Holidays in Arta

Arta info

Arta is a city with a rich history in northwestern Greece, capital of the regional unit of Arta, which is part of Epirus region. The city was known in ancient times as Ambracia.  Arta is located 375km from the city of Athens via the Rio - Antirio bridge. It used to be known only for two reasons; its historical bridge and the orange production industry. Nowadays, Arta is an exquisite travel destination, situated in a marvellous location, which offers unique experiences to its visitors. Natural Parks, buzzing beaches, rivers, waterfalls and rough mountains, but also historical places, cultural events and religious sites, are all combined in the region to underline the beauty of Arta, its ancient history, Tzoumerka mountain., Arahthos river, Louros river and Amvrakikos Bay. Visitors to Arta can see the impressive castle, and the Byzantine churches that still stand proudly, displaying their unique architecture style from this period. The landscape and scenery found in Arta is one that will both impress and inspire.

Holidays package proposal for Arta

Although there isn't any holiday package right now, we can help you find air tickets and accommodation that suits your needs through our online booking system.

Airtickets to Arta

Arta doesn't have an airport, so it can only be reached by car or public transportation. We can offer airtickets to Athens, Thessaloniki or Ioannina airport through our online booking system and then there is connection to Arta by bus, train or car.

Hotels in Arta

There is a variety of hotels, apartments and rooms to let in places like Arta town, Voulgareli, Agnanta and many more, depending on the type of holidays you would prefer. You can find more information at the section of Arta hotels.

Transfer & car rental in Arta

In order to reach Arta without using a public transportation, you can rent a car from Athens, Thessaloniki or Ioannina airport through our online booking system.

Sightseeing and tours in Arta

Not far from the centre of the city, on the way towards Ioannina is where you will find the famous arched bridge of Arta, the man-made lake of Arahthos and the Pournari Dam. The Arta region is one that truly needs to be explored to be appreciated. If you decide to hire a car, you can easily visit some of the very impressive and inspiring areas of the county. An excellent choice is to pay a visit to the Athamanika mountains, which are known by their local name of "Tzoumerka".Built amphitheatrically onto the slopes of the mountains are the charming villages of Voulgareli and Agnanta, where visitors will find warm and genuine hospitality and an excellent selection of tasty local cuisine. At a close distance are the beautiful waterfalls, which provide visitors with a truly magical sight. The waterfalls are situated very close to the quaint traditional village of Kataraktes. Also, you have to visit the Castle of Arta, Panagia parigoritisa's church, the Wall of Ancient Amvrakia and the Small Theatre of Amvrakia.

Travel tourism information in Arta

Arta (capital)
•Police:                 +30 26810 21471
•Hospital:              +30 26810 22222
•Bus Terminal:      +30 26810 27348


Voulgareli
•Police:                 +30 26850 22288
•Health Center:    +30 26850 22584


Kataraktis
•Police:                 +30 26850 51320


Restaurants and nightlife in Arta

The nightlife is good, mainly because of the univercities. You will find many cafes and bars Arta town. As for taverns and restaurants abound in Arta, there are several even in the most remote mountain village.

Special places of interest in Arta

If you visit Arta during the summer season and would like to head to a beach, one excellent choice would be the beach of Koronisia, which is perfect for a refreshing swim. As you head towards this beach, you will follow a magnificent route that passes through the aquatic ecosystem and Salaora, an experience that you will never forget. Another popular choice of destinations in Arta are along the coast of the Ionian sea. A drive through beautiful scenery and charming landscapes will take you to a beautiful selection of beaches were you can bathe in the crystal blue waters.