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Lefkada Eglouvi: Eglouvi is arguably one of the most beautiful mountainous villages of Lefkada located 19.5 km from the centre of the island. The village is built at 730 metres altitude within a vast green area and its fabulous location offers breathtaking views to the Ionian Sea. Today, it counts on 180 inhabitants most of whom are involved in agriculture.
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This small fertile village is well-known for the production of lentil and for its traditional architecture. It consists of beautiful stone houses and red-tiled roofs, narrow streets and picturesque neighbourhoods. At the central square, under the huge plane tree is a nice old fashioned cafe that gathers a mix of locals and tourists during the summer season. It is worth visiting this village for the relaxing and peaceful atmosphere.
Some delightful hiking paths amidst the lush green forests around Eglouvi lead to small chapels, ruined windmills and old wells. A visit to the chapel of Prophet Elias on top of a hill is a great experience with magnificent views to the endless blue sea. A religious festival to honor the saint is held every year on July 20th in the village of Eglouvi.
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Lefkada is connected to the mainland with a bridge, so it is easily accessible by car. There are many different ways to get to Eglouvi, from any location on the island.
Lefkada Town to Eglouvi: 19.5 km / 12.1 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Lefkada transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from Aktion/Preveza airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 4348 010, 0030 26450 26555 9292 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Lefkada with as little as 14 euros per day and pick it up directly from the Aktion/Preveza airport or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Eglouvi and many other places of interest in Lefkada at their own pace.
By Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at Lefkada Town. There are few buses from Lefkada Town to Eglouvi during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.
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