Actium – Vonitsa

Welcome to Actium – Vonitsa! Beautiful town built at the entrance of Amvrakikos Gulf, 114 km from Messolonghi. The stretches of sandy beaches combined with its lush vegetation, its sights and historical monuments have made it one of the most popular areas of Aitoloakarnania. It is worth visiting the ruins of the medieval castle, at…

Aegiale

Welcome to Aegiale! Idyllic town and the second port of the island, with great tourist traffic. It consists of three traditional villages, Lagada, Tholaria and Potamos and is located 17 km northeast of Chora. It is worth visiting the Aegiali Citadel on the Vigla hill, the rock-hewn church of the Holy Trinity and the church…

Amfilochia

Welcome to Amfilochia! Amphilochia is the capital of the Baltic Sea, built at the southern tip of the Amvrak Gulf, about 80 km from Messolonghi. Its houses spread amphitheatrically on the slopes of two hills leading to a natural harbor with a beautiful beach. Its characteristic is the rare phenomenon of phosphorus in the calm…

Andravida-Kyllini

Welcome to Andravida-Kyllini! Kyllini … A large port connecting the Peloponnese with Zakynthos and Kefalonia. It is located 43 km northwest of Pyrgos. During Frankish rule it was very prosperous and was called Glarentza, Clarentza or Clarendia. It is worth visiting the Byzantine monastery of Panagia Blacherna (12th century) with magnificent frescoes, the chapel of…

Archaia Olympia

Welcome to Archaia Olympia! Olympia is today a village with high tourist activity, located near the archaeological site, 19 km east of Pyrgos. Olympia’s archaeological site – one of the most important in the world – is set in a fertile valley, overlooking the lush slopes of the Cronus hill and the river Alfio. The…

Ilida

Welcome to Ilida! Ilida or (Ilis) was a city-state of ancient Ilia, built according to Pausanias (23-26), on the left bank of the Pinios River, before leaving the mountainous hinterland, and flowing next to the gymnasium. Strabo (337) reports that he is flowing from Penios: “the river Pinios flows through the city despite the gymnasium”.…

Mesologgi

Welcome to Mesologgi! Capital of Aitoloakarnania Prefecture and symbol of freedom and independence. It is 224 km from Athens. In 1937 by legislative decree Messolonghi was proclaimed a “Holy City” for the invaluable contribution to the struggle of 1821, and in particular for the heroic Exodus of the Guard and its inhabitants, in April 1826.…

Nafpaktos

Welcome to Nafpaktos! Beautiful city with picturesque harbor, built amphitheatrically on a pine-covered slope. It is 42 km from Messolonghi. In recent years, Nafpaktos has been modernized with many new shops on the beach while maintaining its traditional style. The well-preserved Venetian castle, with its successive rows of walls at the top of the hill,…

Patras

Welcome to Patras! According to tradition, it is the ancient city of the mythical Patra. In the historical course of Greece, from the earliest times until today it has always played a dominant role in the shaping of historical conditions and every corner of it has its own historical reference and memories. The capital of…

Piniou

Welcome to Piniou! The Municipality of Pinios is a municipality of the Ilia Regional Unit of the Region of Western Greece, established by the Kallikratis Program (2011) through the merger of the former municipalities of Bartholomew, Gastouni and Tragano. Its area is 155.05 sq km and its population is 21,034 inhabitants according to the 2011…

Pyrgos

Welcome to Pyrgos! According to tradition, it is the ancient city of the mythical Patra. In the historical course of Greece, from the earliest times until today it has always played a dominant role in shaping historical conditions and every corner of it has its own historical reference and memories. The capital of Achaia prefecture…

West Achaea

Welcome to West Achaea! On the land of Achaia, a year-round tourist destination, the mountains of Panachaiko, Erymanthos and Chelmos lead, and each of its many rivers tells its own story. In the summer it welcomes you to its beautiful seaside settlements. Info Municipality    (+30) 269 336 0100 Health centres    (+30) 269 336…

Xiromero

Welcome to Xiromero! The Municipality of Xiromero is a municipality in the Region of Western Greece established by the Kallikratis Program from the merger of the former municipalities of Astakos, Fytia and Alizia. Its area is 584.82 sq. Km. and the population of 11,737, according to the 2011 census. Info Municipality    (+30) 264 636…

Zaharo

Welcome to Zaharo! Zacharo is a town in southwestern Greece in the western Peloponnese. Administratively it belongs to the Ilia Regional Unit of the Region of Western Greece. The city is crossed by the GR-9 / E55 Highway, which connects Patras with Kalamata. Zacharo is 32 kilometers (southwest) from the Tower, 17 kilometers (south) from…