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PATRA (PAT) , Town , ACHAIA , GREECE

Geographical Data

Type of location: Port, Beach, Port of entrance, Port, commercial, Port with supply facilities, Marina, Province capital, Regional seat, Town hall, Prefecture capital, Castle, Cathedral house, Ancient name, Places to visit
Other Names: PATRAS (Known as:)
Tel +30 2610
Altitude: 21 meters
Longitude: 21o 43' 58,65" E
Latitude: 38o 15' 03,02" N

Ferry lines that operate to the port

Shipping Companies Agents
Anek-Superfast Consortium (AU) Euroline - S. Bakolias & Co. Ltd.
(Shipping Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 341984, 343655
Fax: +30 2610 342672
  Ferry Center G. Telonis Ltd.
(Travel Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 634000
Fax: +30 2610 634090
  Filopoulos Th.-Parthenopoulos K. Travel
(Travel Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 622500
Fax: +30 2610 623574
Grimaldi Lines (GR) Patras Shipping Agencies S.A.
(Shipping Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 426000
Fax: +30 2610 461188
Minoan Lines (H.Q.) (ML) Patras Shipping Agencies S.A.
(Shipping Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 426000
Fax: +30 2610 461188

Useful Information (18)

 Tourist police
Tourist Police Department of Patra
Tel: +30 2610 695073, 695190-1
 Port Authority
Central Port Authority of Patra
Tel: +30 2610 341024, 341046, 341002, 361470-1Fax: +30 2610 327136
 Marinas
Patras Marina
Tel: +30 2610 453540Fax: +30 2610 453540
 Links
http://www.apel.ee.upatras.gr/www/pub/patras/phone...
 Police
1st Police Department of Patra
Tel: +30 2610 420612
2nd Police Department of Patra
Tel: +30 2610 695288Fax: +30 2610 277708
 Port Authority
Patras Port Authority S.A.
 Police
3rd Police Department of Patra
Tel: +30 2610 320020Fax: +30 2610 323508
4th Police Department of Patra
Tel: +30 2610 695043
5th Police Department of Patra
Tel: +30 2610 313300, 695053
Achaia Police Headquarters
Tel: +30 2610 695000Fax: +30 2610 271407
 Port information
Patra Port
Ministry of Merchant Marine WebPage
http://www.yen.gr/ports/Html_Files/m_180.asp GreekCapt. Yorgos Ioannides WebPage
http://www.navis.gr/portsgrc/patras.htm EnglishMinistry of Merchant Marine WebPage
http://egov.yen.gr/Folder.2003-07-23.3654/Folder.2... Greek
 Port agents
United Ferries Agencies Ltd. Shipping & Tourist
Tel: +30 2610 226053, 620461, 223698, 272906, 241024, 226850Fax: +30 2610 620462, 241034
Unitrade S.A.
Tel: +30 2610 461800Fax: +30 2610 461801
Euroline - S. Bakolias & Co. Ltd.
Tel: +30 2610 341984, 343655Fax: +30 2610 342672
Ferry Center G. Telonis Ltd.
Tel: +30 2610 634000Fax: +30 2610 634090
Filopoulos Th.-Parthenopoulos K. Travel
Tel: +30 2610 622500Fax: +30 2610 623574
Aqua Shipping
Tel: +30 2610 427100, 421500Fax: +30 2610 420800

Local governments (3)

 Prefectures
Regional Division of Achaia
Tel: +302613 613350-1Fax: +302610 273581
 Town-halls
Patra Municipality
Tel: +30 2613 610200
 Municipalities' district offices
Patra Community
  Patras, the very ancient city of the mythical Patreus, is the third largest city in Greece and the capital of the Prefecture of Achaia. It is a significant commercial and converging point. Its port constitutes the western gateway to Greece. Millions of visitors stop by and admire the exceptional street plan and architectural style of the city.
  The rich historical and cultural heritage of Patras, its significant religious and archaeological monuments, the pace of a modern, live city that offers many possibilities for entertainment set the city apart as an attraction pole of thousands of visitors. In the course of Greek History, from prehistoric times to our days, Patras has always played a pivotal role in the development and moulding of historical conditions. Every corner of the city is its own historical reference point.
  The culmination of all the cultural events of the city, as well as the major winter show of the country is the Carnival of Patras. It is an endless feast lasting two months during which time the colours, gaiety, imagination, and high-spiritedness carry away every single inhabitant of the city as they all join in happiness and sorrow.
  The International Festival attracts thousands of visitors every summer. The biggest names in the Arts and Cultural life of the place honour the deeply rooted cultural tradition of all the inhabitants of Patras.
  The Municipal District Theatre of the city - one of the largest and most active groups in Greece - feature outstanding performances of the classics every season.
  Sporting events are highly favoured in the city, which as two sizable football grounds and three indoor Gymnasiums. Popular athletic events are held in the National Stadium of Patras, whereas basketball, volleyball, and gymnastics contests of European and International interest are organized and held in the Palais De Sport. Moreover, there are three modern conference centres with space available for the organization of commercial and trade exhibits.
  Places worth visiting are the following: the Holy Church of Agios Andreas; the Castle of Patra; the Archaeological Museum; the Municipal Theatre ‘Apollo’ (designed by Ernst Ziller); the Holy Church of Pantokrator (a Byzantine church); the Roman Odeon (the most beautiful Roman edifice in the area); the Castle of Rio built in 1499; the Yirokomio Monastery; the Monastery of Omblou; ACHAIA CLAUSS (where a visitor can be toured around the premises of the wine making plant and have a taste of Mavrodaphni aroma); the Catholic Church of Agios Andreas, and the Municipal Gallery.
This text (extract) is cited March 2004 from the Prefecture of Achaia tourist pamphlet (1999).

Selected tourism enterprises (7)

 Travel agencies
Marine Tours S.A.- Patra
Tel: +30 2610 621166, 621184-5Fax: +30 2610 621190
Ferry Center G. Telonis Ltd.
Tel: +30 2610 634000Fax: +30 2610 634090
Filopoulos Th.-Parthenopoulos K. Travel
Tel: +30 2610 622500Fax: +30 2610 623574
Manolopoulos Travel
Tel: +30 2610 223621, 271163, 277495Fax: +30 2610 222246
Nautilus Yachting - Tours & Shipping
Tel: +30 2610 622676, 620061Fax: +30 2610 620031
Danae Travel Bureau
Tel: +30 210 3247512Fax: +30 210 3221717
 Hotels
Astir Hotel 4 Stars
Tel: +30 2610 279812, 277546, 277502, 276311Fax: +30 2610 271644
Astir Patras Hotel is positioned in the center of Patras, on the quay, right next to the bus and train stations and at an easy walking distance from the Patras port.

Astir Patras Hotel is the ideal choice for your stay in the city of Patras, whether you are on business or holiday, as it can provide the best Patras accommodation.

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