Walking trails

Walking trails

Lefkas is an island built for get-active types, especially hikers. If you want to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, there’s no better trek than across Melissa Gorge. Just picture butterflies fluttering among ancient trees, rosebushes and old watermills, and that’s about the size of it. Meanwhile, moss-covered Skaron Forest is fairytale-esque and Dimosari Canyon is the one for waterfalls.
Elati Mountain

Elati Mountain

Vafkeri, Lefkas

Feeling adventurous? Hike to the highest point on the island. Elati Mountain is known for its rocky terrain and panoramic views from the top. The trails can be quite advanced, so make sure you’ve sussed out...

2.1 Km to Walking trails - Map

Lentil Festival

Lentil Festival

Lefkas

Head to the mountain hideout of Egklouvi at the beginning of August for lots of locals, laughter and lentils! This festival celebrates the harvest of the village’s prized crop, starting with a church service to...

2.3 Km to Walking trails - Map

Monastery of Asomatou Archangel Michael

Monastery of Asomatou Archangel Michael

Vafkeri, Lefkas

The crumbling ruins of the Monastery of Asomatou Archangel Michael are some of the most significant in the region. Founded in the 16th century during the Ottoman reign, it has a handful of fascinating original...

3.9 Km to Walking trails - Map