…Lefkada absolute serenity…
Lefkada is the island with the easiest access. The Egnatia motorway, the Aktion-Preveza undersea Tunnel and the 50-meter-long floating bridge linking it to the mainland, facilitate easy access by car eliminating boat travel costs.
The island is near the Aktion International airport as well as the Igoumenitsa and Patra harbours, which are the major ports of entry for visitors coming from western and central Europe.
The region of Lefkada comprises twenty four small and major islands with varied landscape and unique features beckoning exploration by the active naturalist. The islets of Meganissi, Kalamos and Kastos boast fine hospitality infrastructure and are ideal for sailing.
Lefkada has an ultramodern marina with an impressive 600 berths. The island’s beaches (Porto Katsiki, Egremnoi, Gialos, Pefkoulia, Kathisma, Mylos, Ai Giannis, Gyra, Kastro, Mikros Gialos, Agiofylli) are among the most beautiful in the Mediterranean.
There are plenty of options in sports and active recreation, including sailing, wind surf, kite surf, water ski, jet ski, beach volley, biking, diving and fishing, for a unique experience.
The Archaeological Museum, the Castle of Agia Mavra, the town’s historic center, churches and monasteries ofspecial interest, rich cultural activity, traditional dance groups, local choirs and musicians define the cultural identity of Lefkada.
In 1955, Lefkada instituted the Literature and Arts Festivals. The event is held in the summer and includes all forms of art. Held in August since 1962, the International Folklore Festival promotes the message of peace and brotherhood among nations worldwide, with great street parades with the participation of international dance groups. Furthermore, local customs and traditions expect visitors to actively participate in festivities and have a good time.
There are plenty of lodging, recreation and dining options. Hospitality facilities are new, with good architecture, comforts and modern infrastructure. Simple, traditional furnished rooms along with luxurious modern hotel units compose an idyllic setting for visitors seeking to spend a few days of serenity and sensuous charm in Lefkada.