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Sun, 09 Oct 2016

Holidays In Sivota

Sivota Holidays at a glance

Sivota remains one of the most unspoilt regions in the whole of Greece. When you combine this with the fact that it is located in an area of outstanding beauty, surrounded by forests of pine, cypress and olive trees you will be astounded by the attractiveness of the region.

Who goes to Sivota?


Holidays in Sivota are fabulous for those looking for a holiday in a beautiful unspoilt area with most its traditional heritage still intact. Sivota holidays are haven for holidaymakers who want to truly kick back and relax away from the day to day hustle and bustle.



Key Facts - Sivota

  • CapitalThesprotia
  • LanguageGreek
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Time Difference+2 GMT
  • Flight Duration from UK3 - 4 hours (Approx)
  • Nearest AirportPreveza (PVK) - Transfer to Sivota

Sivota Holidays - Destination Profile

The harbour is a focal point of the village, with its small marina and many little shops situated behind. This resort is a must for those who want to holiday in a truly traditional setting.

Holidays in Sivota - Things to see

Greece holidays are perfect for exploring a rich historical heritage; regardless of which of our Greece holidays you choose, the signs and reminders of ancient Greece are never far away. Below is just a selection of the many places of interest to visit during your Greece holidays:-

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Melissani Cave

Samaria Gorges

Thessaloniki

Take a boat trip underground in Kefalonia to experience the magic atmosphere of this cave enclosing a subterranean lake surrounded by trees. Named after the nymph Melissanthi, sunlight streams through the cave top illuminating the shimmering, turquoise water on which boats appear to levitate.

The other-wordliness is enhanced by relics featuring nymphs and dolphin-shaped stalactites. Visit between noon and 2pm to catch the light effects.

The longest gorge in Europe, and second longest is the world after the Grand Canyon, is to be found on the largest of the Greek islands, Crete. The gorge cuts a swathe through the White Mountains and is teeming with wildlife including an incredible display of wildflowers in spring.

 Not to be missed during your Greece holiday to Halkidiki is a visit to Greece's second largest city, Thessaloniki, home to the fascinating Archaeological Museum containing ancient marble statues and gold jewellery originating from Macedonia. The stunning Byzantine churches here are recognised as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Symi Harbour

Hippocrates Plane Tree

Olympia

In a land of picturesque sights, Symi harbour tops the charts. A deep and wide natural inlet and a busy, thriving port, it owes its good looks to the cluster of sea captains' houses in a riot of pastel colours ascending all sides. The harbour comes alive at night when the lights of bars and tavernas twinkle in the water. For a truly panoramic view, climb the 450 Kali Strata steps and catch your breath in the pretty village of Chorio at the top.

Picnic at the foot of the oldest tree in Europe, located in Kos. Still standing thanks to extensive supports, this tree is said to be the Tree of Hippocrates where he once taught his students. ancient ruins give history lovers a treat.

Rediscovered in 18th century in the West Peloponnese, Olympia is the birthplace of the Olympic Games started in 776 BC to honour the god, Zeus. The area is full of historical attractions including The Temple of Hera, Stadium, a holy place for sport activities dedicated to Zeus holding about 20,000 spectators, the temple of Zeus, Prytaneion (site of the eternal flame) and many more.

 

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Medieval Rhodes Town

Monasteries of Meteora

 

The old town area of Rhodes is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Between the Palace of the Grand Master and the Archaeological Museum, the Street of the Knights, was the main street of administrative and military buildings and functions in the Knights' era. The city of Rhodes is dominated by the medieval castle which overlooks the harbour, built in the 14th century by the Knights of St John.

North of the Pelion Peninsular, Meteora is renowned for the breathtaking complex of Eastern Greek Orthodox monasteries built on natural sandstone pillars and appearing to defy the laws of physics; the name means `suspended'. It is has been used as a location in films and inspired much music and literature.

Things to do on a Holiday in Sivota

The island is relatively small and not as well known as some of its neighbours, however there is a good range of watersports including snorkeling and scuba diving.

Popular activities for those taking holidays in Sivota include:

  • Waterskiing

    Sivota Holidays Excursions

    Around The Islands: Time to relax and sail around the small islands close to Sivota. Let's get that tan started.

    Paxos & Anti-Paxos: Speed boat to the beautiful islands of Paxos and Anti-Paxos. Swim in the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea.

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

    Paxos: Sail on our motor yacht to the beautiful islands of Paxos. Time to shop and swim in the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea.

    Parga: Discover Parga with its Venetian Castle, or spend the time shopping in the many shops it has to offer. Even time for a meal as well.

    Secret Epirus 1: Discover the secret beauties of Epirus, visiting the Oracle of Nekromanteion, walk in the river or lunch by the Acheron.

    Sunset By Boat: Enjoy a special evening seeing the setting sun in all its glory with a glass of wine or two.

    Albania: Visit this fascinating country and experience another way of life. A chance to visit the fantastic ancient site of Butrinti.

Eating/Drinking During Sivota Holidays

The harbour is a great place to sip a cocktail while watching the sun set and there is an excellent choice of traditional Greek and fish restaurants. In high season there are two discos for some late night dancing.

Getting Around on Sivota Holidays

Ferries: A schedule of ferries between Corfu, Patra or Ancona, Bari, Brindisi, Otranto from Igoumenitsa.

Bus: There is a daily service by bus from Sivota to Igoumenitsa and there are also bus connections from Igoumenista to Filiates & Paramithia.

Car: Hire a fully comprehensively insured car from our representatives in Sivota.

Sivota Holidays Shopping

The shopping facilities in Sviota are fairly modest but you can bag some bargain local liquors, honey and olive oil.

There are shops and stalls where you can buy shoes, bags and jewellery.

Holidays in Sivota - Beaches

Town Beach - A sandy beach with a popular bar and a taverna situated in the vicinity.

Zavia - An attractive sandy cove.

Mega Ammos - A large, sandy beach with waterskiing available.

Several small coves that can be reached by water taxi or car.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Sivota 21 23 27 29 29 27 24
London 13 16 20 22 21 19 13
Sunshine Hours Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Sivota 7 10 12 12 11 9 6
London 5 6 7 6 6 5 3

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