Besides the rich natural beauty Lefkada also has a cultural heritage.The visitors of the island can tour the Archaeological Museum or the imposing Castle of Agia Mavra. The architecture of the houses in the historic city center is of special interest. Colorful and antiseismic, managed to survive earthquakes and stay intact over time. The mountainous Lefkada offers some unique routes. Travelers of this part of the island can visit the picturesque village of Karia or Eglouvi and taste its worldwide famous lentils. The Lefkadian cuisine offers a great variety of fish and legumes, and has a significant influence from the Venetians.Many Traditional customs and practices of Lefkada vary depending on the season of the year. The special folk songs called “Kantades” and “Varcarola” are of particular interest and are mainly included in the events that take place during the summer.