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Skala Kefalonia
In this place where the land embraces the sea, people have lived for thousands of years and myths have been born.
the largest resort of the southern part of Kefalonia,
37 kilometres away from the capital of the island.
Skala welcomes thousands of visitors attracted by its large sandy beach which is boarded by
pine trees and has wonderful crystalline waters. Various restaurants,
cafes, shops, taverns and accommodations are available in Skala where
the ruins of a Roman villa and its fine mosaic floor can be seen
Skala is a region in the South - Eastern edge of Kefalonia, endowed by nature with incomparable beauties, a fantastic sea and fabulous beaches.
Here, you can enjoy the countless kilometers of a mixture of sandy and shiny, colorfull, pebbled beaches, surrounded by impressive rocks, creeks and mystic caves.
The District of Skala comprises of the villages Skala, Ratzakli, Alimatas, Koytrokoy, Fanies and Spathi.
Skala is about 37 km away from the island's capital, Argostoli, and 12 km away from the port of Poros
History Skala
The area's archaeological site
is rich in very important Roman pebbledash (floor mosaic), dating back to the 3rd century BC.
One of them depicts two men sacrificing a bull and another, the Envy being torn up by wild beasts. 
In Aghios Georgios, about 2 km away from Skala and on the way to Poros, you can visit a picturesque country church, situated at a very beautiful site. It was built with valuable pieces of an ancient temple of 7th century BC, which was devoted to the worship of Apollo.
Next to it, lie the ruined foundations of the ancient temple and some sections of its columns.  

The races and swimming games, taking place during the feast of St.George have survived as a custom through ancient years, when the Apollo festivities were held here.
Further, in the Sakkos cave and in Mounta were discovered several findings of the Stone Age.

 

Hotels Skala Kefalonias
Apostolata Island Resort & Spa
 

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