Exploring Assos, Greece

assos-kefalonia-7OK, stick with me on this one as this post is a biiiiiit late considering we visited Greece in July, but I stumbled across these pictures of our latest visit to Assos yesterday and I just love this part of Kefalonia too much not to share with you.

We have been to this island a few times now, and I love this picturesque, quiet island…but most of all, I love this small town and surrounding areas. If you are visiting the island, please make sure you make the trip to Assos at least once.

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If you are driving from the south, the roads are windy, and a little bit scary but you’ll be met with stunning views like this, so totally worth it. You’ll also stumble across Myrtos beach, below, which is a showstopper. Although a little tip; in my opinion, it is better to admire it from above than actually to be on it.

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^So many blues^

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It is just passed this spot that you need to make a mountain detour now following a landslide, so head up and just keep going until you hit the clouds. You’ll come across a few friends on the way. Say hi to them for me.

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And when you start to work your way down hill again, you will see your target.

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Assos is on that tiny little bridge of land between the two bigger bits of land. Park up wherever you can as you near the village, and walk the rest.

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Assos really is tiny, with about four or five taverna restaurants, a cafe bar and one little shop. There are a scattering of simple hotels, and a villa or two in the hills. The pace of life is slow, and all about alternating between taking a leisurely dip in the crystal clear water and eating freshly caught seafood.

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As you stroll around, you can pick out your dream holiday home. Bagsie the pink one for me! But this beauty is still available if you don’t mind having me as a neighbour.

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Every corner you turn, you’ll be greeted by stunning views and sea that begs to be dived in to!

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Someone take me back, quick!

Have you seen my other posts from Kefalonia?

Hidden Coves in Kefalonia

Sunset in Kefalonia

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6 Comments

  1. Alan Johnson
    October 3, 2016 / 7:38 pm

    I love that photo of the pastel green bench underneath the foliage. Absolutely gorgeous place to sit and dream!

    • greeneyed
      October 3, 2016 / 8:11 pm

      It certainly was 🙂 xx

  2. October 4, 2016 / 8:55 am

    You’ve got me dreaming of summer and faraway lands! The views are stunning and so much colour. I haven’t been to Kefalonia but I’ll be adding it to my list. Thank you for that little bit of escapism x

    • greeneyed
      October 8, 2016 / 11:46 am

      I know Antonia – I am dreaming of holidays and sunshine so much which is perhaps worrying as we have no summer holiday plans now! I really recommend Kefalonia especially for a family holiday – it is so quiet and beautiful xxx

  3. October 7, 2016 / 6:21 pm

    Oh my god, STUNNING photos!! Those beautiful blue tones of the water… Greece has some of the most beautiful places on earth. Love your outfit that you wore too!

    • greeneyed
      October 8, 2016 / 11:45 am

      Hi Nathalie, I know – those blues are just so perfect and I really think only Greece does them so well! Thanks re the outfit – It was SO hot! xxx

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