Lepeda

Lepeda is a village of Palliki, the peninsula that forms the western Kefalonia. It is located 2 km south of Lixouri, the second largest town of Kefalonia and has only 14 residents.

Although it is a very small settlement, Lepeda is known throughout Kefalonia due to its beach with the same name, located in front of the houses. The sand is ruddy, with a strange exotic color, like the neighboring beaches Mega Lakkos and Xi. The beach in Lepeda is organized, easily accessible by car and is preferred by numerous locals and visitors.

Near Lepeda, there is still the monastery of Agia Paraskevi. It is built close to the sea and it is also dedicated to Saint Anthimos, saint of the Orthodox Church who came from Lixouri, he was blind and became a monk here. The old church of the monastery is built into a cave. The water dripping from the ceiling of the cave is believed to cure the eye’s diseases…