9 days in Cephalonia Itinerary

9 days in Cephalonia Itinerary

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9 days in Cephalonia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Skala
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Divarata
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Minia
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h
End: Toronto

1
night
Skala

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 29th (Wed): kick back and relax at Mounda Beach, explore the activities along Kaminia Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Skala Beach. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Melissinos Winery, then head outdoors with Katelios beach, and then stroll through Spithi Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Skala trip itinerary planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Skala is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Skala, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect Skala to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Divarata.

Things to do in Skala

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katelios, Melissinos Winery, Kaminia Beach
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Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach
Melissinos Winery ©
Melissinos Winery

2
nights
Divarata

Divarata ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): look for gifts at Agia Efimia Chandlers, then kick back and relax at Antisamos Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtos Beach, and finally look for gifts at Myrtillo. On your second day here, make a trip to Assos, Head underground at Melissani Cave, then take in the waterfront at Port of Sami, and finally Head underground at Drogarati Cave.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Divarata online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Skala to Divarata by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Minia.

Things to do in Divarata

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sami, Myrtos Beach, Agia Efimia Chandlers, Drogarati Cave, Assos
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Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach
Melissani Cave ©
Melissani Cave

4
nights
Minia

Minia ©
Popular historic sites such as Monastery of Agios Andreas and Lighthouse of Saint Theodoroi are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Makris Gialos Beach and Vatsa Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Minia: Petani Beach (in Lixouri) and Lourdas (Lourdata) Beach (in Lourdata).

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Traveling by car from Divarata to Minia takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lixouri, Argostolion, Peratata, Xi Beach, Makris Gialos Beach
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Petani Beach ©
Petani Beach
Makris Gialos Beach ©
Makris Gialos Beach
Xi Beach ©
Xi Beach