Holidays in Parga

    Parga in Greece is the most popular summer destination in Epirus. This small town is situated in a secluded bay of the Ionian Sea and has an intense island feeling. The colorful houses of Parga Greece are constructed amphitheatrically along the slopes of a mountain, offering nice view to the sea. A green islet with a white church stands at the entrance of the port, while the ruined walls of a Venetian castle can be seen on top of a hill above the town. Most of all, it is famous for the amazing beaches with the exotic water. With a convenient location in western Greece, Parga is a good base for day excursions to Sivota, Preveza and even Lefkada.

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    Travel guide to Parga, Greece

    Parga Greece holidays guide

    Parga is a lovely town in western Greece with vivid island style. Constructed along the slopes of a a hill, it is surrounded by lush greenery and blue sea. Lovely two-storey mansions with colorful walls are built on the slopes of the hill around the port and create a picturesque atmosphere. On top of the hill above the port are the ruins of an old Venetian Castle. Valtos and Lichnos are the most beautiful beaches in the region. Holidays in Parga can be combined with trips to other beautiful places, like Sivota, Preveza or Lefkada island.

    General information

    Have a look on our travel guide about Parga Greece and see beaches, villages, museums and interesting sights to visit in the region. Also see our photos, 360 pictures and maps to get a better understanding of the location.

    Things to see and do

    Parga Castle

    Parga is an town of mainland Greece which belongs to Epirus region. Parga Greece is mostly famous for the fabulous beaches in the surrounding region. The most beautiful beach is Valtos, an enormous bay with blue green water and tourist facilities. Lichnos and Sarakiniko are also fabulous beaches, apart from the Town Beach that usually gets very crowded. A boat from the port of Parga Greece connects Valtos, Lichnos and Sarakiniko to the town.

    Do not miss the delicious restaurants spread along the port and the beaches of Parga. Interesting sights to visit during your Parga holidays is the Venetian Castle on top of a rock above the town and the Ottoman Castle in Anthoussa. A place of amazing natural beauty is the springs of River Acherontas, surrounded by lush greenery. From these springs start trekking paths in the mountains.

    Organize your holidays

    Have a look on our travel services about Parga and see the hotels we suggest. If you do not want to get into all the details to organize your Parga holidays, ask us to do it.


    Hotels in Parga

    Parga Town concentrates the majority of accommodations in the area. Though there are some large hotels in Parga Town, accommodation mostly consists of studios, self-catering apartments and traditional rooms to rent. The large hotels of Parga in Greece offer luxurious facilities, including pools and spa therapies. The nearby beaches of Lichnos and Valtos also offer some good accommodations to stay during your holidays in Parga, mostly small hotels and family apartments right by the beach.

    Highlights in Parga

    Lovely town of Parga
    Parga is a seaside town in the western side of Greece. It gets very lively in summer due to the wonderful beaches and the natural beauty of the region.
    Wonderul beach of Valtos
    Valtos is the most amazing beach in the region. Large in size and with crystal water, this beach is organized and has many tourist facilities. Many studios and taverns line up this place.
    Venetian Castle above Parga Town
    On a hill overlooking the town port, there is a Venetian Castle constructed in the Middle Ages to protect the town. This castle is largely ruined today.
    Day trip from Parga to Paxi
    In summer there are boat trips from the port of Parga to the lovely islands of Paxi and Antipaxos in the Ionian Sea. These two islands are famous for their exotic waters.
    Castle of Ali Pasha
    On a hill above the village of Anthoussa there is a small Ottoman Castle with gorgeous view of the region. This castle is also known as the Castle of Ali Pasha.
    Sports in Acheron River
    In short drive from Parga, there is a region of extreme natural beauty: the springs of Acheron river. There visitors can do sports, like river trekking and rafting.

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