Lefkada Karia

Information about Karia

Lefkada Karia: Karia is a beautiful mountainous village built at 500 metres altitude above the sea within a lush green area. It is located 15 km southwest of the centre of Lefkada and counts on 1000 inhabitants. The area is full of lush vegetation and natural springs.

The village is built according to the traditional architecture. Between the narrow alleys old houses and a couple of small churches are found. The picturesque square is surrounded by old plane trees and lovely cafes and is known as the locals spot.

This village is famous for its fine embroidery work reproducing the traditional motifs. Examples of this work are exhibited in the small Folklore Museum of the village. A lovely custom is revived by the inhabitants of Karia and every 11th of August a representation of a traditional wedding takes place in the village.

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How to get to Karia

Lefkada is connected to the mainland with a bridge, so it is easily accessible by car. There are many different ways to get to Karia, from any location on the island.
Lefkada Town to Karia: 15 km / 9.3 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 Karia 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 several buses from Lefkada Town to Karia 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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Things To See And Do In Karia

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Museum of Lefkadian Embroidery

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