Cultural Hike Tour in Sfakiotes

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Period of operation :May to October
Price :

60€/person for min 5 participants (for less or more participants please contact us)

Duration :Short Route: 4 hours / Long Route: 6 hours
Minimum attendance :1 participant
Level requirements :Age 14 and above, basic physical condition

Imagine that you are on a mountainous trail surrounded by olive groves, vast orchards and extensive vineyards, having the Ionian Sea on one side and the stone villages of Lefkada on the other; Welcome to Sfakiotes, a mountainous area in the northern inland of Lefkas Island endowed by both nature and local people with rare beauty!!! The traditional houses with the distinctive arches, the stone wells, and the temples with the unique steeples, as well as the old watermills, the stone bridges over the crystal-water springs of Melissa’s Gorge, create a captivating landscape waiting to be explored! An exceptionally circular hiking-tour that passes through the picturesque settlements of Lazarata, Frias, Kavalos and Spanochori, and crosses part of Melissa’s Gorge, to end back in Lazarata and the traditional tavern of the village for a hearty meal made with local products!!!

Long route : Lazarata- Frias- Kavalos- Melissa’s Gorge - Spanochori-Lazarata

Duration: Hiking time  4 hours - Total time:  6 hours

Distance: 12 Km 

Departure: 10:00 am - Arrival: 16:00 pm


Short route: Lazarata- Frias- Kavalos- Spanochori- Lazarata

Duration: Hiking time 2 hours - Total time:  4 hours

Distance: 5 Km 

Departure: 10:00 am - Arrival: 14:00 pm 

  • English speaking Trekking Hellas Guide
  • Snack ( coffee, juice, tea, biscuits)
  • Picnic lunch

Meeting point: Lazarata Village Square, click here to see meeting point on google maps

Meeting time: 10.00 am