Located on the northern side of Peloponnese, Patra is the third largest city of the country. This town gets busy due to its port that serves ferries schedules to the Ionian islands and Italy all year round. A place with long history, Patra Greece has many interesting sights to see, such as the Medieval Castle, the Roman Odeon and the church of Saint Andrew, protector of the town. The beach promenade is a lovely spot to stroll around and enjoy a coffee with sea view. Patra is famous for hosting the best Carnival in Greece with many events and a large costume parade. The nice beach resorts in the region are great for family holidays, while its central location is convenient for road trips to Olympia, Nafpaktos, Mesolongi and Delphi.