If you're heading to Italy by ferry, you'll have to pass through Igoumenitsa, in Epiros' far northwest. This port city also serves the Ionian islands of Corfu (Kerkyra) and Paxi. The town itself doesn't have much going on beyond the promise of sailing to lovelier shores.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Igoumenitsa.