The area

Meet the region of Epirus

— Perdika Thesprotias —

Perdika is located at the western foothills of the Parga Mountains, about 15 km south of Igoumenitsa, at an altitude of 230 m.

About 6 km south of today’s village, the ruins of an ancient city (“Dymokastro”) are preserved, probably identified with the ancient Elina, which survived to the end of the Roman antiquity, having been demolished in a commune dependent administratively from the Roman colony of Light.

Every year there is a traditional carnival of the area known as “Perdikiotiko Karnavali” Perdika has 10 beaches, Karavostasi, Arillas, Agia Paraskevi, Sofas, Mega Drafi, Kamini, Agali, Stavrolimen, Katsonissi and Pramaliki.

In the plain about two kilometers before Karavostasi there is the Monastery of St. Athanasius, considered one of the most miraculous with great history and celebrating every year on May 2!

— Parga —

Parga is a seaside town located in the northwestern part of the prefecture of Preveza. It is built amphitheatrically on the hillside Pezovolos at an altitude of 139 m and up to the coast of the Ionian Sea.

Today Parga is the busiest tourist resort in the area. Nearby are the beaches of Kryoneri, Piso Kryoneri (within the settlement of Parga), Valtos and Sarakiniko in the west, Lichnos and Ai Giannakis in the east. Right across the city there is the picturesque island of Panagia in which a church is built as well as medieval Venetian and French buildings. It is the most popular tourist destination in Epirus. It is built on the edge of the Venetian castle and is visibly influenced by the Ionian architecture.

Parga’s summer months are connected daily via a coastal connection with Paxous and Antipaxous. It is also linked to Ammoudia, Corfu and Lefkada.

About fifteen kilometers from Parga is the most important ancient monument in the area. It is the most important necromancy of antiquity, the Acerondas Necromanion. The Ancient Greeks believed that the springs of the Acheron River constituted the Gates of the underworld.

— Syvota —

Sivota is a seaside village in the south of the prefecture of Thesprotia.

They are one of the main seaside resorts of Epirus and during summer they gather a lot of tourists both from Greece and from abroad. The settlement is built on a small bay in which various islands are scattered, the most important of which are Agios Nikolaos and the Black Mountain.


Important sights of the area are the monastery of Agia Paraskevi, the 1884 lighthouse built on Mount Mavro Oros and the ancient settlement of Vrachonas. The main beaches of the area are Mikri and Megali Ammos, Bella Vraka, Zavia, Megalo Stathos and Plataria.

— Preveza —

The city of Preveza is located at the southernmost tip of Epirus and in the middle of the northwestern coastline of Greece. Opposite and just 600 meters away lies the sandy Actium cape.

In recent years the access of tourists to Preveza has been facilitated by the creation of the bridge of Rio – Antirio (2004), the underwater tunnel of Preveza – Aktio (2002), Egnatia Odos (2009) and Ionian Road (2017) . It is estimated that at least 500 tourist buses are visited by the Municipality of Preveza each year and other so many visitors to the area. Also at a distance of 3 kilometers from the city of Preveza is Aktio airport, which administratively belongs to Aitoloakarnania serving both residents of Preveza and residents of Aitoloakarnania.

— Igoumenitsa —

Igoumenitsa is a coastal town in northwestern Greece, the capital of the prefecture of Thesprotia, the first port in Greece in the west and the second in passenger traffic after Piraeus all over Greece (according to the Ports Association of Greece)


Today, Igoumenitsa is a residential center of prefectural level, dominated by the tertiary sector, which is mainly related to the transport and tourist activities that focus on the port of Igoumenitsa and the connection to Egnatia Odos. Igoumenitsa is emerging in the western gate of the country and a development center with interregional and transnational role, in parallel and complementary with Ioannina.