Cave of Melissani

The Cave of Melissani in Kefalonia, Greece is truly a spectacular sight. There is an island in the middle of the cave surrounded by forestry. The cave is composed of two different chambers that a separated by an island and is a very popular tourist site.

View of Melissani Lake, Kefalonia - Greece

The color of the water in the caves changes with sunlight. In the bright sun the water is light blue and gives the illusion the cave is giving off a blue light. This light makes the cave unique and truly a spectacular sight like something out of a fairy tale.

View of Melissani Lake, Kefalonia - Greece2

In Greek mythology, the cave of Melissani was the cave of “nymphs” because the cave’s lake is surrounded with forest.