Archaeological places of Kalamos

The Castle of Kalamos, “Kastromonastiro” is located near Episkopi. Ruins of the high stone walls with the beautiful interior arches, which could be converted to loopholes from the outside, are preserved since today. We know too little for this magnificent monument. It is said that, the mother of Georgios Karaiskakis (fighter of 1821), was buried.

Archaeological places of Apollonia’s Municipality

The area of the municipality had been inhabited at the very early days, as it is proved from some limited findings of Paleolithic and Neolithic period (3.500 bc). Which were discovered from the excavations of Dorpfeld in the “pigcave” of Evgiros and exhibited on the Archaeological Museum of Lefkada. In the valley of Vassiliki, the […]

Archaeological places of Ellomenos’s Municipality

In the valley of Nydri, the area which reaches the feet of Skaros Mountain to Magemenos place of Nikiana has been declared an archaeological place. It consists of the tombs of Pro Hellenic period at Steno’s place, case shaped and tile roofed graves and construction ruins in the area of Nydri Valley to the feet […]


2 km outside and east of the town, passing through the olive grove, you can reach Kalligoni. The area has been declared an archeological place, as here, was located the ancient town of Lefkada, Nirikos – reaching the areas of Tsechlibous, Kalligoni, Kariotes, Ligia of Lefkada’s Municipality. This archeological place embodies the ruins of the […]

The castle of Aghia Mavra

The caste of Aghia Mavra is located at the entrance of the island. It is one of the most imposing medieval buildings of Greece, representing the fortification art of this period. It was built around 1300 from a Frank leader, Ioannis Orsini, when he took Lefkada as a wedding gift for his wedding with the […]

The church of Aghios Minas

The church of Aghios Minas – which is close to the church of Pantokratoras – is distinguished for the fine wooden cut iconostasis and the icons of the great Heptanisian hagiographers, Kontarinis, Roussos, Doxaras, Koutouzis, Ventouras etc. The church had been founded – in a Baroque order – in 1707 with the permission of Venetians. […]


The church of Pantokratoras is one more private church which belongs to Valaoriti’s Family with unique value located to the center of the market in the town of Lefkada. Its hagiographies are the masterpieces of very well known Heptanisian hagiographers. The tomb of the national poet Aristotelis Valaoritis is located at the back of the […]

Aghios Nikolaos

The church of Aghios Nikolaos is located at the center of the town. It was built in 1687, with the permission of Venetians, damaged from the earthquakes of 18th and 19th century and restored in 1830. It had been the wealthier church of the town. It has spectacular entrances with windows of a unique art, […]

The church of Agios Spiridonas

The church of Agios Spiridonas was built at the end of the 17th century, in the main square of the town. It is Vasiliki single shaped oblong, low ceilinged, without a dome, with sided entrances, clearly influenced from Venetian architecture. The iconstasis was made by a Zakinthian wood cutter, J.Groppa and the icons by the […]

Church of Aghias Kiriakis

The church of Aghias Kiriakis is in the bay of Vlichos, opposite Nydri. You can visit the church by small rented boats. The church of Aghios Ioannis Prodromos is outside the village of Alatro. It is a small temple with a wooden saddled tilled roof. The whole temple is full of wall paintings created at […]