Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Igoumenitsa
Old (North) Port of Igoumenitsa
With renovated facilities & good infrastructure hosts the ferry boat connections with the island of Kerkyra as well as that of Paxi.
New (South) Port of Igoumenitsa
The second-largest in traffic Greek port, after this of Piraeus, that connects Greece with Italy and subsequently with the whole of Europe.
Promenade of Igoumenitsa
A series of recent reconstruction works on the coastal zone, target to make the whole city "turning its face" towards the sea.
Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa
Exhibits related to the broader region dating from 100.000 years ago until the 17th AD century.
Picturesque coastline village in a gulf of the Ionian sea, well-known as a safe natural port that welcomes numerous tourist boats.
Archeological Site of Ancient Gitana
Remains of an ancient city founded between 335 BC and 330 BC that served as the capital of the broader region for almost 150 years.
Major resort of Epirus, also known as the "Caribbean of Greece" due to its green coastline and the amazing beaches with crystal-clear waters.
Green dense vegetated but also densely populated island that is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean.
Small town with approximately 2500 inhabitants and rich history, which used to be the commercial and cultural center of the broader region.
Ali Pasha Castle, Anthousa
Ottoman fortification erected in 1814 by Ali Pasha who was aiming to get control of the rebellious and disobedient city of Parga.
Next to Kalodiki settlement and a 100 meters away from Morfi village is a wetland with rich flora and fauna as well as a bird-watching area.
Questions & Answers about Igoumenitsa
Why Visit Igoumenitsa?
- The second-biggest in traffic Greek port transforms Igoumenitsa into a transit city.
- Great commercial hub connecting Greece with Europe and the Balkans.
- Coastal town that attracts numerous guests coming with cruise ships.