Perdika

Perdika is a mountainous village, located about 15 km south of Igoumenitsa, at an altitude of 230 meters, yet still has 10 amazing beaches in close proximity. Each one and a unique beauty.

More specifically there are:

  • Karavostasi
  • Arilas
  • Agia Paraskevi
  • Sofas
  • Mega Drafi
  • Kamini
  • Angali
  • Stavrolimenas
  • Katsonisi
  • and PrapaMali

About 6 km south of the present village, the ruins of an ancient city, Dymokastro, probably identified with the ancient name Elina, survived until the end of Roman antiquity, after being dewngraded in an administrative-dependent village from the Roman colony of Light.

Every year there is a large traditional carnival of the area known as “Perdikyian Carnival”, where the village is visited from many areas, as Perdika is famous not only for the Carnival, but also for the organization – teamwork that all together for the best result.

Its inhabitants are engaged in the production of olive oil and of course in tourism. In recent years tourism investment has grown rapidly, as small and large investors have spotted it, and both local and incoming investors have created from new Lodged Room businesses, up to Hotel Units of all categories (3*, 4*, 5*), Restaurants by the sea, Bar, etc…

In the plain about two kilometers before Karavostasi there is the Monastery of St. Athanasius, which is considered one of the most miraculous with great history and celebrates every year on 2nd of May.

In the square of the village there is a Folklore Museum, (open to all), which saved objects from the life of the inhabitants of the past years, such as:

  • farm tools
  • woodcutting and carving tools
  • weaving tools
  • livestock objects
  • traditional costumes
  • traditional household items
  • old weapons of war and war loot
  • old coins
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