Egremni beach on Lefkada Greece
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Egremni beach on Lefkada Greece

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Egremni is long beach on the west coast of Lefkada. When coming by car there is a paid and paved parking on the hillside above the beach. To get down to the beach you have to walk down a fairly long concrete stair and at the final bit a very steep wooden stair. On a hot summer day it is quite exhausting even if you are in good shape. Above the stairs there were a small beach bar and below on the beach some sunbeds for rent. This panorama was taken almost a kilometer south from where the stairs come down to the beach. Bring plenty to drink of you plan to attempt the long walk.

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