This is a lovely setting that we found walking back from Melissani lake.
Though it sounds hard to believe, the lake is salt water that enters on the south of Cefalonia at Argostoli and constantly flows out here. Tests have proven that sea water disappears underground at Argostoli and travels under the island, re-emerging some fourteen days later in Sami, having passed through Melissani lake.
In the 1800s this phenomena was harnessed to drive water mills.
There is a watermill in the cut that runs continuously.
The nice looking restaurant was not open the day we were there.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 25-Jul-2006