Michata

Michata is a small village in the hinterland of Kefalonia. It is located in the center of the island, on the plateau of Omalos and along with Valsamata, now joined with Frangkata and Epanochori, constituted by 2010 there, the unique community of Kefalonia, the community of Omalos.

On Omalos, next to Michata, there is the most famous monastery of Kefalonia. This is the Monastery of St. Gerasimos, the patron saint of the island, which indeed he founded in the 16th century. It houses also the sacred relics of the saint, while you see the Wells of Saint, said that he dug with his hands and the big tree.

From Michata, you will also see the vineyards of robola, located in Omalos. It is the famous local wine of Kefalonia, white and acidic, grown almost exclusively here. In the area, there is still therural cooperative robola, where you can visit the winery.

Michata is built at the foot of Enos and its dark fir dominates in the landscape. From here, it is easy the access in the National Park for a walk in the rarities of nature in Kefalonia.

 

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