Patras is a big town with lots of tourists and college students. It gets really busy due to its port that serves ferries schedules to the Ionian islands and Italy all year round.
Patras is a vibrant city with very attractive and exciting events, lots of amenities which successfully combines the advantages of a modern city with the charm of one with a very long history. The waterfront, beautiful squares and many traditional and neo-classical buildings captivate the visitor. Patras is built under the shadow of a Byzantine castle, standing on a hill above the city dominating its highest part. In the surrounding area, unrivalled calm, vast and sandy beaches and enchanting shores, offer the delight of water and aquatic-sports and at the Marina there is the Patras Yacht Club. Along the very attractive coastline, there are many picturesque seaside villages with taverns, offering fresh fish and traditional Greek dishes. The possibility for daily excursions are many and a variety of places near-by to visit, admire and enjoy, such as the islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Ithaca, as well as many coastal resorts. The city has a range of hotels, restaurants, indoor and open-air cafeterias, late night clubs with live music or just a good atmosphere, all within easy reach from the centre.
In Patras, you can discover a wide choice of entertainment to suit your taste. In the city centre there are a variety of shops, department stores and many boutiques, all within easy reach. Many small stores are also found throughout the city. A place with long history, Patras in Greece has many interesting sights to see, such as the Medieval Castle, the Roman Odeon and the church of Saint Andrew, protector of the town. The beach promenade is a lovely spot to walk around or sit and enjoy a coffee with sea view.
Patras is also famous for the best Carnival in Greece with many events and a large costume parade. The nice beach resorts in the region are great for family holidays, while its central location is convenient for road trips to Olympia, Nafpaktos, Mesolongi and Delphi.
Located on the northern side of Peloponnese, Patras is the third largest city of the country. Patras is 214 km and approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes from Kalamata city.
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