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 (Stavrota), at the heights 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, some taverns, a mini market and a bakery. The church of Agios Petros is a traditional religious building with an interesting bell tower, and can be find next to the main street of the village.
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 several flowers and plants, making the village charming and friendly. If you visit Agios Petros, you have to drive carefully because of its narrow roads.
The closest beach to the village is the wide bay of Ponti / Vasiliki, which is only 5 kilometres away.
Small village square with some taverns in the centre
Church and bell tower of Agios Petros
Guide to Agios Petros
Coordinates: 38.666252, 20.602010
33 km south from Lefkada town
Facilities: apartments, studios, mini market, taverns, bakery, pharmacy
Nearest 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
- far away from beaches
Agios Petros on map