Igoumenitsa

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Town in Epirus

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

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Igoumenitsa

The Old (North) Port of Igoumenitsa.
photo: Evmeos / CC BY-SA 3.0
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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.

An overview of the new port Igoumenitsa with numerous big ships.
photo: Evmeos / CC BY-SA 3.0
↙ SW   ≈ 1.1km

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.

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A photo showing the paved seafront promenade of Igoumenitsa.
photo: Evmeos / CC BY-SA 3.0
↑ N   ≈ 1.6km

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.

The silver helmet of the king of Epirus Pyrrhus, displayed in the Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa.
↑ N   ≈ 2.1km

Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa

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

A picture showing a tourist boat and many other sailing boats in the marina of Plataria during an evening.
↓ S   ≈ 7.6km

Plataria, Thesprotia

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

Remains of the ancient theater of the ancient city of Gitana close to Igoumenitsa.
↑ N   ≈ 11.3km

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.

Small boats and a catamaran anchored by a sandy beach of turquoise waters.
↓ S   ≈ 14.2km

Syvota

Major resort of Epirus, also known as the "Caribbean of Greece" due to its green coastline and the amazing beaches with crystal-clear waters.

An aerial photo depicting a part of the coastal landscape and the beach Porto Timoni of Corfu.
↙ SW   ≈ 23.9km

Corfu

Green dense vegetated but also densely populated island that is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean.

A pedestrian street with shops, boutiques, and cafeés in the commercial center of Paramythia.
→ E   ≈ 30.3km

Paramythia, Thesprotia

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

A part of the walls and fortification of the Ali Pasha Castle at Anthousa village near Parga.
↘ SE   ≈ 33.5km

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.

An overview of the Kalodiki Swamp full of water lilies among the surrounding mountains.
↘ SE   ≈ 35.8km

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.

A panoramic picture showing a part of the amphitheatrical settlement of Parga including the hill of the castle.
↘ SE   ≈ 36.6km

Parga

Exclusive destination of the west coastline of the Greek mainland, that is very similar to the beautiful landscape of the Ionian Sea islands.

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.