Mountain Ainos National Park

About the Experience

D iscover the breathtaking beauty of Mount Ainos, the highest peak in Kefalonia and the entire Ionian Sea. With an altitude of 1628 meters, this natural wonder is of great ecological significance and home to a diverse range of wildlife and plant species. In 1962, the National Park of Ainos was established to protect this unique ecosystem, and it is now part of the prestigious "Natura 2000" network. Experience the wonder of nature as you explore the many forest paths and hiking trails that wind their way through the dense vegetation. Take in the refreshing coolness of the forest on a hot summer day and be mesmerized by the panoramic views of the island from the mountain's highest points. Along the way, you'll also discover the ruins of an ancient temple and several monasteries, including Agios Eleftherios and Zoodochos Pigi, as well as a natural fountain. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the beauty and diversity of Mount Ainos, with its rare fir trees, small lilac flowers, foxes, birds, pine martens and wild horses. Whether you're a nature lover, a hiker, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of the natural world, a visit to Mount Ainos is an unforgettable experience that will stay with you forever.

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