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Sami is a region of particular natural beauty. Her characteristic is the existence of many caverns and that constitutes pole of attraction for the visitors but also of the researchers. Sami, that constitutes also the seat of homonym municipality, is found in the Eastern side of the island and it abstains 22 km from the Argostoli. It is one from the bigger commercial centres of the island and an important tourist resort with even infrastructures. The harbour of Sami is considered of more considerably of the Cephalonia while it connects the island with Patra and Italy. The region of Sami allocates certain of the most beautiful beaches that satisfy also all the preferences while you can select between the sandy and in the pebble beaches. In the organised beach of Sami, you will enjoy the sun, the clean sea and for those who want to train, there is the suitable infrastructure for all the marine sport.  Also, you can swim in the beach of Karavomilou and in the gulf of Agias Paraskevi that is the ideal choice for those who prefer the quiet beaches.  The Sa'mi is the place of caverns. In the region there are roughly 17 caverns, from which the two are visiting. It is the cavern of Drokaratis, which is one of the bigger and the most beautiful for natural sightseeing of the Cephalonia. It is found in near distance in the marine cavern of Melissanis. It was discovered before 300 years roughly, when at the duration of powerful earthquake drop his department and was revealed the point that today constitutes his entry. It has depth roughly 60 m. while it is considered likely to communicate also with other caverns. His interior is rich in special rocks and water decor. The drawings that they create impress the visitors.  The cavern of Melissanis is the most beautiful and undeniably famous in the island. It is a cavern – lake that is found in the place Karavomilos. It was hardly discovered in 1951 from the cavern researcher Petrochilo and has been developed tourist. A department of his roof has collapsed, so that is created a unique natural setting. The light of the sun that goes in the interior of the cavern and his sunbeams mirrored the waters of Ionian creating a magical spectacle.  The existence of the cavern is acquaintance from the ancient years. According to the mythology the nymph Melissanthi was murdered by falling in the lake, when Nappy it denied her love. In the lake is found also an islet in which were discovered relic ancient holy his Nappy, that strengthens the fable from which it took also the cavern his name.  In the internal of the cavern you can move only with boat. His length exceeds the 100 m. It is a separate boating walk that will remain to you unforgettable.  The Sami apart from naturally sightseeing allocates also religious monuments. It deserves for you to visit the abbey Agrilia that is built in the elevation above the beach of Antisami and has a terrific view to the Ithaca and the Patra’s Gulf and the Byzantine church of Saint Spiridona that is found in the village Poulata

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