An island-city in Epirus !
Preveza is a pictureque town which looks like an island and it is full of attractions which indicate its long history. Also, it has a wide variety of beaches to choose from. Preveza has a lot to offer to its visitors from tourist attractions , archaeological sites and castles to amazing beaches with blue crystal waters along the coastline.
In Epirus, Preveza “smiles” at you. It faces the Ambracian Gulf and the Ionian Sea and it has an amazing waterfront, a marina full of sailing boats , a range of local restaurants and shops which will definitely impress you. Outside of the city, you can visit the ruins of ancient Nicopolis.Also, get ready to ride your motorcycle and explore all the beaches from Preveza to Parga where choices and pleasures never end.
60km full of sandy beaches with beautiful waters scatter across Preveza and Parga. Loutsa, Valtos, Lychnos, Ammoudia, Lygia, Kastrosykia..Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, here you find everything.
The city of Preveza is located at the entrance of the Ambracian Gulf , near the ruins of the ancient city of Vereniki, in a 10km distance from the ruins of ancient Nicopolis, which was built after the battle of Aktion in 31 B.C . Its special location played an important role in its following intellectual and trade development. The first clear reference of its name is found in a poem..
In 1821, during the Greek War of Independence, it was not easy for the people of the area to rebel as the town was isolated from the other areas which had already started the resistance movement. Nonetheless, the residents of Preveza took part in the military operations in Central Greece and Peloponnese. Despite the fact that Preveza was not originally part of the new Greek state , its development during the 19th century was remarkable, mainly in the economic field. Preveza was finally set free in 21st of October, 1912.
After 1983 Preveza acceded in the united urban design. Today, the town has social and technical infrastracture which includes administration , health care, education, sports facilities, port authority etc.
These days, the welcoming people of Preveza continue to respect their memories and traditions based on their concerns, quests and expectations.
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