The island of Lefkada offers all the luxuries that one could imagine from an island.
Lefkada is joint with a moving bridge that, in comparison to the rest of the islands of
Greece, makes travelling from the island to the mainland very easy and economical. With
this individual trait in particularity, visitors and locals of Lefkada are able to move safely to
and from other cities of Greece without the hastle of a ferry boat.
Many people who come and live on the island permanently, say that the sense of escape
offered by its easy access to other places, is a feeling they have only felt here and it is the
reason they reccomend it to those who are thinking of investing in Greece.
Lefkada or Lefkas is an island in the Ionian Sea and together with the islands of Corfu,
Kefalonia, Ithaca, Zakynthos and Paxi complete the Ionian Islands. Her name, Lefkada,
came from Cape Lefkata, located at the southernmost tip of the island.
It is the fourth largest island of the Ionian. It is located across from the Northwest side of
Etoloacarnania, which is separated by a shallow lagoon and a narrow canal. It is 325 sq. Km
and its current population is about 23,000 inhabitants.
In 1963 the Greek Aristotle Onassis bought Scorpios, a small island situated opposite the
eastern coasts of Lefkada and more specifically in the cosmopolitan Nydri, which has
gained worldwide reputation, hosting from time to time many visitors and celebrities.
In 2012 it was bought by the Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev as a gift for the birthday
of his daughter Ekaterina.
Nowadays, the main forms of economy on the island are tourism, which in recent years has
increased greatly, making Lefkada one of the most famous summer destinations in the
The inhabitants are even engaged in agriculture, viticulture, olive oil and fishing.
From the old days until today, they have been a very important role in the development of