Paleros, a picturesque town located on the west coast of mainland Greece, is evocatively situated in a breathtaking backdrop of beautiful and serene vistas and the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea.
Olive trees, vineyards and pine trees extend down to the spectacular unspoiled sandy beaches.
Beachfront bars, restaurants, cafes and all kinds of facilities are within walking distance, offering high levels of service to both residents and visitors.
Ancient Paleros is a place of unrivaled beauty and grace, situated high in the mountains overlooking the Ionian sea and Vourkaria lake. The city had a population of over 10,000 people and was the location of one of the most important battles of antiquity. At nearby Aktio, Antony and Cleopatra were defeated in a sea battle by Octavius, who built the city of Nikopolis to commemorate his victory and moved the population of Paleros to his new city in 31 B.C. Ancient Paleros history Ionian sea and Vourkaria lake
Mild weather, Mediterranean climate
Paleros sits on the edge of Paleros Bay, against the amazing backdrop of the Acarnanian Mountains. Due to this unique combination of the mountains, which absorb humidity, and the sea, the area hasa fabulous dry and mild micro-climate, appreciated by all those who live there.
Average temperatures in Paleros
Life in Paleros
Many of the old traditions of the town are kept alive and unchanged by the locals today, giving the village its own unique character. Unwind and savour the pleasant and charming atmosphere, the relaxed pace of life. Enjoy a sip of ouzo at a traditional taverna by the sea or stroll through the small alleys of the village. Time has a completely different meaning in Paleros.
Travel back in time, experience a lifestyle most of us have forgotten...
Travel back in time, experience a lifestyle most of us have forgotten.
People in Paleros will welcome you with their natural sense of hospitality, a virtue that has made Greece such a popular tourist destination over the years. In ancient times, Zeus was the God of hospitality and apparently he still lives in their hearts.
Paleros cuisine is full of taste and variety based on what is now known as the Mediterranean diet. Fresh fish from Paleros Bay, fruit and vegetables from organic gardens, meat from animals raised in a natural environment and extra virgin olive oil make up this healthy diet. Delicious food at good prices, safe to drink tapwater and fine local wine are a big plus for the area.
Taste the simple fresh food
Discover the Inland Sea, heart of the Ionian
The Inland Sea is an area of water enclosed by the islands of Lefkada, Kefalonia and Ithaca to the west, the mainland on the east and within many scattered islands.