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Built on the side of hills sloping down to a beach along the Aegean Sea, Assos features traditional stucco houses and narrow streets that are populated by only 100 permanent inhabitants. Some of the locals operate small taverns, offering hearty meals with views over the sea. The walk up to the Venetian castle ruins rewards you with the best view in the village and is accompanied by the scent of olive trees. Before you visit Assos, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • I have been to Assos several times and it is arguably the most beautiful resort on Kefalonia. It is located on the north-west of island. Set on a picture-perfect isthmus connecting it to a wooded peni...  more »
  • For me this is the most beautiful seaside village on the island. The bay the penisular the castle ad the colour of the sea truely amazing  more »
  • Assos is a Picture postcard Harbour. If you’re going to visit Kefalonia Assos is a must see. Travelling down to the village is quite challenging as there is a number of really sharp hairpin bends and ...  more »
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  • Lovely little harbour. Watched a fisherman sail in, show a bucket of 3 fish to a cafe owner then sell them to him snd had one cooked for him. It doesn't get fresher than that. Life certainly goes on here and there's a real sense of usual life around tourism. assos castle is a huge climb but gives a sense of history in this otherwise sleepy village. Wouldn't stay here but worth a visit
  • Amazing view of the place and somewhere good to take photos of the harbour and the colourful buildings
  • Love the town! I took so many good photos here. Every house here had some interesting details. The whole town looks like it's from some fairytale. The colors are amazing in sunset here. Also there is a beach that is pretty clear if you take into account that you are deep into bay. Also the restaurants here have fresh seafood as this is a fisherman town and the fish is caught and brought here every day
  • Assos is a small village close to Myrtos beach. It has a castle that people can walk uphill and enjoy good views of the sea. It has some small fish taverns with fresh sea food, at the port of the village. it is recommended for 1 or 2 nights stay.
  • It is in my opinion one of the best-view point to visit in Kefalonia. A must visit. Good food in Platanos tavern also

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