Preveza tour: The continental island

Preveza, Greece

Municipality Preveza

Stops

10

Stories

50

Distance

0.89km

Duration

1h

Audio

Description

Preveza: The Continental Island Tour is a fascinating self-guided audio walking tour in Preveza. Discover credible and original stories written by top local professionals. Take your tour now and enjoy it instantly on your smartphone device.

For centuries Preveza served as the border between two empires. Romans, Venetians, Ottomans, and Greeks left traces of their presence in the town’s castles, the sacred sites and the coffee shops. Soldiers, poets, governors, generals, and sailors sought wealth and refuge, making Preveza one of the most fascinating corners of Greece.

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By clicking "Add to cart", you are purchasing this tour in English. This tour is also available in the following languages: Ελληνικά.

Highlights

  • The lighthouse

    1. The lighthouse

    The lighthouse is a relic of a time when the Preveza quay was the entry and exit point for a bewildering variety of goods, including elegant dresses from Paris and grain from the plains of Thessaly.
  • Seytan Bazar

    2. Seytan Bazar

    Many streets are dangerous when wet. None is as dangerous or famous as the narrow alley that extends towards the west next to the St. Charalambos church.
  • Kostas Karyotakis' statue

    3. Kostas Karyotakis' statue

    Kostas Karyotakis was a poet-symbol of a whole generation that sought hope in the years following the Asia Minor disaster. In the process he immortalized Preveza in his poetry.

Featured stories

Municipality Preveza

The Municipality of Preveza is in southern Epirus, between the Ionian Sea and the Ambracian Gulf. The town of Preveza lies near the Gulf's entrance and is the capital of the regional unit of Preveza.

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Details

Address Odysseas Androutsos square
Starting point Spiliadou 8, Preveza
Areas Preveza city center

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.