Lefkada comprises 24 islands scattered within a tiny archipelago. It is located in the top half of the western coastland of mainland Greece, between Corfu and Kefalonia and is the fourth in size Ionian Island. Lefkada’s landscape combines scenery both idyllic and rugged, inviting the visitor to roam in the history of the Ionian Islands while giving the satisfaction of discovering exciting secrets in every corner of the island. Lefkada’s internal archipelago is considered by experts to be one of the best seas for sailing in the world.
Lefkada enjoys all the advantages of an island without the disadvantage of accessibility; a floating bridge connects it to the mainland with traffic flowing uninterrupted.
The greater part of the surface area is hilly, peaking at Stavrota at 1182m. The biggest plain is in the south in the Vassiliki area.
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Lefkada's climate is typically Mediterranean, with mild, rainy winters and hot, sunny summers.
From December to February, the temperature can drop to about 10°C, it often rains but it never snows and the sunny periods are quite frequent.
Spring (March to May), is pleasant and sunny in Lefkada, the days with some rainfall become less and less frequent and the temperature rises gradually, with highs around 22°C.
The weather is hot and sunny during the summer (June to August), with highs around 30 °C.
September is still very much summer weather in Lefkada, with average maximum temperatures still 28°C but cooler nights. In October, temperatures are generally pleasant but the rains are frequent.
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International phone number prefix for Greece: + (00) 30
Pharmacies in Lefkada are open from 8.00 a.m. to 14.00 a.m. and from 18.00 p.m. to 20.30 p.m. If you are in an emergency situation and you need medicine during the night, a weekend or a holiday, you can find out the which pharmacy is open by checking the ''on duty'' schedule which is posted on every pharmacy's door or check it here
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National Bank of Greece (Ethniki Trapeza): 87 Ioannou Mela Str./ tel: 2645020321
ATM National Bank of Greece (Ethniki Trapeza): Town Hall
Piraeus Bank: Yposminagou Katopodi Athanasiou & Tseliou Stratou Str./ tel: 2645020001
ATM Piraeus Bank: Town Hall
Alpha Bank: 10 Agiou Mina square/ tel: 2645026570
Eurobank: 2 Xenophontos Grigori Str./ tel: 2645029250
Hellenic Postbank (Tachydromiko Tamieutirio): 42 Eyst. Zakka Str.
ATM National Bank of Greece (Ethniki Trapeza): Agios Nikitas
ATM National Bank of Greece (Ethniki Trapeza): Nydri
ATM Piraeus Bank: Nikiana
ATM Piraeus Bank: Agios Nikitas
ATM Piraeus Bank: Nydri
ATM Piraeus Bank: Vassiliki
ATM Alpha Bank: Nydri
ATM Alpha Bank: Vassiliki
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Supermarkets operate a continuous shift up to 21.00