Preveza is a city and port of Epirus, at its southern end, at the entrance to the Amvrakikos Gulf.
It is built on the northern side of the prefecture of Preveza, which connects the Amvrakikos bay with the Ionian Sea. Opposite it, there is the cape of Aktio Aitoloakarnania, which is connected via an underwater tunnel. There is also the Aktio National Airport that connects the city by air with Athens, Thessaloniki, Rhodes, Chania, Heraklion and Larnaca.
The city has a marina for pleasure boats, while the port of Preveza is a junction between Epirus-Akarnania and Greece-Italy.
A rental car from Imperial Car Rental will offer you fast and safe travel during your stay in Preveza.
The area is inhabited since the Paleolithic years, before 200,000 BC, as evidenced by palaeontological and ancient findings of the Bronze Age. The timeless habitation of the area is also evident from the ruins of many ancient cities, such as Kassopi, Orara, Vali, Voucheio, Pandosia, Trikastro, Elatia, Efyra and Nikopoli.
The town was built after the destruction and desertion of Nicopolis by the Bulgarians, on the ruins of ancient Berenice built by King Pyrros. In the following centuries, occupied consecutively by the Venetians and the Ottomans, liberated in 1912, experienced a three-year tough German occupation and was liberated in 1944.
Today, Preveza is a joyful, lively city that reminds you of a brilliant island and will surprise you with pleasure.
With the rental car of Imperial Car Rental, explore and admire its many attractions within the settlement and in the surrounding areas.
View in the town of Preveza with narrow streets and neoclassical buildings, Seitan Pazar, the Archaeological Museum, the Venetian clock tower with the sundial, next to the church of Agios Charalambos with the wood-carved icon screen, the church of Agios Athanasios with hagiographies of 1780. The castle of Pantokratoras, with the homonymous chapel inside it, built in 1807 by Ali Pasha, to control the entrance of the Amvrakikos Gulf. The Kamares Neorion Preveza, the Ottoman Baths Ali Pasha, Promachonas, the fortresses of Laskaras, Agios Andreas and Agios Georgios, the Palace of the National Bank.
Outside of Preveza, with the convenient transportation of Imperial Car Rental, visit the picturesque Vathi, the double delta of the Louros and Arachos rivers in the Amvrakikos Gulf, with its seven large lagoons, an internationally important wonderland of rare beauty.
Around Amvrakikos gulf you will find the beautiful cities of Aktio, Vonitsa, Amfilochia and Arta in the northeast with the lake Pournari, while you will charm Monolithi with the coastal aesthetic forest and its beach.
Visit the ancient ancient Nikopolis and the Archaeological Museum of Nicopolis, the Louros River and Aghios Barnabas forest, Archangelos with the Roman Aqueduct, the forest of Lekatsas in Myrsini, Kanallaki with the ruins of ancient Pandosia, Trikastro and its ancient acropolis, the ancient Kassopi in Kamarina, the beautiful Paramythia.
Renting Imperial Car Rental allows you to enjoy the sandy, crystal clear beaches that stretch for 60 kilometers from Preveza to Parga and beyond. The beaches of Kanali, Kastrosikia, Lygia, Loutsa, Ammoudia, Lhinos, Parga, Valtos, Sarakiniko, Karavostasi with the ancient town of Elina will enchant you.
A little further but with easy access, visit the springs of Acheron, Ioannina, Zagorohoria, Lefkada and Paxos.
The enchanting natural environment and the scattered historical and cultural monuments of the area combined with the quick travel offered by the Imperial Car Rental will leave you with the most memorable travel memories you will want to relive!Areas: Kanali, Preveza Town, Sarakiniko, Kanalaki, Preveza Port, Paramythia, Aktion Airport, Parga.