"Lefkas, the "chora" of Lefkas island" Top 5 Page for this destination Lefkas by JLBG
Lefkas Travel Guide: 85 reviews and 227 photos
Lefkas, also known as Levkas, Leucade or Lefkada, Sainte Maure or Santa Maura is one of the Ionian Islands. It is 35 km long and 15 km wide. It has every kind of landscape, large sand beaches, small and secluded inlets, tall cliffs, an inland plateau with mountains over 100 m, waterfalls, etc.
VT location database has several entries:
"Prefecture of Lefkada" which includes Nisis Lefkas (island of Lefkas) and Nisida Meganisi (island of Meganisi)
"Lefkas" (the chora)
Several other locations that are no always among the most important.
I have built three different pages:
"Lefkas" will be only for the city of Lefkas, the capital of the island, which stands at the "entrance" into the island.
On "Lefkas island" page, there will be tips on the northern and north-western coasts, on Ligia and Nidri, two villages of the eastern coast.
On "Vasiliki" page, will be tips on the southern part of the island :Vasiliki itself, Cape Lefkada and Sivota.
This page will be only about Lefkas city, the "chora" of Lefkas island.
On small Greek islands, the same name applies without distinction to the whole island and to the village or to the main town if several. To make the distinction, the city is referred to as the "chora". This happens also on some large islands such as Lefkas, Corfu, Ithaki, Zakynthos, Kithira, but not on Kephallinia, Crete or Evia.
You should not only remain on the main streets but also wander in the small streets of Lefkas. You will certainly find... more travel advice
Hotel Lefkas is situated at the entrance of the city. It is a nice three levels building, 40 meters away from the sea,... more travel advice
JLBG's Related Pages
Lefkas Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Lefkas '88, '92 and '97 (page 3 of The Adventure)"
- "Lefkes...10 kilometres from Parikia (Paros)"
- "Lefkas, the "chora" of Lefkas island"
- "Island of Delightful Contrasts"
- "Lefkas, an island"
- "The island you can go by... car !!"
- "lefkada nidri"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Lefkas
- Hotels in Lefkas
- Transportation in Lefkas
- Nightlife in Lefkas
- Restaurants in Lefkas
- Shopping in Lefkas
- Warnings and Dangers in Lefkas
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Lefkas
- 10 Reviews
- 18 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 8 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (225)
Have you been to Lefkas?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Lefkas
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Grenoble Intro, 161 reviews, 190 photos, 3 travelogues
- Tassili n'Ajjer National Park Intro, 148 reviews, 148 photos, 1 travelogue
- Top 5 Page for this destination Iceland Intro, 126 reviews, 157 photos, 4 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Rouen Intro, 128 reviews, 144 photos, 2 travelogues
- Annaba Intro, 72 reviews, 175 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Porec Intro, 70 reviews, 173 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Pula Intro, 116 reviews, 119 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Trento Intro, 76 reviews, 152 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Strasbourg Intro, 71 reviews, 146 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Albania Intro, 60 reviews, 156 photos