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  Lefkas and Meganisi sailing and yacht charter guide - Lefkas charters and holidays
Lefkas (ancient Leukas; Italian Santa Maura) is a hilly island marked by karstic action, lying off the Playia Peninsula in Acarnania, from which it is separated by a shallow lagoon varying in width between 600 m and 5 km.
Off the south-east coast of Lefkas is the beautiful unspoilt island of Meganisi, with sandy beaches and famous sea-caves and therefore a exquisite sailing and yacht charter area.
The port of Vassiliki is located in the south-east of Lefkas deep in the large bay of vassiliki.
www.sailingissues.com /greekislands/lefkas.html   (931 words)

  
 Ionian Yacht Charter | Greece | The Island of Lefkas.
The Ionian Island of Lefkas is a hilly island lying off the Playia Peninsula in Acarnania, from which it is separated by a shallow lagoon varying in width between 600 m and 5 km.
In Lefkas Town the houses have an unusual structure, due to numerous earthquakes throughout the centuries.
Off the south-east coast of Lefkas is the beautiful unspoiled island of Meganisi, with sandy beaches and renowned sea-caves and therefore an exquisite sailing and yacht charter area.
www.interyachtcharter.com /greece-lefkas.htm   (298 words)

  
 Lefkas History - Friends of the Ionian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Lefkas was involved in most of Corinth's external struggles: the battle of Salamina (480BC), the battle of Plataies (479 BC) the Peleponnesian Wars (431 BC) and, later, the campaign against Sicily.
Lefkas was passed, or taken, from leader to leader, leaving the islanders poverty-stricken from the constant high taxes of each leader, eager to make a quick fortune before the island be taken from him.
Lefkas was no exception and the islanders suffered great brutality and physical hardships at the hands of the Nazi occupiers.
www.foi.org.uk /islands.php?island=lefkas&page=history   (2130 words)

  
 Lefkas Island An Introduction to Lefkas Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
LEFKAS nestles away in the centre of the main Ionian Islands and is the only island linked to mainland Greece.
LEFKAS maintains its charm because of the strict building laws which do not allow high storey blocks.
In contrast, as well as the fishing villages and smaller coastal retreats there are two main resorts on the island, Nidri and Vassiliki offering just about everything for the holiday maker, with both having harbours where ferry and boat trips go to the other islands.
www.lefkasgreece.com /lefkas.htm   (298 words)

  
 Around Lefkas by car - Greece
Lefkas doesn't have many interesting places for the culture-freak.
The west side of Lefkas is not frequented by tourists.
The bridge between Lefkas and the mainland is a bit strange.
www.bamjam.net /Greece/Lefkas.html   (304 words)

  
 Lefkas Greece | tourist travel guide to the Greek island Lefkas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Lefkas is still growing in popularity as a holiday destination and has lots to offer.
LEFKAS town is found at the northernmost tip of the island and was hit by earthquakes in 1948, 1953 and 1971.
Lefkas has no beaches but there is a 4 km pebble beach across the lagoon at YIRA or GYRA, equipped with a few tavernas and bars.
www.greekisland.co.uk /lefkas/lefkas.htm   (2878 words)

  
 Lefkas
Lefkas is the fourth island of the Seven Islands regarding the size of it and was found approximately in the middle of it; south of Corfu and the Paxi islands and to north of Kefallonia and Ithaka.
The distance between Athens and Lefkas of about 450 km can be bridged by outward journey by way of the scenic interesting territory of the Peleponessos and driving back by the cultural valuable Fokida (Sterea Ellada) to go with visits at, for instance, Delphi and The Meteora.
It is also possible to drive by car via the harbors in Italy, such as Venetia, Brindisi, Ancona and Bari by means of ferry's to reach the place Igoumanitsa at the west coast of Greece.
www.privevilla.nl /Elefkas.htm   (654 words)

  
 Lefkas Greece Reviews | tourist travel guide to the Greek islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The unusual buildings in Lefkas Town, the sleepy villages tucked into inlets, that bustle at night with the arrival of yachts and the beautiful west coast beaches including Milos beach that surrounds Lefkas Town was awarded a Blue Flag in 2003.
Lefkas is not overun by British tour operators, instead Scandanavian, British, Greek and Italian tourists provide for a cosmopolitan mix in the summer months.
Lefkas is a beautiful island and its worth hiring a car for a few days to have a look around.
www.greekisland.co.uk /lefkas/lefkasviews.htm   (2415 words)

  
 Mountain Guesthouse auf Lefkada (Lefkas)/ Apartments und Studios
Island Lefkas (Lefkada) is part of the Ionian Islands and stretches over the west coast of Greece.
Like most Ionian Islands, Lefkas is characterized by a steep coast in the West and plain area in the East.
What makes Lefkas distinct is its landscape (mountains and sea) and climate (sun from April till October), as well as favorable wind for sailors and windsurfers.
www.lefkada.cc /english/lefkas_lefkada_01.htm   (249 words)

  
 Villa in Lefkas - Greek Island - Greece - Luxurious - Pool - Jacuzzi - Sauna - A/C - Sea view
On the island of Lefkas, you’ll be able to enjoy a pleasant, mild climate, splendid green nature, and the crystal-clear, clean, turquoise sea!
Lefkas is the fourth largest of the Ionian Islands, which are located on the west coast of Greece.
One of the greenest of the Greek islands, it is situated south of Corfu and north of Kefalonia and Zakinthos.
www.villa-holiday.co.uk /owners/1444/villa.htm   (802 words)

  
 BOAT holidays in LEFKAS island
We liked Lefkas very much and the basic reason was that it is an ideal destination for speed, motor or sailboat owners.
Lefkas is 6 - 6:30 hours away from Athens for a car with a boat trailer (1 hour less for a car without a boat trailer)
The island of Lefkas shapes with the mainland a closed gulf which, in his most points, has very little sea surge, no matter how strong the winds are.
www.geocities.com /a4racergr/Lefkas/LefkasHolidaysENG.htm   (484 words)

  
 FORTHnet Directory: Lefkas
Alonis studios, located in the traditional mountain village Athani in Lefkada, is a complex furnished to high classical standard and offers all the comforts of real family home including refrigerator, fully equipped kitchen, private bathroom and a balcony.
The apartments are found in the west of the island in the village of Tsoukalades, 5km after the city of Lefkas.
Villa Drimoni is located at the most privileged spot of the island, at the top of a hill, extended in 15 sq.
dir.forthnet.gr /1313-0-en.html   (671 words)

  
 Lefkas villas & Holiday villas Lefkas
The unspoilt and truly exquisite Greek Island of Lefkas is brimming with traditional charm and villa holiday appeal.
The low-lying east coast of Lefkas is home to an abundance of leisure facilities and picturesque views, while the rugged cliffs, rocky coves and beautifully exposed shorelines of the west are a magnet for the more adventurous.
Several museums look back at Lefkas’ history and culture through the ages, and much of the local heritage is retained to this day with traditional costumes, cuisine and pastimes.
www.jamesvillas.co.uk /regions/Lefkas/index.cfm   (606 words)

  
 Lefkas Ionian Island Greece Vacation Villa - Brand-New Wonderful Villa
Although Lefkas is called an island, it is only 50 metres from the mainland and is attached to the mainland by a causeway and mobile bridge.
Lefkas is a very friendly island and there is always somebody at hand to offer help or information.
Lefkas: July and August: 850 euros per week Remaining months: 800 euros per week Rates up to 4 guests, 20% more for each extra guest Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
www.vrbo.com /24128   (736 words)

  
 Main page for Lefkas guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
North of Lefkas town is area is known as the Gira comprising of a tongue of land having miles of pebble beaches with a few abandoned windmills and easily accessed by road
Lefkas is the most popular sailing area in the Ionian with several charter companies based in Nidri and Lefkas town.
Lefkas is at the northern end of a minor earthquake zone in the southern Ionian where one normally experiences two or three minor tremors each summer.
www.lefkas1.co.uk /guide/main.htm   (2887 words)

  
 FORTHnet Directory: Lefkas
The Cleopatra Beach is situated in the settlement of Geni, on picturesque Vlicho bay.
Posidonio hotel situated between the foot of the mountain and the Ionian Sea, in a quiet lush and picturesque area of Pergiali, Lefkas island.
It is a newly built hotel of eptanisian architecture in Episkopos (Nikiana) - Lefkas, that is famous for the magnificent home made breakfast and the home-like aura of its rooms.
dir.forthnet.gr /997-0-en.html   (247 words)

  
 Lefkas, Paros, Cyclades Greece
Lefkas is a small mountain village in the island of Paros.
Lefkas is first and foremost a village to be experienced and enjoyed with the bare eye.
Lefkas also has what often amazes us when we stroll the Greek islands, namely a big church in rather a small village.
www.islandstrolling.com /islands/cyclades/paros/english/lefkas.htm   (326 words)

  
 Preveza (Lefkas)
There is also an airport at Preveza that provides access to the island of Lefkas, which is connected to the mainland by a wide bridge.
Together with the beautiful sandy beaches and the crystal clear blue water, this makes Lefkas one of the most beautiful islands of Greece.
Lefkas is also well known on account of Scorpios island, 4 kilometres off the coast of Lefkas, where the famous and very rich Onassis family once lived.
www.transavia.com /tra/bestemmingen.nsf/vwwebdocs/dk~lefkas   (189 words)

  
 Kefalonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Argostoli, in the west, is the largest port, for local boats and ferries to Zante and regularly to Lixouri.
Vasiliki, in the north, has links to Lefkas and Ithaca.
The planes mainly fly to Athens, however there is an Ionian Island Hopper service 3 times a week calling at Kephalonia, Zante and Lefkas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kefalonia   (2172 words)

  
 Site Map - Temple of Troy for everything you need to know about the Greek Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Milos is the southwesternmost island in the Cyclades group, 120 km (75 miles) due east from the coast of Laconia.
Lefkada, or Lefkas is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, connected to the mainland by a long causeway and floating bridge...
Paros, or Paro is an island of Greece in the Aegean Sea, one of the largest of the group of the Cyclades.
www.templeoftroy.co.uk /lefkas   (767 words)

  
 Lefkas
Lefkas (Greec name:Lefkada) is a part of the Ionic Islands, at the North-West coast of Greece.
Lefkas is connected to the main-land with a dam through a lagoon.
Lefkas has a very nice vegatation of pine- and olivetrees.
home.planet.nl /~schai694/Lefkas_gb.htm   (127 words)

  
 Itineraries in the Ionian Sea - Corfu, Zakynthos, Lefkas and Kefalonia Islands (bareboat) yacht charters and sailing ...
Especially Lefkas port is ideally located amidst a plethora of beautiful ports and bays, and a 1-week itinerary can be very short in overall distance.
Most milk runs start at Lefkas and follow variations of my A, B and D itineraries, focussing on Lefkas island, Meganisi, Ithaca and Kefalonia instead of Kalamos, Kastos and the Greek mainland.
The islands of Lefkas, Meganisi, Kalamos, Kastos, Atoko, Ithaka, Kefalonia and Zakynthos/Zante, as well as the coastline between Preveza and Oxia plus the northwest corner of the Peloponnese.
www.sailingissues.com /yachting-guide/ionian-itineraries.html   (1246 words)

  
 Noonsite: Lefkas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The green and mountainous island of Lefkas is also known as Nisos Levkas and Levkada.
The town of Lefkas is at the northern end of the island, by the bridge connecting it to the mainland.
The ports of Nidri and Vlikho are on the east coast.
www.noonsite.com /Countries/Greece/Lefkas   (600 words)

  
 Lefkada (Lefkas)
Lefkada (Lefkas) may feature Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes.
Lefkada (Lefkas) Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes in Greece are an affordable vacation lodging option.
If you know what type of home you are interested in renting the advanced rental search allows you to search by travel dates, number of bedrooms and over 20 other criteria.
www.a1vacations.com /Greece/Ionian-Islands/Lefkada-Lefkas/r10183.htm   (101 words)

  
 Lefkas at a Glance - Friends of the Ionian
Somewhat of a busy strip development that runs along the main road to Lefkas Town, Nidri is not short of bars and nightlife.
One of Lefkas' most attractive resorts, grown from a tiny fishing village.
Sivota is a picturesque fishing port, set at the end of a long, thin bay on the south east coast of Lefkas.
www.foi.org.uk /islands.php?island=lefkas&page=around   (772 words)

  
 Greek Islands Vacations Villas Lefkas - 3 Villas
The bright sun, vivid colours, crystal sea and golden sandy beaches, silver coloured moon, and the pure beauty of the untamed natural landscape - these are the features which have sculptured the emerald Greek Island Lefkada.
Lefkas boasts some of the best beaches in Europe, Porto Katsiki and Milos, it also has wonderful little coves and crystal clear waters to choose from.
From the villa's there is direct access to the sea where a private platform is made for the visitors of Villa Lefkas to swim into the sea, for fishing or to relax and enjoy the sun.
www.vrbo.com /36117   (750 words)

  
 Greece Yacht Charters - Lefkas, Ionion Islands
Lefkas - a traditional greek Ionian Island; beautiful scenery, mountains and beaches.
It is green (verdant as it says in all good Greek guides), has spectacular coastlines, superb beaches (if you are willing to look for them), traditional Greek night life, ghostly deserted mountain villages, and lovely, warm people.
The beautiful sandy beaches on the other side are more serious, they do have strong currents and the sea can be rough.
www.greece-charters.com /islands/ionion-islands/lefkas/index.htm   (420 words)

  
 Lefkas hotel, Lefkada hotels, LEFKAS hotels, Ionian Islands hotels, GREECE hotels - Dilos Holiday World
The northeastern tip of the island is very close to the shores of the mainland.
This third class hotel is located in the town of Lefkada, on the north coast of the island of Lefkas.
The hotel is at a distance of 40 metres from the sea, 750 metres from the nearest beach and 20 km from the airport of Aktion.
www.dilos.com /hotel/909   (207 words)

  
 Car Rental Lefkas with Auto Europe
Though infused with travelers during the high season, this island has remained largely unmarred by the influences of mass tourism, so with a rental car in Lefkas, you can get away from the crowds, take the back roads and savor the island as the natives do.
For the sportsman, there is much hiking to be done on the island's mountainous interior, and windsurfing is all the rage in Vassiliki, where the famed afternoon winds provide the fuel for your fun.
A car rental in Lefkas is the best way not to miss an inch of this beautiful island paradise.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Lefkas-rental-guide.cfm   (406 words)

  
 Lefkas Taverna, Brisbane - Brisbane Restaurant Reviews - IgoUgo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Lefkas is an unassuming takeaway and dine-in place tucked away in the non-trendy end of the West End dining precinct.
Lefka's makes the best lamb and chicken souvlaki; it’s about $8 for two large skewers served with rice.
Lefkas leaves a little to be desired with their decor, but the prices and the authentic home-style food make up for the old and shabby appearance.
www.igougo.com /planning/journalEntryDining.asp?type=4&entryID=23550   (459 words)

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