Outstandingly green, one of the most picturesque islands of Greece with several small islets next to it, Lefkas has endless gold sand beaches alongside white rocky hills.
The marina of Lefkas or Lefkada town is considered to be one of the calmest harbors in the Ionian sea. Set on a picturesque walk around Venitian Castle of Agia Mavra on an islet between Lefkas town and the mainland for a wide view of the island’s northern coast and the surrounding area.
Access Agiofili Beach by a tender, a pebbled beach surrounded by whitish cliffs. Get closer to wildlife and nature at Kalamitsi Beach. Get yourself comfortable at the organized beach in Nydri village, which also features waterfalls nearby. Visit one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean, Porto Katsiki. Catch the mood at the Vasiliki beach, one of the best windsurfing spots in the Mediterranean. Jump onto a tender to the Papanikolis cave on the nearby stretchy island of Meganisi. Cave’s ceiling is high enough even for many yachts.
Admire rare Byzantine icons at the church of Agios Ioannis Antzoussis. The church is interesting for its stone built roof and its bell tower. Visit interesting ecclestiastical museum with Byzantine icons and old manuscripts at the Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni located above Lefkada town. The monastery was constructed on the foundations of the sanctuary dedicated to goddess Artemi.
Lefkada is famous for a variety of fish dishes and pies.
Part of Homer’s Odyssey, home of Odysseus’s close friend Lefko. Filled with love stories of Sapho poetess and gods Aphrodite, Apollo and Zeus.