Photos of Lefkada
 
About Lefkada
 
Map of Lefkada
 
Weather
 
General Information
 
The workshop will be held in Hotel Porto Ligia (http://www.portoligia.gr/), Lefkada, Greece, 27 - 29 September 2007. Lefkada is an island of the Ionian Sea and belongs to the island complex of Eptanisa. It lies between the islands of Corfu and Kefalonia. It is very close to the shores of the western mainland of Greece, a fifty meter floating bridge connects them.

Hotel Porto Ligia is situated in the bay of Ligia village
which is 5km south of Lefkada town. The village of Ligia is a well known fishing port.

Lefkada is located 378 km far from Athens and 420 km far from Thessaloniki. The International airport of Aktion, which is 18 km from the town of Lefkada, performs daily flights to and from Athens and two flights weekly to and from Thessaloniki.

Flights
 
The International airport of Aktion is located nearby the town of Preveza, which is located in the mainland, and it is about 25km from Lefkada town.

The airport is connected with international destinations via Athens International Airport "Elefterios Venizelos", Thessaloniki International Airport "Macedonia" or directly to international airports by charter flights.

The best way to arrive to Lefkada town from the International airport of Aktion is by taxi (a taxi station is available in front of the airport and near the harbour of Lefkada town), however there are public buses also.

Alternative way to travel to Lefkada island is via Athens International Airport "Elefterios Venizelos" via Ioannina National Airport and then by car from Ioannina to Lefkada island (128 km).


"Aktion National Airport"  
 
"Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos"

Committed to operation and service excellence, safety and user-friendliness, the state-of-the-art Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (AIA) has been serving Greece's capital since the opening date March 28th, 2001. A 2.2 billion Euro investment, the new airport was built in a record time of 51 months, replacing its congested predecessor, and offering to all airlines and passengers a modern, spacious and state-of-the-art environment. Athens International Airport has already managed to earn international recognition, holding top positions in the world for the last four years in Overall Passenger Satisfaction - in its airport size category - according to the IATA Global Airport Monitor and AETRA surveys.
 
"Thessaloniki International Airport"
 
 
"Ioannina National Airport"
 
 
 
 
 
 
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