HOLIDAYS IN LEFKADA
Lefkada is the fourth largest island in the Ionian Sea, both in area and population. Access to the island is by car via the bridge from Etoloakarnania (that’s why they gave it the nickname «island of the land»), but also with airplanes, ferrie boats and more! It is no exaggeration to say that it is an island – magnet that attractsGreeks and foreign tourists, as it is a popular destination not only in Greece, but in the whole Mediterranean!
If this summer you decide to spend your vacations in Lefkada, the first things you’ll notice reaching the island are the lush landscapes on the mountain areas and the crystal blue water of the coasts.
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If you prefer nature excursions, then all you have to do is look for travel deals for Lefkada and prepare your baggage as caves, springs and waterfalls there will leave you speechless with unparalleled beauty, while also worth mentioning are the evening walks and the bike rides overlooking the Ionian Sea!
If you do not belong to the romantic kind of people and like experiences that boost your adrenaline, try parachuting or wind surfing! Of course, the Porto Katsiki beach still remains a reason to spend your vacations in Lefkada, as nearly every year it is featured in lists of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean!
Tradition plays an important role on the island, so the cobbled streets dominate many areas, bringing an air of another era. During your visit do not forget to try the local delicacies of the local cuisine, such as maridopita (smelt pie), bourdeto, ladopita (oil pie), frygadeli etc., while on your return, you can pass from astore to get one of the famous embroidered and woven that local women create there especially in Karia!
The only certainty is that Lefkada is a multidimensional island, which will surprise you on your first step