4 Days in Lefkada.
Lefkada is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. It’s the only one that you don’t have to take a boat to reach cause you get there passing by an iron bridge.
Βefore you reach the iron bridge you pass from the historical castle of Santa Maura. If you are a lover of history and culture you should definitely visit this place.
When you enter Lefkada and you reach your appartment to leave your staff and get comfortable. You can see in the following link of the blog some accommodation proposals depending on the area of the island that you ‘re gonna stay :
After you charge your batteries , a very good option is to go at NV Beach Bar at Nikianna. An exceptional Beach bar with luxurious sunbeds, quality cuisine at it’s restaurant , music , cocktails and a beach ideal for swimming .
After you leave Nv beach bar and you haven’t taste the food there , a very good restaurant not far away is <<Minas tavern>>.
In the sea side village of Nikiana a few kilometers outside the town of Lefkada there is an authentic fish tavern. It is an old stone building fully renovated in the traditional Lefkadian style which has also a unique balcony full of grape trees giving extraordinary sea views in a Mediterranean ionian atmosphere.
The dinning area is situated in the balcony where you will have the opportunity to try many small dishes and main courses from local Greek cuisine as well as fresh Fish. Don’t forget to order fresh “Tsipoura” (Royal El dorado) cooked on fire and fresh baby squid.
To finish your first day in Lefkada you should definitely visit the center of the town .
Ιn the link of the blog below you can see information for the town to spend your time:
For the second day you can start with a visit to Nydri Lefkada.
You can see information about Nydri at the link of the blog below:
For the next station Vassiliki is a village full of life restaurants tourists shops and more.
Vassiliki is also well known for it’s famous beach Agiofylli.
Swimming at the sea always whets the appetite so a very nice restaurant at Vassiliki is Pondi Family Restaurant. It’s next to the sea it is the best restaurant with greek food in the area.\
. For the afternoon you drink your coffee at the port of Vassiliki and then you can taste a good cocktail at night on Τunnel Rock Bar.
On third day,
you can go to Agios Nikitas Village and then to Kathisma beach.
These places are not far away from town fifteen to twenty minutes with your car.
The first destination Agios NIkitas Village is a place full of life.
When you reach the village you can enjoy the panoramic view and the beauty of the place
As you walk inside the village there are many shops and restaurants ,coffee bars just next to the beach.
From the beach of Agios Nikitas you can take the boat for one of the most wonderful beaches of Lefkada Mylos
The next station is Kathisma beach 5 minutes away from Agios Nikitas.
One of the most famous beaches worldwide.
Kathisma beach, facing the Ionian archipelago, is the island’s prime beach. You can reach it easily by car or by public transport after having enjoyed a pleasant route on the west coastline and exceptional views. One of the longest beaches of Lefkada with fine white sand and sparkling waters of amazing turquoise color. The beach is surrounded by an idyllic mountain backdrop which offers a feeling of total isolation, despite the intense tourist activity. It is an organised strand with plenty of sun beds and umbrellas and numerous accommodation options to be found close by. There is everything to make your destination fully functional.
Moreover, Kathisma serves all kinds of tastes. Single travelers can find a spot to relax and at the same time to be at the center of entertainment while families can have enough space. Adventurers have the chance to try extreme sports like paragliding and also explore some caves at the eastern part. Nudists also have their own spot there.
There are 2 beach bars that have perfect view to the sea, where you can even arrange your marriage reception! In August, you will definitely catch the sun plunging into the deep horizon in late afternoons. Thrilling and romantic moments that will make you crazy about returning to marvelous Kathisma.
If you love extreme sports you should do the famous paragliding . An experience of a lifetime.
One of the beach bars you have to go at Kathisma is Copla.
The ultimate summer destination for relaxation and entertainment on the beautiful island of Lefkada. Situated right on the beach, where the gentle waves of the Ionian Sea caress the soft, white sands of Kathisma Beach, Copla Beach Bar offers a serene escape and a premium experience.
When you leave Kathisma the next destination is Rachi to enjoy the beautiful sunset over the clouds.
In the southwest of lefkas, at a height of 600 meters you can visit Exanthia, a traditional village located in a mountainous region.
Surrounded by forest and built amphitheatrically on the slope of the mountain, Exanthia combines the tranquility of the countryside with the frankness of its people, showing total respect to the visitor.
The blue horizon offering an exquisite view of the Ioanian Sea is really enticing to those who actually wish to drink their coffee, savour our homemade delicacies from the traditional wood-fired oven, our freshly gathered vegetables from our garden, taste our local meat and enjoy our wine.
And finally, after this blend of tastes and smells you will be able to relax listening to nice music and let the eyes of your imagination “paint” the horizons of your heart in the hues of the azure sea and the setting sun!
If you are not tired, a drink at the town will be a very good idea
The Karma at Aggelou Sikelianou street
Taratsa open at Dimitriou Golemi
The best nightclub of Lefkada is definitely Capital Oulof Palme and N. Svoronou street.
So for the final day ,
you denifitely have to visit some other famous beaches of Lefkada .
You start with Egremnoi Beach.
The unique beauty of Egremni Beach at Lefkada has made it one of the world’s most photographed landscapes. The water surrounding the beach is clear, turquoise blue and provides one of Europe’s best settings for swimming. Egremni Beach is also one of Lefkada’s longest beaches, measuring over 2.5 kilometers in length. Anyone seeking peace and relaxation in a picturesque environment will probably not be disappointed with this beautiful area of Lefkada.
Egremni beach annually attracts many people and is considered one of the most beautiful Greek beaches. Its name is derived from the impressive cliffs that surround the beach and the huge rocks that look like they are hanging over it.
Every day daily cruises arrive to the beach with hundreds of people. The beach is too big so it doesn’t get overcrowded.
Another beautiful beach you definitely need to visit is Porto Katsiki.
Porto Katsiki beach is unique on the Ionian Greek island of Lefkada. The name is said to be because formerly only goats could reach this area. The beach is famed for its landscape and clear blue sea. It is located at the bottom of a concave pale cliff. It is located southwest of the Lefkada city town.
The natural beauty of Porto Katsiki beach offers one of the most impressive themes that Lefkada Island is famous for. Driving to the beach in the summer is a bit scary.
Porto Katsiki beach is very overworked over the summer period. You can see this on the picture below. Thousands of visitors around the world visit Lefkada just for coming to Porto Katsiki beach.
Above the beach you can find small coffee shops in order to buy refreshments or you can order refreshments and coffee on the beach.
At Porto Katsiki beach, paid parking exists, but you can park on the roads before of them.
Famous one day cruises at Lefkada passing by every day. When is not full season the park the boats at the beach, but when is overcrowded they let you a bit far of the beach, and you can dive from the boats into the sea. It is a very good way to reach Porto Katsiki.
Υou can also take the chance and visit Cape Lefkatas it’s not far away from Porto Katsiki.
And to finish this day your next station is at Drymwnas to the luxurious bar -restaurant Amente. You should have already make a reservation for there and put your best clothes .
Located high on a green hillside in Drymonas with a magnificent view of the west coast of Lefkada and the deep blue of the Ionian Sea, dominates Amente.
Here you will experience a unique relaxation, fun and gastronomic pleasure that will remain engraved in your heart.
We hope these suggestions will help you to have a perfect weekend in our island.
Check out and the other blogs of our site for more information about our beautiful Lefkada.