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Medicane Ianos Lashes Kefalonia, Ithaca, and Zakynthos, Causing Floods, Blackouts, Fallen Trees

The Ionian islands Kefalonia, Ithaca and Zakynthos found themselves in the vortex of the severe weather system "Ianos" during Thursday night, with power outages in several areas due to the strong winds and fallen trees it brought with it. The...

Dramatic Nighttime Rescue at Sea off Greece's Kefalonia Captured on Video

A helicopter from the Hellenic Air Force saved two swimmers, one of whom was a rescuer, off the coast of the Greek island of Kefalonia on Friday. Intense winds and rough seas threatened the lives of the two swimmers,...

Firefighters Try to Tame Wildfire on Kefalonia

Firefighters on Kefalonia have been battling wildfires all night for the second day, while Argostoli mayor advises residents of certain areas to evacuate as strong winds make the direction of the blaze unpredictable. On the island there are currently 102...

Dozens of Tourists Evacuated from Hotels as Wildfire Rages on the Greek Island of Kefalonia

A wildfire broke out in a forested area of Lourdata on the island of Kefalonia early on Saturday, forcing local authorities to call for an evacuation of the tourist area. According to Kefaloniapress.gr, a large firefighting force is operating, trying...

The "Miracle Snakes of Panagia" Appear Again on Greek Island of Kefalonia (video)

  The "miracle snakes" of Panagia appeared once again in the village of Markopoulo on the island of Kefalonia in Greece, just days before the Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary  on August 15th. According to the news website...

The Magic of Greece's Kefalonia Captured by Drone (video)

The beautiful island of Kefalonia, the largest in the Ionian Sea, has been captured by a drone video. The drone flies over locations such as Myrtos Beach, Fiscardo, Melissani cave, Argostoli, Assos, The Venetian Castle ruins, Mount Ainos and Petani...

Kefalonia Airport Gets Makeover (photos)

Fraport Greece announced on Tuesday that it has started work on the development and upgrades of Kefalonia's "Anna Pollatou" Airport. The works that have already begun include the repair of the ATC tower; repairs on the existing main building; the...

Greek Faithful Rush to See "Miracle Snakes" of Panagia in Kefalonia (video)

Hundreds of Greek Orthodox believers rushed once again this year to Markopoulo, in the island of Kefalonia to worship and watch the "Virgin Mary Miracle Snakes" that roam freely in and around the Panagia Fidousa Church. Panagia Fidousa - or...

Cinema Paradiso: Watching Movies at the Beaches of Kefalonia (photos)

Hunderds of locals and tourists rushed to the beautiful beaches of the Ionian island of Kefalonia to enjoy Greek and foreign movies in a summer experience that will remain unforgettable to all participants. Under the moon and the stars, all...

Super Puma Rescues a Polish Tourist From Steep Slopes of Assos, Kefalonia (Video)

A Polish tourist was saved from the cliffs of Assos on the Greek island of Kefalonia in a dramatic rescue effort after losing his orientation while hiking a trail. The tourist was stranded in an area of the cliffs where...

British Tourist Dies in Water Sport Accident While Visiting Kefalonia

A 56-year-old British national was killed on Tuesday while partaking in water sports at Makris Yalos on the island of Kefalonia. According to the coast guard, the man and two friends were on a towable tube pulled by a speed...

4.4 Richter Earthquake Near Kefalonia

At 6:59 am on Monday morning an earthquake with the magnitude of 4.4 shook the Greek island of Kefalonia. According to the Institute of Geodynamics, the quake occurred 8 kilometers southwest of Argostoli and had a focal depth of 5...

"Wine Tourism" the New Fashion Only in Kefalonia

"Wine Tourism" is the new fashion in how to spend your vacation. Dimitris Lolos had a brilliant idea and decided to create The Greek Wine Experience in Kefalonia, the first organized effort of wine tourism in Greece. The Greek Wine...

The Most Unexpected Marriage Took Place on the Greek Island of Kefalonia

The most unexpected wedding of the year took place in the Kefalonia town hall between an 85-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man. Specifically, according to kefaloniapress, the wedding took place a few days ago at the local town hall. Furthermore,...

4.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Greek Island of Kefalonia

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck on the western Greek island of Kefalonia, the Athens Geodynamic Institute reported. The tremor occurred at 4:04 p.m. local time on Tuesday, with its epicenter 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) beneath the island's surface. No damage or casualties have...