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City in Epirus

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in Arta

A picture of the exterior part of the Byzantine Church of Panagia Parigoritissa in Arta.
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Byzantine Church of Panagia Parigoritissa, Arta

Masterpiece of Byzantine architecture and art, famous for its dome that seems as sky-hanging.

A picture showing the yard and the Byzantine Church of Saint Theodora in Arta.
↑ N   < 1km

Byzantine Church of Saint Theodora, Arta

A "living Byzantine monument" of the 13th century dedicated to the patron saint of the city.
The Clock Tower of Arta in front of the walls of the Byzantine Castle of the city.
↗ NE   < 1km

Clock Tower & Castle of Arta

Dating from the 17th-century, the oldest Clock Tower of Epirus stands in front of the 13th-century Byzantine fortification of the city.

A close up image of the Arta's Bridge among the green waters and the dense vegetation of the shore.
↙ SW   ≈ 1.5km

Bridge of Arta

A 17th-century Ottoman structure, famous for the legend that describe the sacrifice of the master builder's wife during is construction.

Archaeological Museum of Arta

Modern museum opened in 2009 which concentrates on the region's history, through the Archaeological Collection of Arta that dates from 1972.

The two-floor red building that hosts the Skoufas Folklore Museum of Arta.
↙ SW   ≈ 1.6km

Skoufas Folklore Museum of Arta

Dealing with the customs and the traditions of the region, it is housed in a historical building of 1864, next to the Arta Bridge.

An overview of the artificial lake close to the city of Arta.
→ E   ≈ 2.1km

Riverside Lake Park of Arta

Located by the artificial lake, next to the Arachthos river, it is an ideal place for a walk in a natural environment close to the city.

The monument of Zalongo on the top of the cliff where the women of Souli committed a suicide.
photo: Andreas Papageorgiou / Pappasandreas
← W   ≈ 36.1km

Monument of Zalongo

Referring to the legendary "Dance of Zalongo" and the sacrifice of the women of Souli who chose to die free instead of living in captivity.

A bastion and one of the gates at the fortification of the ancient city of Nikopolis.
↙ SW   ≈ 38.1km

Archaeological Site of Nikopolis

A city founded by the first emperor of the Roman Empire Caesar Augustus as a reminder of the naval battle of Actium in 31 AD.

Archaeological Museum of Nikopolis

A modern and large exhibition inaugurated in 2011, that hosts findings unearthed during the excavations at the ancient Roman city.

Numerous sailing vessels anchored in the quay by the seafront promenade of Preveza.
↙ SW   ≈ 41.1km


Surrounded by water of the Ambracian Gulf to the east and the Ionian Sea to the west it's a port-city of Epirus famous for its gorgeous sunset.

The main building of Aktion - Preveza Airport at a picture taken from the runway of the airport.
photo: Alf van Beem
↙ SW   ≈ 43.7km

Aktion - Preveza Airport

A small regional airport which serves Preveza, Lefkada & a big part of the west coast. It's linked seasonally with many European airports.

Questions & Answers about Arta

Why Visit Arta?
  • A well-known folk song narrates the legend, linked with the old bridge of the city.
  • Numerous important monuments related to its rich Byzantine past.
  • Famous for the orange production of the nearby vast orchard.