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Sivota
Sivota is another seaside upscale tourist resort of Thesprotia. Thanks to their privileged geographical location, they are an ideal destination for a traveler who wants to experience the beauties of Epirus.
They are located in the southwestern part of the prefecture of Thesprotia and are 25 km away from Igoumenitsa. They are built around a sea bay in which small islands form like a fjord. The image it presents is unique.
However, Syvota, apart from their unparalleled natural beauties, have a remarkable historical route. It is known that the area has been inhabited since ancient times. In 433 BC. The famous naval battle of Sivota between the Corfiots and the Corinthians took place on its coast.
It is also worth mentioning that the two magnificent green islands at the entrance of Mourtos Bay are mentioned by Thucydides in the history of the Peloponnesian War, as Sivota. As far as Mourtos Bay is concerned, tradition wants to be named after the pirate who had made it his base.

The beautiful village of Sivota belongs administratively to the municipality of Sivota, which was created with the union of Plataria, Skorpiona, Argyrotopos, Sagoumilia and Polyneri.
What makes the village of Sivota stand out is the amazing combination of the green mountain and the blue of the sea.

Sivota has been known since antiquity, as the naval battle of Sivota occurred in 433 BC. Between Corfu and Corinth. Also, the two green islands, with the beautiful and idyllic beaches, located at the entrance of Mourtos Bay, are mentioned by Thucydides in the history of the Peloponnesian War, as Sivota. Mourtos Bay, according to tradition, took its name from the pirate who had made it his base.

Sivota is surrounded by beautiful beaches. The most popular and cosmopolitan are Mega Ammos, Little Mega Ammos, Zamia, Swimming Pool, French Molos, and Zeris. On the island of Mourtemeno, the beach of Bella Vraka stands out because of its unique beauty and peculiarity as it connects the island with the land through a strip of sand. The harbor of Sivota in the summer mainly is full of boats, yachts, yachts and yachts.

In Sivota there are hotel complexes with a remarkable tourist infrastructure. There are also rooms for rent and a large number of tourist accommodation as well as organized camps operating in the summer.

Author: Anthi Kontsoorou
Date: 18/3/2009
Copyright: Marinet Ltd

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