Overlooking the Ionian Sea, Parga is a picture-perfect coastal town of Northern Greece. Located in Epirus, this is a place where travelers find peace and quiet, without losing track of accessibility to historic monuments and legendary tourist destinations. Locals love Parga, as it encompasses the glory of past centuries along with the serenity of today. People from all over Greece visit the town, especially on weekends, as part of their tour to Epirus and even Lefkada island. But to be fair, Parga is an exceptional destination on its own.
The town is embraced by a welcoming hill with tall trees, leading up to the remains of a Venetian castle. The whole scenery is mesmeric, with the ultimate combination of green and blue that defines the Ionian islands. This is why Parga has been called “an island on the shore”. The colorful houses stand proudly along the promenade of the harbor, with dramatic views to the Ionian Sea and the quaint landscape. There are several cafés and restaurants, fish taverns and a few bars in the area, most of them by the harbor. Fresh fish grilled and served to perfection, traditional recipes from Epirus and tasty treats from Greece and the rest of the world, you name it!
From Parga, you may choose to take on a cruise to Sivota islands or head to other Ionian islands like Paxos and Corfu. Acherontas river is also within small distance, making it an exquisite daily excursion for nature enthusiasts to enjoy. In Acherontas, you will indulge in rafting, horseback riding and of course a visit to the springs of this famous river. Everything is unspoiled, like the toll of time has not touched the region even the slightest bit.
Explore Parga, a majestic destination where the past meets the present in a sublime fusion of culture, history and natural beauty.