Lefkada, the Greek island of Sappho

Do you know what the “Ionian Caribbean” is? Greece has tropical scenery in the center of the Mediterranean. The landscape between Corfu and Kefalonia is so beautiful that it has acquired its unique moniker. The coastlines of Lefkada Island, one of Greece’s wildest and also featured in Homeric myths, emerge between the two famed Greek islands. A hilly region ideal for nature treks and excursions amid high-altitude settlements, immersed in the romantic mythology of the poetess Sappho, who chose to commit herself from these white cliffs.

  • Go there if you like: sea, nature, archaeology
  • For how long: one week
  • Best time: from May to October

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