Lefkada: the emeraldish island of the Ionian Sea
Lefkada belongs to the Ionian Islands and is one of the most enchanting destinations in western Greece. It is also called as the emerald island of the Ionian Sea, since any place of Lefkada you visit you will see the green of the mountains encountering the deep blue of the sea forming breathtaking landscapes unique in the Mediterranean.
The access is very easy since, due to the underwater passage, it is the only island in Greece that has road access from the mainland. Even if love the comfort of air travel, within 20 minutes distance from Lefkada you will find the Aktion airport, which is connected to both the airport of Athens and with foreign airports.
In Lefkada you can easily combine both tranquility and fun on your vacation. The city has picturesque alleys filled with life, especially during the summer months, but there are also the surrounding villages ideal for exploring and nature walks and of course the beaches of outstanding natural beauty with clear turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea. For the lovers of good quality food, the local cuisine is very rich with traditional flavors and fresh fish, which is abundant on the island. The local flavors will definitely meet your culinary delight. Alternatively you can enjoy seaside your ouzo with traditional food and local products, such as the Lefkados-sausage.
For those who choose to spend their holidays on the Ionian Sea, Lefkada is ideal place either for family holidays or for holidays with friends.