Lefkada or Lefkas is an island of the Ionian Islands in the Ionian Sea, so close to the coasts of mainland Greece, that it is connected to them by a 20-meter-long floating bridge, over the historic Strapan road. In Lefkada, a rental car from Imperial Car Rental will prove to be valuable for easy travel to the island. The white rocks of Cape Lefkata or Kavos of Kyra or Lefkas Edra, as it was called in antiquity, on the southernmost tip of Lefkada, gave their name all over the island. On the cape is the temple of god Apollo, to which the rock is dedicated.
On the island there was civilization from the Palaeolithic Age. Findings from the Bronze Age, 2000 BC, were discovered in the Kalligoni area near Nidri and part of the great wall and ruins of the prehistoric city of Nike, the oldest of the island, are just outside the city. Lefkada was a colony of the Corinthians, allied with the Macedonians, occupied by the Romans, remained in obscurity over Byzantium, occupied successively by Franks, Ottomans, Venetians, French and British, liberated in 1864 and united with Greece, experienced tough Italian and German possession in the period 1940-1944 and after liberation began to recover and grow rapidly. Rent a Car Imperial Car Rental Lefkada gives you the opportunity to experience every corner of this easily accessible "landside island".
Leaving Lefkada, the first to meet is Aghia Mavra Castle and the Lagoon of Gira, a unique wetland with the wonderful beach of Agios Ioannis, windmills, fishing houses, the red Kalkani villa and the olive grove in the west of the city. At the entrance of the city, next to the port of Lefkada, you can see the poet's park and the picturesque wooden bridge of lovers above the canal, as well as the beautiful Lefkada Marina, one of the most organized in the Mediterranean.
Your walks in the city of Lefkada, in its canteens, the lively squares and pedestrian streets, the shops, painted in different soft colors, "Lamarinian" houses, decorated with flowers, the masterful churches of the 17th and 18th centuries with excellent pictures of heptansian art , fine screens and impressive bell towers will fill you with countless beauty pictures. Take advantage of Car Hire Imperial Car Rental Lefkada to experience the wonders of the rest of the island.
Following the road from the east side, visit the archaeological site of Kallikoni and ancient Neriko, the lush Karyotes with its salt marshes and wonderful beaches, the beautiful Lygia with its picturesque harbor, the fishing village Nikiana, the Perigiali, the impressive Nydri, Vlychos, Alonaki, Kamari, opposite the islands of Madouri, Sparta, Skorpios and Meganissi, Poros and Mikro Gialos, traditional Sivota, Ammousa, Agiofili, Vasiliki with its beautiful harbor and one of the most beautiful beaches of Lefkada. If you start from the capital of the island, follow the road to the west, you will meet Kaminia, Tsoukalades, Pefkoulia, Hidden Beach, picturesque Agios Nikitas and the wonderful beach Mylos, the magnificent Kathisma, Great Stone, Gialos, Egremni, Porto Katsiki, all beaches of indescribable beauty.
The road that ascends from the city to the hinterland is equally interesting, with the Imperial Car Rental to the most beautiful villages of the Ionian Islands, such as Katouna, the lovely Karya with the plane trees, the traditional woven, the carved embroidery and the amazing views of the beaches of the island, Exanthia with its indescribable view, Egluvi with its gourmet lentils, Dimosari with the waterfalls and the blue lake, the paved Chortata, the verdant Athani. Exploring the beautiful Lefkada with the Imperial Car Rental car rental service, you will experience unique experiences that will make you look forward to returning to the "land" island and enjoy again and again its indescribable beauty!