Lefkada islands

Lefkada, Meganisi, Kastos and Kalamos

Lefkada – an unspoilt holiday destination with plenty to see and do. Perfect for families, young people and groups, there is something here for everyone.

An island easily accessible by road.

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

A population of about 24.000 inhabitants lives on this Ionian island. During summer months, thousands of tourists from all over the planet visit Lefkada to enjoy the warm climate, world famous beaches, lush mountains, amazing waterfalls, and to explore the islands’ charming traditional villages.

Apart from crystal clear blue sea and spectacular beaches such as the photo famous Porto Katsiki, there are numerous other attractions in Lefkada including plentiful natural beauties, historic sites, museums and monasteries.

The most important attractions of Lefkas island include:

  • Nidri
  • Porto Katsiki beach
  • Kathisma beach
  • the medievel Venetian castle of Agia Mavra
  • Prehistoric city of Nirikos
  • Cape Lefkatas Lighthouse
  • Monastery of Faneromeni
  • the Archeological Museum

Lefkada locations

Nidri

The most popular destination in Lefkada. Suitable for families, and young couples for a fun filled beach 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 and Kefalonia. It is also harbour to fishing boats, private yachts and sailboats.

Vasiliki

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 and restaurants to choose from.

Lygia

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 6 km from bustling Lefkas Town.

Nikiana

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

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 ( Lefkada )

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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