Information & Facts
Like all the Ionian Islands, Cephalonia enjoys a moderate
Mediterranean climate with very warm, sunny summer months and mild,
wet winters, giving the island its lush vegetation. Snow sometimes
covers the mountain peaks in winter. The heavy winter rainfall
starts tailing off by April as temperatures rise, and by June the
long, dry summer has set in.
Greek is the national language, but English is widely
The Euro (EUR) is the official currency, divided into 100 cents.
Banks and bureaux de change are widely available and travellers
cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted. ATMs are
widespread and are generally the cheapest and most convenient
method of obtaining euros.