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There are many places in the world where you can spend a dream holiday, but if you don't know which destination to choose, today Holidu shows you an option you won't want to miss. In Greece, specifically in the Ionian Sea, you will find the incredible and paradisiacal island of Lefkada, a place where you can enjoy wonderful beaches and a very vibrant but relaxed tourist atmosphere. Whether you prefer to spend your time in the sun and sea, or explore the traditional streets of the island, you will find surely something to suit your tastes. You'll also have the opportunity to stay in the holiday homes available, which have a very summery, beach house style. And as if that wasn't enough, many of them have lovely outdoor areas with refreshing swimming pools ready to combat the intense heat of Lefkada.Comfortable and spacious holiday homes with sea views
Accommodation is one of the most important things when it comes to travelling, but once you see the beautiful holiday homes in Lefkada, you won't have to worry about anything. As well as being spacious enough to accommodate your friends and family, the rooms are fully furnished, with private bathrooms, fully equipped kitchens with appliances and comfortable living rooms. In addition, they also have services such as free internet connection and even parking if necessary. All this while also enjoying the beautiful ocean views from the window of your accommodation. Don't think twice and have the holiday of your dreams in sunny Lefkada! Book your rental now.
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The area and getting around
This beautiful island is located off the coast of Acarnania, close to the other Ionian islands of Ithaca and Cephalonia. It is quite ancient, like most places in Greece, founded in the 6th century BC, and today it has become one of the country's most popular holiday destinations. Its centre is full of colourful buildings, stone streets, and quaint food stalls and shops, making it a popular tourist spot. You won't have any trouble finding your way around, as it is a relatively small village and all the landmarks you want to see in the centre are within easy reach of each other.A holiday destination that is easy to explore
One of the benefits of Lefkada is that it is connected to the mainland by a bridge, so you can drive here without any problems. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can also use a ferry service. Once you get here you won't have any issues getting from one place to another either, as the transport system in Lefkada is quite efficient, for example, its public bus lines. Although the latter is the cheapest option, you will also find other common services such as taxis and vehicle rentals like cars and motorbikes. Another popular option is through organized sightseeing tours, where your transport to places of interest is already covered. And finally, if you want to explore the centre of Lefkada in-depth, the best way to do so is on foot, as you will be able to see all the restaurants and shops that form this touristy area up close.
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Lekfada's beaches are its main attraction, so you'll be spoilt for choice. Egremni Beach is one of the most visited by tourists due to its incredible beauty. With snow-white sands, stunning blue waters, and towering cliffs framing it all, the natural beauty of Egremni will take your breath away. Previously, the only way to get to this beach was by boat, but as of 2021, you can now get there by land, making the whole journey much more comfortable.Lefkada for culture lovers
Now if you want a change of scene, in Lefkada, you will also find tourist attractions full of culture and history. One of these is the Castle of Agia Maura, which is located on the outskirts of Lefkada, just 1.7 miles from the town centre. Built in the 14th century, its architecture is that of a typical medieval fortress. Although it has undergone several renovations over the years due to its age, much of its original structure can still be seen. It is a place that can be explored in about an hour, but the views and nature of the site are still very much worthwhile.
The name Lefkada comes from the large number of Lefkos rocks that can be found throughout the island.
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Continuing with the stunning beaches that Lefkada has to offer, here is Porto Katsiki. Although it is a bit far from the city centre, approximately 24.8 miles away, this beach is a natural spectacle once you set foot on its white sands. To get there, you have to pass through a little forest of leafy trees and a series of steps leading down to this paradise, where you'll find turquoise water and a large cliff on one side of the beach.2. Visit the breathtaking Dimossari Waterfalls
They are located in the pretty village of Nydri in the east of Lefkada. These waterfalls are proof of the large water reserves on the island, which has made the vegetation as abundant as it is. The name of this waterfall comes from the word Dimos a state where water whirlpools were once found. Here, as well as admiring and taking pictures of the impressive waterfall, you can also plunge into its depths and relieve the intense heat of the summer days in Lefkada.3. Learn new things at Phonograph Museum and Folklore
This museum is ideal for those who like cultural places and music. One of the best things about it is that it is completely free, and here you can see a wide variety of exhibits related to antique musical objects: radios, phonographs, and records. There is also a tour guide who will explain each of the objects and how they work, as well as a bit of their history in Lefkada.4. Taste delicious wines at Lefkas Earth Winery
This is a special place for those who love a good glass of wine. It is a winery that makes its own local wine, all from ingredients found here on the island. You can take one of their free tours of the establishment, as well as visit the small olive oil museum housed in the building. Go wine tasting, and take a delicious and original souvenir of Lefkada with you.5. Conquer your fears by paragliding in Lefkada.
There are many exciting activities to do in Lefkada, and what better way to enjoy this island than to see it from above. You can go paragliding and enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean and the beautiful nature found on this jewel of Greece. The services that offer this fun experience meet all the necessary safety parameters, so you won't have to worry about anything.