Family Activities to Enjoy While Visiting Kefalonia

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As the largest of the Ionian islands, Kefalonia seems well suited for families. Packed with resorts, it’s a great place to flock to in order to relax with those that you love. The fact that there are plenty of things to do outside of the resorts makes this the ideal spot for people of all ages. Here are some of the best activities families can do on the Greek island of Kefalonia:

Soak Up the Sun at the Beach

There are those who believe that Kefalonia has some of the best beaches in all of Greece. Whether or not you agree with this statement, you can’t argue that the beaches here are gorgeous. Because the waters are so warm and calm, this is also a great family activity! People of all ages love spending the day soaking up the sun and splashing in the crystal blue water. Myrtos Beach, Petani Beach, and Kaminia Beach are all particular favorites.

Explore a Cave

One of the things that sets Kefalonia apart from other islands is that there are some stunning geographical features here. The Melissani Cave, for example, is one of those places that visitors love to explore. Your family could easily rent a boat or kayak in order to explore the cave and the lake that is associated with the cave. You also won’t want to miss the Drogarati Caves where you will be able to glimpse an underground church.

Enjoy Outdoor Sports

Because Kefalonia is so beautiful, there is no shortage of outdoors sports that you can enjoy here. As mentioned above, kayaking and boating are popular activities. You can also go scuba diving, snorkeling, and even hiking. Even a simple walk along the beach will expose you to some of the most beautiful scenery that the island has to offer. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Go Sightseeing

There are so many wonderful things to see on this island, it can be hard to find just one. Instead of picking and choosing, why not take a tour so that you can see multiple things at once? This is an easy way to get an overview, and the guides will take you to the top spots. You can also visit the specific landmarks, such as Saint George’s Castle and the Roman Villa of Scala and take a tour when you arrive. Acting like a tourist is part of the fun!

Browse Through the Shops

No matter where you are staying on the island, you will find that there are opportunities to go shopping no matter where you are. The whole family will enjoy shopping for the items that they will enjoy taking home! Tourist shops are filled with items for people of all ages and larger towns have a variety of different stores and boutiques to browse through. You may even be able to find a toy shop for the kids!

While visiting the island of Kefalonia, you will find that there are plenty of activities to do that will please the whole family!

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