The road to the ruins of Saint Fanentes Monastery is between Sami and Antisamos beach, it’s a lovely scenic drive up to what is known as ancient Sami.
A review … see more
The castle of Assos is a fine example of military architecture, British general Charles James Napier described it as stronger than Gibraltar. The castle stands on the top of a 170 m high … see more
Writings taken from the information board at ancient Sami site:
Ancient Sami, built deep in the natural bay, was one of the four cities – States of the “Cephalonian Tetrapolis” … see more
In nearby Karavamilos is the beautiful naturally occurring Melissani Lake. It was discovered in 1951 and is directly in the flow of sea water which runs under the island from … see more
Approximately a 15 minutes drive away, above the village of Sami is the ruined village of Palia Vlahata, it was devastated by the earthquake which shook the island in 1953 … see more
Approximately 2km north of the village of Divarata, by the newly repaired road, is the northern viewpoint of Myrtos beach.
Look down across the valley and prepare to be amazed! … see more