LEFKADA SIGHTS AND ATTRACTIONS

WHAT TO SEE IN LEFKADA, WITH THE BEST NATURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGHTS

Lefkada has much more than just amazing beaches, so if you are looking for an island where you can't get bored, its a great destination for that too. Lefkada best sights are primarily natural and historical attractions, which cover the breathtaking lookouts, ancient findings, interesting museums, Venetian castles, old chapels and churches.

Lefkada sights, top attractions, what to see

Several sights of Lefkada are located in the villages, but there are also a lot of which can be visited by hiking.

What are the best sights of Lefkada?

In Lefkada town and in some smaller villages there are interesting museums which introduce the past and present of the island, with important historical, ethnograhic and agricultural collections.

Lefkada island best sights and attractions

Some of the beautiful churches and chapels dates back to the Venetian times, and preserve invaluable paintings, icons and sacred objects. Near Lefkada you can visit medieval castles from Venetian and Ottoman eras, which belong to the history of the island.

Visit Lefkada best sights during your holiday, and be impressed!

Lefkda best sights and top attractions
The sights of Lefkada are beloved by many
Profitis Ilias chapel, Lefkada

Profitis Ilias

A tiny church with great panoramic views to the east coastline of Lefkada island. Profitis Ilias (which is known as Ekklisia Profiti Ilia or Agios Ilias in Greek, and Church of Prophet Elias) is located in the heart of the mountains of Lefkada, the nearest villages are Egklouvi and Karya. The access of the Monastery can be quite difficult for …

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Faneromeni Monastery

Faneromeni Monastery

The sacred monastery of Lefkada with its beautiful gardens was built on a hill above Agios Ioannis. Faneromeni Monastery (Moni Faneromeni) is the most famous monastery in Lefkada island, which preserve a lot of invaluable icons, precious paintings, wood carvings, handwritten manuscripst, old Bibles and other religious relics. History of Faneromeni Legends said that in ancient times the inhabitants of Lefkada …

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Dimosari waterfalls, Lefkada

Dimosari waterfalls

A picturesque hiking route leads to Dimosari waterfalls, which are the most beatiful waterfalls in Lefkada. Lefkada island is famous for its natural beauty, steep white cliffs and mountains with lush vegetation. In the heart of the island there are also pretty waterfalls, which are fed by cool spring waters of the mountains. Where to find Dimosari waterfalls in Lefkada? …

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Cape Doukato, Lefkada sights

Cape Doukato

Cape Doukato is one of the most romantic places in Lefkada island with steep cliffs and a picturesque lighthouse, where amazing panoramic views are guaranteed. Cape Doukato, or known as Cape Lefkatas became one of the most photographed parts of Lefkada, due to its wild scenery and breathtaking views. If you are curious, which is the most southern side of …

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Agia Mavra castle, Lefkada island

Agia Mavra

The old castle of Agia Mavra (or known as Santa Maura) is located directly at the entrance of Lefkada island. You will find this important historical sight of Lefkada next to the interesting pontoon bridge, on its eastern side. Castle of Agia Mavra is the largest medieval castle in the area, which remained in a fairly good condition. If you …

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