Profitis Ilias church
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The Church of Profitis Ilias is located 22 km from Lefkada, the Church of Profitis Ilias is in the heart of the island. Situated between the villages Karia and Eglouvi, this shrine is located in the middle of the mountains. The path leading to it is quite thin, so you have to be careful while driving. There are many turns and narrow sections on this mountain trail. The last section is steep and the road quality is poor in some places, so it is recommended that only experienced drivers visit this place by car.

The Church of Profitis Ilias stands on the highest point on the east coast, second only to several peaks to the south. The whitewashed walls of the church are bordered by a garden that serves as an observation gallery. Inside, you can admire frescoes and souvenirs dedicated to the prophet Elijah. In addition, the views of Lefkada from this place are truly stunning.

Profitis Ilias is listed in the guidebooks as one of the main attractions of Lefkada - and for good reason! On a clear day you can admire the beauty of Nidri, Meganisi, Skorpios, Madouri, Kastos and Kalamos. In addition, in the north you can see the magnificent lands and the lagoon of Lefkada! Truly, the panoramic view from the church of Profitis Ilias cannot be missed!

Below the church is Egklüvi, one of the classic mountain villages of the island of Lefkada with its old stone houses and narrow paths. For decades, the bell on the small bell tower of Profitis Ilias was used for fire alarms. It is worth noting that drones are officially forbidden for military purposes in the area.

Крошечная греческая церковь, которая была построена на вершине горы в Лефкаде: Профитис Илиас имеет один из лучших панорамных видов на острове. Церковь расположена в горах Лефкады, в нескольких километрах от деревни Карья, которая славится своими традициями.