Lefkada Things to do
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This blog is about things to do on the island of Lefkada.
Lefkada island has surely some of the best beaches in the Mediterranean Sea. With crystal water and steep rocky surroundings, the sightseeing and beaches of Lefkada attract many visitors every summer.
Lefkada is an island that is gradually developing in tourism, things to do in Lefkada vary. The most popular sports on the island are windsurfing and kite surfing due to the strong winds that blow in some bays in summer afternoons.
The best spots for surfing in Lefkada are the beaches of Agios Ioannis and Vassiliki. There are some surfing centers there that rent equipment and offer courses.
Another sport that is developing in Lefkada island is diving. Some beaches, including the beach of Nydri, are also organized with water sports centers and fun games.
The countryside of Lefkada is mountainous and offers great chances for hiking and mountain biking. Old hiking trails have been signposted and lead to mountainous villages, small forests, and waterfalls. Mountain biking and cycling tours are also organized by local companies and vary in difficulty. Some cycling tours also include the neighboring island of Meganisi.
For the wine lovers, Lefkas Earth Winery is located in a beautiful area above Sivota. The winery is open to visitors and you can join an informative free tour, which lasts from 20 minutes to an hour, depending on your free time. You can taste and even buy wines from different, local selections, all of which are made of high-quality grapes. The winery’s premises include a museum of olive oil and you can admire an olive press, too.
Swimming. If you stay in Lefkada town, you can swim at Kastro, Gyra, Myloi, and Agios Ioannis Antzousis. You will discover there are amazing beaches almost everywhere and to the island’s east you will find numerous beautiful, wooded isles.
Visiting the sea caves. Kalamos and Kastos isles are within a short distance and can boast beaches and sea caves of great beauty.
Bicycling. the town of Lefkada as well as the nearby coastline are ideal for a bicycle ride. Go round the lagoon, following the exceptional scenic route: Agia Mavra – Gyra – Myloi – Ai Giannis – Lefkada.
Marina life. it is located at the town’s east side, and is considered to be the best equipped marina in Greece.
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