Lefkada

Lefkada Island’s

Lefkada is an unspoilt holiday destination, with plenty to see and do. Perfect for families, young people and groups, it caters for everyones needs.

 

Easily accesible by road. Even though an island by geography, Lefkada is connected to mainland Greece by means of under-sea tunnel in Aktion and floating bridge on Lefkada.

 

Population of about 22.000 inhabitants lives on this Ionian island. Every year, especially during summer months, thousands of tourists from Greece and abroad visit Lefkada to enjoy its mild climate, beautiful beaches, spectacular mountains, clean sea, amazing waterfalls, and to explore the island’s rich culture and charming traditional villages.

Apart from crystal clear blue sea and spectacular beaches such as the famous Porto Katsiki!, there are numerous other attractions in Lefkada including plentiful natural beauties, historic sites, museums and monasteries, and most important must see of the Lefkas island include:

 

• Nydri
• The mediaeval Venetian castle of Agia Mavra
• Prehistorical city of Nirikos
• Lefkata cape
• Monastery of Faneromeni,the most important religious centre of Lefkada
• The Archeological Museum
• and numerous other tourist attractions.

Areas must visit

Nidri area

 

Nidri is the most popular destination in Lefkada. Suitable for families, & young couples for a fun-filled holiday. With plenty of sports activities, excursions, shops, restaurants and bars. Nidri has one of the busiest ports in Lefkada with ferry connections to the neighbour islands of Meganisi, Ithaka. It is also filled with fishing boats, private yachts and sailboats.

 

Vassiliki area

 

Vassiliki is a small picturesque village, which attracts young people with a high profile for windsurfers as one of the best spots in the world. You can also enjoy other activities such as cycling, horse-riding, kayaking. There are plenty of bars,restaurants to choose from. Here you will also find regular ferry connection to Kefalonia.

 

Lygia area

 

Lygia is a popular fishing village and perfect for those who want a relaxing holiday. There is a small beach, restaurants, mini-markets, and only 6km from Lefkas Town.

Nikiana area

 

Nikiana offers quiet, relaxing holidays with friendly local bars and restaurants and gently shelving beaches with crystal clear water. Its location makes it a good base for those who want to combine relaxation with occasional touring of the island.

 

Agios Nikitas area

Situated on the West Coast you will find a small seaside traditional, ideal for families for it’s friendly atmosphere, and only walking distance to the beach, restaurants & shops. Also within driving distance to the best beaches on the west coast, such as Porto Katsiki & Kathisma Beach.

 

Lefkas Town area

 

Lefkas town is the capital of Lefkada, and is linked to the mainland by a narrow channel. Plenty of attractions to enjoy, such as Agia Mavra Castle, Faneromeni Monastery, Agios Ioannis Beach. As well as many shops, restaurants, bars for a lively nightlife. Would recommend hiring a car to capture all there is to see and to around Lefkada.

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