Kefalos

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Kefalos, a Greek town, is situated at the southwest side of the island of Kos, in the municipality of Irakleides, 43 km from Kos Town.

It is built on a stone height, dominated by the imposing windmill of Papavasilis and is home to 2,458 inhabitants (2001 census).

Resort[edit]

The resort of Kefalos is purpose-built, and sits beneath the old town of Kefalos, from which it takes its name.

Looking out onto sea from Kefalos (October 2005)

Shopping[edit]

Kardamena or Kos town are the larger local towns for business.

Attractions[edit]

  • the ruins of a medieval castle
  • the ancient site of Palatia
  • the basilica of Ayios Stefanos at nearby Kamari
  • the cave at Aspri Petra
  • the Monastery of Ayios Ioannis (Thimianos)
  • Mikro Limanaki beach at the north of Kefalos peninsula.

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Coordinates: 36°45′N 26°58′E / 36.750°N 26.967°E / 36.750; 26.967