10 Best Things To Do in Lefkada, Greece [with Suggested Tours]

By Fatima Turla July 20th, 2020 Posted in Destination, Europe Travel Blog, Travel Blog, Travel Guides No comments

Are you planning to travel to Lefkada, Greece soon? Read our tips below on the things to do in Lefkada with suggested tours!

10 Best Things to do in Lefkada, Greece
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One of the islands in the Ionian Sea. Lefkada is blessed with a lot of clear blue waters, pebbly coves, sandy beaches, and wonderful landscapes. This makes the island a perfect getaway if you want a sweet escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. To get to know more about what to see and expect here, read below.

List of Best Things to do in Lefkada, Greece

1. Egremni Beach

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Considered the most beautiful beach in Lefkada. Egremni Beach is only reachable by boat. Without road access, it remains secluded and wonderful without umbrellas, beach bars, and loud music. It is a paradise place with clear blue water. Just a tip, wear beach shoes because your soles might get hurt from the white pebbles.

2. Porto Katsiki

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The journey to Porto Katsiki is a little adventure because the roads there are a bit tight but doable. And when you reach the beach, you’ll be rewarded with crystal clear water. The pebbles and the rock on the bay give the place a breathtaking view. A trip to Lefkada is not complete without seeing this place.

3. Nydri Waterfalls

 

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The waterfalls are a good choice for someone who likes nature and such places. Although it has a little water, it is unreservedly worth it for a swim. Even the path going to the waterfall is very beautiful and adventurous.

4. Milos Beach

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Milos Beach is located southwest of the beach of Agios Nikitas and before Kathisma and is about 14 km from Lefkada. It is a magical beach of Lefkada and a real jewel of the island. This beach has turquoise crystal clear waters covered with white pebbles and coarse sand.

5. Kathisma Beach

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Near Lefkada, it is the first choice for those who live in the city and want something “blue” to swim to cool waters, a few pebbles, endless choices of sunbeds, and space to put your own umbrella. Going here is very accessible so it’s the perfect place for people with mobility problems and the elderly.

6. Lighthouse Doukato

 

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After the visit to Porto Katsiki, the visit to the southern tip of Lefkada is mandatory. The view is indescribable wherever you look. The imposing cliff, the endless sea, the islands opposite, and of course the impressive lighthouse. It is worth visiting, ideally near the sunset where the colors are enchanting.

7. Lefkas Earth Winery

 

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In a warm and traditionally designed space, you will be introduced to the secrets of the winemaking process in Lefkas Earth Winery. Wines of exceptional quality, full of aromas, and rich taste. Each wine stands out for its own character so their tasting would be a special taste experience.

8. Castle of Agia Maura

 

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Before entering the city of Lefkada as you come from Amfilochia you will see the Venetian castle. This is a ruin of a very large, old fortress. From the walls and battlements of the fortress, you will have a great view of the sea and over the city of Lefkada.

9. Agiofilli Beach

 

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Agiofilli Beach is easily accessible both by sea and by road. Agiofili is a small beach, very beautiful with magnificent turquoise blue waters. It is ideal for those who people who want to do snorkeling as it has rocks with various fish. It is stony but without sea urchins.

10. Kalamitsi Beach Lefkada

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Just like any other beaches in Lefkada, Kalamitsi Beach has crystal clear blue waters. It is located about 15 km from Lefkada and is a true unspoiled beauty. To get there, you have to travel a road made up mainly of curves. The beach has stones mixed with sand and you can rent sunbeds and umbrellas. Furthermore, when you need to refresh yourself or to satisfy you, the beach offers a bar/kiosk with various types of dishes.

Where to stay in Lefkada, Greece

Budget Hotel

Faidra’s House 

10 Best Things to do in Lefkada, Greece

Faidra’s House features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The units have tiled floors and include a seating area with a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private bathroom. A fridge, an oven, and stovetop are also available, as well as a kettle and a coffee machine.

Price: Starts at $57 per night for One-Bedroom Apartment, includes taxes and charges, and it offers a free cancellation.

Luxury Hotel

Apartment Executive Suite

10 Best Things to do in Lefkada, Greece

Apartment Executive Suite is located in Lefkada Town. The air-conditioned accommodation is 2.5 km from Gyra Beach, and guests benefit from private parking available on-site and free WiFi. Providing a balcony and pool views, the apartment includes 1 bedroom, a living room, satellite TV, an equipped kitchen, and 1 bathroom with a shower.

Price: Starts at $146 per night for One-Bedroom Apartment, includes taxes and charges, and it’s partially refundable.

These are the possible things you can do in Lefkada, Greece. So if you are ready to have a fun and exciting trip, you know what to do and where to go! So pack your things now and prepare yourself for a wonderful adventure in Lefkada.

How to go to Lefkada, Greece from London

Via British Airways: (one way)

There’s no airport in Lefkada

*From London Heathrow – Preveza (Only 20 km from Lefkada)

Ticket Price: £142.93

Note: The Preveza Airport only works in the summer season. 

*From Preveza to Lefkada

Just ride a bus or taxi from the airport going to Lefkada.

*Prices are subject to change. You can visit Skyscanner for more details about the ticket prices.

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Fatima Turla2Hi there! I’m Fatima. My first major travel was in 2016 in the beautiful city of Cebu. After that, I got interested in traveling. Now I enjoy learning languages and other country’s cultures. My goal is to visit at least one country each year and to share my experiences with other people through writing or blogging. Witness my journey by following me on Instagram.​​​

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Written by Fatima Turla

Fatima is a full-time writer of Two Monkeys Travel. Her first major trip was in 2016 and got really interested in traveling. She also enjoys learning languages and other country’s cultures. She has a goal to visit at least one country each year and share her experiences with other people through writing or blogging. Witness her journey by following her on Instagram.

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