Famed as the loveliest village on the mainland, with whitewashed houses draped with bougainvillea and jasmine.

Description

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.

Destination Profile

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 Agia Kiriaki, Anthoussa and Kastro, 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.

Highlights

  • Picturesque
  • Traditional Charm
  • Relaxed

Things To Do

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 everyone's interests. Some of our most popular excursions are:-

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

Zagoria & Ioannina: See the National Park in all its glory and visit Ioannina, the capital of Epirus.

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

Secret Epirus 1: River walk (High Season only). You can walk the river Styx's, the path to the underworld.

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.

Things To See

Wetlands: A conservation site boasting plenty of rare bird throughout the season and its own pelicans breading programme, water buffaloes and eels.

Necromanteion: 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.

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