Things to see and do - Árta
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Árta Travel guide
Árta : Michelin's recommendations
Nestling in a bend of the River Arahthos, in the southern foothills of Epirus, Arta does not attract many tourists. However, this quiet town with its modern architecture harbours a few jewels of Byzantine art, especially the superb Church of Parigorítissa, inspired by the magnificent churches of Constantinople. It was a thriving city which King Pyrrhus in the 3C BC and the despots of Epirus in the 13C-14C chose as their capital.
Tourist attractions Árta : Things to see and do
The blend of architectural styles in the great church of the Virgin Comforter, built in 1290, was inspired by the churches in Constantinople. It is original in several ways. The base is shaped on an octagonal plan, while the stages are in the shape o..
Known throughout the Balkans, this majestic four-arch bridge (17C) has a hump-backed form and spans the Arachthos, on the outskirts of town.
5th klm National Road Artas-Agriniou GR - 47100 Arta
Featuring a spa and wellness centre, the 4-star Arta Palace boasts an outdoor pool, kids’ pool and indoor heated pool. Its air-conditioned rooms offer a balcony with pool and mountain views. A flat-screen satellite TV is included in the tastefully d..