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Location - Hotel Mediterranean 2000 Lygia Preveza

Lygia, Preveza

just 60 km of the crystal clear waters of Ionian Sea

Location

To hotel Mesogeios 2000 is located in Ligia 25 km from the town of Preveza, in the northwestern part of Greek mainland, next to the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea.

Preveza is known for its ancient Nicopolis, the river Acheron and the Oracle, but also for its beautiful beaches Ligia, Alonaki, Monolithi, Parga, Kastrosikia, Vrahos, Loytsa, Keretza, Ammoudia, Lyhnos, Sarakiniko and other smaller beaches. The city provides access to the Ionian coast sandy beaches of a total area of ​​more than 60 kilometers, at a minimum distance from the road/p>

Preveza has approximately 20,000 residents. Preveza looks like an island while it is surrounded on 3 sides by sea. Her breath comes from Ambracian an ecosystem with excellent biological, ecological and aesthetic value of the Ionian coast and the forests that surround it.

Sightseeing

From our hoter you can visit:

  • Ancient Nicopolis, Preveza, Lefkada, Nydri,Skorpio(Onasis' island)
  • Parga, Acherontas oracle, Souli, Zaloggo, ancient Kasopi
  • Roman Aqueduct, Arta, Tzoumerka
  • Ioannina, Zaggorohoria
  • Monasteries: Agios Dimitrios in Zaloggo, Profiti Ilia, Agias Pelagias
  • Kefalonia, Ithaki, Paxous, Kerkira, Souli

Historical information

Preveza is located in the narrow entrance of Ambracian bay opposite Aktio. There 31 B.C. took place one of the most exciting battles of the ancient world, that altered the history of the Roman empire, between Octavian, the later Augustus Caesar and Mark Antony.

In commemoration of his victory, Octavian created a new brilliant city, Nicopolis, which flourished in the following centuries and surpassed in population of 30,000 inhabitants.

The destruction of Nicopolis almost 10 centuries later, brought to life Preveza. The historical continuity expressed by the 14th century, when the site of the ruins of Nicopolis are already listed as old Preveza.

The new city was part of the famous Despotato of Epirus until it's overthrow. The sea ruler Venice, foresaw the importance of Preveza, captured it from the Turks, and fortified it with the famous Venetian castles.

The city, because of its position, has been a bone of contention among the French and Ali Pasha. Freed and joined the new Greek state in 1912.

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