This famous beach is the “trademark” of Kefalonia
One of the most well known attractions of Kefalonia
The sandy beach of Atheras in Kefalonia
Lixouri is the capital of Palliki municipality and the second biggest town of Kefalonia. It is built in the area of the ancient Pali, one of the four most important towns of Kefalonia during the ancient years. It is located at the southwest side of the island, opposite Argostoli, in a verdant area. The Kefalonians call it “Pikolo Paris”, because of the stream which separates it in two. It is one of the most famous tourist resorts in Greece.
The central square of Lixouri is Petritsis Square where you can enjoy your walk and visit many historical monuments, museums, churches and imposing mansions. Among them distinguishes the statue of Andreas Laskaratos, a great satirical poet and novelist. Unfortunately, the most of the mansions of the town were destroyed by the earthquake of 1953.
During your stay in Lixouri, you must visit the Philharmonic School, the Iakovatios Library and the Church of the city’s patron Saint Charalampos. In the surrounding area you can find many picturesque beaches such as Platia Ammos, Lepeda, Xi, Megas Lakkos and Kounopetra.
Lixouri offers many options for accommodation, such as modern hotels, apartments and rooms for rent. Your summer holidays in Lixouri will be unforgettable.