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Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in Preveza

Port of Preveza

Mainly a commercial port without any ferry boat connections that can accommodate sailing and tourist ships.

The Venetian Clock & St. Charalampos Church of Preveza at the end of a pedestrian street with shops and boutiques.
↙ SW   < 1km

Venetian Clock & St. Charalampos Church of Preveza

Church dedicated to the patron Saint of the city and its the belfry that also serves as a Clock Tower.
A picture showing the southeast walls of the Fort of St. Andrew of Preveza.
↖ NW   < 1km

Fort of St. Andrew of Preveza

The biggest among the six historical castles of the broader area that was in use until 1965 when it was announced as a preservable monument.

A close up picture of the Roe Caviar of Preveza (Avgotaraho) as a whole and in slices ready to eat.
↓ S   < 1km

Roe Caviar of Preveza

« Avgotaraho »

This exclusive product of the Ambracian Gulf is considered as the Greek caviar.

A traditional coffeehouse at Saitan Pazar Alley that is named after the name of the street.
↙ SW   < 1km

Saitan Pazar Alley, Preveza

Picturesque stone-paved street in the center of Preveza, which took its name during the Ottoman period and means literally Devil's Bazaar.

Marina of Preveza

Well-functioning marina with contemporary facilities and good service. Local tourist companies offer daily excursions with cruise boats.

A picture showing sardines on a grill.
↓ S   < 1km

Sardines Festival of Preveza

« Giorti Sardelas »

Major feast of August, that celebrates the important product of the local economy.

A picture of the walls of Pantocrator Castle at the coast of Preveza that reach the seawater.
↙ SW   ≈ 3km

Pantocrator Castle, Preveza

Composing a unique landscape as it is built on a cape along the coast, while it is a large fortress erected by the Ottoman ruler Ali Pasha.

The main building of Aktion - Preveza Airport at a picture taken from the runway of the airport.
photo: Alf van Beem
↘ SE   ≈ 4.9km

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.

Archaeological Museum of Nikopolis

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

A bastion and one of the gates at the fortification of the ancient city of Nikopolis.
↑ N   ≈ 8.2km

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.

A panoramic photo of the famous beach of Lefkada called Egremni.
↓ S   ≈ 18.3km


The Greek island that can be reached by car via a 20 meters long floating bridge, and hosts some world-famous beaches of extraordinary beauty.

The monument of Zalongo on the top of the cliff where the women of Souli committed a suicide.
photo: Andreas Papageorgiou / Pappasandreas
↑ N   ≈ 30.7km

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 picture showing the bridge of Arta with some people walking on it.
↗ NE   ≈ 40km


While the legend of its bridge is taught widely even in schools, it welcomes the visitor with many historical monuments and culinary options.

A dark corridor in the Necromanteion Acheron (Oracle of the Dead) in Mesopotamos.
↖ NW   ≈ 50.7km

Necromanteion Acheron, Mesopotamos

As revealed by the literal meaning of its name, it's the Oracle of the Dead in the ancient Greek world.

Questions & Answers about Preveza

Why Visit Preveza?
  • A city of the Greek mainland that offers the impression of being on an island.
  • The Ancient Nikopolis, is one of the largest Roman settlements of antiquity.
  • Combining beautiful landscape, long history, and rich local cuisine.