Greek Island Lefkada or Lefkas ... Site Map

"Lefkada" or " Lefkas" is the fourth largest island of the Ionians after Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Corfu. The island has an area of 303 square kilometres and a coastline of 117 km. It has a population of approximately 22.000 inhabitants.



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Lefkada or Lefkas Island Lefkada is situated above the islands of Kefalonia and Ithaki and it is separated from the mainland (the prefecture of Etoloakarnania) by a narrow canal. The island of Lefkada is connected to the mainland by a drawbridge above the canal and a bridge above the lagoon. It is the only island of the Ionians that can be reached by road. Lefkada is a mountainous and fertile island covered on its major part with dense vegetation. There are two peaks over 1000 m. One of the reasons of its popularity is the impressive landscapes it offers. The island has some endless white sandy beaches surrounded by impressive vertical cliffs. In some locations, the water looks as if the blue colour of the sea was mixed with bleaching water. The beaches that can be found in Lefkada must be the most impressive in Greece. Lefkada also has 10 satellite islands: Meganisi, Kalamos, Kastos, Madouri, Skorpidi, Skorpios, Thilia, Petalou and Kythros. The most famous islet is Scorpios which is one of the very few private islands in Greece. It was purchased by the famous Greek ship-owner Aristotelis Onassis. The island of Lefkada remains relatively undeveloped despite the fact that it must be one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. It is however very famous in the windsurfing and kitesurfing world for the reason that many beaches offer daily perfect conditions to practice these sports.

Lefkada CityThe capital of Lefkada island is Lefkada or Lefkas city. It is a small town with Italian architectural character and a lively street life. As the sun dips bellow the horizon, people of all ages and ethnicity come out for a slow stroll through the narrow streets and to have a quiet dinner with friends. Lefkada's central square becomes the center of life with a magical flare as small street vendors setup shop and demonstrate their goods for all who pass by. Balloons, windmills, jewelry, plastic jumping spiders, cotton candy, young and old tourists, children on bicycles and on running feet, tourists and locals, all assemble there in the little square to paint a picture of life and happiness. Lefkada city is also famous for the music and art festival that takes place at August and brings together traditional music and dancing groups from all over the world.

Porto Katsiki LefkadaPorto Katsiki is with no doubt the most famous beach of Lefkada. The scenery at Porto Katsiki is truly spectacular. The beach is carved out of the soft limestone mountain, and it is framed by huge vertical cliffs that seem to hang ominously above the fragile white beach and the turquoise water. The only way to reach the sand is through the very steep and narrow concrete steps that the locals have cast upon the cliff. Porto Katsiki is still a wild place and one of rolex replica the best looking beaches in Greece. Although Porto Katsiki is considered to be the most famous beach of the islald Lefkada is full of sandy beaches with crystal water Kathisma, Athani, Agios Nikitas, Egremni, Ponti, Desimi, Gyra are only some of them?

Nidri LefkadaNidri village is situated on the East Coast of Lefkada (Levkas, Lefkas), Nidri is also sometimes spelt Nydri and is the Lefkada's main tourist resort. Halfway between Lefkada Town (17km north) where the island is connected by Road Bridge to swiss replica watches the mainland, and Vassiliki (21km south) with it's ferry connection to Kefalonia, Nidri has it's own small ferry port with ferries to Kefalonia, Ithaka and Meganissi. Nydri is also the base for many small boats that offer daily cruises around Lefkada Island. Nidri is one of the main yachting destinations in the Ionian Sea. Due to it's location on the East Coast of Lefkada the sea is usually calm, that is why it is an ideal place to learn how to sail. Combined with an interesting coastline full of sheltered and secluded bays, and several islands offshore such as Skorpios (the private Onassis Island), there's plenty to see. All of this can also be enjoyed on one of the local boat trips which run throughout the summer - ideal for those that can't bring their own boat! Or rent a dinghy while you are here and explore by yourself.

Lefkada is an excellent destination that waits to be discovered!!!

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