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About Lefkada

The island of Lefkada lying between Corfu and Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea will impress you with its contrasts. Lefkada or Lefkas as it is also known offers an idyllic picture, the island is very green covered with pine and plane trees,cypress and oaks. Lefkada has endlles golden sand beaches. Agios Nikitas, Pefkoulia, Kathisma Porto Katsiki, Ayiofili and Gremni are among the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean . The water is crystal clear and shifts from deep blue to emerald. The largest part of the island is mountainous with enchanting landscapes, picturesque little villages that keep their traditions and charm untouched.

The capital of the island, is also named Lefkas, the town is located in the northern part of the island, and offers a large number of shops, restaurants/tavernas, coffee shops and bars.

The southeast coast of Lefkada is embroidered by small verdant islands.During the summer caique tours are organized to the islands of Scorpios- property of the Onassis family- ,Madouri, Meganissi, Ithaque, the picturesque port of Fiscardo in Cephalonia as well as the lovely coastal town of Parga in Epirus and the Paxi islands. The majority of the one day cruises depart from the well known resort of Nydri.

Lefkada is connected to the mainland by a bridge 50- meters long and can be reached by car. Thus it gives the visitor the chance to explore the region of Epirus and get to know the towns of Preveza and Parga, the site of ancient Nicopolis, the well known theater of Dodoni or even Ioannina with the lake , the cave of Perama and Vrelis wax museum.