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Driving from Igoumenitsa to Lefkada

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Driving from Igoumenitsa to Lefkada

Does anyone know what the roads are like driving from Igoumenitsa to Lefkada? Are the roads in good condition and wide? I've never driven this route before. Also, does anyone know how long it takes to drive that distance?

Thanks.

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1. Re: Driving from Igoumenitsa to Lefkada

According to the AA's route planner, the distance is 115 km (71 miles) and you should expect to cover it in just under two hours. Looks like a cross between an A-road and a B-road, definitely not motorway. There are some bends along the way, nothing major.

Perhaps someone who's driven this stretch recently (I was last in that part of the world a couple of decades ago!) will have more detailed information for you.

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2. Re: Driving from Igoumenitsa to Lefkada

The roads are fine - the road coming out of Igoumenitsa is a bit windy but not for long - then it's one long road with the most beautiful scenery I have ever seen! The sea will appear on your right once you pass the turn for Parga - follow signs for Preveza - straight road. Then straight through the underwater tunnel (3 euro on exit) From there pass the airport and follow the signs to Lefkada which is approx 15-20 mins - bit windy but perfectly ok road.

Any further questions just ask.

Edited: 15 February 2011, 16:08
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3. Re: Driving from Igoumenitsa to Lefkada

opps - distance forgot. approx 1hr 15mins to the tunnel - then a further 20mins to Lefkada town.

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4. Re: Driving from Igoumenitsa to Lefkada

Are they mountanous roads with cliffs? I'm used to the roads in Kefalonia where its mountain on one side and a cliff on the other... just wondering if it was similar. thanks.

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5. Re: Driving from Igoumenitsa to Lefkada

No - not at all. It's a normal Greek road - albeit one the most beautiful! For 25km you'll have the sea view on one side and trees on the other - the road has ample width for 2 cars/lorries.No drops/ - no mountains. It's the mainland's main road from Igoumenitsa to Preveza - there's no other national road that way. You are on the mainland - different from an island. Where in Lefkada are you going as you may come across the type of road you mention there.

Edited: 17 February 2011, 05:23
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