Lefkada Things to do

An island that is gradually developing in tourism, things to do in Lefkada vary. The most popular sports on the island are windsurfing and kite surfing due to the strong winds that blow in some bays in summer afternoons. The best spots for surfing in Lefkada are the beaches of Agios Ioannis and Vassiliki. There are some surfing centers there that rent equipment and offer courses.

Another sport that is developing in Lefkada island is diving, but still on slow steps. Some beaches, including the beach of Nydri, are also organized with water sports centers and fun games.

The countryside of Lefkada is mountainous and offers great chances for hiking and mountain biking. Old hiking trails have been signposted and lead to mountainous villages, small forests, and waterfalls. Mountain biking and cycling tours are also organized by local companies and vary in difficulty. Some cycling tours also include the neighboring island of Meganisi.

We have selected below the best things to do in Lefkada but you can find more in the following sections: Sightseeing, Tours & Activities, Beaches, Villages, Eat & Drink, Sports, Shopping, Wellness, Workshops & other.

Discover Lefkada with a Tandem paragliding flight, one of the best selling activities.

Discover the best things to do in Lefkada

  • +40 Things to See
    Discover the sightseeings, beaches and villages of the island.
  • Eat & Drink
    Discover our selection with the best restaurants, cafe and bars on the island.
  • Tours & Activities
    Discover the island with more than 10 tours and excursions proposed.
  • Wineries
    Taste and even buy wines from different, local selections of Leffkada.
  • Paragliding
    Enjoy lefkada's beauty from the air via a tandem flight.
  • Scuba diving
    Here are some diving centers in Lefkada, an island with interesting diving spots.
  • Sailing around
    Discover the islands of the Ionian on beautiful sailing boats.
  • Kitesurfing
    The area is windy in specific areas and 2 clubs propose facilities for kitesurfing.
  • Windsurfing
    Lefkada is among the most popular Greek islands for windsurfing.
  • Canoeing
    Get a guided kayak tour around the island of Lefkada and discover the secret beauties.
  • Festivals & Events
    Discover the festivals, religious feasts and cultural events on the island.
  • Shopping
    Discover some shops with local products from the island.
  • Watersports
    The popular beaches of Lefkada are lined up with many watersports centers.
  • Massage
    Too much windsurf or kitesurf? Have a massage by an experienced massage therapist.
  • Yoga
    Practice yoga with a teacher having over 10 years of experience.
  • Horse back riding
    Get closer to nature with a Horseback riding tour! Horseback riding is offered for both children and adults.
  • Mountain Biking
    Discover some guided mountain biking rides on the island of Lefkada.
  • Workshops
    Learn more about the culture of the islands with a cooking lesson.
  • Get married!
    Get married in one of the most beautiful islands of Greece
  • Buy a House
    Have a look in our list with real estate agencies in Lefkada that can help you find or construct your perfect home there.