Magganos

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Magganos

On the crossroads right before the northernmost point of the island, Fiskardo, Magganos belongs to the Governing Department of Erisos of the Municipality of Kefalonia. It borders with Tzamarelata, Matsoukata, Steliata, Agrilia and Ventourata. It is a pivotal spot of the area because it’s impossible to live in Erisos and not pass by Magganos at least once a day. It is a village full of life, as, besides its residents, many people come to Magganos for shopping or coffee.

Magganos is an important place for the general area of Erisos with commercial activity, as there is a super market, coffee shop, greengrocers’, restaurant and tailor’s, as well as an architect’s office and an auto shop. It is a meeting point for most and the place where most activities begin happening, as most of the locals start their day drinking their coffee in the coffee shop.

Zola

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Zola

Zola is in the western part of Kefalonia and is part of Thinia, along with Agona, Nifi, Petrikata, Riza and Kardakata. Zola is a mainly amphitheatrical village, with a beautiful view of the picturesque Aghia Kiriaki beach. It is a village with wild beauty and for people who are in search of alternative scenery and hiking, as it has quite a few hiking trails.

The village has two churches, Ipapanti and Saint Dimitrios. Ipapanti belongs to the Apergis families and Saint Dimitrios to the Gasparatos families. The inhabitants of Zola have celebrated both churches for years with festivals that attract a lot of people. Especially the Ipapanti festival, which is more well-known and participation is great, as there aren’t many churches on the island dedicated to this particular celebration.

Mantzavinata

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Mantzavinata

Mantzavinata is a village situated on the Paliki peninsula. It’s on the road from Lixouri to Kounopetra, located at a generally lower altitude.

Quite close to the village is the popular Xi beach, as well as Kounopetra (The Moving Rock). The village has a population of approximately 250 residents, much less than it had in the past.

The most characteristic feast for which the village is known is the Wine Feast in August, organized by the cultural Association of Mantzavinata - Vouniou “Kounopetra”. Besides, the name of the village is closely linked with wine, as the second compound is the word vino, which means wine, revealing the historical connection as well.

Poros

3.2/5 rating (12 votes)

Poros
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