Parga lies 77 km (48 miles) from Preveza and 90 km (56 miles) from Arta. It is a
small, picturesque town built in a semi-circle round the bay. Franked by small inlets,
coves , sandy beaches and islets, parga is surrounded by wooded hills.
Parga has beautiful natural surroundings. It is hills are covered in olive, pine
and cypress a perfect complement to the attractive indented costline and wooded
islets just offshore. The town shelters behind a rocky headland crowned by a venetian
An array of brightly conopied coffees and restaurants lines the waterfront. Behind,
narrow, lanes, small shops, and old houses, climb the hill.
Night live is whatever you want to make it, from traditional taverns to lively music
The is a perfectly fine town beach from which you can pedal or swim to one of the
islands in the bay.
However most head of magnificent valtos beach just around the headland, or lichnos
further south. Both are long sheltered and sandy, and love a full range of water
Water taxis shuttle inexpensively twixt harbor and beach. The more energetic can
walk over the headland to valtos about 20 minutes.
Parga is a organised resort which holds great appeal for all ages and nationalities.
It gets particularily busy in the high season ( a five week period from end-july)
and sometimes at weekends with greeks, so far, Parga’s character and charm have enabled
it survive. It’s recent popularity.