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The big town, that is built upon the exact spot of ancient Aigio, was named Vostitsa during the Middle Ages and is an industrial and commercial harbour. Quite interesting is the old part of the town towards the seaside. Aigio was the first city that was liberated from the Ottoman occupation during the Greek Revolution of 1821 (March 26). It is 41 km away from Patras.

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Aigio

Aigio

The big town, that is built upon the exact spot of ancient Aigio, was named Vostitsa during the Middle Ages and is an industrial and commercial harbour. Quite interesting is the old part of the town towards the seaside. Aigio was the first city that was liberated from the Ottoman occupation during the Greek Revolution of 1821 (March 26). It is 41 km away from Patras.


Niforeika

Niforeika

Situated on the northern point of the Peloponnese, this picturesque village has more than a touch of Greek magic. Cocooned in lush, pine-covered hills, overlooking the Patras Gulf, Niforeika boasts its own attractive beach washed by bright turquoise waters, where it's tempting to stay put all day long. Ideal for escaping the masses, holidays to Niforeika are the sort of place where you blend in with the locals and enjoy the stunning natural beauty. Just a few kilometres from Kato Achaia where you'll find a wider selection of open-air tavernas and shops, sleepy Niforeika has a small handful of locally renowned tavernas serving the catch of the day. Criss-crossing walking trails beckon you up into the pine-scented hills behind the village, and if sightseeing is more your thing, visit the centre of Patra - a lively port with plenty of history and a Medieval Castle. Niforeika is also perfectly placed to pay visit to the famous archaeological site of Olympia - birthplace of the first Olympic games.


Missolonghi

Missolonghi

Messolonghi is the capital of the county of Aetoloakarnanias and it is the sacred town of the immortal heroes, a town of freedom and it is very picturesque. It is located 250 km NW of Athens and 510 km SW of Thessaloniki (via Amfissa-Nafpaktos).


Naupactus

Naupactus

Naupactus is situated on a bay on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth, 3 km west of the mouth of the river Mornos. The harbour is accessible only to the smallest craft. It is 9 km northeast of the Bridge Rio-Antirrio, which is connecting mainland Greece to Peloponnese on the western part of the Gulf of Corinth. The Greek National Road 48/E65 (Antirrio – Naupactus – Delphi – Livadeia) passes north of the town.


Amfilochia

Amfilochia

Amfilochia is a town and a municipality in the northwestern part of Aetolia-Acarnania in Greece, on the site of ancient Amfilochia. Under the Ottoman Empire, it was known as Karvasaras. Amfilochia is situated by the Ambracian Gulf and features an amphitheatre. Amfilochia dates back to the ancient times and also features the ancient cities of Amphilochian Argos and Limnaia (or Limnea).


Astakos

Astakos

Astakos (meaning "lobster") is a town and a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Xiromero, of which it is a municipal unit. It is located on a bay on the eastern shore of the Ionian Sea, near the southern end of the Acarnanian Mountains. It takes its name from the ancient Acarnanian town Astacus (Ancient Greek: Ἄστακος - Astakos), and was named Dragamesti in the Middle Ages. It is 16 km southeast of Kalamos (island), 30 km southwest of Agrinio, 35 km northwest of Missolonghi and 55 km southeast of Preveza.


Agrinion

Agrinion

Agrinio is the largest city and municipality in Aetolia- Acarnania prefecture of Greece, with a population of 96321 inhabitants. The city is the economic center of Aetolia- Acarnania, although capital is the city Mesolonghi. The settlement dates back to ancient times. Old Agrinion was 3 km north-east of the present location of the city. From medieval times until 1836, the city was known as Vrach.