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Those who travel to Lefkada, should not forget to go across, to the nearby island of Meganissi (ancient name, Tafos), that is part of Lefkada administratively. One can go there -it is a very short trip  from Nidri by the Ferryboats LEFKAS & MEGANISSI. 

Meganissi is a wonderful place, with its three villages of Vathi, Spartohori, and Katomeri, its warm and hospitable people and its many sea caves. It is an ideal place tor fishing, and the tourist can spend a quiet vacation here, in the midst of a surroundings with in describable natural beauty. 

Rooms are rented here, and one can find plenty of services. The islands Kalamos (Kornos to the ancients) and Kastos N.W. of the island near the Akarnanikes seashores, with which Lefkada is connected by regular means of transportation. Kalamos has an area of 24 sg. km. It is a mountainous island with high peaks as Vouni (761 m), Kalamida (785m) and Xilokastro (650m). It is also a fertile island, its main production being olive oil, wine, grain and stock products.

Kastos is a smoothly formed and calm island N.W. of Kalamos and has an area of 7sg. km. with a highest altitude of 150m.

Both islands are known from the 1821 revolution as a shelter for the families of the fighters as they were hunted by the Turks.
The natives are hospitable and industrious. For those who would like to have a quiet vacation these two Lefkada islands offer beauty, peace, fishing and fine beaches.

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