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PATRA (PAT) , Town , ACHAIA , GREECE

Geographical Data

Type of location: Port, Beach, Port of entrance, Port, commercial, Port with supply facilities, Marina, Regional seat, Town hall, Prefecture capital, Province capital, Castle, Cathedral house, Ancient name, Places to visit
Other Names: PATRAS (Known as:)
Tel +30 2610
Altitude: 21 meters
Longitude: 21o 43' 58,65" E
Latitude: 38o 15' 03,02" N

Ferry lines that operate to the port

Shipping Companies Agents
Anek-Superfast Consortium (AU) Euroline - S. Bakolias & Co. Ltd.
(Shipping Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 343655, 342601
  Ferry Center G. Telonis Ltd.
(Travel Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 634000
  Filopoulos Th.-Parthenopoulos K. Travel
(Travel Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 622500
Grimaldi Lines (GR) Patras Shipping Agencies S.A.
(Shipping Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 426000
Levante Ferries Group (LF) Ferry Center - Patras Port (Gate 2)
(Shipping Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 240000
  Ferry Center G. Telonis Ltd.
(Travel Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 634000
Minoan Lines (H.Q.) (ML) Patras Shipping Agencies S.A.
(Shipping Agent)
PATRA, ACHAIA
Tel: +30 2610 426000

Useful Information (19)

Tourist police

Tourist Police Department of Patra

Tel: +30 2610 695073, 695190-1

Port Authority

Central Port Authority of Patra

Tel: +30 2610 341024, 341046, 341002, 361470-1, Fax: +30 2610 327136

Marinas

Patras Marina

Tel: +30 2610 453540, Fax: +30 2610 453540

Links

Police

1st Police Department of Patra

Tel: +30 2610 420612

Port Authority

Police

2nd Police Department of Patra

Tel: +30 2610 695288, Fax: +30 2610 277708

3rd Police Department of Patra

Tel: +30 2610 320020, Fax: +30 2610 323508

4th Police Department of Patra

Tel: +30 2610 695043

5th Police Department of Patra

Tel: +30 2610 313300, 695053

Achaia Police Headquarters

Tel: +30 2610 695000, Fax: +30 2610 271407

Port information

Patra Port


Port agents

United Ferries Agencies Ltd. Shipping & Tourist

Tel: +30 2610 226053, 620461, 223698, 272906, 241024, 226850, Fax: +30 2610 620462, 241034

Unitrade S.A.

Tel: +30 2610 461800, Fax: +30 2610 461801

Euroline - S. Bakolias & Co. Ltd.

Tel: +30 2610 343655, 342601, Fax: +30 2610 365533

Ferry Center G. Telonis Ltd.

Tel: +30 2610 634000, Fax: +30 2610 634090

Filopoulos Th.-Parthenopoulos K. Travel

Tel: +30 2610 622500, Fax: +30 2610 623574

Aqua Shipping

Tel: +30 2610 427100, 421500, Fax: +30 2610 420800

Ferry Center - Patras Port (Gate 2)

Tel: +30 2610 240000, Fax: +30 2610 622611

Local governments (3)

Prefectures

Regional Division of Achaia

Tel: +302613 613350-1, Fax: +302610 273581

Town-halls

Patra Municipality

Tel: +30 2613 610200

Municipalities' district offices

Patra Community

  Patras, the very ancient city of the mythical Patreus, is the third largest city in Greece and the capital of the Prefecture of Achaia. It is a significant commercial and converging point. Its port constitutes the western gateway to Greece. Millions of visitors stop by and admire the exceptional street plan and architectural style of the city.
  The rich historical and cultural heritage of Patras, its significant religious and archaeological monuments, the pace of a modern, live city that offers many possibilities for entertainment set the city apart as an attraction pole of thousands of visitors. In the course of Greek History, from prehistoric times to our days, Patras has always played a pivotal role in the development and moulding of historical conditions. Every corner of the city is its own historical reference point.
  The culmination of all the cultural events of the city, as well as the major winter show of the country is the Carnival of Patras. It is an endless feast lasting two months during which time the colours, gaiety, imagination, and high-spiritedness carry away every single inhabitant of the city as they all join in happiness and sorrow.
  The International Festival attracts thousands of visitors every summer. The biggest names in the Arts and Cultural life of the place honour the deeply rooted cultural tradition of all the inhabitants of Patras.
  The Municipal District Theatre of the city - one of the largest and most active groups in Greece - feature outstanding performances of the classics every season.
  Sporting events are highly favoured in the city, which as two sizable football grounds and three indoor Gymnasiums. Popular athletic events are held in the National Stadium of Patras, whereas basketball, volleyball, and gymnastics contests of European and International interest are organized and held in the Palais De Sport. Moreover, there are three modern conference centres with space available for the organization of commercial and trade exhibits.
  Places worth visiting are the following: the Holy Church of Agios Andreas; the Castle of Patra; the Archaeological Museum; the Municipal Theatre ‘Apollo’ (designed by Ernst Ziller); the Holy Church of Pantokrator (a Byzantine church); the Roman Odeon (the most beautiful Roman edifice in the area); the Castle of Rio built in 1499; the Yirokomio Monastery; the Monastery of Omblou; ACHAIA CLAUSS (where a visitor can be toured around the premises of the wine making plant and have a taste of Mavrodaphni aroma); the Catholic Church of Agios Andreas, and the Municipal Gallery.
This text (extract) is cited March 2004 from the Prefecture of Achaia tourist pamphlet (1999).


Selected tourism enterprises (6)

Travel agencies

Marine Tours S.A.- Patra

Tel: +30 2610 621166, 621184-5, Fax: +30 2610 621190

Ferry Center G. Telonis Ltd.

Tel: +30 2610 634000, Fax: +30 2610 634090

Filopoulos Th.-Parthenopoulos K. Travel

Tel: +30 2610 622500, Fax: +30 2610 623574

Manolopoulos Travel

Tel: +30 2610 223621, 271163, 277495, Fax: +30 2610 222246

Nautilus Yachting - Tours & Shipping

Tel: +30 2610 622676, 620061, Fax: +30 2610 620031

Danae Travel Bureau

Tel: +30 211 3247512, Fax: +30 211 3221717

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