Information about Nikiana & Lefkada Greece
A wonderful, green paradise on earth, a place with great variety in its natural environment, idyllic sunsets and crystal seas in the shades of light blue.
The unique island with the easiest access (no boats or ferry boats needed). A bridge of 50m connects it with the coast of the continental Greece.
Near the airport of Aktio (PREVEZA) (18 km), near the ports of Igoumenitsa (100km) and Patra (170km), connection with Kefalonia and Ithaca every day by ferry boat.
It has a modern marine with mooring of 500 ships (opening 2003).
It has more than 15 beautiful beaches Porto Katsiki, Kathisma, Egremni, Gialos, Ag. Nikitas,Pefkoulia,Ag. Yannis, Mills, Gira,Castro, Mikros Gyalos, Agiofili, Ammousso and others that according to a voting in the internet are some of the best in the Mediterranean.
It has an amazing group of islands opposite Nydri (Scorpios of Aristotle Onasis, Madouri of Aristotle Valaoritis, Meganisi, Sparta, Heloni, Skorpidi, Kalamos, Kastos etv.) ideal for ship owners and day-trips with the beautiful boat Odyssey(like ancient galley).
It has two of the best beaches for Wind surfing & Kite worldwide (Vassiliki, Ag.Yannis), ideal wind for windsurfing, sea-bottoms for safe dives, possibilities for walk and mountain bike, mountains for parachutes of sea.
Long-standing cultural tradition and folclor festivals.
It has raised great personalities of the arts and sciences such as Agni Baltsa, Lefkadios Hern (Giakomo Koizoumi) national poet of Japan, Valaoritis, Sikelianos, Aristotle Onassis worldwide famous for his business dexterity, that brought leading personalities of the world to Lefkada such as Tsortsil, Kallas, Kenedy and all the international jet – set.
Famous about its traditional products as roe from the ivari of the lagoon, wines, embroideries (opposite stitch), orgeat, honey of thyme, nougats with honey, nougats, lentil, salamis.