SIGHTS AND MUSEUMS
Mycenaean Grave at Poros
A big vaulted grave of the Mycenaean Period, found in the position Broutzi at Tzanata proves that the area had been inhabited earlier than the Prehistoric period.
Mycenaean Graves at Mazarakata
Discovered in 1908, 9 km far from Argostoli, the capital of the island, by the Cephalonian archeologist, P. Kavadias.
Roman Villa at Skala
The mansion of a wealthy Roman with hot baths, discovered in 1956. A plinth in the shape of a discus of the 3rd century was also discovered during the excavations.
3 km east of Argostoli, the ruins of ancient Krani, mainly walls with gigantic stones that were created in the 7th century B.C. can be found.
Castle of Saint George
Probably built in the 12th century A.D. by the Byzantine Emperors, the fortress of Saint George can be found on the village of Peratata. 5 km south of Argostoli.
Castle of Saint George, Peratata
Castle at Assos
Built at the end of the 16th century A.D. by the Venetians to host the second Venetian predictor of the island.
Entrance to the Castle at Assos
Archeological Museum at Argostoli
Created in 1957, replacing the old building that was destroyed by the great earthquake in 1953. Includes findings from the Prehistoric and the Roman period, but mainly from the Mycenaean period.
Korgialenio Historic and Folklore Museum
Includes exhibits from the period of the Venetian occupancy (around 1500 AD) until the destruction of the island from the earthquakes of 1953. Located at Argostoli as well.
Museum of Natural History at Daugata
Created in 1996, the museum aims at the promotion of the total image of the natural environment of the two islands, Kefalonia and Ithaki.