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Sami is a town located in the north-eastern part of Kefalonia, one of the famous Greek Ionian islands. From Sami, it’s possible to explore all of Kefalonia in your Avis hire car.
We make car rental easy, because we know you can’t wait to feel the freedom of the road and get the very most out of your stay. Wherever your travels take you, the keys are waiting for you to unlock the world.
Sami is just one destination to explore on Kefalonia. There are many more riches to discover on your road trip around this Mediterranean island.
Skala, the island’s most populated town, is just 37km away from Sami. Kaminia Beach, a family-friendly destination because of its safe, shallow waters, is one of the town’s top attractions, serviced by kiosks and cafes. Nature-lovers should keep their eyes peeled for turtles, which have been known to appear on the shoreline. It’s also possible to book horseback rides on the beach.
Just 20km away from Sami, Argostoli is another enduringly popular choice for holidaymakers on Kefalonia. Argostoli is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream with plenty of exciting activities to keep even the most restless people occupied. From a jeep safari in the national park to kayaking on the open sea, there is always an opportunity to discover nature on this Greek island. Before dusk, head to the Lighthouse of Saint Theodoroi, 3km outside of Argostoli, which offers stunning views of the island, especially during sunset.
With your Avis car hire, you can explore Kefalonia at your own pace and in total comfort.
Explore Sami and beyond in complete freedom with a rental car. From behind the wheel, you’ll have complete control of your journey in this beautiful part of the world.
The main attraction here is Antisamos beach, which is very popular with locals. Famous scenes from the movie, ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’ were filmed here, but even if you haven’t seen the movie, you’ll still appreciate the stunning emerald-coloured ocean.
The Melissani Cave is another stunning natural sight in Sami, and is also known as the Cave of the Nymphs. Beneath its opening sits the Melissani lake, which can be reached via an underground tunnel. On entering, you’ll see dramatic stalactites hovering above your head and impressive rock formations surrounding you.
Before leaving town, make sure you visit the Acropolis of Sami. Here, you will be able to see parts of a theatre and ancient tombs that date back to the 3rd century BC. You will also have spectacular views over all of Sami and the ocean in front of you.
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