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    Mega Ammos Beach

    by nickandchris Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The biggest, most popular beach in the area.A couple of miles to the west of Sivota. When we visited it was busy, it being Saturday and the Greeks were at play. There were quite a few tavernas here. Seemed to us more like a place to be seen than a peaceful beach. However the swimming was good and it was a pretty beach.

    Mega Ammos beach
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    Boat Hire

    by nickandchris Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    If you feel confident being in charge of a boat, hire one. Nick is used to boats so we leapt at the chance.
    conditions at sea easily change so you have to keep an eye on the weather.
    Having a boat means you can take off where you please and explore all the nooks and crannies along the coast, finding places all to yourselves.

    Oh what fun!!!!
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    Ag. Paraskevi Beach

    by nickandchris Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Our favourite "near" beach. A very steep, tarmaced approach road. Horse-shoe shaped bay with an island for the fit ones to swim to and cliffs at either end.
    Although it said no camping, there are always those that do and as long as they don't leave a mess, I don't see a problem.
    Also a church on a rocky spit.

    Beatiful beach
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    Parga

    by elsadran Updated Aug 18, 2009

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    Parga belongs to the prefecture of Preveza. I remember when I first went to Parga many years ago I was amazed! For years I had had the dreamy picture in my mind and always wanted to come back.
    It is really a gem with its fine coves and clear sea water...but this time I was not lucky enough to enjoy it as I came in the peak season. It was madly packed with greek and foreign tourists.
    The prices were high and I felt asphyxiated in its narrow streets, and its beaches, overwhelmed by the hundreds of beach umrellas - I am not the umbrella-chair type.... I was disappointed and decided to go on to the next destination. Even the short stroll I had in the center was difficult...
    Anyway in a less touristic period I am sure it is a paradise!
    There is enough information from VTers. I'll just show you my pictures!

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    In my Travelogue you will see the best ones...

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    Beaches

    by elsadran Updated Aug 18, 2009

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    There are some good long beaches near Igoumenitsa but they are usually crowded and this is not a town I would recommend anybody to stay more than half an hour...
    So you should hit the road and try something better....
    Plataria is only 13 kms away from Igoumenitsa, Perdika is 15 kms, Syvota is 25 kms and they all have excellent long beaches. Even more south are the beaches of Arillas and some more near Agia , Parga and Preveza. There are so many nice places for relaxing and quiet vacations!
    Hotels are numerous and vary in quality and prices. The tourist infrastructure is quite developed and for those who seek quiet, clear water to swim in there is always a beautiful spot left. The islands along the coast have superb beaches, too!
    If you are in for camping you will be very happy. Armed with a tent or even better a motor house you will have excellent options in the clear water of Epirus in a densely vegetated ambient and near friendly unpretentious people. There are a lot of organised camping sites which are fully equipped and combine excellent sea and green environment.
    In case you are traveling in a private car, your trip will be unforgettable but even if you are using buses, transportation is very good.

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    Perdika Parga Parga
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    Preveza

    by elsadran Written Aug 18, 2009

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    Preveza is a very pleasant city built on a peninsula between Ionian Sea and Ambracian Gulf. A stroll in its pedestrian street and the sea is rewarding. It has a lot of beautifully restored houses and charming old buildings. It has all facilities for travelers and deserves at least a visit if it happens to be on your way.
    The ruins of ancient Nikopolis are very near. Nikopolis was built by the Roman Emperor Octavian in 31 BC. It was destroyed by Vandals and Goths in the 5th and 6th century and rebuilt by Justinian. It was destroyed by the Bulgars in the 11th c and never rebuilt again. There is also an archaeological museum in the site.
    There are several good beaches a few kilometers from Preveza.

    Preveza Preveza Preveza - House of Justice Preveza ancient Nikopolis
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    Syvota

    by elsadran Written Aug 18, 2009

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    Syvota is also an excellent option for summer vacations. This year a lot of Greek tourists have chosen this beautiful place, as the new Egnatia highway has given them a fast access.
    It is found 25km south of Igoumenitsa and about 470 kilometers from Athens. It is built in a protected cove and has many wonderful beaches although in peak season they are packed with umbrellas and people. But still you can find a quiet spot as there are so many beaches around in the mainland and some more on the nearby islands, such as Pisina beach!!!
    Hotels of all levels abound so it will not be so difficult to find one that suits you. The sea water is crystal clear, the ambient is picturesque and green, the tourist infrastructure is very good and the prices are very affordable for such a nice place. A meal for two will cost 25 euros, beach umbrellas and deckchairs with 2 big bottles of water will cost you 7e.
    Try it before it is packed!

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    Sailing to Paxos

    by JLBG Written Aug 14, 2008

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    Unfortunately, I have no photos of the village of Syvota where we staiend only one evening and night but I can remember that we had an excellent dinner in one of the tavernas just out of the seafront with lamb cooked wrapped in brown paper.

    Next morning, our party of three very small yachts left Syvota for Paxos, a small island lined with Corfou, in front of the continent (page to build soon). The photo shows the two boats of our friends leaving Syvota.

    Sailing to Paxos from Syvota
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    The blue cave in Syvota/Mourtos

    by JLBG Written Aug 14, 2008

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    On our way from Igoumenitsa to Syvota, we visited the magnificent blue cave that can be accessed only by sea. With the sun, the sea is magnificently crystal blue, hence the name. The cave is so high that one of our friends sailed inside the cave but I prefered to remain a little outside

    The blue cave in Syvota/Mourtos The blue cave in Syvota/Mourtos The blue cave in Syvota/Mourtos
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    Parga

    by nickandchris Written Mar 13, 2005

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    Parga is not so far away if you have transport. You'll find banks, post office and plenty of shops. Also a magnificent castle to explore, free of charge with superb views over the town and bay. There is a choice of at least three beautiful beaches. You can catch a ferry to Paxos from Parga.
    A good choice of tavernas and restaurants but again we found them fairly pricey. Maybe we are just too mean!!!!!!

    Parga in April
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    Zerri Beach

    by nickandchris Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    A lovely beach to the north east of Sivota. You can get by road, boat or path. A pleasant taverna on the beach.

    Zerri beach, the whole expanse.
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    Sivota Sunsets

    by nickandchris Written Mar 9, 2005

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    Yes, I'm afraid the sunsets from Sivota have to be mentioned. What better way to spend an evening than watching the sun go down from a waterfront taverna?

    Wow......
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