Parga is a little town located in the northwestern part of the regional unit of Preveza in Epirus. In this northwestern part of Greece Parga combines beautiful scenery and sea. The town lies exactly on the Ionian coast between the cities of Preveza and Igoumenitsa. Parga is considered to be among the most beloved destination in Epirus and Greece either in summer or in winter.
Come to Parga and have the chance to explore the beauties of this majestic and magical place. This small Greek town is situated in a secluded bay of the Ionian Sea and has an intense island feeling. Its vividly turquoise waters will charm you…
Parga is ideal for swimming, hiking, sightseeing as it provides all the amenities. It combines many different architectural features from many different eras; under Venetian, Turkish, French and English occupations this place is a cultural mixture.
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When you will arrive to the town you will see the harbor of the town and its Venetian castle. This castle has been many times destroyed and reconstructed. It is a living monument from the 17th century with a few amendments made by Ali Pasas, who bought the whole town form the English men.
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The access to the castle is easy and can be made from the harbor by using its small streets and paths. Do not forget to walk in the town by the night and see the whole town under the light of the moon. In that way you will have the chance to explore the town without struggling with the heat, which is a problem especially in the summer.
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While you are visiting Parga, do not forget to visit also the castle of Ali Pasas, which is located in a village nearby. The village’s name is Anthousa and can be reached only by a vehicle. The place is also known for its waterfalls.
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The colorful houses of Parga Greece are constructed amphitheatrically along the slopes of a mountain, offering nice view to the sea. Parga is a good base for day excursions to Sivota, Preveza, Paxos, Antipaxos and even Lefkada.
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In the village of Gluki you can admire the natural beauty by crossing by boat the mythical river of Acherontas. The nature lovers can also go hiking using the path, which begins from the village and ends up in the woods!