Lefkada is situated between Kefalonia and Corfu and is characterized as the most picturesque of the Ionian islands.
It has unique natural beauty, green mountains, a good climate and beautiful beaches such as Kathisma, Porto Katsiki, Egkremni, Vasiliki, Mikros Gialos, Agios Giannis which impress with their incredible turquoise color. These beaches are ranked among the most beautiful ones in Greece. Lefkada is an ideal destination during all seasons of the year.
Lefkada is connected to continental Greece with a floating bridge of about 12 meters long and 70 metres length it is the only Greek island where you can reach there by car without needing to catch a ferry. The channel which separates the island from the rest of Greece was first rugged out by the Corinthians on 7th century B.C. in which time the island’s economy had flourished and enables the island to participate on the Persians wars. The ideal combination of water and mountain that the island offers abundantly, awaits all of us who expect something enhancing and unique to enjoy.
Kathisma beach offers an exotic scenery with crystal clear blue waters, endless white sandy seashore with white pebbles and a magical view when the sunset reflects its colors to the sea!
The beach is one of the most cosmopolitan in the island and there you can find umbrellas and sunbeds, beach bars and restaurants.
For those who seek for a fascinating experience, paragliding activities are available with licenced pilots offering daily two-seater flights!
See more information about lefkada beaches at “lefkada beaches” website.
If your start driving point is Athens, use the national road Athens-Patra. Then, just before Patra, cross the Rio-Antirrio bridge and continue driving in Etoloakarnania province, heading to Amfilohia. When you reach Amfilohia, follow the signs to Lefkada and after 60km you arrive at your destination. For Kathisma beach follow the signs at the center of Lefkada by heading to the monastery of Faneromeni, then to Agios Nikitas village and after 3km you will be located to Kathisma beach.
If you head to Lefkada from North Greece you need to take Egnatia highway towards Ioannina. When you reach Ioannina head to Preveza and then go under the tunnel bridge Preveza-Aktio. Follow the signs to Lefkada and you will reach your destination after 20km.
You can even come to Lefkada by bus using KTEL from Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra, Preveza, Igoumenitsa and Agrinio.
The nearest airport to Lefkada is 15km away, called Actio. Domestic flights connect it withAthens, Sitia-Crete and other Ionian islands such as Corfu, Kefallonia and Zakynthos. Also, there are charter flights from many European cities.