Map of Kefalonia Greece
Kefalonia is the largest and most mountainous island of the Ionian Sea .
Located North of Zakynthos , opposite the entrance to the Gulf of Corinth , in a
distance of about 35 km from the west coast of the Peloponnese. Kefalonia has an
area of 688 sq .km and 32.474 inhabitants. It is a dry and barren island
separated by a narrow strait from Ithaca , which also belongs to the prefecture
The dismemberment of the coast of the island is very rich. In the Northeast form the bays of Sami Antisamos , Northwest the bay of Myrtos and North of Argostoli the bay of Lourdas . The bay of Argostoli , the safest of the Mediterranean , penetrates deep into the island and forms the peninsula Palikis, opposite the bay of Myrtos.