daphnoudi, Monachus-Monachus Seals.
To the west of the island, you find the beaches Salatias, Agia Jerusalem that host hippopotamuses in its crystal clear waters and Assos with its homonymous mansion and castle. Near Asho is the wonderful Myrtos beach and the Myrtos Cave.
Continuing a route that makes Imperial Car Rental easy to find, discover the beaches of Athera, Petani, Platia Ammos, Kounopetra, Red Xi and Megas Lakos, as well as Lepida with red and orange sand, eventually reaching the beautiful Lixouri and the port of Lixouri.
After the beaches of Livadi and Koumaria, the Koutavos lagoon is revealed to you, a wetland and a small green paradise next to Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia. The natural harbor of Argostoli is one of the safest in the Mediterranean, while the city will impress you with its beauty. See Lytostroto, Napier's garden, the Korgialenio Library, the museums, the historic Kefalos Theater and Devetosos Bridge, the largest stone bridge on the sea.
Visit the ancient city of Krani with the Cyclopean Walls and see in Katavothres a unique phenomenon where the sea waters crack down following an underground trail beneath almost the whole island, as well as the beautiful lighthouse Phanar in Agioi Theodoroi with its sandy beach.
Very close to Argostoli lies the beautiful resort of Lassi and then the beaches of Makris Gialos, Platis Gialos, Ammes, Ai Helis and Avithos, one of the most beautiful of Kefalonia, as well as the port of Pessada.
Visit the lush traditional village of Peratata on the slopes of Ainos with the Byzantine castle of the 12th century and Kourkoumelata, the most beautiful village in the Balkans, Skala with its vast beach and the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, as well as the Poros port, the third port Kefalonia and a beautiful village, at the site of the ancient city of Preni.
The Imperial Car Rental car rental service, providing comfortable, safe travel, will make your trip to Kefalonia unforgettable!