EXCURSIONS SIGHTSEEING IN PARGA
There are so many sights in Preveza prefecture, in Epirus region and of course, the Ionian Islands. Vacationers, here in Lichnos bay, can enjoy idyllic walks, traditional alleyway explorations and mini tours.
Lichnos Beach Hotel is able to organize wonderful sightseeing day trips, so that visitors can take full advantage of their stay in Parga.
Surrounded by Temptation
Everyone who visits Parga and Lichnos Beach Hotel will soon discover the intriguing nearby places. It is very easy to organize mini excursions with a little help from the hotel’s staff.
Parga - Sivota
You can start from Sivota, a beautiful village where lush green mountainous scenery marries the incomparable blue of the Ionian Sea creating an idyllic postcard picture. Take your time and explore each and every one of the numerous beaches that cover a total distance of 20km. Zeri, Zavia, Mega Ammos, Mikri Ammos, Bella Vraka and the other Syvota beaches, wait for you to dive into infinite crystal blue.
After the endless “shower” of magnificent sunshine and aquatic fun at the beaches of Syvota, it is certain that the river Acheron’s dark appeal and mystery will not escape your adventurous nature and you will find yourselves eager to learn its secrets.
Due to its environmental value Acheron River attracts many visitors every year. The river is a classified area of outstanding beauty and important eco-touristic attraction; Acheron River and its surroundings belong to the program “Natura 2000” of protected natural areas.
Its name comes from the ancient Greek word "achos" which means “sadness”, referring to the grief of death. In ancient times it was believed that the river Acheron was the traversing gate from which the "psychopomp" Hermes was delivering the souls of the dead to Charon, only to end up at the vast kingdom of Hades, their last residence.
Once you let the cathartic air that environs Acheron cleanse your aura, you will feel the need to discover more about the scenic beauty of the surroundings and Paxi-Antipaxi is definitely the right places. Paxi and Antipaxi, two small colourful insular cornucopias, called "Benjamin of the Ionian Islands", are located 7 miles south of Corfu, just 8 miles from the mainland coast and 12 miles from Parga.
The capital of Paxos is the picturesque Gaios, which is naturally embosomed by two islets, the Virgin Mary and Saint Nicholas. Paxi is dominated by olive groves and Antipaxi by vineyards which produce first quality delectable wine. Antipaxi is also famous for its exotic beaches Vrika and Voutoumi. Rich with olive, pine, cypress trees and shrubs, beautiful beaches, scenic bays and magnificent caves, Paxi are true to the Ionian architecture and natural ambience. Two cosmopolitan islets full of charm and elegance!
Lichnos Beach, Parga
One of the most exciting explorations in Lichnos bay is in its caves, all magically juxtaposed along the bay; the biggest of them is named Aphrodite’s cave. The Greek mythology has it that the goddess Aphrodite was taking her bath in there. Aphrodite’s cave is 5 minutes away from the beach and Lichnos Beach Hotel can arrange for its guests to visit it with pedal boats.
Moreover, Lichnos beach is just a breath away from the hotel; perfect for all those who want to try water sports like water skiing, parasailing, diving, snorkeling, jet skiing or windsurfing. Nonetheless, the beach is ideal for those who simply prefer swimming, sunbathing and an overall relaxing holiday.
- Sightseeing tours
- Water activities
Epirus nearby attractions
- Ancient Dodoni
- Ancient Titani
- Ancient Nikopolis
- Pamvotis Lake of Ioannina
- The Cave of Perama
- Vlahernon Monastery of Arta
- Parigoritissa Convent of Arta
- Pavlos Vrellis' Museum of Greek History
Μore informations about Parga
Parga is located in the prefecture of Preveza ------------> About Parga
Directions, routes to Parga in Greece -------> Parga Map & Access
The closest airport to Parga is Aktion --------> Preveza - Lefkas, Aktion (PVK)