Igoumenitsa

Igoumenitsa New port

Igoumenitsa is a city in Epirus.

Understand

Igoumenitsa is a main gateway to Northern Greece, being the arrival port of many ferry services from Ancona, Bari, Brindisi, and Venice in Italy. It's also the starting point of "Egnatia Odos", a modern motorway which ends to the Greek–Turkish border at Kipoi, providing a fast access to Thessaloniki and Istanbul.

With a population of around 25,000 people, Igoumenitsa is a relatively large town, close to some pleasant beaches. The seaside resort of   Sivota is just 25 km away.

Get in

By ship

ANEK Lines,Superfast Ferries and Minoan Lines operate a daily service from Ancona, Bari and Trieste. Grimaldi ferries sail from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa twice a day.

By bus

  KTEL intercity buses operates 5 daily trips to/from Ioannina and 2 daily trips to/from Thessaloniki. Other buses to Parga (via Sivota) but no services on Saturday or Sunday.

Sleep

Go next

Ioannina

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