Preveza town is located at the mouth of Amvrakikos Gulf, in Western Greece. It is an area blessed with beautiful landscapes, green areas, great beaches, a rich history, ancient sites and monuments; in short you will find here numerous options for memorable holidays. Stroll along the harbour and the old town and see the beautiful traditional buildings; walk on the seaside pedestrian street and enjoy the island-like atmosphere; taste local dishes in a picturesque taverna or coffee shop which line the narrow slab-paved backstreets.
It is the capital of Preveza Regional Unit where you will find the local administrative, commercial, cultural and tourist services.
Present day Preveza was built on the site of ancient Vereniki town, which was founded by Pyrrhus, the Greek King of Epirus in 290 BC. Preveza was built during the late 11th c., after ancient Nikopolis town was deserted. It was conquered many times across the centuries, until it became part of Greece in 1912.
From Athens via Olympia Odos to Preveza, the journey is 4 hours. From Thessaloniki via Egnatia Odos to Filippiada-Preveza Road the journey takes 4 hours.
Reach Preveza from Athens International Airport, the flight lasts 2.5 hours as well as Macedonia International Airport (Thessaloniki).