Karavomilos Area Guide

Karavomilos is a picturesque fish village in the west part of Sami and 1 km from the harbor. The village is a pole of attraction for the visitors, as very close to it, are some of the most famous natural sights in Kefalonia.

The cave of Drogarati and the lake of Melissani. Karavomilos has a small circular lake, with lush vegetation and fresh water which flows into the sea. The surrounding area has quaint geological phenomenons.


Really impressive is the cave of Drogarati with rare stalagmites and stalactites. The interior can easily host a concert. The acoustic of the cave is similar to this of the ancient theaters. Very close to the cave is the underground lake of Melissani, which was discovered in 1951 by the speleologist Yiannis Petrohelos.

Big part of the roof has fallen making it easy for exploration. This lake is a really impressive sight, not to be missed. In order to reach the lake, you will pass through an underground arcade enjoying an unforgettable row in the cold waters of the lake.

  • Drogarati Cave

  • Melissani Lake

  • Karavomilos Lake

    Iliachtides Villas - Apartments

    Karavomilos, Sami, Kefalonia
    Greece 28080 
    Landline: +302674022379
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    Email: info@karavomilos.gr
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