The capital village of the island is Lefkada Town and concentrate most of the activities all year round. The rest of the villages are mostly tourist resorts that come alive in summer when tourists flow there. Both seaside and mountainous villages of Lefkada offer picturesque locales.
Many hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
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Guide to 14 villages
Discover our guide to 14 Lefkada villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Lefkada. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
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.
Location: 14 km southwest of Lefkada Town
Description: The beach of Agios Nikitas is spread around a bay and has a lovely fishing port where fishing boats and yachts moor in summer.
Location: 38 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.
Location: 27.3 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: On the verdant slopes of a hill descending into the blue sea, there stands the village of Poros. It has traditional architecture and a fine beach.
Location: 17 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: The small port of Nidri is the most popular resort on Lefkada. It attracts thousands of visitors every summer and from there boats to close islands depart.
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.
Location: 20 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: The small village of Kalamitsi is located on a green slopes and enjoys a magnificent panoramic view to the Ionian Sea.
Location: 15 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: The mountainous village of Karia is located at an altitude of 500 m, amidst an area of lush greenery and nice waterfalls.
Location: 6.6 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: The view of the mainland is good from Ligia, which hosts a lovely fishing port and a fine beach.
Location: 34 km south west of Lefkada Town
Description: Athani is a small village built along the slopes of a hill and with amazing sea view. A large, sandy beach is located close to the village.
Location: 22 km south of Lefkada Town
Description: This village is located on the way from Nydri to Poros and it has a very popular marina for fishing boats and yachts.
Location: 19.5 km south west of Town
Description: A small village in the inland of Lefkada, Eglouvi is surrounded by lush greenery. It distinguishes for its traditional architecture and the lovely square.
Location: 7 km west of Lefkada Town
Description: This is a pleasant village with nice architecture, typical of the island. There is a lovely beach in a walking distance from the village.
Location: 24 km south of Town
Description: Vafkeri is a small mountainous village that can be reached through a road from Nidri. It distinguishes for its traditional architecture with the stone mansions.