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Villes Odysseas

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View of Ionio

View of Ionio

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Lefkada Town


The town of Lefkada was built on its current site during the Venetian rule (1684-1797 and it is the capitol and the main access point on to the island.

 

It is known, apart from its nightlife during the summer months and at the weekends during the winter, for its narrow - snaking - alleyways, the Venetian Castle at the entrance to the island, the churches that can be dated back to the 17th century, the museums (Archaeological, Folklore, Phonograph) and its two libraries (Public and Charamoglio).

Dragon Boat in LefkadaWhat you will find:
There is a newly built marina that can hold over 600 yachts, the Harbour, Port Police, Bus station that provides transport to all villages on the island and also to other major cities within Greece, Olympic Airways office, taxis, Harbour Master, Hospital, chemists, banks, Hotels, room for rent throughout the town, restaurants, cafes, Italian and other restaurants, bars etc.

Where to stay:
You will find Hotels at the entrance to the town and rooms in the narrow back streets.
It is advisable to book in advance especially if intend on staying during the month of August, the peak season, as it is impossible to find anything off the cuff.

LagoonWhere to go:
For a walk or for eating out you may prefer the west and east sides of the town, the Poets park, the harbour area and the main pedestrianised area up the high street where you will find a variety of shops restaurants and bars to choose from.

What to see:
In the morning visit the Museums or the two libraries or the churches scattered around the town. You can wander in and out of the alleys with no fear of getting lost as they all eventually lead back to the main square.
In the evening if you are visiting during the Festival of Art nd Literature, visit the garden theatre, the community centre and other areas of interest where you will see a variety of performances, dance, oratory, shows and plays, musical performances, art to name out a few...

small fishing boatWhat to eat:
Whatever you desire be it fresh fish or pizza, souvlaki or crepes, mousaka or stuffed tomatoes you will find it in the variety of restaurants and tavernas throughout the town.
Dont forget to taste the local specialties -salami, pies, mandolato, and if you get lucky avgotaracho and lentils from Englouvi.

Other:
In the middle of the summer the town takes on a different scenery alongside the rest of the island during the Festival of Art and Literature.
The traditional Barkarola during the festival of Faneromeni, the reenactment of a traditional Lefkadian wedding, the Folklore Festival aswell as many other celebrations offer a variety of enjoyment during your holiday.
During the winter the carnival that peaks after two weeks and ends with a parade on the second Sunday, the island comes alive to modern music, the sounds of Latin rhythm, the waltz and the tango.

 More Photos of Lefkada City.
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