Arriving at Lefkada the Ionian Sea welcomes you, while see you enter the island through a narrow and long strip of land.


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

Cape Lefkatas

Old churches and settlements

Local wineries

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.


Perigiali is a very quiet seaside village with panoramic views and nature sounds which make the scenery idyllic. The beautiful beach of Perigiali is only 500 meters away down the hill and a little bit further there is Pasa beach.


On the other hand, Nidri is the most touristic resort on the island. In only 1km away you can find plenty of supermarkets, bakeries and other shops. It also offers a wide range of choices in restaurants, cafes, bars and activities.

Daily cruises: You can take daily cruises from Nidri, in affordable prices to Kefalonia, Ithaca and the surrounding islands Skorpios, Madouri, Meganisi, Kalamos, Kastos, Paxos, Antipaxos and their beautiful beaches, enjoying the sun and the sea.

Sailing & private boat hire (no license needed): Spend your holidays with comfort, style and luxury and experience unforgettable moments in the Ionian Sea.

5 x 5 playgrounds

Sailing & private boat hire (no license needed): Spend your holidays with comfort, style and luxury and experience unforgettable moments in the Ionian Sea.

Hiking:It is worth taking a walk in the forest and enjoy the majestic spectacle of Dimosari waterfalls all year round.


Local airport at Aktion, Preveza (PVK) 34 km, 39 min

Igoumenitsa Port 124 km, 1h 47 min

Athens 374 km, 4h 30 min

Lefkas Bus Station 15 km, 19 min

Lefkada center 15 km, 19 min

Lefkas marina 15 km, 19 min

Perigiali beach 500 m, 2 min

Desimi beach 8 km, 12 min

Poros beach 13 km, 15 min

Sivota Bay 17 km, 21 min

Ammousa beach 22km, 28 min

Agiofili beach 25 km, 36 min

Vasiliki Bay 22 km, 25 min (famous beach for wind surfing)

Cape Lefkatas 46 km, 1h 20 min

Porto Katsiki beach 40 km, 1h 10 min

Egremni beach 35 km, 60 min

Kathisma beach 29 km, 36 min

Agios Nikitas beach 26 km, 30 min

Pefkoulia beach 22 km, 26 min

Agios Ioannis, Myloi & Kastro beach 18 km, 25 min (famous beaches for wind surfing and kite surfing)

Karya village 12 km, 22 min (very beautiful village with traditional tavernas and local handicrafts)


By car: The island is linked to the mainland by a floating bridge, hence no need to worry about ferry tickets. Athens-Lefkada about 4 hours drive / Thessaloniki-Lefkada about 4 hours drive. Igoumenitsa port about 1 hour and a half drive.

By bus: From Athens, Kifisos bus station, 5-6 hours journey.

By airplane: International (charter) flights and domestic flights (Athens, Crete) to Preveza, Aktion (PVK) airport, then hired car, bus or taxi to Lefkada Island (19 km).

By ferry: From Ithaca and Kefallonia to Nidri and Vasiliki.

By private boat: Services available at Vasiliki.