Traditional and mountainous village Karya In the central part of the island, at an altitude of 500 meters, you will find the charming village Karya. Karya is 20 minutes drive from Lefkada Town and Nidri. A lush vegetation surrounds this picturesque village. Traditional architecture in Karya Even though Karya is far from beaches, the village is captivating by its own authentic features....
2019 International Folklore Festival of Lefkada
Since 1962 every year the International Folklore Festival of Lefkada takes place in Lefkada Town. A major international event during which popular and folk dance companies from all over the world gather in the capital of Lefkada island. They perform and entairtain the enthusiastic public. The aim of the Festival is to "spread bridges of communication and friendship,...
  Honey is a natural sweetening substance that is produced by the bees from the nectar of the flowers. It is of high nutritional value and for ages was considered to be a gift from the Gods. It was used as a sweetener from the dawn of mankind, before humans learned how to process sugar. Honey is considered a superfood and...
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...
Karya Lefkada
Introduction The representation of the Lefkadian traditional wedding is a the three-day event. It is one of the most important cultural events in the Prefecture of Lefkada. It takes place in Karya annually, usually on the first week of August. Karya Karya is one of the biggest villages of Lefkada Island. You can find it on one of...
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,...
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...
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....
Lefkada a great history behind a small island    Lefkada island owes its name to the white cliffs on its southernmost cape, Lefkata. Here is where legend states that the poetess Sapfo took her own life because of her unfulfilled love for Phaon. The Corinthians first dredged in the mid-seventh century BC separates the island from Akarnania. However, access is easy, because of...
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...

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