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Argostoli Shore Excursion - Beautiful Cephalonia


This 4.5 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Meet at the Port or your Hotel in Argostoli
  • Private English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Included - Wine Tasting, Saint Gerasimos Monastery, Boat ride on Melissani Lake
Please Note: The prices shown below are not valid on Sundays or local National Holidays. If your only day in this city is Sunday, please Contact Us for pricing and availability.

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Group Size (Prices in USD)*:
2 People - $386 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $296 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $230 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $192 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $166 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $146 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $132 Per Person (Private Tour)

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Argostoli Shore Excursion

This Argostoli shore trip allows you to sample local wine, visit one of the island's monasteries, take a boat cruise on a cave lake and have some free time in a local resort town. A beautiful outing for your time on the island of Cephalonia.

After meeting your guide you start your drive up the slopes of Mount Ainos to the Rombola Winery. You stop for a short tour to gain insight into the production methods of the famous local Rombola wine. Following the tour is a chance to enjoy a taste of the wine.

Next is a visit to the Old Monastery of Saint Gerasimos where the mummified body of the Saint Protector of the island is kept. If you are interested, it is possible to visit the crypt of the Saint which is hidden in the monastery basement.

During the drive to the cave lake of Melissani you have a chance to see a unique Abies Cefalonica (fir tree) forest which is located near the peak of Mount Ainos. When you arrive at the lake you walk a short distance down a tunnel which leads to the beautiful underground lake. You board small wooden boats for the short trip around the lake and the surrounding caves.

The tour then continues to the coastal summer resort of Sami on the northeastern shores of the island. Here, you have some free time to relax in one of the traditional coffee shops, sample local wines and enjoy a walk around the old port for some souvenir shopping.

At the end of your excursion you return to the pier in Argostoli.

Mobility: NO wheelchairs (lake entrance not accessible)

If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Argostoli Kefallonia Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Argostoli Kefallonia tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing is approximate based on your interests & traffic
  • Meet guide and drive to winery - 15 Minutes
  • Visit Winery - 30 Minutes
  • Drive too St. Gerasimos Monastery - 10 Minutes
  • Visit St. Gerasimos Monastery - 30 Minutes
  • Drive to Melissani Lake - 30 Minutes
  • Visit Melissani Lake - 45 Minutes
  • Drive to Sami - 10 Minutes
  • Free time in Sami - 45 Minutes
  • Return to Argostoli port - 50 Minutes