Lixouri is the main town of Paliki region, it has been built near the ancient town of Paliokastro and after Argostoli is the second biggest town in Kefalonia island. Lixouri is placed in the most flat and fertile area of Kefalonia.
A region with few hills and a clay soil that since ancient times has favored a peasant life.
People from Lixori are famous to be very polite, hospitable and professional singers.
Here in Lixouri there is the Phiilarmonic school that’s one of the most important in Greece.
Lixouri was almost completely destroyed in the earthquake of 1953, but has been carefully reconstructed with buildings in traditional style and ample pedestrian walkways.
In front of the port, Lixouri has a huge square with a majestic tree in the center and from this square a pedestrian street full of shops starts.


Lixouri has not a beach in the city, but just outside there is one, called Lepeda, that is frequented by tourists and locals.
To reach Lepeda from Lixouri you must follow the waterfront to the south for one kilometer and half.
Lepeda is a beautiful wide, red and sandy beach, not too different from the most famous Xi beach but definitely less crowded.
At the beginning of the beach there are some rocks, near the shore, that border a small bay and create an evocative view. On the beach there is also a volleyball net for those who want to have fun and not just lay under the sun.
All the coast between Lixouri and Lepeda beach is accessible, with red sand and free, without snack bars or sunbeds for rent.


In Lixouri you can find any kind of rental you need.
From Lixouri you can reach the maintown of Kefalonia, Argostoli, directly by a small ferry-boat that leaves every 40 minutes.
The trip will take 20 minutes.


There are accommodation in Lixouri for any budgets and needs.
Certainly there are more hotels and residences on the coast, just outside the city, going towards south.


Lixouri is a big town provided with any kind of service as many locals live here all year round.
In the pedestrian streets there are shops selling local handicrafts, souvenirs and jewels.


You can choose between traditional Greek restaurants, street food, disco bar and romantic coffee bar.
There is an embarrassing wealth of options!

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