In distance 10 km from Argostoli is one of the most beautiful villages of Kefalonia, Kourkoumelata.
If you want to visit Kourkoumelata your interest is sure to turn to the village history.
Earthquakes of 1953 destroyed the whole village. But it was rebuilt with the help anf offer of the three Vergotis brothers who decided not only to rebuild what had been lost but to make a new improved village with better facilities.
This decision of Vergotis family made famous the village and put it in the process to win the title one of the most beautiful villages in the Balkans.