Parga and the Lichnos Beach

lichnos beach

Lichnos Beach

The small town on Ionian coast called Parga in Greece is a nice relaxation destination. It is between Preveza and Igoumenitsa which lies in the region of Epirus. This is central and northern Greece and the historical castle is a draw. Other than the Krioneri beach, there is the Valtos beach, and the Lichnos beach. The scenic beauty of Parga is well-known, this is where the friendly people are around and you get to see a real Greek town. Local tourism is common in Parga too, most of the fellow Greeks visit this place frequently. The peak period of Parga for tourists is July and August. You can go to Parga by boat or by bus from Igoumenitsa or from Preveza with the daily connections. Otherwise from Corfu, there are boats or those coming by air to Preveza may take the charter tourists buses as well. If you are brave to explore the town with a scooter, you can rent one and explore the area and surroundings. Along your way, you must see the Ali Pasha castle which is right on the west of Valtos beach. The other attraction is the old 14th century Greek Fortress. This fortress is on a headland that is separating the Valtos beach and the town centre of Parga. Nature lovers who enjoy walking will love the views that are ever so breathtaking. Just be aware that there are steep drops into the sea and there are no barriers or cordons to forewarn you while you are wandering. Within the greens maybe snakes, just keep on track on the pathways will help you avoid them. Some other tip include buying a map and carry the local Parga map along. You may take a bus to Anthousa and alight at Ali pasha. The way to make you you get off at the correct place is telling the driver the name of this place, then walk to the top of the hill. Take some refreshments like an ice-cream.

Anthousa

Anthousa

Anthousa

This suburb of Athens in Attica is part of the municipality Pallini. At the south of Penteli Mountain, Anthousa is well-known for the exhibition center. Trees and lots of green is what this place is about, it is a quiet place with just a few people living in the area. There are shops and suburban housing. This village is in Epirus which is a mountainous area with land of the ancient Thesprotians and Molossians.

 

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