Lefkada is one of the Ionian Islands. It is the 4th largest island in the Ionian Sea and it is located between Corfu and Kefallonia. Lefkada is surrounded by a number of smaller islands, Kalamos, Kastos, Meganisi as well as a group of islands known as Prigkiponisia, to which belong the private islands Scorpios, Madouri and Sparti. Due to its geographical location, it is connected to Etoloakarnania by a floating bridge and the access to the island is by car, easily and inexpensively.
Lefkada is famous for its sandy beaches with clear blue waters, such as Kathisma and Porto Katsiki and for its picturesque fishing villages and mountain villages. It offers night entertainment, sports activities such as windsurfing but also sightseeing spots, such as the Venetian Castle of Agia Mavra, the Cape Lefkatas and the Waterfalls of Dimosari.
Lefkada benefits from easy access as it is connected with the mainland by a floating bridge. The underwater tunnel of Preveza-Aktion offers easy access to the island from northwest Greece and the port of Igoumenitsa (100 km), which is a major gateway for Western and Central Europe. Visitors from North Greece can easily reach Lefkada by Egnatia. Arriving in Ioannina follow the route to Preveza where the underwater tunnel.
The distance from Action Airport to the island of Lefkada is 22 km. The bridge of Rio-Antirio facilitate the connection of the island with Greece, and the port of Patras (170 km), which is the second major gateway to Europe.