The Venetian Olive Grove in Lefkada

On the outskirts of Lefkada Town, lush greenery creates the most idyllic scenery. The island is verdant, due to the supreme weather conditions and abundant rainfall throughout the year. This is why the islanders have turned to viticulture from early on. Similarly, they have also engaged in the cultivation of olive trees. The latter has …

Islands of Lefkada Scattered Like Sea Gems

Lefkada is a beautiful island of the Ionian Sea, embraced by turquoise waters and filled with verdant forests. Travelers here get stunned by the magnitude of beauty and the grandeur of unspoiled landscapes. Visiting the sights and attractions of the island, the quaint little villages and the vibrant Lefkada Town is an experience to remember. …

Agia Mavra & the Venetian Castle

Upon reaching Lefkada, what catches the eye is the emblematic Kastro. A Medieval structure, right in the footsteps of the island. You find yourself at the inviting peninsula, separating Lefkada from Epirus and Akarnania. Instead of walking through the vast iron bridge connecting the island to the mainland, you should head right to the Venetian …

Easter in Greece: The “burning of Judas” tradition

The “burning of Judas” is a unique tradition which revives in areas of Greece every Easter, attracting crowds of people who want to admire the “punishment” of the avarice traitor. Nowadays, this tradition can express a strong need for shaking off any kind of betrayal. The “Judas Iscariot” who betrayed Jesus for “thirty pieces of …