Holidays in Parga Sivota Epirus Greece


Holidays in Parga - Sivota

Both Parga and Sivota, areas of outstanding natural beauty, integrated in the Natura 2000 network, are the most cosmopolitan destinations in northwestern Greece. With their picturesque streets, the idyllic landscapes with green hills, the enchanting islands which reminiscent the Norwegian fjords and the crystal clear waters and spotless beaches, both cities, attract thousands of visitors every year from all over the world.


The Venetian Parga is a beautiful village amphitheatrically built next to the beach which maintains intact its architectural tradition. Houses with colorful facades, clearly influenced by Italy, and the Castle which pops up the hilltop, travel visitors in a magical era with knights and princesses giving the city a nostalgic breath. The idyllic island of Panagia, the narrow paved alleys, the flowery gardens and the traditional taverns give their own tone in Parga’s colorful "palette"! With picturesque streets, shops, restaurants and bars, in Parga, you feel like you are more on an island than on the Greek mainland!


Sivota, a picturesque village with heavy history, built on a small, secluded bay on the coast of the Ionian Sea, on the southern tip of Thesprotia prefecture is the most cosmopolitan resort of the area especially during summer months. It's a revelation! The wonderful terrain reminds something of the Nordic fjords or the Dalmatian coast. The monuments of the past as well as the natural beauty of Sivota will definitely surprise you. Admire the green islands of Saint Nicholas and Mavro Oros (Black Mountain), with the lighthouse, built in 1884, which surround the village. Rent a boat or ask a water taxi to show you around and … let your eyes travel at the blue-green colors of the area.


Both Parga and Sivota offer visitors many recreational options, including diving, sailing and excursions to the nearby islands and villages. Undisputedly, it is an area endowed by nature which can only be memorable to those visiting it.


Parga Sivota Map Epirus Greece


The beaches of Parga and Sivota, either sandy with little pebbles or with high rocks, will surprise you with their beauty, the terrain diversity and the purity of their coasts. Most of them are organized whilst offer many water sports facilities.

In Parga you can swim at: Valtos beach, Kryonri beach, Piso Kryoneri beach, Lichno beach, Sarakiniko beach and Ai Giannakis beach.

In Sivota you can swim in the turquoise waters of: Piscina beach, Bella Vrakas beach, Agia Paraskevis beach, Zavias beach, Karavostassi beach, Mega Ammos beach, Zeri beach and Plataria beach.



- The historic Venetian castle of Parga


 - The island with the church of Panagia in Parga


 - The church museum in Parga’s city center


 - The church of St. Nicholas, patron of Parga


 - The Monastery of Agia Vlacherna


 - The little chapel of Ai Sostis under the rock in a unique landscape over the homonymous beach


 - "Ali Pasha’s" castle in Anthousa


 - The underwater spring in Ai Giannakis’ bay


 - The natural caves in Lichno


 - The Paragaea oil mill with a history of over 100 years


 - Perdika village


 - Plataria village


 - The archaeological site of Dimokastro


 - Kalodiki village


 - Acheron river


 - The islands of Paxos and Antipaxos


 - Corfu island


 - Igoumenitsa city


 - The city of Ioannina

Useful Information 

How to get there

From Athens

Travelling by car

To reach the town of Parga, you can drive from Athens via the National Highway heading to Patras. Once you reach the town of Rio, cross the bridge to Antirio and then head to Messolongi – Amfilohia – Aktio. Drive through the underwater tunnel to the city of Preveza. After you pass Preveza, drive through Mytikas village and then keep heading to Igoumenitsa till you reach Parga.


Travelling by bus

You can also take the Intercity Bus (KTEL Bus of Preveza) from the Intercity Bus Station of Kifissos (6 hours and 45 minutes journey).

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From Thessaloniki

Travelling by car

To reach Parga from Thessaloniki, you can drive via Egnatia Highway heading to Ioannina and Igoumenitsa (344 km distance – 3 hours and 15 minutes ride). Just before you reach Igoumenitsa, take the highway to Preveza and follow the signs to Parga.


Travelling by bus

You can also take the Intercity Bus (KTEL Bus of Preveza) from Macedonia Intercity Bus Station of Thessaloniki (4 hours journey).

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Distance from Parga to Sivota

The town of Parga is just 26 km away from the seaside village of Sivota, which makes it ideal for you to spend your holidays at both these beautiful Epirus destinations.

Medical Care

During your stay in Parga or Sivota, you can be served for health issues:


General Hospital of Preveza which is located at 2, Selefkias street, in Preveza, Tel: (+30) 26823 61200


Health Center of Parga, Tel: (+30) 26840 31233

Useful phone numbers

Pargas Port Station: (+30) 26820 22226


Police Station of Parga: (+30) 26840 31222


Police Department of Parga: (+30) 26650 93333


Fire department of Parga: (+30) 26840 31220


General Hospital of Preveza: (+30) 26823 61200


Health Center of Parga: (+30) 26840 31233


Clinic of Sivota: (+30) 26650 93075


Intercity Bus Station of Preveza: (+30) 26820 22213, 61332


Intercity Bus Station of Thesprotia: (+30) 26850 22309

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