Sami is one of the most renowned holiday resorts on the island. The
area combines the beauty of mountains and sea whereas big and small ships put
in at the port. Apart from the hotels and the rented rooms there is also a perfectly
On Aghii Fanentes hill nearby, you can visit the ruins of the homonymous
monastery. Furthermore, near Sami, there are ruins of a roman building, which
the locals call "Rakospito" as well as three tombs dating back to the
3rd century BC. Around Sami, there are numerous caves such as Agalaki cave, Aghia
Eleousa precipice and Zervati cave. The two most important caves of the area are
those of Melissani and Drogarati.
This text (extract) is cited January 2004 from the Assoc.
of Local Authorities of Kefalonia & Ithaca tourist pamphlet.