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Paleros

19 October

Paleros

Athens Airport (ATH) transfer to/from Paleros

We provide the best quality transfer to/from Paleros at its best and transparent charges in the market, without the discomfort of you waiting much time at the airport, or anywhere else. Discount on return bookings.

Paleros, formerly called Zaverda (until 1928), is a small town in the municipality of Aktio-Vonitsa, the seat of the former municipality of Cekropia (later Palairos) in the former Xiromero province of Aitoloakarnania. According to the 2001 census, it now has a population of 2.474 inhabitants, but in 1971 it had 1.873 inhabitants, and in 1981 it had 2.039, that shows a slight increase during the previous years.

Paleros is located northwest of Messolonghi at a distance of 100 kilometers, on the east coast of the homonymous bay (Palairos bay) and at an altitude of 20 meters.

The most important site in the area is the Ancient City of Palairos, located in Kechropoula in the Southeast of Hersonissos. The city is believed to have existed since the Mycenaean period.

The main monuments preserved today in the area are:

  • The Castle of Kechropoula
  • The Archaeological Site of Sterna
  • The Castells of Playa
  • The Griva Castle in Peratia
  • The Venetian Castle of Playa

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