Amfilochia: the bride of the sea

Amfilochia, Greece

Nea Odos

Stops

5

Stories

20

Distance

3km

Duration

1h

Audio

Description

Perched on a hillside with unobstructed views of the sea, Amfilochia is the gateway to the enchanting world of the Ambracian Gulf, as well as a crossroads indelibly printed with the passage of the Spartans, the Byzantines and the Ottomans.

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Highlights

  • The Caravan Serai

    1. The Caravan Serai

    Under the Ottoman Empire, Amfilochia was known as Karvasaras (from caravanserai), due to the existence of a roadside inn serving the caravans that crisscrossed the old routes between Epirus and the rest of Greece.
  • The groom and the bride

    2. The groom and the bride

    A walk along the waterfront of Amfilochia is almost obligatory, to enjoy the scenery and stretch your legs after the long trip to get here. It doesn’t hurt that the Amvrakikos Gulf is full of surprises.
  • Teaching the nation

    3. Teaching the nation

    The Syngros schools are a neoclassical trademark of many small towns across Greece. But is Syngros worthy of the fame and glory of providing for them?

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Details

Why take a self-guided tour?

This is a self-guided tour based on the award-winning storytelling concept developed by Clio Muse and the fascinating narratives prepared by our handpicked destination experts.

You can enjoy each multilingual tour by using your smartphone or tablet at your own pace even if you are offline. The interactive map on your screen will guide you step-by-step as you explore all points of interest along your route. Each stop comes with a selection of our signature stories allowing you to tailor the tour experience to your personal interests and schedule.

After downloading Clio Muse app, you can access this tour and activate it any moment you wish and also repeat it any time. To best enjoy our multimedia self-guided tour (comprising maps, video, audio and text) we recommend the use of headphones.