Patras. Capital of Western Greece.

The third largest city in Greece and capital of Achaia.

Patras is located in Peloponnisos and is well know for it’s natural beauty. Patras acts as a portal to the west, thanks to it’s geographical position and the port, which connects the country with a significant amount of ports  in Italy.
Patras is famous for it’s Carnival Festival, the parades and countless parties it offers during this festive period, but also for many well known cultural destinations in the area.

Discover the city life

It is a city of interesting sights and landmarks, which show the ancient and religious history of Patras.

The new Archaeological Museum of Patras offers a chance to visitors to experience a unique tour to the past, while the imposing Rio – Antirrio Bridge (the longest in Europe on it’s kind) is located in the north part and can be seen from numerous places all over city.

Patras is the ideal touristic base, since it is located right in the center of the triangle of 3 of the most famous destinations of ancient history, Delfi, Ancient Olympia and Epidaurus. The Mycenaean park of Vounteni also in Patras, is one of the most important facilities of Mycenaean civilization internationally.

 Patras also offers one of the most beautiful sunsets in Europe. You can easily enjoy it in a number of places next to the sea or higher on the hills.

Excursions close to Patras

The seaside locations close to the city offer an great opportunity for relaxation, and there are many to choose from, as Achaia’s coastline continues for many kilometers.

You should not leave Patras before trying the famous sweet red wine called “Mavrodafni”, or after dinner you to taste “loukoumi” along with a shot of Tentoura liqueur.

International Araxos Airport

Accommodation in Patras

Transportation to/from Patras