For lovers of extreme sports, one of the most famous beaches of Lefkada, Kathisma, offers the possibility to live a unique experience by making a flight from a specially designed ridge on which leads to the beach.
2 | Horse Riding
In the area of Vasiliki, there are several cavalry groups. Apart from the possibility of lessons, they offer horse rides in beautiful landscapes such as the beach of Vassiliki, the gorge of Melissa and the villages of Frini and Tsoukalades.
3 | Cycling / Mountain Bike
Cycling is an ideal choice for a visitor to experience the beauties of the island. There are several rental centers and many routes depending on the level of difficulty that everyone wants. Moreover, as the island is mostly mountainous, it offers ideal specifications for mountain bike.
Indicative routes are from Nydri to the waterfalls of Dimosaris, the plateau of Agios Donatos, The Villages of Sfakiotes and many others.
4 | Windsurfing / Kitesurfing
The island is especially preferred by those who love these sports. The island is especially preferred by those who love these sports. The beaches of Vasiliki and Agios Ioannis are considered the best in the world for these sports and have hosted international competitions. In Vassiliki, the winds combined with the morphology of the ground create an unusual phenomenon in which the wind intensity increases gradually, from early noon to late afternoon, creating ideal conditions for all levels and all styles.
The area of St. John became known for a special phenomenon: its thermal wind that is ideal for kitesurfing. This wind appears at noon at an address west-northwest and coincides with the maàstro. The phenomenon evolves in the afternoon hours and disappears at sundown.
5 | Diving
Lefkada is one of the most enjoyable diving destinations in Greece.
The impressive morphology of the seabed fascinates divers of every level. Walls, ravines, cavities, and caves are some of the underwater landscapes of the area.
Lefkada has been included in the NATURA 2000 network as a protected area and its typical Mediterranean temperate reefs are full of life and rich in marine biodiversity. If you are planning to visit Lefkada, do not miss the opportunity for diving in the south and east side of the island.
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