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Vissala Village offers the cool and relaxation of a green mountain with the alternative ways of sports besides the sea activities and the enjoyable dives on the nearby beaches (Porto Katsiki, Egremnoi, Sesoula, Avali, Kavalikefta, Gialos, Kathisma, Milos, Pefkoulia, Aghios Nikitas, etc), which are some of the most beautiful worldwide.

Activities

The development of tourism in Lefkada over the last years offers our guests a course of activities.

On the island, there are

  • in the city of Lefkada :
    • organized clubs for wind sailing
    • organized clubs for diving
  • in the city of Vassiliki :
    • organized clubs for kitesurfing and windsurfing
    • organized clubs for mountain biking
    • organized clubs for kitesurfing and windsurfing
    • organized clubs for diving
    • a horse-riding school
  • in the villages of Exanthia and Kalamitsi :
    • clubs with courses for paragliding

as well as pathways to make the guests’ stay interesting and entertaining. From the village of Hortata, there is a special path that leads to mountain Stavrota (1141 m. Altitude) and the Eglouvi plateau with the panoramic and breath – taking view to the whole island.

Vissala Village is the one and only residence in the area of Hortata, within the protected zone of Natura 2000.

Visits

In addition, there are opportunities to visit historic and cultural museums, monuments and events as well as areas of incomparable natural beauty (Lefkada Cape, Dimosari Canyon, Lefkada Waterfall, etc). It’s worth visiting the nearby Karya with the famous embroideries and wovencraft of Lefkada which are remarkable samples of folklore art.

Local flavours

For our guests’ treatment, we recommend the local taverns where they can taste recipes of the Greek cuisine as well as local varieties of wine and tsipouro. There, they can taste the “bianco” cod, smelt pie, frigadeli, various traditional pies and other delicious dishes. They will also savour other products of the area such as “salami Lefkadas”, “faki Eglouvis”, “lathouri Karyas”, “fish roe Divarion of Lefkada city”, wines such as Vardea, Verjami which are native varieties of the islad, pasteli, mandolato, honey pies and liquers. The quality of Lefkadian cuisine which is based on the use of pure, local ingredients and the peculiar recipes of the Ionian islands creates a climate of familiarity, cosiness and desire to extend stay.

Nearest points of interest

  • Bar-restaurant and taverna in the village of Hortata (1km)
  • Mini market in the village of Kalamitsi (4km)
  • Beach Avali and beach Kavalikefta in the village of Kalamitsi (7km)
  • Pharmacy in the village of Agios Petros (6km)
  • Health center in the city of Vassiliki (10km)