Fiscardo Region - Culture Sites

A number of ruins and sites of historical importance have been unearthed in the Fiscardo area which isn’t surprising given its geographical location and the fact that its harbor has attracted many adventurers over the years. The majority of these discoveries relate to the Roman period, when Kefalonia was under Roman occupation.

THE CHURCH OF PANAGIA PLATITERAS
is the only church in the village of Fiscardo and houses an old icon dating back to the 1600s.

FOURNIAS PENINSULA
is the site of finds such as stone age tools,a Venetian lighthouse and early Christian Basilica.

A ROMAN GRAVEYARD
is situated on the water’s edge next to a tavern on the outskirts of the harbor.

Also:

Mount Aenos The focal point of the island, famously home to wild horses
Melissani Lake A huge underground lake
Drogarati Caves Dramatic caves estimated to be 150 million years old
Assos Castle A dramatic Venetian fortress
The Castle of St George Wonderful views of the island. Originally dating to the Byzantine period and rebuilt by the Venetians in the 16th century
The Nunnery of Aghios Andreas & Byzantine Museum  
Kipouria Monastery 1759
The Monastery of Saint Gerasimos 1579
The Robola vineyard & Gentilini Winery  
Cephalonia Botanica and The Focas-Cosmetatos Collection  
The Argostoli Historical and Cultural Museum  
The Corgialenios History Cultural Museum (Argostoli)  
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