Attractions & Things to Do in Lefkada
Port of Lefkada
Tourist & sailing boats can anchor here instead of the local marina, while during the summer day-trip boats connect it with other Ionian islands.
Angelos Sikelianos Museum, Lefkada Town
The family house of the famous poet turned to a modern, sophisticated museum inaugurated in 2017.
Ethnikis Antistasis Square, Lefkada Town
Central marble-paved square at the town heart surrounded by many cafés, restaurants, and stores.
St. Spyridon Church, Lefkada Town
Located in front of the central square of the town, while it was inaugurated in 1685 and reconstructed in 1836 after many earthquake damages.
Marina of Lefkada
Well-organised and large marina with good infrastructure as well as restaurants, mini market, shops and other facilities in a short distance.
Footbridge of Lefkada Town
Wooden bridge which is a relatively new attraction built in 2002. It is located in the west part of the promenade and offers a wonderful sunset.
Archaeological Museum of Lefkada
Founded in 1999, it is housed in the municipal building of the cultural center and hosts excavation findings that depict the island history.
Castle of Agia (Santa) Mavra
Medieval castle founded in 1300, located near the bridge that connects the island with the mainland.
Faneromeni Monastery, Frini Lefkada
Dedicated to Virgin Mary who is the patron saint of the island, it has a long history and is located to a spot famous for its magnificent view.
Kathisma Beach, Lefkada
Well-organized and vivid beach that stands for its huge dimensions and includes numerous beach bars that compose a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Mountainous village located at an altitude of 628 m. famous for its beautiful sunset, and the outstanding veranda of «Rachi» restaurant.
Nidri - Dimosari Waterfalls
Close to Nidri village and after a 20-minute walk in Dimosari gorge, are located 2 impressive waterfalls.
Aktion - Preveza Airport
A small regional airport which serves Preveza, Lefkada & a big part of the west coast. It's linked seasonally with many European airports.
Surrounded by the Ambracian Gulf to its east and the Ionian Sea to its west, this calm port-town has gorgeous sunsets, promenades, and walks.
Port of Nidri, Lefkada
Based on the number of connections, it's the busiest island port that provides year-round routes to Kefalonia and many more islands in summer.
Archaeological Museum of Nikopolis
A modern and large exhibition inaugurated in 2011, that hosts findings unearthed during the excavations at the ancient Roman city.
Archaeological Site of Nikopolis
A city founded by the first emperor of the Roman Empire Caesar Augustus as a reminder of the naval battle of Actium in 31 AD.
Port of Vasiliki, Lefkada
Picturesque port of a uniquely beautiful settlement that offers tourist day-trips to Paxos & Antipaxos during the summer season.
Egremni Beach, Lefkada
Surrounded by huge cliffs to which the beach owes its name, it is 2,5 km long and after the 2015 earthquake can be reached only by ship.
Questions & Answers about Lefkada
Why Visit Lefkada?
- It includes some of the most beautiful and famous beaches in the Mediterranean.
- It gets its name from the cape "Lefkata" at the southernmost tip of the island.
- Majestic sunsets that can be admired from the west part of the island.