The famous "blue" of the Ionian
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Lefkada owes its name to its southernmost cape, Lefkata, which in ancient times was called Lefkas petra or Lefkas akra. The fourth largest Ionian island, it is located between Corfu and Kefalonia. Narrow strip of sea, which the Corinthians first dredged in the middle of the 7th century. BC, separates the island from Akarnania. In the 7th century BC Lefkada, …
Lefkada is called the "island of poets" and not by chance. The creator of "Alafroiskiotou" and initiator of the Delphic holidays, Angelos Sikelianos, was born and raised here, while on the islet of Madouri, opposite Nydri, there is still the country house of the Lefkadian poet Aristotle Valaoritis, one of the pioneers of the Union of the Ionian Islands with …
The lagoon in the town is a designated wetland, protected by the Ramsar treaty and home to swans, herons, mallards, wild geese, loons and other bird species. The lagoons of the Straits, which have been included in the NATURA 2000 network and are of great ecological importance, are also an area of special natural beauty, as well as the area …
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