Lygia village, Lefkada


Small, but important tourist resort in the northern side of Lefkada island.

Ligia (or Lygia) village is located only about 6 kilometres from the capital of Lefkada. This village lies directly next to the sea, so there are numerous apartments and studios for rent. The main road passes through it, so Ligia has great connection to Lefkada town in the north and Nidri in the south. Next to the road you can find some taverns, bars, supermarkets and bakeries, where you can get some goods for your needs.

Ligia has also a small port with dozens of colourful fishing boats. The beaches of Ligia are mainly filled with rocks and pebbles. You can find at some places a few sunbeds and parasols, but the most beaches of the area are unorganized. Just walk down narrow paths to the sea and swim in the emerald waters!

Lygia village may also a good starting point to discover the eastern and western side of Lefkada. The apartments of Lygia are in medium price range, you can find here basic studios and well equipped apartments both.


Guide to Ligia

Lefkada GPS CoordinatesCoordinates:  38.789278, 20.719222
7 km south from Lefkada town
CrowdsPopulation: 100 (increases much during summer months)
Facilities on the beachFacilities: taverns, bars, apartments, studios, supermarkets, souvenir shops, bakery, rent-a-car agency, small port
InformationNearest beaches: Lygia beach (0km), Nikiana beach (3 km)


+ Reasons to visit Ligia in Lefkada island

  • well equipped village with many services
  • only a small distance to Lefkada town

– Cons

  • not so picturesque like other coastal villages in Lefkada
  • the beaches of Ligia are average


Lygia village on map


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