There are 2 ferry routes operating between Kefalonia and Italy offering you combined total of 2 sailings per week. Ventouris Ferries operates 1 route, Sami to Bari which runs 1 time weekly. Red Star Ferries operates 1 route, Sami to Brindisi which runs 1 time weekly.
As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings from Kefalonia to Italy to get the most up to date information.
Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian islands in western Greece and features a mild climate along with some excellent beaches.
Since it became popular amongst tourists in the eighties, Kefalonia now gets visitors not just from Greece and Europe but from all over the world and is well-equipped to handle the influx of tourists during the busy season.
The film, Captain Corelli's Mandolin was shot on the island itself which helped to make it more widely known.
With 2 ferry ports on the island (Sami and Poros) Kefalonia is ideally situated for connections to the other Greek islands.
Italy is a boot-shaped peninsula situated in the Mediterranean Sea at the bottom of Western Europe, with the Tyrrhenian Sea to the West, Ionian Sea to the South and Adriatic Sea to the East.
Italy is the fifth most visited country in the world and contains more World Heritage Sites than any other country. Although Rome, Milan, Venice and Florence are the top tourist destinations in Italy, the country’s rich collections of art, culture and literature from many different periods and regions make it impossible to judge on where the most interesting location is.
With around four thousand miles of coastline, with countless gulfs, inlets, and long sandy beaches, Italy is truly adapted to the holiday lovers every need. Coastal cities with their sea resorts and awesome beaches are easily reachable by car with a variety of ferries and vessels large and small ready to sail you there.