AGIOS GEORGIOS CASTLE The medieval castle of
Agios Georgios is situated near the village of Peratata,
on a 320 m. high hill. The castle was built in the 13th
century to fortify the island's old capital which was
housed here until 1757 AD.
AGIOS GERASIMOS MONASTERY Agios Gerasimos is the
patron saint of the island. On its feast day, the
monastery is swarming with pilgrims.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM In the chambers of the
Archaeological Museum of Argostoli, you can admire
findings during excavations on the island. Some of the
exhibits are the findings from the Mycenaean Tombs of
Mazarakata and Metaxata,.
ASSOS CASTLE The castle (Kastro) of
Assos, the focal point of Assos's peninsula, was built by
the Venetians in the late 16th century in order to protect
the city from pirate raids. Today, one can still admire
part of the walls and the arched entrance gate. I
DROGORATI CAVE Drogorati cave stands a few
kilometers outside the town of Sami. It is 45 meters in
width, 21 meters in depth, and 9 meters in length. It
consists of two parts.
KORGIALENIO HISTORICAL AND FOLK MUSEUM Korgialenio Historical and
Folk Museum is situated in the center of Argostoli. It was
established in 1966, in an area of 300 sq. m. The Museum
exhibits the local costumes, furniture and embroidery of
MYCENEAN TOMBS - MAZARAKATA
Significant tombs that testify the existence of an
important Mycenaean settlement. The findings from the
excavations include Mycenaean art jewelry.
MELISSANI CAVE The cave of Melissani,
outside Sami, is one of the most significant sights on the
island. The cave is 40 meters in width, 36 meters in
height, and 3.5 meters in length. Inside, it is covered by
water 20 to 30 meters in depth due to the collapse of a
part of the roof.
MYRTOS BEACH Undisputable, one of the
most beautiful beaches in Greece and one of the world's
best. The white shore meets the blue of the sea which is
present in every possible shade. The view from the
stopover on the road high above Myrtos, is simply
ROMAN VILLA - SKALA well preserved mosaics and
designs, dating to the 3rd century AD, in the ruins of a
roman villa discovered in excavations carried out in the
area of Skala.
TZANNATA-VAULTED TOMB The excavation in this area
brought to the surface the largest vaulted tomb ever found
in western Greece. The unique findings, which include
jewelry and a seal, prove that the existence of a
significant Mycenaean center