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Lefkada sea view with cliffs

Chalk cliffs and sandy beaches

Bite-sized trip

  • Itinerary:
    Lefkada
  • Duration:
    5 days / 4 nights (flexible)
  • Price:
    from £ 295.- per person (excluding flights)
Embark on a journey to the breathtaking island of Lefkada, just a few hours away from home, and prepare to be transported to a Caribbean-like paradise. Lounge on powder-white sandy beaches, with crystal-clear blue waters stretching as far as the eye can see. Explore all its beauty in your own rental boat, drifting along the coast or cruising over to its sister island, Nidri. If you prefer to keep your feet on solid ground, Lefkada still has plenty to offer. Take a scenic drive to the Cape of Lefkatas, where you can witness the mesmerising spectacle of the sun sinking gracefully into the vast expanse of the sea.
Greece Lefkas panorama
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Day 1 – Arrival at Lefkas

Today you’ll travel to Lefkas, seamlessly connected to the mainland by a floating bridge. You’ll be greeted by the aroma of the fragrant cypress trees and the chirping of cicadas. Your studio apartment is just a few short steps from the tranquil sea and located in a charming village set in an idyllic bay with a wide pebble beach and crystal-clear water. There’s nothing planned for the day, so take the evening to simply rest and embrace the slow pace of island life.

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Day 2 – Boat trip at Nidri

Today you will be captain for the day with a full day’s motorboat rental, allowing you to explore the captivating island of Lefkas at your own pace. Before you set sail, make a stop in the charming town of Nidri to gather a picnic, ensuring you have all the provisions needed for a memorable voyage. You can opt to venture to the eastern part of the island, where hidden bays await your discovery, accessible only by water. Alternatively, navigate your way to the neighbouring islands of Madouri and Skorpios, soaking in the unique beauty that each destination offers. As the day draws to a close and you make your way back to port, find a serene spot to moor your boat and enjoy silence of the sea and the beauty of your natural surroundings.

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Days 3-4 – Cape of Lefkatas & drive through the mountains

After a day at sea yesterday, why not stick to solid ground today and take the scenic drive to the captivating Cape of Lefkatas, marking the southernmost tip of the island. As you traverse the western part of Lefkas, you’ll find some the most beautiful beaches on the island, like Porto Katsiki with its pearly white sand beach and mesmerizing turquoise sea, framed by steep white cliffs. End the day by making your way to the lighthouse at Doukato, perched atop a 60-meter high cliff, and enjoy the panoramic view from the vantage point.

The next day, it’s time to put your rental car to the test as you take a scenic drive to Agios Nikitas. The winding mountain passes lead you through a breathtaking landscape with picturesque villages emerging along the way. Keep your car windows open and let the fresh breeze in as you pass by traditional houses adorned with red stone roof tiles, nestled among verdant forests.Don’t miss the chance to visit the Church of the Prophet Elias and you’ll be treated with a stunning viewpoint that provides you with a sweeping panorama over the island.

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Day 5 – Departure from Lefkas

This morning, try and make time for one more dip in the Ionian Sea before you depart, either heading home from the airport at Preveza or continuing your Greek adventure.

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