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Best Things to do in Lefkada: Sports activities adventures & tours

Best Things to do in Lefkada: Spots activities adventures & tours - Tripatricks

The best things to do in Lefkada are vital for your holiday here.

Lefkada, the fourth largest island in the Ionian Sea, it combines hospitality, tourism, adventure as well as impeccable elements of mainland Greece, with the beauties of an island.

Lefkada island, is an attraction of hundreds of thousands of tourists each year, due to its connection with the mainland's coasts through the floating bridge.

Lefkada has all the elements that will make your summer holidays unforgettable!

The sights of the island are countless, as well as the places you should definitely visit. We recommend the 10 things you should not miss out on this beautiful island.

Things to do in Lefkada: Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

1. A walk in the city of Lefkada is one of the best things to do on the island. It is at the same time the port of the island and has a special urban web, reminiscent of "fishbowl".

Walk in the beautiful alleys, which will lead you to small squares and observe the traditional houses, the elaborate bell towers and the paved footpaths and the colorful small buildings and bars.

Things to do in Lefkada: A walk in the city of Lefkada Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

2. The fortress of Aghia Mavra is at the entrance of the city and was built in 1300 by Sicilus Ioannis Orsini in order to repel the pirates.

Today it hosts the Logos and Art Festivals.

Things to do in Lefkada: The fortress of Aghia Mavra Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

3. Visit the lagoon, which is one of the most valuable wetlands in the Ionian Sea. It is protected by the Ramsar International Convention, being considered a wetland of international importance and is a place that will impress you.

The area operates a perennial fish farm.

Things to do in Lefkada: Visit the lagoon Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

4. Visit Angelos Sikelianos museum. The house where Angelos Sikelianos was born and raised, it has been recently renovated and redesigned to a small and modern museum.

The belongings of Sikelianos and his previous wives, the original copies of his poems and his documents as well as the sounds and the visuals within this museum will travel you into time, and will also educate you during your visit in Lefkada.

Things to do in Lefkada: Visit Angelos Sikelianos Museum Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

5. Take your bike and explore the island. Especially the city of Lefkada and its nearby beaches or the mountainous part of the island are all some ideal areas for cyclists.

Ask the locals for the best routes, take water and a hat with you and get ready for rectangles.

Things to do in Lefkada: Take your bike and explore the island Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

6. Nydri is considered to be the largest tourist resort on the island. It is ideal for diving and water sports, while there is also the pulse of the nightlife of the island.

From his harbor commute ships for Meganisi, Ithaca, Kefalonia and Sterea Hellas as well as private cruises and private boat tours.

Things to do in Lefkada: Visit Nydri Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

7. Explore the beaches of the island with crystal clear waters. Kathisma is ideal for water sports, the exotic beach of Egremni and the famous Porto Katsiki are just some of the dozens of options for summer dives.

Both windsurfers and kite surfers will be thrilled at Ai-Giannis Beach and Vassiliki. Find private tours here.

Things to do in Lefkada: Explore the beaches of Lefkada Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

8. In the nearby islands of Kalamos and Kastos, you will discover unique beaches with crystal clear waters and impressive caves.

Find tailor-made private cruises and private boat tours and include Kalamos and Kastos on your day trip!

Things to do in Lefkada: Visit Kalamos and Kastos island Spots and activities not to miss out here - Tripatricks

 

9. The waterfalls of Akoni are still a special location of the island. Escape from the heat of the summer in an exotic environment that wondered the two great writers of Lefkada, Angelos Sikelianos and Aristotelis Valaoritis, who often tell them in their works.

Due to the difficult off-road access of Akoni waterfalls, try our 4x4 private tour.

 

10. A very important cultural event of the island is the International Folklor Festival, which takes place in August.

From the bands and artists from many countries of the world they meet each in Lefkada and exchange the creations of their spiritual and artistic tradition. Events include dance, music and cultural meetings.

 

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Best Things to do in Lefkada: Spots activities adventures & tours - Tripatricks

Discover the crystal waters around Lefkada on a day cruise

Discover the crystal waters of the Ionian Sea on a day cruise over Lefkada beaches Meganisi Skorpios Ithaca Kefalonia Kalamos Kastos Paxos - Tripatricks

Disembarking from the beautiful Nydri of Lefkada, you can make daily cruises in good prices to the nearby islands (Scorpios, Madouri, Meganisi, Kefalonia, Ithaca) and live the adventure.

TRIPATRICKS is now offering different types of private tailor-made day cruises by speedboat or rib, offering wine tasting and photo shooting all day long.   

A typical unforgettable day cruise could include the best spots like:

 

1. PORTO KATSIKI (LEFKADA)

Our first visit to the most beautiful sandy beach of the Ionian Sea, to the enchanting Porto Katsiki for swimming.

Discover the crystal waters around Lefkada on a day cruise Daily Private Tailor-made Cruises to Porto Katsiki - Tripatricks

 

2. FISCARDO (KEFALONIA)

The largest island of the Ionian Sea with many alternations and a variety of natural beauties. Extensive sandy beaches, scenic coves with turquoise waters, impressive caves and rare geological formations enchant the visitor. Ornament of the island, the only village left untouched by the great earthquakes of 1953, Fiskardo. Stay for food and stroll.

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3. ITHACA

Homeland of the Homeric Hero Odysseus, legend, story and point of reference for spiritual people. The hospitable and romantic Ithaki is an ideal place for peaceful holidays, interesting tours and explorations. Combining harmoniously mountain and sea with lovely bays and charming beaches, picturesque paths and traditional settlements. Stay and spare time.

Discover the crystal waters around Lefkada on a day cruise Daily Private Tailor-made Cruises to the beaches of Ithaca in the Ionian Sea - Tripatricks

4. PAPANIKOLIS CAVE (MEGANISI)

A visit to Meganissi, where the cave, in which the 1940s during World War II, was used as a hideout by the doctor of the legendary submarine Papanikolis (the boat enters the cave for photographs).

Discover the crystal waters around Lefkada on a day cruise Daily Private Tailor-made Cruises to Papanikolis Cave - Tripatricks

 

5. SCORPIO-SPARTI-KASTRI

Walk around the islands with a guided tour and afternoon stop on the island of Greek Croesus Aristotle Onassis in Scorpios for swimming.

Discover the crystal waters around Lefkada on a day cruise Daily Private Tailor-made Cruises to Skorpios - Tripatricks

    

6. MADOURI

The island where our great poet Aristotle Valaoritis was born grew and wrote his poems. Since 1990, it has been designated as a preserved museum and remains a legacy to its great-grandchildren.

Discover the crystal waters around Lefkada on a day cruise Daily Private Tailor-made Cruises to Madouri - Tripatricks

If you also want to experience a unique and special day, join us at the tailor-made Private Cruise to the islands around Lefkada on a classy wooden yacht/vessel.

We organize this tailor-made cruise on a regular basis and it is available for events and special luxury occasions, for you and your company.

Suitable for small groups of a maximum of 9 persons. 

We start from Perigiali for an unforgettable private tailor-made day cruise to the islands!

We are waiting for you!

 

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The historic windmills of Lefkada island

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the Venetian Rule era. only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis - Tripatricks

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in the area between the 12th and 13th century.

Windmills are spreading from Crete over to the Cyclades and the Dodecanese, as well as in the Ionian islands and Lefkada in a high frequency.

Visiting windmills is a great thing to do on your holiday in Lefkada. 

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the Venetian Rule era. only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis - Tripatricks

In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the era of the Venetian Rule. Initially, there used to be up to 12 windmills, and only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis- both not far from the city of Lefkada.

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the Venetian Rule era. only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis - Tripatricks

The Orlof's windmill is left in the best condition and has a bar with a stunning sea-view. The windmills of this areas have Russian names because they used to grind the grain imported from Russia until the beginning of 20th century.

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the Venetian Rule era. only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis - Tripatricks

The last active windmill stopped working only in 1954. 

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the Venetian Rule era. only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis - Tripatricks

More windmills you will see almost in every village of Lefkada, most of them are ruined over the years but they are still beautiful.

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the Venetian Rule era. only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis - Tripatricks

The older ones can be found in the mountain of Lefkada. They are abandoned for many years, most of the inside the forest hides by the vegetation and the pine trees of Lefkada. 

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the Venetian Rule era. only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis - Tripatricks

Once upon a time, they used to serve the mountain villages of Lefkada,  producing flour for the local needs. 

Just a bit more hiking in the mountain and you will definitely see more and more windmills.

The windmill is one of the symbols of Greek islands, it has appeared in In Lefkada, the construction of the mills started later- in the Venetian Rule era. only 5 have remained at Gyra area and Agios Ioannis - Tripatricks

If you try to explore the other side of Lefkada, the more alternative one, then get ready for some medieval ruins in the heart of the Mediterranean.   

 

 

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