Those who travel to
Lefkada, should not forget to go across, to the nearby island
of Meganissi (ancient name, Tafos), that is part of Lefkada
administratively. One can go there -it is a very short trip
from Nidri by the Ferryboats LEFKAS & MEGANISSI.
is a wonderful place, with its three villages of Vathi,
Spartohori, and Katomeri, its warm and hospitable people and
its many sea caves. It is an ideal place tor fishing, and the
tourist can spend a quiet vacation here, in the midst of a
surroundings with in describable natural beauty.
rented here, and one can find plenty of services. The islands
Kalamos (Kornos to the ancients) and Kastos N.W. of the island
near the Akarnanikes seashores, with which Lefkada is
connected by regular means of transportation. Kalamos has an
area of 24 sg. km. It is a mountainous island with high peaks
as Vouni (761 m), Kalamida (785m) and Xilokastro (650m). It is
also a fertile island, its main production being olive oil,
wine, grain and stock products.
Kastos is a smoothly formed and calm island N.W. of Kalamos
and has an area of 7sg. km. with a highest altitude of 150m.
Both islands are known from the 1821 revolution as a shelter
for the families of the fighters as they were hunted by the
The natives are hospitable and industrious. For those who
would like to have a quiet vacation these two Lefkada islands
offer beauty, peace, fishing and fine beaches.