Last Updated: 24 July 2023
Traditional two storey house in Evgiros built around 1850 completely renovated and adapted for a comfortable and relaxing stay.
The house has been designed to offer the comfort and relaxation that visitors need, while only the necessary interventions have been done externally to keep its traditional character (visitors will be able to see the stone construction of the house and the stone door to the door of the entrance where no interventions have been made, the stone water tank on the side of the house where only its opening is closed for safety reasons, the first step is the ladder of the yard where it is a round stone
In a quiet family village with scenic alleys springs and caves, the house is built on a quiet picturesque alley of the village.
In the southeastern part of the prefecture there is the village of Evgiros in the inland of the island.
It is a green and quiet village, which due to its altitude offers breathtaking views of both the sea and the plain of the island.
Here you will come for peaceful and relaxing moments with a backdrop of natural beauty.
Layout: Manto's House.
Ground floor: Fully equipped kitchen with dining area, Work desk, Living room, TV, Bathroom with shower and washing machine, sofa in the living room and bed to accommodate the sixth guest, brightness, a window and a large front door.
It consists of two bedrooms: 1st Bedroom, a large double bed, wardrobe, dressing table with mirror, luggage table, monk clothes, room brightness and a balcony door.
2nd Bedroom, a large double bed, a comfortable single bed, wardrobe, dressing table with mirror, luggage table, clothes monk, bedroom brightness three windows.
A dining area, a seating area for relaxation, pillows on the traditional stone terraces.
The house is autonomous and there are no shared dances inside and outside, while it also has a private entrance.
The house is located in a picturesque traditional and quiet alley of the village where no vehicles pass and children can play safely.
The house is located in a picturesque traditional and quiet alley of the village where no vehicles pass and children can play safely.
Evgyros is a hospitable village with fantastic views to enjoy moments of relaxation, the locals will immediately make you familiar while visiting the traditional cafe or tavern of the village, two kilometers from the village in Marantochori there are two supermarkets and a bakery. While very close to the old are Sivota and Vassiliki with many taverns and cafes with mild nightlife.
Lefkada belongs to the Ionian Islands, and west of the Prefecture of Etoloakarnania. Lefkada is separated from mainland Greece by an artificial canal 25 meters long and 2 bridges that connect it.
Go to Lefkada
The island of Lefkada does not have an airport. But there is the International Airport of Aktio, in Preveza, which is only 20 km from the city of Lefkada. It can be accessed by bus or taxi. There are daily flights that connect Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, with Aktio and last about 45 minutes. Aktio Airport is also connected to Corfu, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, and Sitia, in Crete. During the high tourist season, from April to October, there are charter flights that connect Aktio with various European countries: England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria. If you book your airline ticket well in advance, you can guarantee very low prices.
The distance Lefkada-Athens is 385 km. You can go by car through the bridge that connects Lefkada with Etoloakarnania, without having to transport the car by ferry boat. Alternatively, if you do not want to drive you can reach by KTEL buses, departing from the major Greek cities, Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras, Ioannina From Athens the routes are daily and the journey takes about 4 hours, while the connection with Thessaloniki is 2 times a week and the journey takes about 6 hours. The Preveza Akti submarine tunnel and the Rio-Antirio bridge have greatly facilitated access to the island of Lefkada.
The ports of Igoumenitsa and Patras are the two largest ports which are gateways to the Ionian Sea about 2 hours from Lefkada. From Nydri and Vasiliki, there are daily ferry boats that connect Lefkada with Kefalonia, Ithaca and the smaller islands of Scorpio, Sparta, Meganisi, Madouri, Prigiponnisia, Scorpio.
How to tour Lefkada
The main bus stop in Lefkada is located in the marina, on Golemi Street, in the capital. Tickets are very cheap.
In Lefkada, taxi services are available to serve you in the safest and fastest way, around the clock. There are taxi ranks in the capital and in the most popular tourist resorts, but it is just as easy to find a taxi on the main streets of the island. There is also a radio taxi service. For the most popular destinations the charge is predetermined, while for some others there is a minimum charge to which some extra is added depending on the kilometers and the area you want to go.
The car is the most ideal means to explore the island of Lefkada, as it is quite large. You can rent a car simply, quickly and cheaply.
There are small boats, boats available, that can take you to various beaches of Lefkada or to the neighboring islands of Scorpio, Sparta, Meganisi, Madouri, Prigiponnisia, Scorpio.
The connection of the Ionian Islands.
Ferry services are carried out with the passenger ship "HIGH SPEED AZIMUT JOY CRUISES". The ship has a length of 30 meters and a maximum width of 6 meters, while its capacity is 260 people.
The ferry line connects every Monday, Wednesday and Friday Corfu with Paxos, the Basilica of Lefkada, Pisaetos Ithaca, Sami Kefalonia and Zakynthos, while vice versa the ferry line starting from Zakynthos and final destination will reach Kerky , Thursday and Saturday.
Lefkada belongs to the Ionian Islands, and west of the Prefecture of Aitoloakarnania. Lefkada is divided by mainland Greece with a 25-meter artificial canal and two bridges connecting it.
Beaches of Lefkada
Afteli Beach - Evgiros
Afteli beach is a small cove in the south of the island. Green landscape, with white pebbles and the color of the sea will enchant you with the turquoise color. A small beach that whoever chooses it will be rewarded by the natural beauty. Afteli beach is just two kilometers from the village of Evgiro.
Another beach of Lefkada, a real gem, is Agiofili beach. Impressive rocks with white fine gravel and crystal clear waters can be found on the east side of the bay of Vasiliki, where you can visit it by boat from Vasiliki. The beach is just eight kilometers from the village of Evgiros.
The pebble beach of Ammousa is a small organized cove in the southern part of Lefkada. There are sunbeds and umbrellas and at the back of the beach there is a café / restaurant. Ammousso beach is just six kilometers from the village of Evgiros.
The famous beach of Vasiliki is located in the southern part of the island. Long coastline divided into two parts. One is a pebble beach where there is also the campsite of Vasiliki, while the second part, the west, and the most famous is the favorite of windsurfing. It is worth noting that it is among the ten best in the world and in the three best in Europe for windsurfing. Also, the international water sports festival is held on the beach of Vasiliki.
Vasiliki is only eight kilometers from the village of Evgiros.
It is also worth visiting the popular beaches of the island
Porto Katsiki beach
The most famous beach of Lefkada!
White vertical rocks create an imposing landscape, a monument of nature, which arouses awe in anyone who is there.
Endless beach, in length and width. Small pebble that shimmers under the light of the Lefkada sun and all the colors of the iris are reflected on it.
Wonderful sea, endless, with all the shades of blue alternating, as far as the eye can see, as far as it becomes one with the sky.
A rock on the right cuts off its strength to the north and forms a gate over land and sea. On the rock a small bridge leads to its edge, and a lonely tree accompanied all the photos against the backdrop of the endless beach behind it.
It is no coincidence that every year it is included, by valid print and online travel magazines in the best beaches of the Mediterranean, Europe and the world.
The beach of Egremni is impressive and famous.
With a length of up to two kilometers, fine white pebbles, turquoise waters, impressive slopes that surround it and several steps that you must descend to visit it, it is among the most beautiful Greek beaches.
It owes its name to the huge rocks that look like they hang over the beach.
It is good to make sure we have an umbrella, hats, sunscreen, water and fruit with us, to have a good time!
Another long sandy beach. Gialos beach is located in the western part of Lefkada which is preferred by many campers. There are canteens on the beach.
Kathisma is a destination for visitors to Lefkada island. Large beach fully organized, with plenty of shops with fantastic white pebble sand and crystal clear blue waters. To mark when it raises a wave, a fantastic scenery is created!
The city of Lefkada, which is also the capital of the island, gathers many important sights. Among them are the ruins of ancient Lefkada, which include remnants of the theater and the wall.
Do not miss to visit the very well preserved Venetian castle-fortress of Agia Mavra, a building of 1300, erected by Ioannis Orsini, as well as the Bosco Park with the busts of great personalities of the island.
The city of Lefkada is decorated with many churches with amazing frescoes and hagiographies. Such are: the churches of Agios Spyridon, Agios Dimitrios, Agios Minas, Panagia ton Eisodias and Christos Pantokrator, all buildings of Venetian rule.
Some of the other ecclesiastical monuments that you must visit are the Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni, which was built in 1634 and attracts many pilgrims, the Monastery of Panagia Odigitria which was built around 1450 and is the oldest monastery on the island, and its church Ai Giannis of Antzousis, where according to tradition the Apostle Paul spread Christianity.
Also visit the Public Library, with a rich collection of old books and manuscripts, and the collection of post-Byzantine art icons housed in an impressive mansion, the Folklore Museum with a collection of local costumes, weaving tools, tapestries, textiles, agricultural tools and traditional folklore and the private Museum of Phonographs-Old Memories.
Hoirospilia a few meters outside the village of Evgiros,
The German archaeologist Wilhelm Dorpfeld was not an accidental archaeologist. He was a close associate of Henry Schliemann and helped bring to light Troy and Mycenae and a fierce hostage, he crushed with his arguments philologists the height of Vilamovich.
The collected crowd, of all kinds of objects found there, notes that the cave was used as a human home during the 3rd and 2nd millennium. Wilhelm Dorpfeld himself, who records his findings, says: "The Pig Cave is one of the most archaeologically inhabited caves in the entire Mediterranean region."
near the Hoirospilia of Eumeos (located in the present village of Evgiros) there is a source that is identical with the description of the Homeric source Arethousa. Above the spring there is a stone that is also identified with the "Crow stone" of the Odyssey (n 407-410). The source and the stone are mentioned to Odysseus by the goddess Athena (n 404-410).
Exploring it will compensate you with its unique natural environment.
The famous Nidri is one of the most touristic places in Lefkada. Opposite is the beautiful Scorpio, the once private island of Aristotle Onassis.
Vasiliki is a seaside green village, where there are ruins of the temple of Apollo and the monastery of Agios Nikolaos, a 17th century building, with a magnificent wood-carved iconostasis and old icons.
The picturesque mountain town of Karya is famous for its local color, maintaining to this day the traditional architecture of its houses, and traditional customs and habits.
On the picturesque island of Meganisi, are the cave of Papanikolis, where the Greek submarine "Papanikolis" took refuge during the operations of World War II, and the enchanting cave of Daimon.
Lefkada is famous for its paradise beaches with their wonderful sandy beaches and deep blue crystal clear waters. Many of them have been awarded blue flags. Among them, Porto Katsiki, the award-winning best beach in Greece, and the famous beaches Kathisma and Egremnoi. You can also enjoy the sun and the sea on beautiful beaches such as Afteli in Evgiros, Agios Nikitas, Nydri, Pefkoulia, Skala Gialou, Mylos, Agiofylli.
Wander the narrow alleys of the city and the traditional settlements of the island, one of them is the village of Evgiros. Enjoy the inexhaustible nature in all its glory. Taste the delicacies of Lefkada cuisine and buy the admirable Lefkada textiles. The idyllic island of Lefkada is waiting for you to give you unforgettable experiences.
Interaction with visitors
Visitors can have direct contact with us for their easy stay at home and the Island.
We can provide them with information on the exploration of Lefkada.
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