Map of Lefkada island
Introduction Lefkada Island is not only a small paradise. Pleanty of things do do and see, fabulous beaches, accomodation for all budget possibilities. It is also a good starting point to go and discover other beautiful Ionian Islands. Private boats and a public ferry, in fact, link Lefkada to Meganisi, navigating along Skorpios and the Prince's Arcipelago islands....
Nidri Celebration of Agia Kyriaki
In front of the cosmopolitan Nidri, on the northern end of the Geni peninsula, there is a small white chapel.  This is  the church of Agia Kyriaki, also known as " The Chapel of the Rock". On the 7 of July Nidri becomes the center of a 3 days celebration to honor the Martyr to whom the...
The greek tradition of "Panigiri" Greeks are very religious and attached to their traditions. Most of them are orthodox, while there is a small minority of catholics. Like in many other religious countries Greek celebrate Christmas, Easter and other religious festivity. But this is not all....... During the summer months, all over Greece, from the tiniest of churches...
Xematiasma: Getting Rid of the Evil Eye So many accounts of cultural interactions between non-Mediterraneans and Greeks include a most curious episode: the protagonist is ‘spit’ on. There’s not any actual spitting, but there is an unmistakable, mock-spitting gesture, with an utterance to mimic the sound: “Ptou sou, ptou sou”.   What can be the meaning of this? The gesture – almost a tiny...

Lefkada : A guide!

 Lefkada : A guide Lefkada is easily accessible. It is linked to the Greek mainland via a small bridge and remains one of the Ionian’s most unspoiled destinations. A heaven for many Greek and foreign tourists due to its glorious sandy beaches. The island is a touristic destination suitable for all people. For those who look for sea and relax, those...

Old coffee shops

Coffee shops starts... In all provincial Greece the traditions remained alive and resist in time. Different local music, gastronomy or culture, every place has its own tradition. Old women embroider beautiful clothes and a lot of things. In past years when people had the necessity to communicate, they started a new time of growth, by opening coffee shops. At the...
Lefkadian cuisine Lefkadian cuisine begins many years ago, when people without having the facilities we have in our days they cooked tasteful things. In Lefkada, nowadays, exist around forty-seven villages and most of them have their own special traditional dishes. The old Lefkadian people had simple lives, but the difficulties were a lot and made them to get evolved. It is admirable,...
The history of Moussaka Moussaka is a mediterranean food, widely known with many many variants. Unexpectedly the word moussaka is not Greek, is Turkish. But also the Turkish definition ''musakka'' comes from the Arabic ''musaqqa'a'' which means cold, ice and white. There are unwritten recipes about how to make a moussaka plate. In all variations, moussaka without eggplants is not...
Discover your Voice – Feel your Rhythm - Sing your Song An alternative Camp,in an amazing location,such as Lefkas island,in the heart of the Mediterranean,with Music and Art in the foreground. With courses in unique parts of the island, in absolute contact with nature and the blue waters of the Ionian Sea, the flavours and the colours of summer. Also keep...
Summer events in Lefkada Lefkada is famous not only for the well-known and famous beaches, but for its traditional and cultural events, organized specially during the summer. Traditional fests, folklore dancing, theatrical performances and many more, are among some of the things you can experience during your holidays in Lefkada. Cultural Events in Lefkada is a serious goal for the local,...

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