Welcome to Kefalonia (Cephalonia), Greece! Kefalonia (Cephalonia) island is a very popular tourist destination. Cephalonia has hot, sunny summers and mild rainy winters. During winter it can occasionally snow on the mountain peaks of the island's mountain ranges. Wine and raisins are the oldest products exported, being important until the 20th century. Today fish farming and calcium carbonate are most important. Olive oil production is a major component of Cephalonia's economy. Tourism to Cephalonia started in the early 19th century. The Royal Family of Greece sent their children in the summer months to Lixouri, in the early 20th century, but the island was not discovered by most tourists until the 1980s. Cephalonia is a popular vacation destination for many Italians, due to its proximity to Italy. Two cultural attractions, the fishing villages of Fiscardo and Assos, and other natural attractions, including Melissani underground lake, Drogarati cave and Myrtos beach, have helped popularize Cephalonia. The film, Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001), shot on the island itself, made Cephalonia more widely known. Listed in The Daily Telegraph as one of the 20 Mediterranean islands you must visit in your lifetime. Private jet chartering, helicopter transfer flight, motor yacht & catamaran charter, luxury cars rental - hire ... in Kefalonia (Cephalonia) - Greece VIP service!