4 days in Cephalonia Itinerary

4 days in Cephalonia Itinerary

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4 days in Cephalonia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: London


Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Drogarati Cave. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Assos, kick back and relax at Myrtos Beach, and then stop by Myrtillo.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sami road trip tool .

London, UK to Sami is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Sami: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Skala.

Things to do in Sami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Memorial Acqui Division, Myrtos Beach, Makris Gialos Beach, Drogarati Cave, Assos
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Assos ©
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach
Makris Gialos Beach ©
Makris Gialos Beach


Skala ©
Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skala Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Skala journey planner.

You can drive from Sami to Skala in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. July in Skala sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Skala

Outdoors Tours Beaches
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Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports