Igoumenitsa

Town in Epirus

Once here, you will find yourself having many day trip opportunities to nearby historical sites, natural beauty spots, and boat tours to islands.

An overview of a part of the port of Igoumenitsa.
photo: Evmeos / CC BY-SA 3.0

Attractions & Things to Do in Igoumenitsa

Port of Igoumenitsa

Busy port, that connects Greece with Italy, and domestically with many Ionian islands and Patras.

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A photo showing the paved seafront promenade of Igoumenitsa.
photo: Evmeos / CC BY-SA 3.0

Promenade of Igoumenitsa

A series of recent reconstruction works on the coastal zone, target to make the whole city turn its face towards the sea.

↑ N
≈ 2.5km

Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa

Exhibits related to the broader region dating from 100.000 years ago until the 17th AD century.

↑ N
≈ 3km

Plataria, Thesprotia

Picturesque coastline village in a gulf of the Ionian sea, well-known as a safe natural port that welcomes numerous tourist boats.

↓ S
≈ 6.8km

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.

↑ N
≈ 12.2km

Syvota

This small colorful town is the «Caribbean of Greece» due to its pristine beaches with turquoise waters, glowing sunsets, and relaxed atmosphere.

↓ S
≈ 13.2km

Corfu

A green yet busy island with tons of historical sites and a magnificent Venetian town, Corfu has it all. Beach life, scenic drives, and history.

↖ NW
≈ 22.9km

Paramythia, Thesprotia

Small town with approximately 2500 inhabitants and rich history, which used to be the commercial and cultural center of the broader region.

→ E
≈ 30.7km

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.

↘ SE
≈ 32.9km

Kalodiki Swamp

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.

↘ SE
≈ 35.4km

Parga

Parga is on the Greek mainland but with its promenades, the Venetian castle, and plenty of charming beaches, it could also be an island.

↘ SE
≈ 36km

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.
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