Cephalonia, Greece

Interested in an activity-filled holiday, exploring nature or simply working on your tan on beautiful sandy beaches? The Greek island of Cephalonia has something for everyone!

Cephalonia is especially known for its lovely bays with beautiful sandy beaches. This island even has the most photographed beach in Greece! On Myrthos Beach, you’ll feel like you’re on a bounty island. The pearly white sand with the bright blue sea is postcard perfect! But Cephalonia has much more to offer than just beaches. This mountainous island is also perfect for hikers and nature lovers. Visit the Ainos National Park or explore caves, gorges and underground lakes!

Fly to the villages of Cephalonia

In Cephalonia, you’ll find picturesque villages with friendly locals. The fishing village of Fiskardo is one of them, where the houses are painted bright colours and numerous Venetian buildings still stand. In the evening, visit the capital, Argostoli, or harbour and sample the local wine, since Cephalonia has its own vineyards. Interested in the splendors of this beautiful city? View our list of sights in Cephalonia. Have you already booked your flight?

Practical information

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.  

Time zone

GMT +2 (summer time +3) 
On Cephalonia, it is 1 hour later than it is in the Netherlands.


The currency used in Cephalonia is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Cephalonia lasts approximately 3 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.