Assos is a small and charming village located 36 km north of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia.A trip by taxi takes 50 minutes approximately to get there and today, it counts about one hundred inhabitants and is one of the most charming spots of the island. Dominated by the ruins of a 16th century Venetian castle, the village of Assos is built on a small peninsula reflecting a beautiful and warm atmosphere.Assos is a village of authentic beauty, light blue waters and traditional buildings that offer a unique scenery.
The traditional architecture, the peaceful landscape and the pebbled beaches compose the natural beauty of Assos. A stroll around the narrow alleys reveals colorful houses with pink and white blooms, lovely paths and old churches. Little taverns perched on the quayside overlooking the bay attract most of the visitors. The visit to the castle requires a long walk amidst the olive tree forests until you reach an archway. This journey is quite interesting and refreshing.
The village square is situated near the waterfront where you will find the village war memorial as well as an anchor and an old cannon. Around it you will find a selection of tavernas and seaside cafes offering all amazing views to the harbor and the Assos castle on the opposite hill. The pebbly beach at the front has shallow waters ideal for children, so you can have a swim around the protected gulf, reach the opposite side and relax at the sunbeds.
You can book a taxi from Assos to Kefalonia airport or to any other destination you wish by sending us an email, calling us or using your favorite app. A driver from “Kefalonia Taxi Service” will pick you up as soon as possible and will drive you quick and safely to your destination!