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Premier Kefalonia Bus and Boat tour with Fiskardo and Myrtos Beach
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Premier Kefalonia Bus and Boat tour with Fiskardo and Myrtos Beach

Kefalonia was just another beautiful Ionian island when Captain Corelli and his mandolin came along and sprinkled some Hollywood glamour on the island. Your adventure kicks off underground at the romantic Melissani Lake. We'll then head to Sami, the fishing village where Nicolas Cage fell in love with Penelope Cruz. Next up is at Agia Efimia, where you'll board a boat for a cruise to Fiskardo – a tiny port with pastel-coloured houses – for lunch. In the afternoon, head to Assos by road and explore the island's interior. This is adults-only trip is limited to approximately 30 guests.

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Fiskardo Evening Trip
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Fiskardo Evening Trip

Often dubbed the St Tropez of Greece, the fashionable fishing village of Fiskardo is a fine place to spend the evening. With hassle-free transport to and from, you're free to explore this northern gem at your leisure. Stroll around the flower-festooned streets, dip in and out of dinky tavernas, or sit back and see the sun set down by the harbour.In small groups of just 16 people, we'll journey north along the scenic coastal route towards Fiskardo. But first, there's a photo stop at the magnificent Myrtos Beach. If it looks familiar, it's because it landed a star role in Hollywood romance Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Lapped by clear blue waters and hugged by cliffs, it's one of the most photographed spots in Greece.Arriving in Fiskardo early evening, you've three-hours to use as you choose. Pastel-coloured tavernas will tempt you in for a bite, while the glitzy marina is a magnet for A-list stars like Demi Moore, Jon Bon Jovi and Roman Abramovich.

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A Taste of the Capital
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A Taste of the Capital

The capital of Kefalonia is that rare thing in Greece – a place more famous for its present than its past. It all starts with the chance to toast your night out with a trip to the Robola wine estate. Raise a glass of its acclaimed wine and kick off to a night to remember in style. On to Argostoli and you can wander along the promenade or soak up the atmosphere in the lively main square. There are plenty of trendy bars and cafés to choose from, so whether you're after a cocktail or a frappé, you'll find it here. You'll find a host of great shops, too, all tempting you with their wares.

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Zante Cruise with Transfer
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Zante Cruise with Transfer

If exploring one beautiful Ionian island isn't enough for you, then this boat trip to Zante is the answer to your dreams. The star attraction is the made-for-Instagram Smuggler's Cove – which can't be reached any other way than by sea. Here, the wrecked hull of a smuggler's ship rests on the strand. Your captain will stop by another hidden bay for a swim, before heading on to the Blue Caves. We'll then dock at Agios Nikolaos. You'll have free time to go to the beach or find a nice taverna for lunch before returning to Kefalonia.

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Sea kayaking Kefalonia
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Sea kayaking Kefalonia

The calm waters of the Ionian Sea surrounding Kefalonia are the perfect place to try out a new adventure-tinged activity – sea kayaking. Paddle along the rugged coastline, past limestone cliffs jutting out of the sea, discovering along the way white, sandy beaches hidden in secluded coves, secret caves and quaint fishing villages tucked away in little islets. And there'll be a stop along the way at a quiet bay to swim and snorkel, plus a typical Greek lunch is included. This activity offers you the chance to discover the hidden gems of the Ionian while taking part in new adventures.

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Kefalonia Off-road Adventure
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Kefalonia Off-road Adventure

Kefalonia's hidden beaches, pine-cloaked hills and whitewashed villages serve up some of the best scenery in Greece. You'll climb into a 4x4 to see the places you wouldn't be able to reach by coach. Drive through rugged countryside and meadows freckled with wild flowers. You'll pass through the National Park of Mt Ainos and by an eerie ghost town. Plus, you'll visit Mt Roudhi and your guide will take you along some of the island's best coastal routes. Last but not least, you'll drive to the Omala Valley and visit the Aghia Varvara church, before rounding the day off on the beach.

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Kefalonia Sunset Cruise with Dinner
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Kefalonia Sunset Cruise with Dinner

This sunset cruise has all the little things that make for a perfect holiday experience. Sail out into the Ionian and you'll drop anchor near the uninhabited islet of Varidani. Dive off the boat for a swim or snorkel and catch a glimpse of the sea life. And it gets better. We'll sail to a beautiful bay, where you will have free time to relax on the beach or swim. Back on board, you'll enjoy a tasty home cooked dinner – washed down with local wine – all to the sounds of a live saxophonist. And the romantic atmosphere continues as your skipper steers you leisurely back to the port.

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Flavours of Greece
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Flavours of Greece

An evening of history, culture and good food and wine await. You'll be whisked away to the hilltop Venetian Castle of St George after being picked up from your hotel in the early evening. Learn all about the sieges that took place here and admire the views to the south as you stroll around the old castle walls. Afterwards, you'll head to a geological phenomenon, the Katavothres sinkholes, to see water mills. Last but not least, take a seat at the seafront Vinaries taverna, where a wine expert will guide you through a tasting of Greek wines. A tasty meal rounds off the evening.

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Zante Boat Cruise Ticket
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Zante Boat Cruise Ticket

If exploring one beautiful Ionian island isn't enough for you, then this boat trip to Zante is the answer to your dreams. You'll glide to our near neighbour and cruise along its north coast, taking in the famous Smuggler's Cove and Blue Caves as well as visiting the costal hamlet of Agios Nikolaos. All in all, an amazing day at sea.Set sail down the coastline and you can admire every inch of Zante's beauty. The star attraction is the made-for-Instagram Smuggler's Cove – which can't be reached any other way than by sea. Here, the wrecked hull of a smuggler's ship rests on the strand.Your captain will stop by another hidden bay for a swim, before heading on to the Blue Caves. These huge natural archways in the rocks get their name from the colour of the water that laps them. We'll then dock at Agios Nikolaos, a small coastal community. You'll have free time to go to the beach or find a nice taverna for lunch before returning to Kefalonia.

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Greek Cooking Class & Village Tour
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Greek Cooking Class & Village Tour

Learn to cook like a local with this private Kefalonian cooking class. Get hands on in creating your very own Greek feast at a family-run farm and take home tips to impress friends and family with at your next dinner party. You'll pick produce fresh from the fields and help prepare traditional dishes that you'll dine on for lunch.Surrounded by sun-kissed Kefalonian countryside, the tucked-away village of Lakithra is a great place for an authentic Greek cooking class – it's a real slice of island life. Arrive at a family-run farm and after a warm welcome by your host, you'll take a tour of the estate – it's a peek into the larder of ingredients you'll be using.Strap on an apron and alongside head cook, Mrs. Georgia, you'll learn how to make traditional appetizers and a show-stopping main meal. And while lunch is in the oven, there's a guided tour of nearby Kastro village. Then, head back to dine on your delicious creations, all washed down with good Greek wine.

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Azure Cruise
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Azure Cruise

As leisurely cruises go, this sun-kissed trip along the Kefalonia coastline is hard to beat. Prepare yourself for a day of total relaxation as you take in the lush landscapes, greenish-blue crystal-clear waters and beautiful beaches. During this exclusive-to-TUI boat trip, you'll be able to dive into the enticing Ionian for some swimming or snorkelling. Come lunchtime, enjoy a traditional Greek lunch along with free-flowing wine on board. Then, all you have to do is lie back and soak up the sun. Plus, as you make your way back to port, there'll be karaoke on board.

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VIP Cruise
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VIP Cruise

With its pine-clad hills rolling down into rugged coves fringed by turquoise waters, Kefalonia's coastline was made for cruising. You'll board the yacht in either Poros or Agia Pelagia and begin making waves in the bright blue Ionian Sea by circling around Kefalonia's coastline and tiny islands. Hidden bays and coves will all be revealed as well as the opportunity to cool off with some snorkelling at a few chosen spots. A Mediterranean and Asian fusion lunch will be served along with local wine under the sun. Then continue exploring or snoozing away the afternoon, keeping watch for dolphins and turtles.

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