If you’re looking for a Greek island where you can’t get bored, then you will fall in love with Lefkada!
What do in Lefkada, first place: enjoy the best blue beaches of Greece!
Easy to say that Lefkada island has so many great beaches, which are listed as the best beaches in Greece. But just take a look to the photos of Lefkada’s beaches! The ‘millions shades of Lefkada blue’ sentence is more true than anything else, especially when the famous waves come from the west. The charm of the beaches of Lefkada are combined with breathtaking natural enviroment, giving you an incredible experience. So, when you are on a vacation in Lefkada, you will be impressed by its best beaches!
Discover picturesque fishing villages
Travel back in time, when mass tourism did not exist! There are still some almost untouched, picturesque settlements in Lefkada, which give you the charm of the old Greek lifestyle. Just walk around the marinas, where small fishing boats, elegant yachts, graceful sailboats can be seen. Visit the small fishing villages of Lefkada such as Sivota or Vasiliki, and live the dream.
Enjoy the peace of the mountains
Almost the entire area of Lefkada is mountainous, so the island is a top destination for mountain lovers too. In the hills there are no crowds, just you and the infinite silence. Listen to the music of cicadas, the chatter of the birds, the sound of the forests, and find your inner peace!
Hiking in Lefkada, forests and walking paths
By visiting this island you can find several great hiking trails, from easy routes to extended and harder hikings. One of the most beloved trails leads you to spectacular waterfalls – don’t miss it!
Get into the bustling life of Nidri & Lefkada town
Are you looking for bustling promenades with a lot of bars, traditional taverns, shops and souvenir stores? Just visit Nidri and Lefkada town at night, which have the most bustling atmospheres in Lefkada island. There’s a lot of fun in the evenings, so thousands of tourists arrive to these villages day by day during summer months.
Taste the local cuisine, wide range of taverns with delicious foods and drinks
Hundreds of traditional restaurants and coffee bars are waiting for you, most of them have local owners. The locals are proud of their high-quality meals and drinks, and they would like to offer the best foods to their guests. We strongly recommend try the tasty Greek foods in traditional tavernas of Lefkada!
Learn to windsurf or kitesurf in Lefkada
Lefkada is a unique destination in Greece, because the island offer exceptional options for surfing. Both type of surf can be find in Lefkada, windsurf and kitesurf are very popular. If you want to learn these extreme sports, here’s your chance, just visit Vasiliki / Ponti villages in the south, and the windmills of Agios Ioannis in the north!
Ride a bicycle
Rent a bike in Lefkada, or take your equipment with you to the island, and go cycling! The hills and valleys of the island offer first class experiences for bikers. Feel free with two wheels and leave the asphalt roads, discover abandoned trails, or just go around the villages – you will like it!
Quality products of Lefkada – wines, honeys and olive oils
Many inhabitants of the island are addicted to agriculture, and produce their goods in excellent quality. If you visit Lefkada, you will often meet local products, such as housewines, extra virgin olive oils and several types of honeys. Feel free to taste these products, you will not regret!
Rent a boat and discover the nearby tiny islands
Looking for some really unique adventure? Rent a small boat in the ports of Nidri, Sivota, Lygia, Nikiana or Mikros Gialos! You and your family can discover the nearby coastline including the islands in close proximity, far away from the crowds. Spend a day with exploring the coasts and tiny bays of Lefkada, and you will never forget this amazing experience.
Have a pleasant time on your holiday in Lefkada!