Typical Itinerary
We have lots of routes to suit your ability; slow and scenic with lots of coffee, fast and furious, or anything in between.
 

Here are 2 typical itineraries.

Itinerary 1
   1000
      m of climbing                per day
  75
  km per day
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Key Stats
   6
day holiday

Day 1:  Arrive in Kefalonia. A short drive  across the island  with its vast variety of scenery takes us to the Erisos area in the North. Assemble bikes, and then a short spin to the beautiful cove at  Acqua Alaties to loosen the legs. We pass through Fiscardo with its traditional buildings and bustling water front. ( 24km, 400m ascent )

Day 2:  We cycling  down the coast, then through the meadows to Agia Effimia. We pass the famous venetian fort at Assos. The  road back hugs the coast in spectacular fashion, with  a steep climb to Karia to round off the day. ( 84km, 1280m ascent  )

Itinerary 1 Day 2
Cycling Kefalonia

Day 3:   We go to Argostolli, across the famous Drapano bridge and see the loggerhead turtles in the bay. A short ferry crossing takes us to the  beautiful town of Lixouri for lunch. On the way back we take in 2 beautiful isolated beaches, with spectacular views all the way.

( 86km, 1185m ascent )

Cycling Kefalonia
Cycling Kefalonia

Day 4: The road skirts the coast to Sami, with  Ionian Sea in constant company. Then it's a short climb to a medieval bell tower with panoramic views. After lunch we climb  up above Murtos beach and descend through the lush woodland back to Fiscardo.

( 88km, 1480m ascent )

Cycling Kefalonia

Day 5: We take a boat over to Ithica, climb up to Stavros, and then the coast road to the capital Vathi. The views are breath-taking as usual.  After lunch we drop down to Kioni ,  a tiny village nestling in the most beautiful steep sided cove. ( 68km,1590m ascent )

Cycling Kefalonia

Day 6: Home !

Itinerary 2
Key Stats
   6
day holiday
 120
  km per day
   2150
      m of climbing                per day
Itinerary 1 Day 3
Itinerary 1 Day 4

Day 1:  Arrive in Kefalonia. A short drive  across the island  with its vast variety of scenery takes us to the Erisos area in the North. Assemble bikes, and then a short spin to the beautiful cove at  Acqua Alaties to loosen the legs. We pass through Fiscardo with its traditional buildings and bustling water front. ( 24km , 400m ascent )

Day 2:  We cycle to Agia Effimia,  and through  the vineyards of the Omala Valley. Then on to  the Venetian fort at Kastro  with it's panoramic views. The  road back hugs the coast in spectacular fashion, with  a steep climb to Karia to round off the day. ( 130km, 2700m ascent )

Day 3:   We head to  the Paliki peninsula and the  Kipouri  Monastery with sheer 100m  cliffs down to the sea. Then to Lixouri for lunch by the sea. The route back takes in one of the island toughest climbs. Spectacular views all the way. ( 130km, 2350m ascent )

Itinerary 1 Day 5
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Cycling Kefalonia
Cycling Kefalonia

 

Day 4: The road skirts the coast to Sami, with  Ionian Sea in constant view. Then it's the climb up to Mt Enos. With almost  the same distance and elevation as Mt Ventoux it will be a challenge. The forest at the top is dark and dramatic, but then it’s down hill all the way home .( 120km, 2850m ascent )

Day 5: We circumnavigate the island, with sea views all the way. The descent into Poros for lunch cuts through a dramatic gorge with steep cliffs. The route back passes through classic Captain Corelli country. ( 145km, 2450m ascent )

Day 6 : Home!

Cycling Kefalonia
Cycling Kefalonia
Cycling Kefalonia
Itinerary 2 Day 5
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