Argostoli attractions

Gardens in Argostoli

Cephalonia Botanica

This lovely botanical garden, designed to study, preserve and display plants and herbs from the island, is located 2km south of central Argostoli. It also holds a small artificial lake.
Museum in Argostoli

Korgialenio History & Folklore Museum

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

Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation

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

Makrys Gialos

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