8 days in Igoumenitsa Itinerary

8 days in Igoumenitsa Itinerary

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Syvota
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Syvota

— 7 nights
Syvota is a village and a former municipality in Thesprotia, Epirus, Greece. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bella Vraka Beach and Mega Drafi Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mega Ammos Beach and Zeri Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Zavia Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pisina Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Syvota trip builder tool.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Syvota is an approximately 24.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Syvota, with lows of 17°C. On the 8th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Syvota

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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Igoumenitsa travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Fishing Charters & Tours
Igoumenitsa, is a coastal city in northwestern Greece. It is the capital of the regional unit of Thesprotia.Igoumenitsa is the chief port of Thesprotia and Epirus, and one of the largest passenger ports of Greece, connecting northwestern Mainland Greece with the Ionian Islands and Italy. The city is built on easternmost end of the Gulf of Igoumenitsa in the Ionian Sea and primary aspects of the economy are maritime, transport, services, agriculture and tourism. The 670km long Egnatia Highway, which serves northern Greece, terminates at Igoumenitsa, making it a popular starting point for tourists coming from Europe and ending point for trucks from Turkey.Igoumenitsa features many shops, schools, offices and cargo storages, a Technological Educational Institute, a library, an archeological museum, several sport stadiums and tennis courses, a courthouse and a medical clinic. The Thesprotia Police Headquarters and the Municipal Sailing Club are located here. The city itself is built on the slopes of a forested mountain and expands perimetrically around the gulf.The 2011 census recorded 25,814 inhabitants for the wider Municipality, of which 9,820 in the municipal unit of Igoumenitsa proper. Igoumenitsa is known for being surrounded by several forests and for its blue waters. The nearby Drepanos Beach is one of the longest sand beaches in the region, with a length of over 7 kilometers.NamesIgoumenitsa is known by various names in different time periods. Igoumenitsa's original ancient name used to be Titani (Τιτάνη), Gitani, Gitana, and Goumani. During the medieval and ottoman times, it was known as Grava (Γράβα) which means "cave". In 1938, after it became the capital city of the prefecture of Thesprotia, its name was changed to the current Igoumenitsa. The name is a derivation from the Greek word Igoumeni which means "commander; abbot". The name has been adopted as Gomenizza in Italian and as Gumenicë in Albanian.

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