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Argostoli

Argostoli is the capital of Kefalonia, a beautiful island located in the Ionian Sea in western Greece. The island has been inhabited since the Neolithic period and has a rich history, with many important historical events taking place there.

The city of Argostoli is situated on the eastern side of the island, in a natural harbor. It is the largest and most populous city on the island, with a population of around 15,000 people. The city is known for its picturesque waterfront, which features a number of cafes, restaurants, and shops. The city is also home to several historical sites, including the ruins of the old Venetian castle, which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1953.

Argostoli is a popular tourist destination, with its crystal-clear waters, sandy beaches, and lush forests. The city has a Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and mild winters.

Throughout its history, Kefalonia and Argostoli have been the site of many important events. In the 8th century BC, the island was invaded by the Dorians, and later by the Romans in the 2nd century BC. During the Middle Ages, the island was ruled by the Venetians, who built the castle that still stands today. In the 19th century, the island was occupied by the French, who constructed many of the city’s buildings.

Today, Argostoli is a vibrant city, with a unique culture and a rich history. It is a great destination for tourists, offering a variety of activities and attractions.

Excursion tips for a day in Argostoli

1. Visit the Korgialenio Historical and Folklore Museum to learn about the history of Kefalonia.

2. Take a boat tour around the island to admire the stunning views of the coastline.

3. Taste the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants in Argostoli.

4. Visit the famous Melissani Cave and marvel at the beautiful stalactites and stalagmites.

5. Relax on the beach at Myrtos Bay and take in the stunning views.

6. Take a hike to the top of Mount Ainos and enjoy the stunning views of the island.

7. Visit the Castle of St. George and explore the old fortress.

8. Spend the day at the Argostoli Aquarium and learn more about the local sea life.

9. Explore the Kefalonian villages and admire the beautiful architecture.

10. Visit the Monastery of Agios Andreas and admire the stunning views.

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The climate in Argostoli

Spring: Spring in Argostoli/Kefalonia is mild and pleasant, with temperatures usually ranging from 10-20°C (50-68°F). The days become longer and the sun shines more often, making it ideal for outdoor activities. Rainfall is common in April and May, but it rarely lasts for long. Summer: Summer in Argostoli/Kefalonia is hot and dry, with temperatures reaching up to 30°C (86°F). The days are long and sunny, making it the perfect time for sunbathing, swimming, and other outdoor activities. Autumn: Autumn in Argostoli/Kefalonia is mild and pleasant, with temperatures usually ranging from 10-20°C (50-68°F). The days become shorter and the sun shines less often, but rainfall is still common. Winter: Winter in Argostoli/Kefalonia is mild and rainy, with temperatures usually ranging from 5-15°C (41-59°F). The days are short and the sun shines less often, but rainfall is still common. Snow is rare, but it can occasionally occur.

Cruise weather for Argostoli

Our weather forecast for Argostoli helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 35.6 °C
min: 26.8 °C
22.7 m/s
36.4 m/s
1.2 %
24.1 m
45.3 %
1,010 hPa
06:28:49
20:59:25
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 35.2 °C
min: 28.3 °C
25.6 m/s
40.0 m/s
0.7 %
24.1 m
41.5 %
1,011 hPa
06:29:34
20:58:48
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 37.5 °C
min: 28.2 °C
10.8 m/s
16.9 m/s
14.0 %
24.1 m
41.2 %
1,009 hPa
06:30:20
20:58:10
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 30.9 °C
min: 23.8 °C
16.6 m/s
31.0 m/s
2.7 %
24.1 m
56.6 %
1,006 hPa
06:31:06
20:57:30
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 30.4 °C
min: 22.6 °C
17.6 m/s
20.9 m/s
0.4 %
24.1 m
65.0 %
1,008 hPa
06:31:53
20:56:48
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 30.0 °C
min: 21.9 °C
17.6 m/s
18.4 m/s
1.2 %
24.1 m
62.1 %
1,010 hPa
06:32:40
20:56:04
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 31.9 °C
min: 21.1 °C
10.1 m/s
7.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
62.8 %
1,009 hPa
06:33:28
20:55:19
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 31.4 °C
min: 22.7 °C
13.0 m/s
13.3 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
62.6 %
1,009 hPa
06:34:17
20:54:32
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 33.4 °C
min: 22.9 °C
13.0 m/s
11.5 m/s
15.1 %
24.1 m
58.9 %
1,008 hPa
06:35:05
20:53:44
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 34.0 °C
min: 24.3 °C
12.2 m/s
13.7 m/s
6.5 %
24.1 m
47.0 %
1,009 hPa
06:35:55
20:52:53
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 31.4 °C
min: 22.7 °C
14.0 m/s
18.4 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
59.1 %
1,011 hPa
06:36:44
20:52:02
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 34.4 °C
min: 22.6 °C
13.3 m/s
16.9 m/s
0.6 %
24.1 m
51.9 %
1,014 hPa
06:37:34
20:51:08
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 34.9 °C
min: 24.9 °C
14.0 m/s
21.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
42.6 %
1,015 hPa
06:38:25
20:50:14

Cruises to Argostoli

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Scheduled ship calls in Argostoli, Greece
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 18th 2024 Thursday, 18th of Jul. 2024 AIDAblu 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Sea Cloud 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 Voyager of the Seas 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 Azamara Journey 09:00 am 08:00 pm
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 LE PONANT 02:00 pm 11:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Sea Cloud II 01:30 pm 06:00 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 EXPLORA I 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 6th 2024 Tuesday, 6th of Aug. 2024 Mein Schiff 5 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Emerald Azzurra 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 Costa Deliziosa 08:00 am 04:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 16th 2024 Friday, 16th of Aug. 2024 AIDAblu 07:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 17th 2024 Saturday, 17th of Aug. 2024 Sea Cloud 01:30 pm 11:00 pm
Aug. 18th 2024 Sunday, 18th of Aug. 2024 MS Vista 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 18th 2024 Sunday, 18th of Aug. 2024 Sea Cloud 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 26th 2024 Monday, 26th of Aug. 2024 Emerald Azzurra 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 10th 2024 Tuesday, 10th of Sep. 2024 Mein Schiff 5 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Sep. 2024 AIDAblu 09:00 am 07:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Sep. 2024 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 17th 2024 Tuesday, 17th of Sep. 2024 MS Riviera 10:30 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Sep. 2024 Costa Deliziosa 08:00 am 04:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 Voyager of the Seas 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 23rd 2024 Monday, 23rd of Sep. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Oct. 1st 2024 Tuesday, 1st of Oct. 2024 MS Riviera 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Costa Fortuna 01:00 pm 08:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Oct. 8th 2024 Tuesday, 8th of Oct. 2024 MS Oosterdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 10th 2024 Thursday, 10th of Oct. 2024 AIDAblu 08:00 am 07:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Oct. 10th 2024 Thursday, 10th of Oct. 2024 MS Marina 11:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 17th 2024 Thursday, 17th of Oct. 2024 Emerald Azzurra 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 22nd 2024 Tuesday, 22nd of Oct. 2024 MS Vista 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 26th 2024 Saturday, 26th of Oct. 2024 Azamara Quest 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 28th 2024 Monday, 28th of Oct. 2024 Emerald Azzurra 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 12th 2024 Tuesday, 12th of Nov. 2024 MS Nieuw Statendam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 13th 2024 Wednesday, 13th of Nov. 2024 MS Vista 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 17th 2024 Sunday, 17th of Nov. 2024 Island Princess 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 21st 2024 Thursday, 21st of Nov. 2024 Emerald Azzurra 12:00 am 12:00 am
Apr. 5th 2025 Saturday, 5th of Apr. 2025 Seven Seas Grandeur 12:30 pm 06:30 pm
Apr. 23rd 2025 Wednesday, 23rd of Apr. 2025 Seven Seas Grandeur 10:00 am 06:00 pm
May 4th 2025 Sunday, 4th of May 2025 Seven Seas Grandeur 07:00 am 05:00 pm
May 7th 2025 Wednesday, 7th of May 2025 Azamara Quest 08:00 am 08:00 pm
May 11th 2025 Sunday, 11th of May 2025 EXPLORA I 09:00 am 08:00 pm
May 12th 2025 Monday, 12th of May 2025 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 15th 2025 Thursday, 15th of May 2025 MS Marina 07:00 am 05:00 pm
May 16th 2025 Friday, 16th of May 2025 Azamara Journey 08:00 am 02:00 pm
May 23rd 2025 Friday, 23rd of May 2025 AIDAblu 07:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
May 25th 2025 Sunday, 25th of May 2025 Seven Seas Splendor 08:00 am 04:00 pm
May 26th 2025 Monday, 26th of May 2025 Costa Fascinosa 01:00 pm 08:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
May 28th 2025 Wednesday, 28th of May 2025 Costa Deliziosa 08:00 am 04:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jun. 5th 2025 Thursday, 5th of Jun. 2025 MS Oosterdam 07:00 am 02:00 pm

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