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.

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1. Archaeological Museum

0.09 MILES

Kefallonia's archaeological museum, which holds treasures from all over the island, including Mycenaean finds, sustained serious damage in a 2014…

2. Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation

0.15 MILES

One of the few historic buildings in Argostoli to survive successive earthquakes now holds displays on Kefallonia’s cultural and political history,…

3. Cephalonia Botanica

1.25 MILES

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…

4. Makrys Gialos

1.54 MILES

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

5. Platys Gialos

1.76 MILES

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

6. Xi Beach

4.06 MILES

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7. Agios Georgios Kastro

4.44 MILES

This 16th-century Venetian castle enjoys stellar views from atop a conspicuous pyramid-shaped hill 7km southeast of Argostoli. Kefallonia's capital for…

8. Moni Agiou Gerasimou

5.61 MILES

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