Lefkada's attractions
Things to do in Lefkada

Lefkada's attractions


Things to do in Lefkada


In the summertime there are many sightseeing and things to do in this small but very beautiful Ionian island. You can choose your favourite depending on your mood and your personality.

Lefkada attractions:

1. Swim in the famous turquoise beaches on the western side of the island |read more here|
Lefkada beaches
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2. Visit the waterfalls close to Nidri village.
Nidri waterfalls Lefkada

3. Visit the cape Lefkata and its lighthouse (in Apollonia, close to Vassiliki village) where the famous archaic Greek lesbian poet Sappho dies out of love (because of the denial of Phaon - the only man she has ever loved - to love her back).
Cape Lefkata Lefkada

4. Visit 'Lefkaditiki Gi' winery where you can see how some Lefkadian wines are made. You can visit the winery driving to the south of the Island. It is situated in the 8th km of the Nydri-Vassiliki road, on your right just 500m after the cross road of Sivros. The distance is 24 km from the town of Lefkas, 8 km from Nydri and 12 km from Vassiliki.
Lefkaditiki Gi winery Lefkada

5. Visit the sacred historical Monastery of Faneromeni and enjoy its amazing sea view of Lefkada's town.
Monastery Faneromeni Lefkada


6. Enjoy a summer concert in the old castle of Agia Mavra, in the entrance of the island.

7. Wind Surfing in the famous (for surfers) beach of Vassiliki village or try the kite-surfing in Agios Ioannis beach, close to Lefkada's town.
Leucade spiagge
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8.
Visit the famous and cosmopolitan touristic Nidri village in the eastern part of the island where Aristotle Onassis loved visiting along with his famous jet setters friends.

Perigiali, Nidri, Vlicho, Lefkada

9. See:
- the Phonograph museum
(Admission: Free)
- the Folklore festival museum of the “Orpheus” Cultural Group,
- the Archaeological museum (including findings of the archaeologist Wilhelm Dörpfeld who developed the theory that Lefkada is Homer’s Ithaca) and
- the museum of Philharmonic society (founded in 1850)
all located near the old Lefkada town.

10. On 7th July you could attend at the traditional celebrations of the monastery named Agia Kiriaki in Nidri - Vlicho village, where various traditional festivities are taking place.


11. You could also attend to the traditional 'Lentil Festival' in the Eglouvi mountain village (taking place every year at 6th August) where the locals from Englouvi are dancing and offering free wine, sardines and bowls of lentil soup (a speciality of this Lefkada's village).
Monastery Snt Kiriaki Nidri Vlicho Lefkada
Photo taken by GReekTouristGuides

12. Watch the custom of a traditional Lefkadian wedding representation, in the mountain village of Karya, the 1st Sunday of every August.

13. Attend the unique and romantic 'Varkarola' in Lefkada (August) where small boats of Lefkadians are crossing the sea in Lefkada's town, singing traditional Lefkadian songs and playing tradiotional music instruments, usually under the moonlight.

 

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Achilleas Studios Lefkas

See more photos and info about our Hotel- Studios located on the eastern seaside of Lefkada:

Achilleas Hotels Studios Lefkada Photos
Our beach in Perigiali:
Our free unbrellas and the sunbeds for our hotel's guests is an extra bonus on your careless vacations in Lefkada.

Perigiali (near Nidri) Lefkada

Contact our Studios in Lefkas

Achilleas Hotels Studios Lefkada
Our Studio's beach:
Our sandy beach with the free umbrellas and the free sunbeds for our hotel's guests, as you can see it from above.

Perigiali (near Nidri) Lefkada

Contact our Studios in Lefkas

Achilleas Hotels Studios Lefkada
Our rooms-studios:
The bed in a sea view of one of our studio-rooms in Achilleas Hotels at Perigiali, near Nidri in Lefkada (2nd floor room).

Perigiali (near Nidri) Lefkada

Contact our Studios in Lefkas

 



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