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Explore Paleros

Welcome to Paleros

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.

History

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.

Mild weather
Meditteranean 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
  APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT
C 20 25 29 32 32 29 24
F 68 77 84 89 89 84 75

Life in Paleros

 

Welcoming people

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.

 

Taste the simple fresh food

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.

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.