Traveller guide

This gem of Ionian Islands. It is known not only for beautiful beaches but also for its charming Greek countryside. You can enjoy it to the fullest on the island. Lefkada is situated south of Corfu and north of Cephalonia.

What to do on the island?

There are many charming, little bays and amazing beaches which are mostly on island's western shore. Beaches like Porto Katsiki, Kathisma, Avali, Pefkoulia, Milos, Egremni and Agiofilli are among Greece's most beautiful beaches. Majestic lime cliffs and sand or pebble beaches contrast with each other and with crystal blue sea making this place amazingly beautiful.

Lefkada, Egremmi beach

Vegetation thrives in local climate. Rocky ridges across the entire island are covered mostly with citrus tree, olives, grapevine and vegetables. Local trails are great for long walks. Such walks let you enjoy the atmosphere. Go to the villages like Lazarata, Agois Petros or Karya. Also, you can go and see other places such as Santa Maura, a medieval fortress or Faneromeni cloister. A floating bridge linking Lefkada and Akamania is amazing. Also, you should see Cape Dukato situated on island's south.

Lefkada

If you are looking for other activities which would allow you to enjoy your vacation on Lefkada. See the Vassiliki bay which offers conditions for windsurfing, surfing, catamarans or water skiing. Also, there are numerous possibilities where to ride a bike. You can easily rent a bike right on the island.

Lefkada

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Accommodation

Agios Nikitas is a small fishing village on the northeastern shore of the island and also one of the most beautiful places you can visit here. This tranquil place features amazing beaches great for a family vacation. This place offers many sporting or culture activities. Alternatively, you can make a trip to one of the places mentioned before.

Lefkada, Agios Nikitas

Amouso is another interesting resort. This one sits between the capes of Kastri and Lipso. The resort features a beautiful beach and many location where you can snorchl-dive. Mikros Gialos is another quiant settlement on the island's east shore. The resort features amazing pebble beach, fishermen taverns and kafenios. We recommend you to make a trip to an amazing lookout featuring a 4th century tower ruin.

Lefkada, Mikros Gialos

A sea town of Vassiliki is a great place to spend your vacation at. It is well-known for its pebble and sand beaches. Entrance to the sea from the beach is gradual. Also, there are great possibilities to do water sports.

Do you want to experience the best vacation? Make a last minute vacation on Lefkada right now!!

GPS: (Vassiliki) 38°37'41.7"N 20°36'25.9"E

 

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SK: Orava – Príslop Saddle, Vajcôfka and Amazing Meadows
Published: 23.8.2017
One sunny day we came to a decision that we need to get out of summer heat in the city. We packed our things and left Bratislava for north of the country, for Orava. As we are not particularly physically fit and we did not want to visit many tourist we chose Prislop saddle to be the destination.

SK: Presov – The Capital of Saris – VIDEO
Published: 22.8.2017
Slovakia's third largest city is a place you shouldn't miss while traveling in the east of the country. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the area. It has beautiful historic center and the city itself is gateway to Saris, a region of amazing nature, rich culture, important Ruthenian minority and Bardejov, a famous UNESCO grade town. So what you can see in Presov?

Bosnia and Hercegovina, Sarajevo – The Capital
Published: 21.8.2017
Upon our visit to Blidinje nature park and Jablanica town we drive on along E73 road to the northeast. Our goal is Bosnia and Hercegovina's capital Sarajevo. Once again we drive on the new section of the freeway. There are several exits to Sarajevo so don't take the first one hastily and wait for the one which directs you to the city center. Otherwise you could make your drive much longer.

USA: Pennsylvania – Altoona, a Railroad Town
Published: 20.8.2017
In the following weeks, we are going to visit some of the overlooked places in the USA. We begin our tour on the other end of the Atlantic in Pennsylvania, a state in the northwest of the country.

Great Britain, Manchester – China Town and Football
Published: 18.8.2017
Today, we continue in our getting around Manchester. First, we visit Heaton Park. Its 250 hectares makes it the largest park in Manchester. At the heart of the park, there is Heaton Hall, a neo-classical chateau made of sand stone. It is not open to the public at the present. In the park, there are many original buildings which received renovation. Moreover, there is a golf course, a observatory, or a museum.

CZ, Luhacovice – Beautiful Spas and Interesting Surroundings II
Published: 16.8.2017
After the introduction to Luhacovice and local world famous spa, we visit some local cultural, nature, and historic sights. We are going to travel within the regions of unique Valassko, hospitable Slovacko and fertile Hana.

Bosnia and Hercegovina, Blidinje Nature Park and Jablanica – Neverending Road, Beautiful Nature and Some Tidbits of History
Published: 14.8.2017
Early in the morning we leave Mostar, join the E73 route in the direction to Sarajevo. We pass amazing mountain sceneries and eventually reach the town of Jablanica. We plan to stay here for a while but not now. By turning to the left we get deeper into the mountains some of which rise as high as 2 000 meters above sea level.

SK: High Tatras – Climbing to Sedlo pod Ostrvou
Published: 13.8.2017
The High Tatras are among the most popular places for tourists in Slovakia. In summer, many visitors from home and abroad come here to enjoy the magic of mountains or do some hiking. Sedlo pod Ostrvou is a popular spot for easy alpine tourism.

Chile: From Coyhaique to Argentina and on the Route 40 Back to Chile on the Route 40
Published: 12.8.2017
We conclude our journey across Carretera Austral at the town of Coyhaique. We leave Puerto Aysén and enjoy amazing nature with amazing vistas. The Río Simpson river is our company for almost the entire journey. By the way, the rivers flows across Reserva Nacional Río Simpson nature reserve.

Great Britain, Manchester – Cradle of Industrial Revolution
Published: 11.8.2017
Manchester – once the showcase of industrial Europe. Today, is the industrial glroy long gone but now the city thrives as trade, cultural and educational hub.

CZ, Luhacovice – Beautiful Spa and Interesting Surroundings I
Published: 9.8.2017
Luhacovice spa is beautiful, quiant and treats patiens in any season of the year. Its diverse architecture, splendid surroundings and green has always charmed its visitors.

Austria: Green, Mountainous Country – VIDEO
Published: 8.8.2017
Austria is a very popular summer vacation spot. It has high mountains. Today we give you several tips where to go.

Bosnia and Hercegovina, Blagaj – Turkish Atmosphere
Published: 7.8.2017
After our visit to Hutovo Blato nature park and the town of Pocitelj, we follow the road to get closer to Mostar. However, we turn left near the town, ride for another 10 kilometers and follow brown tourist boards towards the town of Blagaj. The town was conquered by the Turkish in 1466. This heavily shaped the architectonic look of the town.

SK: Western Tatras – Up to the Summit of Ostry Rohac
Published: 6.8.2017
The Western Tatras is very popular and frequented mountain range. Treks here, the main ridge especially, are amazing and people who go there long remember it. Ostry Rohac is perhaps the most attractive and most well known peak in this area. Many tourists hike across it every year.

Chile: Puerto Varas, La Arena and Boat Ride to Pumalin National Park
Published: 5.8.2017
Puerto Varas was another stop on our journey along Chile. It is as popular as the town of Pucón. Puerto Varas is very well maintained. There are many stores selling sporting clothes and sporting goods. We crossed the main street and reached Lago Llanquihue. The vistas are impressive from here. We even spotted two volcanoes – Osorno and Calbuco. Osorno volcano rises above water. It is of a perfect shape.

Great Britain, Birmingham – Industrial City in the Heart of England
Published: 4.8.2017
Birmingham is known mostly to the fans of sports for it was here where the European league was born as well as the sport of tennis (in the end of 1850s). The city was founded in the times of Anglo-Saxon immigraiton. However, it became the center of trade only in the mid 12th century.

CZ, Otrokovice – An Industrial Town Bordering Three Regions
Published: 2.8.2017
Last time we paid visit to the Zlin Zoo. Today we visit the second largest city in the district of Zlin, a city sitting on the confluence of the rivers Morava and Drevnice.

Bosnia and Hercegovina – Hutovo Blato Nature Prk and the Town of Počitelj
Published: 31.7.2017
We leave Kravica waterfalls in the direction to Čapljina and Stolac towns. Brown tourist boards along the road help us to navigate. Half an hour of ride later we leave waterfalls behind us and turn to Karaotok Motel Park before the town of Stolac. There is a camp before the hotel, an outdoor restaurant, an information center with very friendly staff ready to help you with trips and other things.

Austria: Schladminger Tauern –  Climb Up Hochwildstelle Mountain
Published: 30.7.2017
The Schladminger Tauern have good reputation among tourists. This popular Alpine mountain range offers many treking possiblities – from easy to high difficulty. There are crossing of saddles or treks which would get you up to high mountains or ridges. Hochwildstelle pyramid mountain is among the most interesting places to go. It is the second highest peak of the Schladminger Tauern.

Chile – Pucón, Villarrica and Trips to the Surroundings
Published: 29.7.2017
Villarrica town was the next place on our travel itineary. First we were not sure if to stay at Pucon, a town 25 kilometers further away which is also one of the msot popular places in Chile. Locals made the best use possible of the location of this town. Pucon is situated by Lago Villarrica. National parks, thermal springs and wild river surround this town. Last but not least, there is Villarrica volcano which close to this town and also its greatest attraction.

France, Antibes – Picasso Museum, Neo-Classical Villa and More
Published: 28.7.2017
This Friday we are headed to another famous French resort. This time on the French Riviera. The region is rich on sunny days and sand beaches. However, this place is not just beaches, swimming or celebrities frequenting this place. Yet tourism is only a part of what supports its economy – local economy also thrives from flower production (mostly roses and carnations). There are many interesting sights in the city and around to explore. Today, we are going to take a closer look.

CZ, Zlin – A Unique Zoo
Published: 26.7.2017
Today we take you to an amazing place about 10 kilometers from downtown Zlin. The city was founded by the Shoe King Tomas Bata in 1930. Well, you may already realized we are going to visit the Zlin Zoo. Locals dubb it Zoo Lesna.

Bosnia and Hercegovina – Trip to Kravica Waterfalls
Published: 24.7.2017
The following day morning, we departed Mostar for the place we were looking forward to the most. It is situated close to the Croatian border. We visited the place of beautiful Kravica waterfalls.

SK: Belianske Tatras – Crossin Siroke Seat
Published: 23.7.2017
The visitors to the Tatras region are familiar to well known tourist restorst and well known points of interest of the amazing High Tatras mountain range. However, another mountain range is no less splendid. It neighbors the High Tatras in the east. We talk about the Belianske Tatras. The area of the Siroke Seat is a well known and popular point of interest to many mountain hikers.

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