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Conquering the Water Element while Standing on a Board

If you are not indifferent to water sports you should visit the local beaches during your stay in Lefkada. For example, you can go surfing and windsurfing on the beaches of Ai Giannis and Vasiliki. There are all conditions for kite-surfing on the beach Myli. You will rent the necessary equipment at one of the many rental points located on the coast. If you have never stood on a board before you should take a course at a surf school. You will train to conquer the waves near the shore. You can also play basketball or tennis, go water skiing, catamaran or canoe.
It’s worth to start a story about attractions of the island with Santa Maura fortress. Despite the fact that a large part of the old building hasn’t managed to survive to the … Open

Trips to Picturesque Islands

The port of Lefkas Marina is located next to the city of Lefkas. If you arrive there you can contact OCC Yachting. Its staff can arrange a sailing yacht cruise on the Ionian Sea. You will visit 4 small picturesque Islands located near Lefkada. You can rent a boat at Lefkas Marina and go on a boat trip yourself. You can also visit the resort of Nidri. You will take the ferry here. It will take you to the small island of Meganisi. Beautiful harbors and friendly inhabitants of 3 villages are waiting for you there.

Walk on a Pontoon Bridge

The pontoon bridge was built between Lefkada and the Greek mainland in 1986. It is 70 meters long and 12 meters wide. Up to 600 cars pass through it in 60 minutes. There are also 2 sidewalks here. So you can walk through it on foot. The bridge is a drawbridge. It even turns on its axis if a very wide vessel passes under it. However, a ship with a height of 2 meters will pass under it freely. You will have the opportunity to watch the pleasure boats, cars, and the drawbridge, before which you will hear a warning sound. Copyright
Each resort of Lefkada offers vacationers to enjoy a variety of entertainment options, to relax on the beautiful beaches and to have a look in attractive shops. The island has both noisy … Open

Excursion to the Waterfalls

There is a rocky gorge at a distance of 4 kilometers from the resort of Nidri. Picturesque waterfalls are located here. You can reach the resort by car. You have to walk to the natural attraction on a stony path that stretches 800 meters. It starts near the Platanos cafe. However, don't forget to wear comfortable shoes and bring water with you. You will not only admire the beauty of the waterfalls but also swim in the cool lakes created by them. If you go further along the narrow path that runs along the right side of the gorge and climb the steps to a greater height you will find yourself near the largest waterfall.
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Variety of Active Leisure on the Island

Do you like to relax on the beaches with a picturesque landscape? You will like Egremni beach. But you need to descend the stairs, which have 350 steps to get to it. You will have to make your way up the stairs again when you return to the hotel. This will require even more effort.
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. … Open
You can go diving, snorkeling, long walks, cycling, or biking on the island. If you consider yourself a brave person you should contact the local flying club. Paragliding or ultra-light flights will be arranged for you there. You will land on the beautiful beach of Kathisma.

Journey through the Papanikolis Cave

There is a large karst Cave Papanikolis on Lefkada. It is located in limestone rocks that have a white color. It was used as a shelter for the Greek submarine of the same name, as well as other vessels during World War II and during a storm. You can get here only by sea. You will sit in the boat and move around the cave. You will look at the limestone deposits on its walls and admire the view created by the iridescence of water in the sun. For example, the blue hue was replaced by a golden one. You will feel that you are in a mysterious looking-glass world.
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Survived castles around Lefkada
♥   Castle 'Vonitsa Castle' Vonitsa, 28.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Assos Castle' Assos, 40.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Arta Castle' Arta, 55.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Parga Castle' Parga, 65.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Anthousa Castle' Anthousa, 68.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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