Melissani Lake Cave

Discover the magic of nature in Kefalonia’s subterranean realm. A true natural miracle unfolds before your eyes in the cave of the nymphs. This sublime underground cave-lake with crystal blue waters and marvellous geological formations will transport you to a world of ethereal beauty and atmospheric landscapes.

Melissani cave has two chambers, one bright and sunlit, and another dark and gloomy, full of stalagmites as well as an island in the middle creating a truly unforgettable setting. It is surrounded by dense forestry drawing a magnificent picture of this paradise on earth.

During excavations in the 1960s, a lot of artifacts featuring the Greek God Pan were uncovered. Myth has it that the cave-lake was named after one of the nymphs, Melissani, that drowned there after having her heart broken by the God Pan.

Visiting Kefalonia, Melissani Lake is a must-see, an unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe.

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