Patras is a beautiful town designed according to a 19th-century architectural plan that gives emphasis on ample squares and parallel streets. The most famous squares of Patras are King George I and Psilalonia. The first concentrates every busy activity in Patras, while the second is a more relaxing point. Another lovely spot is the beach promenade, east of the port, which gets very popular in summer for its cafeterias and beautiful parks.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these neighborhoods.
After you have seen the Patra neighborhoods, you can also find information about the best beaches.
Guide to 4 villages
Discover our guide to 4 Patra villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Patra. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: The square of King George is the most central square of the city. It distingishes for its fountains with the bronze statues on its northern and southern side. This is where carnival and other cultural events take place.
Description: The beach promenade is a very popular spot in Patra, especially in summer. Cafeterias, restaurants and parks dot the area, while musical concerts are organized in summer in a small open theatre by the sea.
Description: This is a picturesque quarter around the Castle of Patras. It has traditional houses and narrow streets.
Description: This is an ample square that gives nice view to the town and the port. Some elegant mansions surround this square.