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karyotes the coastal settlement nearby lefkas lefkada 9
Updated April 6, 2020 no comments

Kariotes - the coastal settlement nearby Lefkas

The village of Kariotes is located only 2km from Lefkas and about 500m from Ligia, with which it is practically connected. Not even the natives can say with certainty where Kariotes ends and Ligia begins. By walking from the main road towards the beach, you will come across an old...

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izvori drima (3)
Updated March 31, 2020 no comments

Niki

More and more tourists are traveling to the Ionian coast and the Ionian islands (Lefkada, Kefalonia ...) are choosing the Niki border crossing (North Macedonian Medzitliya) instead of Evzoni (North Macedonian Gevgelija). There are conflicting opinions as to whether this is a better or worse option, and we will give...

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Updated March 31, 2020 no comments

Trip to Lefkada by car

If you travel by car in Greece it is necessary to have a green card (still obligatory in North Macedonia), while an international driving license is no longer necessary for Greece or for North Macedonia. It is pretty easy to reach Lefkada because the route is quite simple and...

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agios nikitas lefkada (3)
Updated March 31, 2020 no comments

Local products in Lefkada

A very important part of Lefkada's cultural heritage is its traditional cuisine and traditional products. In the villages of Dragano and Atani, exceptional thyme honey is produced and can be purchased from producers in the village itself as well as at local shops in Lefkada. In addition to thyme honey,...

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supermarket lefkada
Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

Food supply in Lefkada

From the most popular chains in Lefkas there are Lidl, AB and supermarket Express which belongs to the chain Masoutis. Also there is Carrefour Marinopoulos in Lefkas, Nikiana and Nidri. Greek chain Arista has it's supermarkets in Agios Nikitas and Nikiana. In Lefkada are also popular supermarkets from the...

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sivota village lefkada 1
Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

Sivota

Sivota is located in the southeastern part of the island. This fishing bay is 31km away from the capital city Lefkas. There's no beach, only a natural harbor favored by many luxury yachts and sailboats owners, because the sea is calm and because of the natural beauty and greenery...

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kalamitsi bay lefkada (1)
Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

Kalamitsi

Kalamitsi is one traditional village in Lefkada. It is located 20km southwest from Lefkas and it is one of the oldest villages on the island. Nowadays is much smaller than it use to be before the earthquake. A large number of residents moved to larger cities when a very...

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nidri lefkada (18)
Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

Nidri

Nidri is the best known tourist place on Lefkada, and it's situated about 20km away from capital city Lefkas and pretty Vasiliki. From the the beach in Nidri the view extends to the surrounding islands Heloni, Skorpios, Sparta, Skorpidi and Maduri. City beach in Nidri is narrow, gravelly and nicely...

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Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

Nikiana

Small town called Nikiana is located 9km from the capital city Lefkas and 4km from Lygia, when you continue driving towards Nidri, at the foothill of the mountain Skaros. Nikiana is a lovely fishing village, increasingly popular in recent years, but still suitable only for tourists who prefer peaceful holidays....

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Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

Ligia

Lygia is a small fishing port on the east coast of Lefkada. It is located only 5km away from Lefkas (south), and it is also in a good position from the capital city of Lefkada, which offers plenty of amenities and attractions for tourists. When you start from Lefkas to...

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