AGIOS PETROS

Location / where to find: Lefkada south

The village of Agios Petros is a traditional mountain settlement, faced to the southern bays of Lefkada.

Agios Petros was built near to the highest mountain in Lefkada (called Stavrota), on the hills above Ponti. The middle sized village offers great panoramic views to the bay of Vasiliki. Agios Petros is characterized by old houses, narrow streets and some hairpin bends. In the village center you can find a small city square, taverns, a mini market and a bakery.

The houses of Agios Petros were built amphiteatrically on the slopes of the mountains, surrounded by lush vegetation. Next to the buildings there are often flowers and plants, which make the village charming and friendly. If you visit Agios Petros, you have to drive carefully because of its narrow roads and hairpin bends.

One of the most famous buildings in Agios Petros is the typical church of the village, called ‘Agios Athanasios’. This is a traditional, religious building with an interesting bell tower, and can be find next to the main street.

The nearest beach to Agios Petros is Ponti / Vasiliki bay, which is located 5 kilometers away, and can be seen from the heights well.

A small village square with some taverns in the centre

Accommodation info in Agios Petros

The village is a typical mountain settlement in the southern side of Lefkada, which has calm atmospheres and panoramic views to the area.

Calm View (up to 2 – 4 guests)

Aelia Suites (up to 5 person)

Casa di Alma (up to 4 guests)

Vasiliki View (up to 4 guests, house)

Villa Sophiana (up to 5 guests, house) 

Agios Petros info box

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.666252, 20.602010
33 km south from Lefkada town
CrowdsPopulation: 300
Facilities on the beachFacilities: apartments and studios for rent, mini market, taverns, bakery, pharmacy
InformationNearest beaches: Ponti beach (5 km), Vasiliki beach (7 km)

+ Reasons to visit Agios Petros in Lefkada island

  • calm atmospheres
  • traditional mountain village
  • nice views to Vasiliki and Ponti

– Cons

  • far away from beaches
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