Davgata

Davgata is a village just outside Argostoli, in the center of Kefalonia. It is from the capital of the island about five kilometers, is situated at an altitude of 308 meters above sea level and has 66 permanent residents, according to the 2011 census.

In Davgata, the visitor will see beautiful, low houses, with bright red roofs and whitewashed courtyards filled pots with colorful flowers. Streets neat, clean and tidy churches, including the church of St. Nicholas and the church of the Transfiguration. On the day of the celebration, on 6th of August, takes place in Davgata a large festival with visitors from all over Kefalonia, live music and fun until the morning!

From Davgata came the leader of the radical movement for union with Greece, Dimitrios Davis Lorentzatos, the bust of whom, you can see in the village.

In Davgata, is located the Museum of Natural History of Kefalonia and Ithaca, but does not work in recent years and expected developments on its future course.

 

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