Discover Lefkada island , one of the most fascinating Greek islands

Published: 10th April 2011
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Separated from the mainland by a small canal, Lefkada is an extremely beautiful island. Its western coast is characterised by its stunning beaches which still retain their pure character. Growing abruptly from the sea, like all the other Ionian Islands, are steep mountains covered in green bushes and small trees.The numerous green pine trees contrast perfectly with Lefkadas white sand beaches western coast. During your stay to the island don't hesitate to visit the small islets which surround Lefkada: Meganisi, Sparti, Skorpidi, and Skorpios and Kalamos. There are daily boat tours to these islands leaving from Nidri during summer season.

The best beaches on Lefkada are the more remote ones along the western coast.The top ones Lefkada Beaches are Agios Nikitas, Kathisma, Port Katsiki that will undoubtedly cast a spell on you. Also Lefkada Town has an amazing nightlife and is welcoming especially during the summer period an unbelievable number of visitors. You will find in the island numerous restaurants, bars, taverns, cafe's, and nightclubs that attract the majority of the youngsters.

Lefkada is an island with two sides, some would say the beautiful and remote white sand beaches of the western coast form the ones hand, and the intense night side of the island is consisting it ideal for all tastes whether you wish to party until the first morning hours or you wish to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery.

Lefkada' s Town centre is a stunning area that is waiting for you to discover its beauty. The area's well constructed roads lead you to all the resorts, Lefkada beaches and villages on the east and west coasts. Preveza Airport is only about 20 minutes away, and Athens is almost 5 hours by car .Bear in mind that the island's town centre is the centre of the public bus network, which will tale you any part of the island you wish. Destination tip : only 3 km from town is situated Anesis Village Studios and Apartments, a place where you can enjoy your vacations without compromises. Visit the website :

There are 3 Ways to arrive to Lefkada:


Lefkada's most important characteristic is that it can be reached without boarding in ferry boat, due to the floating bridge.


The nearest International airport to Lefkada is in Aktion. Airport code(PVK). Aktion airport is 18 Km far away from the Capital of Lefkada.


Daily, visitors can reach nearby islands. You can find daily boat services to Meganissi, Kefalonia , Ithaki from Nydri or Vassiliki.

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