Kefalonia topoGuide is a digital field guide for hiking and touring in the Kefalonia Island. It includes routes, descriptions and photos for 20 hiking and mountaineering trails, 2 geological trips, 2 SUV and a road trip, covering the whole Kefalonia Island. Each Adventure has a description, photos and a POIs list. The application offers detailed off-line maps and an extensive introduction on geography, geology, the ancient defensive system, the history and the nature of Kefalonia Island. The app offers also a useful list of POIs with a comprehensive search engine.
The trails list includes easy walks, easy and moderate hiking trails and long mountain traverses, of a total length of 153 km. Geological routes include all major features of the impressive geological environment of Kefalonia.
In the field, the application identifies the nearest route and make active navigation to it and then along it, with continuous messages to the user, while pops-up photos on every interesting or important terrain feature close to his position. If the hiker position is more than 20 meters far from the trail, the application warns him and suggests how to go back.
The cartographic company AnaDigit, creator of the application, has issued hundreds hiking maps for Greece (eg. maps of Crete, Zagori, Sifnos, Naxos and other Aegean islands). To build the application and ensuring data accuracy, all tracks and cartographic information have been recorded again during 2015.