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Where does all the water go...?

Katavothres, or swallow-hole, is a geophysical phenomenon, and cried out to be visited. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jollyrobert
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Cardiff, Wales
Interesting

The sea mill here has an interesting story - worth looking up on the internet. It’s a very unusual... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
DandR-Exeter
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Katavothres, or swallow-hole, is a geophysical phenomenon, and cried out to be visited. The seawater rushing in towards the shore on the Fanari peninsula, literally disappears into the ground! After some clever detective work, it was eventually established that these same waters reappeared some 15...More

Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a interesting place to visit.We hiked from Lassi,it is strenuous cos it was quite hot but it was well worth the hike.It makes for great pictures too.

Thank sandraalexandra4
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Kind of interesting about how the water inlets are linked to the Melissani Caves across the island. Other than that nothing much there and the restaurant is run down and closed. Disappointing.

Thank ReindeerBond
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This could be an amazing place to visit, but it's neglected, without adequate explanations. On top of that a restaurant was given a permit to built right next to it. Disappointing.

Thank Alex J
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

The sea mill here has an interesting story - worth looking up on the internet. It’s a very unusual geological feature and although there’s not much to see it’s a good place to sit & imagine whilst having a coffee, or something stronger, at the...More

2  Thank DandR-Exeter
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Well worth a visit as this is the place in which sea water powers a water wheel then disappears underground to materialise on the other side of the island approximately 30 kms away. There is a short description about the phenomenon on site but more...More

Thank 0StevenW
Reviewed 29 September 2017

It is worth a visit to see the disused sea mills but if, like me, you are not sure what they are about, you will need to read up a bit about them before you go as there are no adequate explanations and the restaurant...More

Thank JosieF1958
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had a look around outside on our walk from Argostoli to the Lighthouse, it does look a nice place for a drink or a meal, unfortunately it was closed - perhaps it only opens in the evenings? We had a look at the water...More

Thank horseymum_11
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We came here for a drink and to watch the sun setting over the bay. We didn't realise there was a Waterwheel and a story to go with it. What a pleasant surprise ! The restaurant/ bar/club is very cosmopolitan, quite unlike anything else we...More

1  Thank KASHMAC
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is in a beautiful spot on the coast road between Lassi and Argostoli.It is here that the sea water flows into underground passages to emerge on the east coast of Kefalonia at Melissani Cave and Lake.At one time the flowing water powered a water-mill...More

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