Beautiful Islands

Lefkas

Lefkada is an island of Ionian Sea that will charm you at once. Wild and mild beauty green water sources, white beaches, picturesque villages perched to hills, endless walks and pleasant excursions will give to your vacations a unique color.
All the beaches of the island combine the wild image of the steep rocks that go until the sea with the big sandy beaches that lie between them. It is a place that has showed a lot of people of spirit and artist such as Aristotelis Balaoritis and Aggelos Sikelianos but also Agni Mpaltsa, keeps till today the tradition through the cultural life of the Ionian Islands. The island is particular mountainous and the high hill of Elatis determines the view to itís internal.

The entrance to Lefkada doesnít impress only with the natureís beauty but also with the Venetian castle of Agias Mauras that was built when the island came to the authority of Orsini who wanted to fortify it.

You will visit Nudri the most tourist place of Lefkada the wonderful beach of Agiou Nikita, Agia Anna the magic Porto Katsiki, the green Basiliki and the village Subota. You will be impressed by the authenticity of the mountainous villages. You will go again and again to Episkopo, Kalamitsi and Athani where you will taste local meals.

You will have the chance to meet the island of the great Onasi the Scorpion, the Meganisi with the green water sources and the magic hills leaving the calm of the landscape to charm you to the sunshine Lefkada.

You will enjoy your food to the restaurants and taverns of the island. You can taste the sabori, gardoumpes and boiled oysters. There are a lot of wonderful needle works, honey from Athani, oil, local wine, the famous salami of Lefkada, sausages and nuts from Saint Peter. The celebrations of speech and art have great success every year during the summer with a lot of lectures, theatrical performances, movies and show of needle works.

The national festival Folklore gathers a lot of people. The Lefkadian wedding in Karua revives on August. A lot of cultural festivals take place in Nudri, Lazarata and some other villages. For your stay to the village there are a lot of hotels and rooms for rent. You can go to Lefkada by car with daily routes from Athens and other places of Creece.