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Argostoli Cruises

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Argostoli Holidays

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The sun’s rays shimmering through the water in subterranean Melissani Lake.

Spotting reptiles, tortoises, falcons and wild horses in Mount Ainos National Park.

Paying respects to Kefalonia’s patron saint at the Monastery of Agios Gerasimos.

During your Argostoli cruise, lose yourself in jaw-dropping Kefalonia, where lush greenery, breathtaking beaches and dazzling waters of green and blue will make you think you’re in paradise. Stopping off in Argostoli on your holiday to the Mediterranean and the Greek Islands, you’ll be bowled over by the stunning scenery and evocative scent of pine, cypress and olive trees.

On your holiday in Argostoli, you can swim and snorkel in the clear seas, looking out for rare sea turtles. Hike on Ainos mountain, where you’ll see an unusual pine tree with black leaves. Soak up the sun on Myrtos beach, one of the best beaches in the world, or explore the Melissani and Drogarati caves, with their ancient rock formations.

With mouthwatering foods, Robola wine and tempting shops, as well as castles and pretty villages, you’ll never want to leave the island made famous by Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.

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When can we take you to Argostoli?

Our ships travel around the world so there are times when they won’t be present in this port. The calendar shows you when one or more ships are departing on a cruise itinerary to Argostoli. New itineraries will be added, so it’s worth checking back.

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The best of Argostoli - things to see and do

Sample Robola wines or delicious delicacies. Explore Kefalonia’s jaw-dropping scenery or the island’s castles, caves and museums. You’ll find plenty to see and do on a holiday in Argostoli, with some suggested highlights below.

Discover Kefalonia’s food and wine

  • 120 ratings

Gorge on lovely feta cheese, olive oil and honey. Try Kefalonia’s famous meat pie, salted cod fish pie or desserts made with almonds and quince. You can tour a winery to taste delicious Robola wine.

Luxuriate on stunning beaches

  • 230 ratings

Blue green hues, crystal waters and stunning vistas make Kefalonia a beach lovers’ heaven. Swim, snorkel or relax in these lovely surroundings, appreciating what makes the Greek Islands so special. Myrtos bay, Antisamos, Platis Gialos and Makris Gialos are some of the best beaches.

Tread ancient ruins

  • 230 ratings

Much of Argostoli and other towns were destroyed in an earthquake in 1953, but the ruins of nearby Castle of St George remain. You can visit the site, with its Byzantine and Venetian origins.

Enjoy Argostoli

  • 230 ratings

Shop for souvenirs in Argostoli or explore its popular bars, beaches and nightlife. Looks for remains of the town’s old Venetian architecture or visit the Archaeological Museum, the Korgialeneios Library and the lighthouse of Saint Theodoroi.

What ships can I choose for my Argostoli cruise?

    Our ships travel around the world so there are times when they won’t be present in this location. so it’s worth checking back.

    Make the most of your holiday to Argostoli with our amazing shore excursions

    With expert local guides, easy 24-hour cancellations, plus guaranteed first off ship and return-to-ship if your tour is delayed, our tailor-made shore excursions allow you to experience each incredible destination in a whole new way. Sample delicious local wines, visit a fascinating monastery and explore a mythical cave and subterranean lake with our excellent excursions. To book the best Argostoli holiday, see our most popular shore excursions below.

    Melissani cave and Agios Andreas Monastery

    Explore Melissani, known in Greek mythology as the cave of the nymphs. Ride a boat on the deep-blue waters of Melissani’s subterranean lake, then discover the Agios Andreas Monastery, with its unusual holy relic, and the quaint fishing village of Agia Efimia.

    Makris Gialos beach transfer

    Have family fun in the sun on Makris Gialos Beach. Wiggle your toes in soft sands, take a dip in the pristine waters and relax on one of the most beautiful beaches around. Water sports are available for an additional fee.

    Agios Gerasimos, Robola winery and Drogkarati cave

    Visit Agios Gerasimos, a monastery founded by the island’s patron saint, revered as a protector and healer. Make your way to Robola Winery for a taste of delicious local wine, and then tour the Drogkarati Cave, with its astonishing stalagmites and stalactites.

    Why book a shore excursion with us?

    Guaranteed first off ship

    Book a tour and you'll enjoy priority departure in port.

    Guaranteed Return To ship

    If our tours are delayed, the ship will wait for you!

    Safety First

    All our shore excursions are planned by insured partners, who adhere to the highest safety standards in the industry.

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