By car: via a floating bridge Rio-Antirio or Through the underwater tunnel of Aktion – Connect with Egnatia highway from Thessaloniki -Ongoing construction of Ionia Odos motorway
By Boat through the port of Igoumenitsa and then by road (distance 95 km.). Alternatively there is the port of Patra (distance 176 km.).
By Yacht The island has the most modern marina in Greece capable of berthing 500 vessels and premises: control tower, multipurpose building, naval group offices, office and shop assemblies, repair unit and vessel maintenance, parking 455 cars, winter residence areas 300 boats, roads and green spaces. It has a total length of 1,700 meters of quays and floating pontoons 940 meters long.
By Plane Aktion Airport (PVK) .The Aktion Airport is located on the west side of Central Greece, in Aktion area 4 km. from Preveza and 17 km. from Lefkada.
By boat from Venise port, Ancone, Bari or Brindisi in Italy to Igoumenitsa, Greece 140km. Boat company www.greekferries.gr
For buses to and from Lefkada island please visit www.ktel-lefkadas.gr.
From Athens to Lefkada by bus, is a 5 hour trip and departs 4 times a day
Lefkada bus station: +30 26450 22364 – Athens bus station: +30 21051 50108
Nearby airports¨Ioannina Airport – IOA (86 km.), Kefalonia Airport – Argostolion – EFL (93 km.), Airport Patras – Araxos – GPA (100 km.), Kerkyra Airport – CFU (110 km.), Zakynthos Airport – ZTI (130 km.)
The summer months also are direct flights from several European cities to the airport of Aktion.
There are daily flights from Athens to Aktion throughout the year, and 2 flights weekly from Thessaloniki, and Crete. Corfu, Kefalonia and Zakynthos are connecting destinations.
For more detailed information about the Island of Lefkada, Information and reservations for routes from / to Italy (Venice, Ancona, Brindisi, Bari, Trieste), Patras and Igoumenitsa. visit www.lefkada.gr, or www.lefkadaslowguide.gr.
Lefkada is among the best Greek islands for kite surfing and windsurfing.
Particularly the beaches of Agios Ioannis and Vassiliki are the ideal places for these two wind sports.
The afternoon is the best time for kite surfing and windsurfing as the wind blows to the right direction.
If you don’t know how to surf, there are few sports centres on the island that rent equipment and offer courses for all ages.
Agrikies Villas is located 200 m from the beach of Agios Ioannis, the most amazing kite surfing spot in Lefkada.
The wind is thermal and ranges from 10 to 23 knots.
The wind starts blowing at noon every day, except for some rare days when there is rain or dark clouds.
Agios Ioannis beach in the summer flooded with hundreds of riders coming from all over the world to make kite surf and wind surf.
This beach has almost daily from May to September thermal winds north-westerly direction and intensity of 4-6 Beaufort, creating excellent conditions for sportsmen who have experience and good technique.
In recent years in Lefkada conducted international Kite surf competitions.
Vasiliki is a paradise of surfers. It is among the ten best in the world and among the three best in Europe for windsurfing.
Here conducted international watersports festival (www.vassiliki-watersports-festival.com).
White sand beaches, pine wood, beaches for relaxation or for sports entertainment! What else can you ask from a heavenly destination!
At least 20 beaches on hand with some of them in international rankings as the best beaches of the Mediterranean.
Milos – white sand, turquoise deep water, there is no access by vehicle. Ask to organize your trip through a «taxi boat»
Kathisma – white pebbled sand and turquoise waters – the most cosmopolitan in Lefkada, organized with umbrellas, sun beds, beach bar and restaurants
Egremni – famous beach 2km long considered one of the best in the Mediterranean -impressive cliffs, turquoise clear waters.
Pefkoulia – Great sandy beach with clear waters and pine forest that reaches the sand. It is organized to a point but after the big rock is a nudist area.
Basilica – the paradise of surfers. Among the ten best in the world and among the three best in Europe for windsurfing. Here conducted international watersports festival.
On the west side of the sea coast is permanently calm. The Agios Ioannis beach summer flooded with hundreds of riders coming from all over the world to make kite surf and wind surf.
This beach has almost daily from May to September thermal winds north-westerly direction and intensity of 4-6 Beaufort, creating excellent conditions for sportsmen who have experience and good technique. In recent years in Lefkada conducted international Kite surf competitions.
Other beaches: Agios Ioannis, Ag. Nikitas, Agiofili, Ammousso, Mikros Gialos, Rouda / Nikiana, Nidri, Keramidaki, Megemenou, Episkopos, Lake / Ligia, Ammoglossa, Gialos