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Weather & When to Go to Igoumenitsa

It is usually seen that people in their conversations lose the significance of talking about a place like Igoumenitsa. This is because Igoumenitsa is a city that is located on the remote North-western side of Greece and hence it is not really touched by the tourists. If it is touched, they rarely mention it in their manuscripts. This piece of writing will focus upon the weather that is enjoyed by the people living in Igoumenitsa. Reaching Igoumenitsa is never a big problem; Car hire Igoumenitsa is your problem solver and can take you to virtually any place in Igoumenitsa

The climate in Igoumenitsa is usually divided into two main parts namely the Inland temperature and the Sea temperature. February is usually considered to be the coolest month for Igoumenitsa with temperatures dropping down up to 9°C. Having said this, it must also be mentioned that July is considered to be the hottest month of the year with temperatures rising up to 28-30 °C. All in all the temperatures show the following variations in months:

January to March: Inland = 9-14°C, Sea temperature: 15-16°C

April to June: Inland = 16-25°C, Sea temperature: 17-22°C

July to September: Inland = 25-28°C, Sea temperature: 24-25°C

October to December: Inland = 13-20°C, Sea temperature: 17-23°C

So if we see, Igoumenitsa enjoys a sub-tropical to a Mediterranean weather. The best thing that is seen in Igoumenitsa is that the weathers never show a harsh characteristic of being extremely cold or extremely hot. This we can see in the fact that more than 25 years have passed since Igoumenitsa has experienced the hottest and coolest temperatures of 43°C and -9°C respectively.

Now the question arises as to when to visit Igoumenitsa? The best months to visit Igoumenitsa are from May to November. This approximately makes half a year. During these months, the mercury is neither too hot nor too cold and is the best time when tourists and natives alike, hit the beaches out there in Igoumenitsa.

To summarize, these were a few characteristics of the weather of Igoumenitsa. The city sees itself coldest in February and warmest in July. If you are planning to visit Igoumenitsa, you should have an idea of all these weather characteristics so that you should know that which weather condition best suits your stay in Igoumenitsa.

Attractions in Igoumenitsa

When we discuss about beautiful foreign spots, one often forgets to mention about Igoumenitsa. This piece of writing will clear the misconceptions of most of the people and will be able to tell them that Igoumenitsa has many beautiful attractions by virtue of which, the Greek city is one of the most frequently visited tourist attraction spots in the entire world. The following is a list of the most visited tourist attraction spots in Igoumenitsa.

Parga Beach (Valtos), Castle and its Hotel

Parga beach is an amalgamation of beauty and history both. This is because there have been a significant number of archaeological findings on this beach which indicates that this beach was inhabited by the natives a long time back in the Neolithic Era. Built on the top of the peninsula between the Valtos beach and the hotel is the castle of Parga. It has a deep history of being destroyed and rebuilt time and time again. This hotel is considered to be one of the most beautiful beachside hotels in entire Greece. Adjoining the picturesque, beautiful sand beach of Valtos at Parga, this beach side hotel gives 80 bungalows embraced by the nearby 80 green groves. Not only this, the hotel provides you with recreation facilities and an exquisitely designed restaurant.

Platarias

Platarias is a village which is located on the coast and is overwhelmed by a small harbour, a few taverns and a long strip of beach. The best thing about this village is that is a calm and quiet village by the beach and provides the tourists, a rest from the hectic tours. You can even hire a ferry from the harbour and take a trip while you watch the beautiful sunset and the town of Platarias getting smaller and smaller in front of you.

Goody’s fast food

Since people are always in a hurry in Igoumenitsa because it is a transit city, the opening of Goody’s fast food has been successful in making the best business in food products. The fast food restaurant supplies you with almost all of the famous Greek dishes and also with some of the best known food items from the American, Asian and continental sides. This restaurant is worth a stop.

To conclude, these were few of the places that are the most popular in Igoumenitsa. It must be mentioned that attractive places in Igoumenitsa are usually not documented by people hence there is a dearth of data in respect to the attractions in this city. If you are worrying about travelling to the above mentioned attractive places in Igoumenitsa, well it’s no big problem; Car Hire Igoumenitsa can provide you with the cheapest deals of pick and drop services. So pack your bags and get ready to take a breath of these beautiful attractions of Igoumenitsa!

Museums of Igoumenitsa:

When Igoumenitsa is the subject of conversation, one of the things that we should never forget to mention is about the Museums of Igoumenitsa. This piece of writing will focus upon the Museums of Igoumenitsa with respect to their contact numbers, opening and closing times. It must be noted though that these museums are situated in nearby areas of Igoumenitsa but we take them to be in the same vicinity.

Solomo’s Museum :

This museum is dedicated to the National poet, Dionysius Solomos. This poet lived most of his life until his death in Corfu (a place in the near vicinity of Igoumenitsa) where he wrote the biggest ever work of his lifetime which is named as ‘Free Besiegers’. The poet’s house was destroyed in World War II but it was reconstructed again into a museum which was titled under his name. You can find much of the poet’s work over here and the preservations even include his desk onto which he sat and worked.

Visiting hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m Monday closed, specific days on which the museum is closed: 1 January, 25 March, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25 December and 26 December. Telephone: +30 (26610)-30674

Archaeological Museum

Established from 1962 to 1965, this museum is considered to be the most important archaeological museum that Corfu has in its territories. It includes findings from ancient city of Corfu, those from Thesprotia and those from Cassiope. There are many exquisite archaeological findings that are also available from the old city of Kerkyra and the Kerkyrian Kassiopi. The museum also consists of excellent work focusing on the progress and prosperity of Igoumenitsa and its neighboring islands during the olden times. The works that must never be forgotten to mention are those of the lion of Menekrates, head of Kouros, the findings of the Paleolithic period and also those of the early Bronze period. Of great interest are the objects that are placed there of the Hellenistic and the Roman periods.

Visiting hours: Monday closed Tuesday-Friday: 08:00 – 14:30, same on weekends and holidays Telephone: +30 (26610) 30680

To conclude, these were a tow of the most famous museums of Igoumenitsa and its vicinity. The reader is required to visit online and have information of the other famous museums out there in Igoumenitsa. Going to these museums is not a big difficulty at all because Car Hire Igoumenitsa has experienced drivers who can accompany you easily to these museums.

Beaches and Lakes in Igoumenitsa

It is usually seen that people forget to mention the beauty of Igoumenitsa in their conversations. Igoumenitsa is a city that is filled by exotic sight-seeing places. Sadly, majority of these tourist attractions are not documented by the people touring Igoumenitsa. This is the reason why there is a dearth of data about this city. This piece of writing will focus upon one most famous beach and one most famous lake in this city.

Parga (Valtos) Beach

The name of this beach is derived from the Slavic word ‘Parg’ which means ‘port’. The local natives say that those who have visited Igoumenitsa but have not visited Parga Beach have just wasted their trip. This beach is proud to be one of the most exotic beaches of all of the Greece. The blue waters, flanked by white brown sand are sights that are just not to be missed. Not only this, the beach also provides the tourists and locals, a chance to try their luck with beach surfing and one of the best recreation sites in this North-Western part of Greece. Associated with Parga Beach is the famous Parga Beach Hotel which is equipped with eighty bungalows along with the beach side and is one of the most beautifully built hotels in the entire Igoumenitsa. Not only this, the hotel provides you with recreation sites such as children play area also. There is one thing which should never be forgotten while mentioning Parga beach is the castle of Parga which is built on the peninsula between Valtos beach and Parga mainland. It has a history of being destroyed over and over again but is a historical sight that is worth not to be missed.

Lake Plastiras

Lake Plastiras is an extremely beautiful lake surrounded by the natural look of forests. The look of this lake is augmented by the countryside along with it which is famous for a number of activities that are mainly walking around the lake pathways, canoeing on the lake and horse riding. The best thing about this lake is that it provides the tourist, a break from the disturbances and the busy-bee activities of country side and gives him a moment to relax in the calm and quiet lake side environment.

These were two most famous beaches and lake out there in Igoumenitsa. If you want to know more about them, you should go and search various websites to increase your knowledge about them. If you are visiting Igoumenitsa for holiday purposes and are worrying about transport problems, well, you can consider your problem solved already; Car Hire Igoumenitsa can book drivers who can take you to all of this exotic beach and lake on the cheapest rates possible!