The traditional village of Assos in the north-western promontory of Cephalonia can be found amidst an unforgettable landscape of deep green hills, adorable houses on the slopes, colourful flowers, white beaches and the sea surface of all shades of blue. The ubiquitous peace and silence are tempting all who want to escape from the bustle of big cities. The village landmark is an old Venetian fortress, the old protector of the picturesque settlement against evil raiders.
The local beach is covered with sand and pebbles. For your comfort, you will find there umbrellas and deckchairs so that you could sunbathe and take a rest. In the surroundings, you will have many opportunities to discover the mysterious beauties of the indented sky-blue coast. Especially the adorable little beaches and bays with caves are perfect for couples who want to enjoy a bit of privacy. The best option is to rent a boat and set off to explore the landscape on your own.
What to do in Assos?
In the town, you will find cafés, tavernas and restaurants that will satisfy your sweet tooth. The local fish specialities and wine are particularly popular. In the shops, you can get everything you need, including foodstuffs and basic articles, and obviously souvenirs.
Where else to go on Cephalonia?
Some of the most visited resorts on Cephalonia are: Agia Efimia, Argostoli, Assos, Fiskardo, Kipourion, Kounopetra, Lassi, Lepeda settlement, Lixouri, Poros, Sami, Skala, Svoronata, Xi settlement and Zola.