Attractions in Lefkada

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Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni

Patron saint of the island, the Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni is located on a hill above the town, within a 3 km distance from it. Its story takes us back...

Nydri

Dimosari Gorge

The paradise of Lefkada is found just 4 km from the tourist resort of Nydri, in the eastern part of the island. This is Dimosari Gorge and its impressive...

Town

Castle of Agia Mavra

At the entrance of the island, near the bridge of Lefkada, you will find one of the most remarkable and important sights of the island. This is the famous...

Nydri

Nydri

Nydri, one of the most famous locations, after the town of Lefkada, is a reference point for the visitors of the island, due to its huge tourist development...

Vasiliki

Vassiliki

With the green element of nature that reaches almost the sea as its main characteristic, Vassiliki is the third most popular destination of the island (after...

Town

Town

Capital and main port of the island, the town of Lefkada is located in the northern part of the island, and is one of its most bustling destinations. With...

Lefkatas

Cape Lefkatas

Cape Lefkatas, one of the most famous rocks in antiquity and to which allegedly the island owes its name, is located on the southwestern tip of the island...

Agios Nikitas

Agios Nikitas

The picturesque fishing village of Agios Nikitas is located on the north-western coast of the island and 13 km from the town of Lefkada. Perfectly combining...

Exanthia

Exanthia

Exanthia village is located at a distance of 20 km approximately from the town of Lefkada, in the western mountainous part of the island. Small and quaint,...

Nikiana

Nikiana

Nikiana is located in the middle of the route between the town of Lefkada and Nydri and it is a seaside fishing village with just 700 inhabitants in the...

Town

Phonograph Museum

The Phonograph Museum is located in the heart of the town of Lefkada, in a street crossing the main pedestrian precinct (the locals call it "bazaar")....

Egklouvi

Egklouvi

The highest in altitude village of Lefkada (750m.) is located in the centre of the hinterland of the island. This is Egklouvi, famous throughout Greece for...

Meganisi

Caves in Lefkada

Papanikolis Cave: One of the world's most renowned underwater caves, located in Lefkada -more specifically in the neighbouring Meganisi-, owes its name to...

Town

Post-Byzantine Icons Collection

The Post-Byzantine Icons Collection is housed in the Public Library of Lefkada, in a neoclassical, historical listed building of the late 19th century down...

Skorpios

Skorpios, a small green dot of land in the crystal waters of the Ionian Sea -one of the Prigkiponisia- is the small island opposite Nydri at a distance of 4...

Town

Churches of Lefkada

The churches, founded between the 17th and 18th century, are included in the most important sights of the town of Lefkada. The all share the same order...

Kavalos

Gorge of Melissa

Gorge of Melissa, one of the most beautiful locations on the island, is found in the hinterland of the island, north of the village of Kavalos and 10 km from...

Town

Nikos Svoronos Library

Donation of Nikos Svoronos, the Lefkadian thinker and teacher of historical science, the eponymous library is located on the first floor of a building in...

Athani

Monastery of Agios Nikolaos

The Monastery of Agios Nikolaos is located on the peninsula of Ira (or Nira as the locals call it) in the wider area of Athani (45 km from Lefkada town), in...

Sivota

Sivota

One of the most picturesque ports in the Ionian Sea is located in the south-eastern part of Lefkada (30 km from the town) and goes by the name Sivota. The...

Karya

Karya

Karya, the main village of Lefkada, is located in the mountainous interior of the island, within a 15 km distance from Lefkada town (20' drive). Within the...

Meganisi

Meganisi

Meganisi is located just 4 nautical miles from Lefkada. It is a small island of 20 sq.km. (an oxymoron if you think the impression created by its name, i.e....

Town

Agios Spyridonas

One of the most important and interesting churches on the island is found at the central square of Lefkada. This is the church of Agios Spyridonas, built in...

Athani

Athani

The mountain village Athani is located in the western part of the island, 40 km from the town of Lefkada and within a close distance from the famous beaches...

Kavalos

Kontomichio Folkloric Museum of Sfakiotes

Housed in an old, renovated building of Kavalos Elementary School (12 km from the town of Lefkada), Kontomichio Folkloric Museum of Sfakiotes was established...

Town

Nirikos

The ancient town of Lefkada -one of the most important archaeological sites of the island, a fine example of the ancient, Greek civilization- was called...