Preveza is a unique coastal state of Epirus, built at the mouth of the Amvrakikos Gulf, on the southernmost tip of the peninsula that separates it from the Ionian Sea, north of the Preveza Strait. Opposite it, the cape of Aktio Aitoloakarnania, which connects via a submarine tunnel, hosts Aktio National Airport, which connects the area with destinations in Greece and Cyprus.
The port of Preveza is a communication junction between Epirus-Akarnania and Greece-Italy and also has an organized marina. For your tours of Preveza and the surrounding areas, a rental car from Imperial Car Rental will be an unbeatable service. Palaeontological finds indicate that the area is inhabited since the Paleolithic era, before 200,000 BC, while there are traces of civilization from the Bronze Age and ruins of many ancient cities, such as Cassopi, Orsa, Vaticas, Bouchetius, Pandosia, Trikastro, Elatria, Efyra and Nikopoli.
Preveza was built after the destruction and desolation of Nicopolis by the Bulgarians in 1065, on the ruins of the ancient Berenice built by King Pyrros I. In the following centuries, he was repeatedly threatened by Normans, Venetians, Albanians, Franks and Turks, occupied consecutively by Venetians and Ottomans, liberated in 1912, lived in the Italian-German occupation of 1941-1944, and after liberation began gradually to develop.
With Imperial Car Rental, you can explore the city of Preveza with the island's unique color, narrow streets and neoclassical buildings, the house of poet Kostas Karyotakis, Seitan Pazar, the Archaeological Museum, the National Bank Palace, the Venetian tower the church of Agios Athanasios with hagiographies of 1780, the Pantokratoras castle with the homonymous chapel inside it, the Ottoman Healing Baths of the 17th century, the church of Agios Charalambos with the wooden iconostasis, the Kamares Neorion Preveza, the Promachonas, the fortresses of Laskaras, Agios Andreas and Agios Georgios.
Car rental Imperial Car Rental is the ideal solution for exploring the area with its exciting landscape diversity. The Amvrakikos bay with the double delta of the Louros and Arachthos rivers and the at least 20 lagoons, is a rare ecosystem, one of the most important of the Mediterranean, whose view along with that of the city can be enjoyed from the beautiful settlement of Agios Thomas opposite Preveza. Next to the town, visit the scenic Vathi, while around Amvrakikos bay you will meet the beautiful cities of Vonitsa, Amfilochia and Arta in the northeast with Lake Pournari.
Monolithi to the north of Preveza on the Ionian Sea side, will enchant you with the coastal aesthetic forest and its beach. The vast ancient Nikopolis, the largest surviving ancient city of Greece with the Archaeological Museum of Nicopolis, is easily accessible by the Imperial Car Rental. Continue towards the River Louros and the Varnava Forest, the Archangel with the Roman Aqueduct, the Lekatsa forest in Myrsini, Kanallaki with the ruins of ancient Pandosia, Trikastro and its ancient acropolis, the ancient Kassopi in Kamarina, the beautiful Paramythia. Splendid sandy crystal beaches 60 km with their picturesque settlements, extend from Preveza to Parga and beyond.
Follow the coastline, stopping at those who are most moved by a huge selection of options, including the beaches and the corresponding villages Kanali, Kastroskia, Lygia, Loutsa, Ammoudia, Lhinos, Parga, Valtos, Sarakiniko, Karavostasi with the ancient town of Elina, while it is worth visiting the springs of Acheron in Glyki with the unparalleled beauty of natural scenery. Explore the beautiful Preveza and the surrounding area with the car rental service Imperial Car Rental will impress you so much that it is sure to become one of your favorite travel destinations!