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Located around the bay from Argostoli the Capital of Kefalonia, this extra peninsular is unspoilt with stunning powdery fine sandy beaches and vast expanses of olive groves and fields. Lixouri town itself has a timeless traditional feel to it with a main square close to the port where the water taxis sail back and forth to Argostoli all day long.
Your new surroundings are waiting to be explored! There’s plenty to see and do in the area.
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Kefalonia is famous for its meat pies, a firm favourite and found in most traditional tavernas. However, many vegetarian dishes are also offered in these family run restaurants, with greenbeans in tomato sauce, lentil and bean soups, cheese and spinach filo pies and briam a type of Greek ratatouille. For dessert, along with the popular baklava, a sticky pastry concoction of almonds, honey and walnuts, often sliced oranges or apples are sprinkled with cinnamon, or in the height of the summer, honey dew or water melon.
Fish restaurant serving fresh fish right on Mega Lakkos beach.
Very low key cafes and bars stay open until late from June until early October.
There are two doctors in Lixouri port.
There are two banks and an ATM in Lixouri port
Robola Cooperative Winery is found to the north of the foothills of Mount Aenos in the Omala Valley (20 minutes’ drive north-east from Argostoli), and next to the famous Monastery of Agios Gerasimos. Open 7 days a week, (May – Oct) for Wine Tours, tastings and purchases.
Various boat excursions can be taken from all major ports and harbours, which take in everything from glass bottom boat trips to day drips over to Ithaka, Lefkada and Zakynthos. The ports and harbours to take the excursions from include: Agrostoli, Sami, Fiscardo, Poros, Skala, Pessada, Lixouri.
Take a day trip to the stunning Myrtos Beach where Captain Corelli's Mandolin was filmed, or visit the colour changing, mystical waters of Melissani Lake and Drogarati Cave.
Cephalonia Botanica, located just outside Agrostoli. The gardens are set amongst two acres of grounds, whereby walking paths take you through the variety of plants.
Fishing, Bird watching
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