Ipiros-Thesprotia

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General Information for Thesprotia

Thesprotia Endless sandy shores, little ports with beutiful blue waters, picturesque mountainous villages, ancient ruins and historic sights narrating a historic past, compose the elements of the perfecture of Thesprotia.

Egoumenitsa, the capital (7,500 pop.), crowned by two verdant hills, is a modern town with a very crowded and noisy (especally during the summer months) port. The town had been destroyed during the German occupation and was rebuilt in 1944.

Sights:

  • Ruins of the Turkish castle/kastro
  • Tower of Raghios
  • the village of Plataria (appr. 8 1/2 m.iles south), with a lovely beach.
Surrounding Villages:
Paramythia; Historic Souli; Syvota; Philiates.