Lefkada Sightseeing

Lefkada sightseeing
Sightseeing: 22 things to see in Lefkada island

Lefkada island has surely some of the best beaches in the Mediterranean Sea. With crystal water and steep rocky surroundings, the sightseeing and beaches of Lefkada attract many visitors every summer. The beaches of Porto Katsiki, Kathisma and Egremni are of great natural beauty, while Agios Ioannis and Vassiliki are the best windsurfing spots. Nice places to see in Lefkada include the Medieval Castle of Santa Maura in the Town and the Waterfalls of Nydri. From Nydri take an excursion boat to other islands in the Ionian Sea, such as Kefalonia, Ithaca and Meganisi.

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In this section, you can see the best Lefkada Sightseeing but also things to see by location.
You can also view all things to see in Lefkada by category: villages, beaches, museums and churches or view our suggested excursions.

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Best Sightseeing

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This is a medieval castle built by the Franks who occupied Lefkada in 1294 and it protected the whole region from enemies. It is located right before the bridge that connects the island to the mainland.


Location: Frini
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This is the most important monastery and religious centre of Lefkada. It is situated in a lush green are about 2 km from Frini village.


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This is a gorgeous waterfall that has its source up in Lefkada mountains and ends into a gorge with white rocks. Many visitors swim in its crystal clear yet cold waters.


Best villages

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Location: On the northern side of the island
Description: Lefkada Town is the capital and administrative centre of the island. This is the first village to see as you cross the bridge from the mainland. Although it is not as impressive as the other villages, it is still a nice town to stroll around.


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Location: 13 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: The seaside village of Agios Nikitas is spread around a bay and has a lovely fishing port where fishing boats and yachts moor in summer.


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Location: 37 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: Vassiliki is a picturesque fishing harbour surrounded by verdant vegetation. It has become a popular summer resort over the last years.


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Location: 32 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: One of the most picturesque villages of Lefkada, Sivota has a small port where fishing boats and yachts moor. It is famous for its delicious fish taverns.


Best beaches

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Location: 45 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: Porto Katsiki is the most famous beach of the island and among the best in the Mediterranean. With an impressive landscape and exotic water, Porto Katsiki gets very popular in summer.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly, Partly Organized

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Location: 40 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: One of the most impressive beaches of Lefkada, Egremni has an immense sandy coastline and exotic water. Visitors have to climb up and down a lot of steep steps.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly, Partly Organized

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Location: 15 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: This long beach has exotic water and sandy coastline. It is considered among the finest beaches on the island.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Partly Organized

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Location: 3 km west of Lefkada Town
Description: The most popular beach resort on Lefkada is Agios Ioannis, located a few km west of the main town. Due to the strong winds that blow in the area, this beach is ideal for windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Windsurfing

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Location: 37 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: Vassiliki is among the busiest beach resorts and the most popular windsurfing spots in Lefkada. This picturesque beach is located on the southern side of the island.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Diving Club, Windsurfing

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