Kefalonia Excursion All-Inclusive
Cruise through the picture-perfect Lake Melissani on a boat
Learn more about the Agrilia Monastery
Take an exciting panoramic tour around the island of Kefalonia with our expert local guide
Stop for a photo above the famous Myrtos Beach
About this activity
Duration: 4,5hrs approx.
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, German.
Meeting at: Cruise Port or Hotel
Tour Dates: Daily Service
Minimum participants: 2 (Two)
Additional Participants:$ 100,05 € 85
Pick up time: Flexible
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Upon arrival, meet your local knowledgeable and expert guide dedicated exclusively to you and your group. Go on a private tour of Kefalonia which can be fully customized based on your needs. Forget standing in lines and waiting for other travelers. Board a luxury minivan with a professional English-speaking driver, who will get you from place to place and provide you with informative commentary.
Visit the enchanting Melissani Lake. Embark on a relaxing boat ride through its turquoise waters, as the sun shines into the cave from a ceiling more than 300 feet above. Melissani Lake opened to the public in 1963 and is located northwest of Sami village near Karavomylos. The cavern caved in several thousand years ago creating an amazing sight. Although the cave is about 500m from the sea its water level is a meter higher than sea level, and the brackish water rises from a 30m deep cave system on one side of the cave and flows to the other end, through narrow crevices, into the sea. Scientists have discovered by dye tracing experiments in 1959 that the water travels from Katavothres, on the other side of the island, and comes out here. Mythology mentions that the cave was named after one of the nymphs, called Melissanthi who committed suicide because the God Pan was not responding to her love. The excavations carried out in 1951 and in 1962 brought to light artifacts (an ancient lamp, plates and figures of the nymphs and of the God Pan) dated to the 3rd and 4th century BC that were used during the post classical periods.
After that visit the Drogarati Cave (included speleologist guide) was discovered 300 years ago and was opened to the public in 1963. It was discovered when a strong earthquake caused a collapse that revealed the cave’s entrance. It is close to Melissani Lake and belongs to the same geological region. Drogarati is an impressive cave with remarkable formations of stalactites and stalag-mites. It is located at an altitude of 120 meters in the area of Haliotata, just 3 kilometers from Sami. According to archaeologists, Drogarati cave is over 100 million years old and constitutes a rare geological phenomenon.
Then, head to the 18th-century Monastery of Agrilia where you can catch breathtaking views of the island. Stop at the famous Antisamos Beach, as seen in the Hollywood movie, "Captain Corelli's Mandolin." Stop for a photo on a cliff overlooking the stunning white sand of Myrtos Beach and the Aegean.
Finally, when you finish your Kefalonia Shore Excursion in the Argostoli town our private vehicle will be ready to bring you back to the port.
Private Transfer in fully A/C vehicle from the port of arrival and return on time
A private licensed tour guide
English speaking driver
Explore Mellisani Lake and Drogarati Cave
Spend time in the city of Argostoli exploring at leisure
Cave boat tour
What's not Included
Gratuities 10% (optional)
Personal expenses (food and drinks)
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