The “Balcony of Palliki” is Kaminarata, a village of about 200 residents. It is located at an altitude of 349 meters above sea level and is built in amphitheater so that overlooks the entire Palliki, the plain to Lixouri, and opposite Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia and Enos, the great mountain of the island.
The area of Kaminarata is overgrown with olives, pine and walnut. Among them, the bright red rooftops compose a colorful canvas in the landscape of Kefalonia. Goat soup, warm bread and local wine will treat you the residents of Kaminarata and invite you to get too part in an impromptu festival – Kaminarata is famous for its festivals, with biggest this of aAI Lias, on 20th of July.
In Easter, Kaminaranata is special: On Good Friday, the village’s women decorate the Epitaph and then sing the Lament of Mary, who narrates the Passion of Christ. The old mill of Kaminarata, Litrouvio, has been restored and serves as a Folk Museum. Just outside the village, there is the fountain of Taffy; a source of clean, clear water believed that has medical pr