Lefkada. Ionian island
Between Kefalonia and Corfu the island of Lefkada is a unique island and is characterized as the most graphic from the islands of Ionian. It allocates unique natural beauty, green mountains, good climate and beautiful, unique beaches as the Kathisma, Porto Katsiki, Egkremni, Basiliki, Mikros Gialos, Ai Yannis, witches impress even the most exigent visitors with their aquamarine (turquoise) colour. Some of them are surrounded by forests and other from impressive precipices, with many to be among the most beautiful beaches in Greece.
Lefkas is the third largest island of the Ioanina sea. It is located in central Ioanian, south of the islands of Paxous and Corfu and north of Kefalonia and Ithaca. It is connected To continental Greece with a floating bridge of about twenty meters long and it is the only Greek island where you can reach there by car without needing to catch a ferry. The channel which seperates the island from the rest of Greece was first dugged out by the Corinthians on 5th century B.C. in which time the island’s economy had flourished and enables the island to participate on the persians wars. The ideal combinatioon of water and mountain that the ishand offers abundantly, awaits all of us who expect something enchancing and unique to enjoy.
How to come in Tesoro Hotel
You can come to Lefkada by car from Athens, using the national road Athens-Patra. Then, near Patra, you cross the Rio-Antirrio bridge and continue driving in the Sterea Ellada district, heading to Amfilohia. You will use a part of the new Ionian road, bypassing Agrinio in this way. When you reach Amfilohia, you follow the sign to Lefkada and after 60km you will be in Lefkada.
If you are coming to Lefkada from North Greece you need to follow Egnatia Road. When you reach Ioannina head for Preveza and then go under the tunnel bridge Preveza-Aktio. Follow the signs to Lefkada and you will reach your destination after 20km.
You can even come to Lefkada by bus using KTEL from Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra, Preveza, Igoumenitsa and Agrinio.
The nearest air way to Lefkada is 15km away, using the Preveza-Lefkada-Aktio airport. Domestic flights connect this airport to the airport of Athens, Sitia-Crete and other Ionian islands such as Corfu, Kefallonia and Zakynthos. Of course, there are direct connections to many European destinations through charter flights.