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...providing recreation possibilities equally for maintain and sea holidays...
The Prefecture of Kefalonia and Ithaka, follows a rapidly developing course based on an outstanding promotion and projection strategy for the tourist product of our islands.
The strong interest inherent in our land stems from a multitude of features that could constitute a pole of attraction, as well as from its unique character that distinguishes it from other island-destinations in our country. At the same time, our land is a modern destination, accessible, having all the specifications of a popular holiday resort.
It is known for its natural resources and incomparable beauty, providing recreation possibilities equally for mountain and sea holidays, as well as for nature lovers: coastline, beaches, geological phenomena, coastal ecosystems, our National Park on Mt. Ainos, in particular, is ideal for ecological activities, research, education and observation. Furthermore, any scientific or education interest is intensified with the existence of EUDOXOS in Kefalonia, one of Europe’s best educational observatories.
Word-renown as the home of “resourceful” Ulysses, our land is rich in cultural, archaeological and also religious interest as the miraculous relics of St. Gerassimos – the patron saint of the island – attracts an immense number of faithful. Moreover, combined with all of the above, the traditional Kefalonian and Thiakia cooking, our hospitality, the excellent products of our land and our mild climate make up a unique destination to meet the demands of all visitors. Naturally, the relevant accommodation, dining and all tourism infrastructure is in place, although continually undergoing improvement in compliance with international standards. This year saw a rise in arrivals compared to the same period last year.
We believe in a promising future. We look forward to having you here, so that you can enjoy along with us the impressive outcome of assertion and purpose in a land that wins over even the most discerning visitors. The Land of Ulysses.