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Vasiliki, Lefkada 1. Active tourists who do not want to limit their vacations to beach activities should not go on a trip in the summer. Throughout the summer, quite hot weather prevails on the island. September is considered the best time to combine beach recreations and excursions.
2. Tourists with children would prefer the east coast resorts where there are almost no strong wind and waves on the beaches. The west coast is considered optimal for water sports.
3. Most popular beaches are rocky, which is why some tourists use special beach shoes during their stay here. There are no sharp stones here, so it is quite possible to do without it.
4. Not all beaches are equipped with sunbeds and parasols. These accessories can be taken along or rented at one of the many rental points.
5. There are very few large hotels on the island, the infrastructure is mainly based on private mini-hotels. For large tourist groups, it would be profitable to rent apartments and private houses. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Regular buses run between cities and villages of the island according to the schedule. It's a good idea for active tourists to rent a car, as this kind of service is relatively inexpensive here.
7. In search of souvenirs and gifts for loved ones, be sure to explore local markets. Here you can buy excellent locally produced olive oil, honey, and other delicacies, as well as handicrafts.
The paradise island of Lefkada located in the Ionian Sea is a great destination for a family vacation. Each of its towns offers its own unique entertainment that will appeal to any family … Open
8. The price level in restaurants is quite low, which applies even to those located near the coast. Thrifty tourists often visit local bakeries and cake shops.
9. The resort of Vasiliki is of the greatest interest to surfing enthusiasts. Here they can find an excellent beach and an upscale sports center, which is considered to be one of the best in Europe.
10. The island is connected to mainland Greece by a road bridge, so its guests always have the opportunity to go on an excursion to other towns. Besides private cars, scooter rentals are also common here.
11. Most tourists visit Lefkada resorts in the summer. It's recommended to book hotel rooms for the summer several months in advance.
12. Beach lovers should take into account that some secluded beaches can only be reached by boat. Local resorts have many private carriers, and you can also rent a boat for several hours or days.
13. Fans of tours should spend a few days in the town of Nydri. Sea excursions are organized here every day. As part of the tour, you can visit the most beautiful places of Lefkada and the surrounding areas.
14. The island has fairly liberal regulations regarding smoking in public places. However, on the beaches and at restaurants, one should still pay attention to prohibitory signs.
15. It would be interesting to visit Lefkada during major Christian holidays. Locals are very religious and always arrange magnificent celebrations on such days.
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What to visit being in Lefkada - unique sights

Melissani Cave

From the series “Fantastic and Colorful Caves Inside the Earth”
Scientists believe that the cave was formed about 20000 years ago, due to the erosion of rocks. During one of the earthquakes, the upper part of the cave collapsed, giving way to daylight. It stains the crystal clear waters of the cave lake in bright azure color and makes the walls of the cave painted in a variety of shades. Boat trips along the cave lake are incredibly popular among tourists. The depth of the cave lake is quite large and reaches 14 meters. The water in it is so clean that even at such a depth one can easily examine the stony bottom. … Read further

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Travelling to Lefkada - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Lefkada. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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