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Poros Lefkada: Poros is a beautiful traditional village located 27.3 km south of Lefkada Town. The settlement stands on the verdant slopes of a hill that descent into the blue sea. It is built amphitheatrically and has a population of about 300 inhabitants. The village consists of elegant two-storey houses with tile roofs between the narrow alleys.
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Poros is small but it displays a couple of remarkable churches, like the church of Analipsi which hosts some fine frescoes and icons from the 17th century, and the church of the Virgin.
The old olive press and the remains of a 4th century castle are also an interesting part of the sightseeing in Poros village. Poros receives many visitors during the summer either for a short stay or long term holidays. Only 4 km from the village is the magnificent bay of Mikros Gialos, a small picturesque settlement where fishing boats moor. Close to the village you will find several pristine beaches and attractive coves.
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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 Poros, from any location on the island.
Lefkada Town to Poros: 27.3 km / 16.9 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 Poros 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 Poros 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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