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From Zakynthos: Kefalonia Island Full Day Tour by Bus & Boat

Product ID: 156906
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Have a superb day out exploring the island of Kefalonia, whose beauty you'll recognize from the film "Captain Corelli's Mandolin"! In bus and boat, see the natural landscapes of this island including caves, mountains, and beaches.
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Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
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Pickup included

Pickup is available from various pickup points in the resorts of Keri, Agios Sostis, Lagana, Kalamaki, Argassi, Vassilikos, Zakynthos Town, Bochali, Tsilivi, Tragaki, Kypseli, Alykanas, and Alykes. After providing details of your accommodation, you will receive an email from the local supplier with your exact pickup point (make sure to check your junk mail folder). This location may not be directly from your hotel, but from the nearest pickup point instead.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the monastery of St. Gerassimos, the patron saint of Kefalonia
  • Tour around Drogorati Cave and take a memorable boat cruise on the Melissani Lake and Cave
  • See the sights or relax in Argostoli, the capital city of Kefalonia
Full description
At the start of this day trip to Kefalonia Island, you will be picked up from your resort and will take a 45-minute drive to the port of Ag Nicholas in Skinari to meet the ferryboat. 

After the approximately one-hour ferry ride, the first stop on the island tour will be the monastery of St. Gerassimos, considered one of the most sacred pilgrimages in Kefalonia and situated under the imposing Mount Ainos. Next, the tour will head to the impressive Drogorati Cave, located outside of Sami, with its fine stalactites and stalagmites - experts estimate that the cave is about 150 million years old! A natural balcony was created in 1953 from an earthquake, which overlooks a chamber of about 100 square metres of floor space, making it possible to hold concerts for up to 500 people.

The tour will then continue on to Melissani Lake and Cave.  Explore by boat the cave's stalactites, which are over 20,000 years old. Following a roof cave-in, an impressive sight has been created causing the colours of the water to be reflected onto the walls of the cave. Lunch will be at the town of Agia Efimia, a wonderful town with a small harbour. After lunch, the drive continues towards Myrtos Bay, one of Kefalonia's most famous beaches, for a photo-stop. Finally, a visit to Argostoli, the capital city of Kefalonia, will be an opportunity for refreshments, relaxing in the square or taking a walk to explore the town before reboarding the bus. The ferry will arrive back at the port in Zakynthos at about 7:00 PM.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from specific areas in southeastern Zakynthos
  • Expert tour guide
  • Ferry boat tickets (round trip)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to Drogorati Cave and Melissani Lake (€10 total)
  • Food and refreshments
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Pick-up can begin up to 1.5 hours before the tour's departure
• Please note that the entrance fees for Drogorati Cave is €4 and Melissani Lake is €6 (optional)
• There are 118 steps at Drogorati Cave to walk down and up again, so comfortable walking shoes are required
• Changes to the itinerary are at the guide's discretion.

From US$ 69.73 per person

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Product ID: 156906