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    Located on the northern side of Peloponnese, Patra Greece 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 in 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.

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    Travel guide to Patras, Greece

    Patra is the third largest town in Greece and has a busy port that serves ferries to the Ionian islands and Italy. Although the history of this town dates from the ancient times, few ancient remains survive today, except for the Roman Oden. Most sights date from modern times, including elegant mansions in the city centre. In the surrounding region, there are relaxing beach places for summer vacations, such as Rio, Psathopyrgos and Vrahneika. Holidays in Patra can be combined with trips to other close destinations, like Olympia, Nafpaktos and Mesolongi.

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    Check the travel guide that we have prepared for Patra holidays and find out all the important beaches, neighbourhoods and monuments to visit in the region. Also through our photos and maps, you can get a better understanding of the location.

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    Hotels in Patra

    Patra in Greece has a wide variety of accommodation for all needs. Many hotels with both basic and extravagant facilities lined up the busy port to suit the needs of visitors transiting through the city. Additionally, hostels and budget hotels are scattered around the town center, only a short walking distance from the port and the city center. More upscale hotels with access to the beach are found in the suburbs of Rio and Kastellokampos.

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    Patra Greece is located on the northern side of Peloponnese. This is the third largest city in Greece and it has a very busy port, serving ferry itineraries to the Ionian islands and Italy. Patra is a town with rich history and has many monuments, such as the Medieval Castle, the Roman Odeon and the large church of Saint Andrew. It is also famous for its vivid nightlife, restaurants and seaside cafeterias.

    Patra town gets very popular in the Carnival Weekend, as it organizes the largest carnival parade in Greece. Its central location serves as a base for excursions to Olympia, Delphi, Nafpaktos and Mesolongi. Beach hotels in the region provide nice places to stay for your Patra holidays.

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