LEFKADA BY SEA
Coastal link with Lefkada is not directly possible. The visitors can be assisted through the port of Igoumenitsa and then continue by road (95 km away). Alternatively there is the port of Patras (distance 176 km).
Booking information and Ferry timetables from/to Italy (Venice, Ankona, Brindisi, Bari, Trieste), Patras and Igoumenitsa.
One of Lefkada’s most recent acquisitions is the marina, the most modern in Greece, situated on the east side of the town. Its mooring capacity is for 620 boats and its buildings comprise a control tower, a multi-purpose building, sailing club offices, a complex of offices and shops, a small hotel, a boat repair and maintenance facility, parking for 455 cars, winter mooring for 300 boats, a road network and a green belt. It has a 1700 metre - long breakwater and 940 metres of floating wharfs. It is a town within the town of Lefkada with its own life, bars and restaurants also frequented by non boat - owners to enjoy its comforts and the picture of the liquid mirror of the channel reflecting the rosy fingers of the sunrise and the mystique of the moonlight.
Links to the surrounding islands
There are daily ferry boat schedules from Nydri and Vassiliki to different destinations. From Vassiliki and Nydri you can go to Kefalonia (Fiscardo), Ithaka (Frikes), and from Nydri and Lefkada Town to Meganisi (Spilia & Vathy). There are two different ferries which take cars and passengers and also a speed cruiser connecting Lefkada town with Meganisi island but it takes only foot passengers. The smaller islands, Kalamos and Kastos are accesible 5 times a week by small boats from the port of Mitikas which is located in the south east coast of Akarnania. In order to get to Mitikas you have to drive or take the bus (KTEL). There are also cruise boats and private speed charters that organize daily trips and tours to all of the islands as well as the smaller islands that are nearby like Scorpios and Madouri. For more information click on the cruise boats.