About Lefkada

About lefkada

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The island of Lefkada is a popular destination, as it meets the highest standards of an ideal holiday destination. Lefkada is the only Greek island which offers easy road access from the mainland, since tourists from Europe, who travel to Greece crossing the northwestern part of Greece can take the Highway “Egnatia Odos” and the underwater tunnel of Preveza-Aktion. Furthermore, Lefkada is connected with the coast of Aitoloakarnania by a 50m long bridge, making the island easily accessible and extremely economical for the visitor, saving the visitor both time and money. Another important advantage is its closeness to the “Aktion International Airport” and the ports of Igoumenitsa and Patras (for visitors traveling from western and central Europe).

Lefkada has one of the most modern Marinas in the Mediterranean with the capability of mooring large number of vessels (600 seats).

The island’s natural beauty is unparalleled! Lefkada combines the deep blue sea with the green lush vegetation, the combination of which enchants the visitors and offers a sense of tranquility and relaxation! Visitors are impressed by the grandeur of the area, which has been an inspiration to artists and intellectuals! Nature’s beauty can also found among famous beaches like Porto Katsiki, Egremni, Gialos, Pefkoulia, Kathisma, Mylos, Agios Ioannis, Gyra, Kastro, Mikros Gialos, Agiofylli, with their crystal clear waters and fine sand in a beautiful setting…

The island of Lefkada is surrounded by a cluster of twenty-four smaller or larger islands that seem to be “scattered” in the Ionian Sea. These islands offer a great challenge for exploration thanks to the landscape and the antithesis presented. The wonderful beaches of the island give the visitors the chance of engaging in a number of sports activities like e.g. sailing, wind-surfing, kite-surfing, water-skiing, jet- skiing, beach volley, diving and fishing. Just to mention a few activities, which engage the body and soothe the soul, making any visitor forget their problems.