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Holidays In Parga

Parga Holidays at a Glance

Parga is without doubt the loveliest resort on the mainland with its whitewashed, red-roofed, village houses surrounding the picturesque harbour. Despite its charm and beauty, its tourism industry thankfully remains low key which is Parga's real appeal. For the more adventurous, Epirus is easily accessible along with boat trips to Paxos. Two golden sandy beaches either side of town & a surprisingly varied choice of tavernas and bars.

Who goes to Parga?
Parga holidays are suited to those wishing to unwind in a beautiful Greek resort with excellent amenities.



Key Facts - Parga

  • LanguageGreek
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 30
  • Time Difference+2 GMT
  • Flight Duration4 hours (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport70km
  • Airport Transfer (Coach)90 mins

Despite its charm and beauty, its tourism industry thankfully remains low key which is Parga's real appeal. Its narrow, flagstone streets are brightly coloured houses and draped with bougainvillea and aromatic jasmine. For the more adventurous, Epirus is easily accessible along with boat trips to Paxos. Parga is also an ideal base for short trips to the surrounding villages of Aghia, Anthoussa and Trkastro, which are perched on plateau above the fertile, mountainous countryside.

There are two golden sandy beaches either side of the main harbour front, as well as a varied choice of tavernas and bars.

Wetlands: A conservation site boasting plenty of special rare of bird pelicans, water buffaloes etc.

Necromandio: The entrance to Hades where the ancient Greeks went to speak to the dead.

Acheron River: Beautiful water that is sourced from the mountains. The spectacular scenery is perfect walking territory and is now protected by the local authorities.

Zalogo: Statue of the woman of Souli who sacrificed themselves by jumping off the mountain to escape capture by the troops of Ali Pasha.

Nikopolis: A large archaeological site founded by Octavian in commemoration of his victory at the battle of Aktion.

Wetlands: A conservation site boasting plenty of special rare of bird pelicans, water buffaloes etc.

Necromandio: The entrance to Hades where the ancient Greeks went to speak to the dead.

Acheron River: Beautiful water that is sourced from the mountains. The spectacular scenery is perfect walking territory and is now protected by the local authorities.

Zalogo: Statue of the woman of Souli who sacrificed themselves by jumping off the mountain to escape capture by the troops of Ali Pasha.

Nikopolis: A large archaeological site founded by Octavian in commemoration of his victory at the battle of Aktion.

Activities on Parga holidays essentially involve unwinding in a beautiful Greek resort which offers surprisingly varied choice of bars and tavernas.

Parga Holidays Excursions


Make your holidays to Parga extra special and book one of our wonderful excursions, we have a range of excursions that have been carefully selected to cater for everyones interests. Some of our most popular excursions are:-

Paxos & Anti-Paxos: Swim in the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea. A day on the boat is worth two on the beach.

Zagoria Forgotten Villages: See the park in all its glory with its flora and fauna.

Meteora: See some of the most incredible sights in the world. The monasteries of Meteora, featured in "For Your Eyes Only".

Secret Epirus 1: Visiting the Oracle of Nekromanteion, time to walk in the river or lunch by the Acheron.

Corfu Delights: Sail the Ionian sea -shop till you drop or see the sights of Corfu Town.

Ionian Cruise: You can see 7 different islands that belong to the Ionian sea. What a day!

For further information and to secure your place on all the above exciting days and nights out, see your Olympic representative in the resort. The best time to book would be at the Welcome Get Together on the day after arrival.

Eating/Drinking During Parga Holidays

Parga has many eateries serving traditional Greek food to à la carte menus. Walk to the castle where tavernas serve fresh fish while in the harbour there more restaurants and bars to choose from.

Getting Around on Parga Holidays

Boat: Public transport is provided by water taxis, which take you to the beaches further along the coast.
During the summer season, there are also ferries from Parga to Corfu, Paxos and Antipaxos.

Bus: There is a bus service, but it is irregular and times should be checked before travelling. 

Car: You can hire a car including fully comprehensive insurance from our representatives in Parga.

Parga Holidays Shopping

Popular items purchased by those taking holidays in Parga include:-

  • Local liquors
  • Honey
  • Olive oil
  • Leather goods such as shoes and bags
  • Jewellery.

Holidays in Parga - Beaches

Parga holidays are known to attract those seeking picturesque settings, there are plenty of beaches to choose from so start at Krioneri which is closest to the centre of Parga before seeking the resorts larger beaches. Lychos and Valtos both of which offer watersports. There are plenty pf remote beaches dotted around Parga which require a boat to access them.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp F Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Parga 69 74 80 84 84 80 75
London 56 61 68 71 70 66 56
Sunshine Hours Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Parga 7 10 12 12 11 9 6
London 5 6 7 6 6 5 3

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