A taste from the island ... of Lefkada
Homeland of Angelos Sikelianos and Aristotle Valaoritis, Lefkada travels into the blue of the Ionian Sea, but is resting gently and in secure on the land of Acarnania, bound together with a narrow strip of land and a floating bridge of 50 meters, allowing small boats to cross the canal. We could say it's a "land island". (This, of course, is very convenient for us because we do not have travel expenses of a ship!)
In bygone days, Lefkada, the "White Stone" according to Homer, the ancient Nirikos, as it was the name of its first capital, in a sense got its name from the white cliffs that are falling vertically into the sea to meet the waves at the southern cape of the island, Lefkatas. Where, once, the temple of Apollo stood. There, according to legend, the lyric poet Sappho ended her life for a hopeless love...
On its verdant slopes, the blessed olive trees exist among the svelte cypress and the densely pine trees that reach, in some beaches, to the sea, while the vineyards, starting from the lowlands, reach up to the highest mountaintop in terraces, crafted with sweat, tenacity for life and love for this place, facts that suggest that Lefkadians are people ... with a strong will!
After all, you can see it in their lively eyes, you can feel it in their warm “good morning”, and you experience it in their generous hospitality...
Higher, above the green hills and the slopes of the mountains, picturesque villages are springing, which sometimes "talk" directly with the land and sometimes leave their "glance" to travel to the deep blue of the Ionian Sea.
For your stay in Lefkada, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In the town of Lefkada, as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
Access to attractions and various locations of Lefkada is quick and easy due to the short distances.
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For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field "Routes" with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.