Must see attractions in Argostoli

  • Sights in Argostoli

    Cephalonia Botanica

    This lovely botanical garden, designed for the study, preservation and display of the island's plants and herbs, is located 2km south of central Argostoli. It also holds a small artificial lake. Last admission is 45 minutes before closing.

  • Sights in Argostoli

    Platys Gialos

    This little ‘pocket’ beach, just beyond Makrys Gialos, has plenty of shade and very clear water, as well as a few places to eat.

  • Sights in Argostoli

    Korgialenio History & Folklore Museum

    Dedicated to preserving Kefallonian art and culture, this fine museum houses icons, assorted furniture, clothes and artwork from the homes of gentry and farm workers.

  • Sights in Argostoli

    Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation

    One of the few historic buildings in Argostoli to survive successive earthquakes now holds displays on Kefallonia’s cultural and political history, including lithographs by Edward Lear and other British artists.

  • Sights in Argostoli

    Makrys Gialos

    Blessed with enticing turquoise water, and located just 3km southwest of Argostoli, Makrys Gialos tends to be packed to the gills in summer with holidaying Brits.

  • Sights in Argostoli

    Archaeological Museum

    Kefallonia's archaeological museum, which holds treasures from all over the island, including Mycenaean finds, sustained serious damage in a 2014 earthquake and has yet to reopen.