Lygia is an important tourist resort in the north side of the island, you will find it just a few kilometers from Lefkada town.
Buildings of the village was built next to the sea and on the surrounding hills both, so in Lygia there are many apartments and studios for rent. The main road passes through the village, so Lygia has great connection to Lefkada town in the north and Nidri in the south. Next to the main road you can find several taverns, bars, supermarkets and bakeries, where you can get some goods for your needs.
Because Lefkada town is located only about 6 kilometres from Lygia, many tourists discover the best sights of the capitol, and enjoy its pleasant atmosphere.
Lygia port and the nearby beaches
Ligia has also a small port with dozens of colourful fishing boats. The marina is protected well from the waves by a breakwater, and next to it there is some small tavern.
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 is also a good starting place to discover the east and west side of Lefkada. The apartments of Lygia are usually in medium price range, and you can find here basic studios and well equipped apartments both.
Guide to Lygia
Coordinates: 38.789278, 20.719222
7 km south from Lefkada town
Population: 100 (increases much during summer months)
Facilities: taverns, bars, apartments, studios, supermarkets, souvenir shops, bakery, rent-a-car agency, small port
Nearest beaches: Lygia beach (0km), Nikiana beach (3 km)
+ Reasons to visit Lygia in Lefkada island
- well equipped village with many services
- only a small distance to Lefkada town
- not so picturesque like other coastal villages in Lefkada
- the beaches of Lygia are average