Lefkimmi is situated south of Corfu town, about 40km and around 50 minutes by car. The town is the second largest town on Corfu, there is a river running through it & you can walk along the river which takes you down to the coast, the salt pans and the lighthouse. There is a beautiful long golden stretch of beach here well worth the drive or walk out of town. The town has a number of cafes and places to eat situated along the river although mainly the town is geared towards local living and not tourism. The town has some lovely architecture, picturesque squares and some beautiful churches worth visiting. The closet beaches are Alykes and Buca which are about 3kms away. The area itself has a long history and archaeologists believe settlements existed in the area as far back as Palaeolithic and Neolithic times. A local festival takes place on the 15th of August called honour of Panaghia (Assumption of Virgin Mary) and is well worth a trip if you are not already staying in the area.
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The salt mining here started in the 15th century