Eight kilometers from the capital of Kefalonia, Argostoli, is one of the largest villages in the municipal unit of Livathos, Peratata. It is built on the slopes of Mount Enos, in green, with charming houses and whitewashed courtyards. Essentially, there are two settlements, together with Travliata, to which are now brought together spatially and form a single village.

On the hill, above Peratata, is located the St. George’s Castle, the medieval settlement that became the capital of Kefalonia, on the Venetian rule. The castle’s walls are preserved to a large extent, as also some bridges and churches inside i6. The Church of the Annunciation at the Castle, which operates since 1580, is a monument that should not be missed by visitors.

In Peratata, lies the Monastery of St. Andrew Milapidias, the most important of Kefalonia. In the monastery operates a unique Ecclesiastical Museum of the island, in which are housed numerous religious relics and icons.

Tourist accommodation and hospitality services, you will find in Peratata, characterized by the peaceful rhythm of the countryside. Cafes, restaurants, shops are still here and they can help you.

Close to Peratata, you may also visit:

• The Rock of Byron in Lakirtha

• The Mycenaean Cemetery of Metaxata

• The Mycenaean Cemetery of Mazarakata

• The beaches of Livathos: Avythos, St. Thomas, Spartia, Trapezaki, etc.

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