Thanks to an abundantly green surrounding area and a charming waterfront area, with clean beaches, a historic port and the famous Chlemoutsi castle, one of the most important and best-preserved ones in Greece, Andravida-Kyllini attracts more and more visitors every year as it offers more than just revitalizing holidays as it enables the visitor to take excursions to the beautiful nearby areas and enjoy the beauties of the western Peloponnese.
Andravida–Kyllini has a busy touristic and commercial harbor which connects the prefecture of Ilia with the islands Zakynthos and Kefalonia and is one of the most popular summer holiday destinations in Greece. One of the most important Greek novelists in the European tradition of naturalism was born in Lechena; visit Andreas Karkavitsas’ home, located in the city center and operating nowadays as a museum. in order to learn more about this remarkable personality.
On your way to the lake Kotychiou you will go past the place where the old salt-lake of Lechena, one of the largest salt lakes in the country for over a century. Before departing from Lechena, don't forget to try the excellent oil and milk produced in the region.