Aktion is a small town with a modern international airport, Aktion PVK located near the city of Preveza. A great number of visitors from different countries arrives every year to enjoy many endless beaches, the prehistoric, historical, archaeological and religious monuments, as well as the unique natural beauty of Western Greece.
Destinations that are worth visiting in western Greece
Aktion works as a gateway to Preveza and Lefkada island. Preveza the capital of the regional unit is located at the entrance of the Ambracian Gulf, 7 kilometers away. Stunning, traditional buildings grace the port and the historical center while the cobblestone streets lined with taverns and cafes remind us of the islands. Rent a car in Preveza and explore the city and the amazing story of western Greek coastlines.
Just 8 kilometers outside the town discover Nicopolis, the ancient city of victory that was built on 31B.C. In this significant archaeological site, you will come across the ruins of 5th and 6th-century basilicas, Roman fortifications, Byzantine walls, the Odeon, and the Theater. Also, the new archaeological museum of Nilopolis is located a little bit farther from the ancient place and is one of the most moderate and interesting museums in Greece.
Do not miss, Lefkada island, that is connected to the mainland by a causeway and floating bridge, is just 25 kilometers from Aktion. A paradise in the heart of the Ionian Sea full of breathtaking beaches. Porto Katsiki, Egremni, and Kathisma are the most beautiful beaches because of the amazing landscape and the fascinating turquoise water. Apart from the exotic beaches though, Lefkada rewards the visitor with wild beaches like Agios Ioannis, Vasiliki that are great places for windsurfing and other water sports. Besides the beaches, easily accessed by car many seaside villages with delicious food and stunning sunset view.