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Lefkada is the fourth biggest island of the
Ionian Sea.
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History
 
The history of Lefkada has its traces back in the early centuries
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Lefkas Town
 
A street above the sea level (1800m long ) leads to the town of Lefkas.
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Culture
 
Two of the greatest Greek poets
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Best Resorts
 
There is no doubt that the above villages are the three most popular resorts of the island.
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Coasts-Beaches
 
Lefkada has got wonderful beaches of amazing beauty which are popular worldwide.
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Small Islands
 
Lefkada is a complex of 24 small islands
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Mountain Lefkada
 
The main massif of Lefkada is Stavrota Mountains
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Sightseeing
 
In the south-east of Lefkada there is a green, deep gulf inside the cove of Sivota.
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Historical Churches
 
The Monastery of Panagia(Virgin Mary) Faneromeni, protector saint of Lefkada
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Two of the greatest Greek poets, Aristotelis Valaoritis and Aggelos Sikelianos, were born in Lefkada and lauded their land. Important artists who excelled in Greece and abroad, were born and raised in Lefkada.

Ioannis Zambelios (1787-1856).
Having studied in Italy and Paris (law,literature,philosophy) he returned to Lefkas,was appointed as Ionian Island State prosector, joined the `Filiki Etaireia` and dedicated himself to national liberation becoming one of leading memberss of that organization from Lefkada. He wrote 12 tragedies about the Greek situation.

Spyridonas Zambelios (1813-1881).
Son of Ioannis Zambelios.An historian whose most important work is ‘Byzantine Studies’ (1857), in which he attempted to demonstrate the unity of the Byzantine State.He was also a renowned author of novels.

Aristotelis Valaoritis (1824-1879).
His poetry echoes with his love for his homeland, freedom and his admiration for the liberation fighters in the Greek Revolution of 1821.He represented Lefkada for many years in the Ionian Parliament where he struggled for unification with Greece from within the radical lines.When this dream came true he was electedto the national parliament.

Lefcadio Hearn (aka Yakumo Koizumi) (1850-1904).
The author who made Japan and its culture known to the West. He is considered to be one of Japan’s national writers.

Angelos Sikelianos (1884-1952).
Poet and leading light behind the Delphic Idea.This visionary poet combined ancient Greek and Christian ideas in his poetry and in the process managed to make it resonate on a universal level.

Kleareti Dipla-Malamou.
Poetess and prose writer, the first Greek woman to be awarded a prize by the Athens Academy.

Nikos Svoronos (1911-1989).
Internationally acclaimed Byzantine Studies expert and leading scholar of Modern Greek history.

Aristoxenus Skiadas (1932-1994).
Internationally acclaimed Classical Literatue Professor and Vice Chancellor of the University of Athens.

Nikos Katiforis (1903-1967).
Prose writer, playwright and for many years contributor to the Rizospastis newpaper.

Gerasimos Grigoris (1907-1985).
Award-winning author with two state literature prizes in 1958 and 1963.

Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997).
Painter with an international reputation, innovator of abstract expressionism.


 
       
 
       
 
       
 
       
   
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Hotels
 
The site suggests a great number of high-standard hotels
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Apartments
 
This section proposes a large choice of Lefkada Apartments
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Studios
 
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Villas
 
We harvest information for the best villas of the island
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Houses
 
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Restaurants
 
Restaurants and taverns with rich Greek cuisine and delicious traditional dishes.
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Cafe/Bar
 
A list with  Coffee/Bars
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Fashion shops
 
Fashion shops in Lefkada
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Clubs
 
The best clubs in Lefkada
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Rent a car and bike
 
A list of car rentals company in lefkada
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Water Sports
 
The  most experienced operators of watersports
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Cruises
 
From Nidri  you can sail to nearby islands
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