Location and Surroundings
Beautiful Scenery where Nature and modern facilities blend
Fiskardo is located in the Northern part of Kefalonia in Erissos. It is surrounded by dense forests of cypress trees and wild oak that reach down to the crystal clear water.
When you visit Fiskardo you can understand why this picturesque fishing village has become a "compulsory" stop for the yachting people sailing the Ionian.
Fiskardo is protected by the Greek government in order to conserve its Venetian architecture and for this reason it preserves its picturesque character with the Venetian age houses,having defied the catastrophic earthquake of 1953, posing calmly around the harbour.
In the late autumn,winter and early spring, the area is very quiet ideal for nature lovers and a great time to go fishing,trekking and diving.
In the summer time the quiet village is transformed into a cosmopolitan port with yachts and sailing boats,while the villas in the surrounding area accommodate guests that use to hang out in the restaurants and bars of the port.
There are many restaurants, cafes, bars, souvenir and clothes shops, boat rental facilities, scuba diving center in Fiskardo that attract the holidaymakers of the surrounding areas as well as the folk from the yachts.
There are 2 scuba diving schools both very experienced and professional qualified divers that offer special programs for children as well as diving for more experienced divers wanting to enjoy the crystal clear waters that offer visibility of often more than 40 meters.
You can also rent a sailing boat for the day in the harbour if you enjoy sailing in the interesting sea near Fiskardo, where you can reach Ithaka, Lefkada, Meganisi,Skorpios and other small islands.
The area is quiet and ideal for nature lovers, there are several hiking trails that start from here.Maps of the paths are provided.
The Venetian Lighthouse and the Byzantine Basilica can be admired from Martini waterfront suites and reached on foot on a beautiful walk on the other side of the harbor.
Beautiful beaches like Emblissi, Dafnoudi, and Alaties are just a few km away.
While Myrtos beach and Antisamos beach are a 30 minutes and 45 minutes away.