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Lefkada Island 31082,
The scenery in southwest of Lefkada is mountainous and wild, with rich greenery, unspoilt by tourism, yet, it is one of the areas that are visited by every single visitor in the island due to its famous beaches.
Our village is a very quiet one, hence no noise from cars or nightlife, only nature sounds, birds, chicken and occassionally donkeys. There is only one taverna with delicious home-made cuisine within walking distance while the closest shops are within 1.5kms at the next village. However, cars with supplies such as bakery products, groceries or fish, stop by the main square on a daily basis. Inhabitants are mainly producers of honey but they also produce oil and wine.
We are proud of being one of the few vacation rental homes so close to some of Greece's best beaches. Breathtaking Porto Katsiki, exotic Egremni, impressive Gialos, are all must-visit beaches.
Explore local history:
Restored old olive press in Dragano
Church of Ipapandi in Dragano with remarkable pictures from Lefkadian painters
Old wells in Dragano made during Enetian and Turkish occupations
Cape Doukato or Salto di Saffo as referred to in old Italian maps. According to the legend, the poet Sapfo jumped off the steep cliffs in despair for her love.
Lighthouse of Lefkatas is where the island took its name from. It was built where the Temple of Apollo, the most important temple of the island, used to be according to ancient historical sources.
St. Nicholas monastery close to the cape and old stone honey hives in its surroundings
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