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Lixouri

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.

  • 1 hrfrom Kefalonia
Lixouri
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Food & Dining

Food and dining at Lixouri

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.

Restaurant Types

  • Family friendly
  • Local/Traditional
  • International

Fish restaurant serving fresh fish right on Mega Lakkos beach.

Nightlife

Nightlife at Lixouri

Very low key cafes and bars stay open until late from June until early October.

Shops & Facilities

Speciality of the area

  • Leather

General Services

  • Post office
  • Banks
  • Petrol station
  • ATM's

Food Shopping

  • Baker
  • Mini market
  • Supermarket
  • Patisserie

Healthcare

  • Pharmacy
  • Doctor / Clinic

There are two doctors in Lixouri port.

High Street

  • Boutiques
  • ATM's

There are two banks and an ATM in Lixouri port

Excursions and Places of Interest

Excursions and Places of interest at Lixouri

Vineyards

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.

Cruises

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.

Natural areas of beauty

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.

Botanical gardens

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.

Activities

Activities at Lixouri

Land activities:

Fishing, Bird watching

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