Must see attractions in Parga

  • Sights in Parga

    Venetian Castle

    Centuries of turbulent history have made Parga's castle a romantic ruin facing the sea. The site was used for defence since the 11th century; the existing ramparts were built by the Venetians in the early 15th century. In 1819 the British sold it (along with the whole town) to Ali Pasha. Pine needles make everything slippery; wear grippy shoes and hang on to any kids with you. The cafe (open from 11am until late) is a lovely shady spot to watch ferries.

  • Sights in Parga

    Paragaea Olive Oil Museum

    This museum in Parga's erstwhile olive-oil factory, operational from 1929 until 1974, covers the history of Parga's major pre-tourist industry (the trees have been here since the Venetians ordered them planted in the 15th century). Guided tours end with a tasting of oils. The place also offers cooking classes (€60) and wine tastings (€21).