The island of Kefalonia is part of the Ionian Islands and a family holiday destination with a very low population density and a local population of only 30,000. Kefalonia offers a combination of modern resorts with traditional villages, churches and monasteries.
Facts about Kefalonia
Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands.
The island has a rich biodiversity, with a substantial number of endemic and rare species. Some areas have been declared a site in the European Union’s Natura 2000 network.
Kefalonia is well known for its sea turtles Caretta-Caretta which nest on many beaches along the south coast of the island. A small population of the endangered Mediterranean monk seal, Monachus Monachus, also lives along the island's coast, especially at places which are inaccessible to humans due to the terrain.
- The villages Fiscardo and Assos
- Melissani's underground lake
- Drogarati Cave
- Myrtos beach
- Robola, dry wine
- Olive Oil
- Meat pie
Facts and Figures about Kefalonia Airport
Kefalonia Airport offers connections from / to domestic and EU destinations. Traffic is highly seasonal and is mostly generated by EU tourists, around 70% of them from the UK.
The catchment area of Kefalonia Airport includes the island of Kefalonia and Ithaki.
Passengers 2015: 0.5 million
Aircraft Movements 2015: 4,400