Kefalonia Information

WHERE, WHAT TO DO, WHAT TO SEE, WHEN YOU ARE AT, OUT AND ABOUT at The Walnut Tree villa.  For Further Information go to the Menu Headings.  (Information can also be found in our Black Folders – one on each floor).

WHERE TO EAT – Restaurants, Tavernas, Pizzerias, Bars, Ice Cream Parlours … in Sami, Poulata, Aghia Efimia, Argostoli and elsewhere on the island

WHERE TO BUY: Supermarkets (Demoulis in Sami, Carrefour, Lidl, AB in Argostoli) Chemists, Shops (Butchers, Bakers, Greengrocers), Markets, Hardware, Chandlery, Clothes ….. in Sami, Aghia Efimia, Argostoli and further afield

MEDICAL CENTRE- 24 hr in Sami

ATMs and POST OFFICE – in Sami

BEACHES (Myrtos, Antisamos, Paraskevi, Petani …. and always another to explore)

PLACES OF INTEREST (National Parks of Kefalonia, Caves, Museums, Churches, Monasteries,  Ancient Sites, Hiking Trails, old villages …)

TRAVEL  Keffalinia Airport (EFL) and the current list of carriers, Ferries, Local Buses and TRAVEL AGENTS


Riding Stables near Sami – riding up into the hills

Donkey Trekking at Grizata near Sami

Charter and Day Trips – Sailing from Sami, Aghia Efimia and Fiscardo

Diving – Padi Courses, Diving Excursions from Dive School in Aghia Efimia

Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, 4 x 4 Safaris – under guidance and with excellent tuition

After a walk to Themata Monastery, back to Efimia for a long mezze lunch and cold beer!


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Our Visitor’s Book is a great place to find recommendations from past guests.  Please add your names, comments and ‘good finds’ to The Walnut Tree Visitor’s Book.