THE ISLAND - ATTRACTIONS AND FESTIVITIES
Lefkada is the gem of the Ionian with dense forests, cosmopolitan charm and a lustrous coastline. It is famous for its golden sandy beaches and its crystal turquoise waters. All travelers are astonished by its extraordinary natural beauty and its unique colors. Egremni, Kathisma and Porto Katsiki consist of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean and have won international appraisal.
Lefkada, or Lefkas, is easily accessible -as it is connected to the mainland with a floating bridge- hospitable and lively which make it the ideal destination for the perfect holiday. The island welcomes you to explore its culture by walking at the town’s alleys, listening to its folk songs, taste savor local products like honey, wine and homemade traditional sweets.
International folklore festival in August
Various local festivities take place in July and August
Carnival parade in February
Old churches and settlements
Melissa gorge in Sfakiotes
Dimosari waterfalls in Nidri
Wind surfing, kitesurfing, paragliding, scuba diving, horse riding, hiking, mountain biking, sailing are some of the activities offered to fulfil every visitor’s taste.