Lefkada: Our top 10 places to visit

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Porto Katsiki

Porto Katsiki lefkada

Porto Katsiki is one of the most famous beaches in Lefkada. Nestled at the foot of crescent-shaped white cliffs, the beach offers a magnificent view of the turquoise sea and rounded pebbles. To get there, you have to go down 347 steps, but it's worth it.

Egremni Beach

Egremni Beach lefkada

Egremni Beach is a secluded beach located near Porto Katsiki. Due to the steep cliffs that surround it, the only way to access it is by boat. This beach of golden sand and translucent water is a true paradise.

Hike to Nydra Waterfall

A pleasant hike from the coastal town of Nydra leads to a magnificent waterfall. The trail will take you through citrus orchards and aromatic olive trees, then take you into a narrow canyon where you will have to jump from rock to rock. In summer, the waterfall can be more modest, but it still offers a beautiful natural pool to cool off in.

Milos Beach

Milos Beach lefkada

Milos Beach is a sandy beach located on the northwest coast of Lefkada. To access it, you have to take a rocky path which leads to the northern end of the beach. Although the beach is difficult to access, it is definitely worth the detour, as it is often uncrowded even in summer.

Mikros Gialos

Mikros Gialos

Mikros Gialos is a pebble beach located south of Lefkada. Well protected from the wind and sea currents, this picturesque cove is ideal for swimming and water sports. You can also rent pedal boats or canoes to explore the cove.

Kathisma Beach

Kathisma Beach is a long beach located on the west coast of Lefkada. In July and August, the beach has a young and festive atmosphere, but you can always find quieter places to relax. The waves can be strong, so caution is advised when swimming.


Cathisma Beach

Vassiliki is a bay located south of Lefkada, renowned for its favorable winds for windsurfing. In the afternoon, the wind picks up and attracts many experienced windsurfers. If you like water sports, this is the perfect place to visit.

Cape Lefkatas

Cape Lefkatas is located south of Porto Katsiki. The white cliffs which rise to 70 meters are impressive. In ancient times, it was believed that human sacrifices were performed from these cliffs. It is a place full of history and natural beauty.

Amoussa Beach

Amousa Beach

Amousas Beach is a secluded beach located on the south coast of Lefkada. This beach offers magnificent views of the Ionian Sea and the mountains of Ithaca. With its crystal clear water, it is an ideal place for snorkeling.


Lefkada offers a multitude of things to do and see. Whether you love secluded beaches, waterfalls or water sports, this Greek island has something to offer everyone. Don't miss the opportunity to visit these 10 exceptional places on your next trip to Lefkada.


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