PREVEZA (Town) EPIRUS - Greek Travel Pages

PREVEZA, Town, EPIRUS

PREVEZA Photo gallery

Displaying 10 out of 22 total images found for PREVEZA. View all.

PREVEZA Town EPIRUS View map

Overview

  The name Preveza is first mentioned in the Chronicle of the Morea in 1292. Created towards the end of the eleventh century, following the desertion of ancient Nikopolis, the city was conquered several times in the course of its turbulent history: by Visigoths, Goths, Bulgars, Turks, Venetians and French. It was liberated on 12 October 1912 and incorporated within the Greek state.
  Preveza lies 370 km northwest of Athens (via Rhion-Antirrhion) and has a population of 20,000. It is located in the southernmost tip of the prefecture on a small peninsula at the narrow entrance to the Ambracian Gulf, opposite Aktion (ancient Actium). The city’s markedly island (Heptanesian) character, so fascinating for the visitor, is due to the fact that it is washed on three sides by the sea. Traditional buildings dominate the waterfront of the harbour, while quaint old houses, narrow streets, local tavernas and coffee-shops compose its tranquil interior.
(text: ELENA PALASKA)
This text (extract) is cited July 2003 from the Prefecture of Preveza tourist pamphlet (1996).

Find within PREVEZA

pin
18
Related Destinations
View
bed
25
Hotels & Accommodation
View
Boat
Domestic sea schedules

Geographical Data

Type of location: Port, Beach, Port of entrance, Port with supply facilities, Recognized spa area, Listed traditional settlement, Spa, Town hall, Prefecture capital, Province capital, Fortress, Cathedral house
Postal Code: 48100
Tel +30 26820
Altitude: 12 meters
Longitude: 20o 45' 01.75" E
Latitude: 38o 57' 39.39" N

Population Census

Year Population
1991 13341
1981 13624
Distances:
191 Nautical miles Southeast (SE) via Corinth isthmus: PIRAEUS Town, ATTIKI , GREECE
376 Kilometers Southeast (SE) via Aktio & Rio ferries: ATHENS Town, ATTIKI , GREECE
471 Kilometers Northeast (NE) the prefectural capital THESSALONIKI Town, MAKEDONIA CENTRAL , GREECE

GTP Headlines

Receive our daily Newsletter with all the latest updates on the Greek Travel industry.

Subscribe now!

Ferry Departures

Promotions