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Opening times: Wednesday το Sunday 8:30-15:30

Established in the mid-4th century BC, Elea was the first fortified settlement to become the seat of the “Koinon” of Thesprotians. The first city to issue coins with the inscription «ΕLEAI[ON]», the citizens of Elea, or «ΕLΕΑΤΑΝ», the Thesprotian tribe of Eleates. Located near Paramythia.

Access: Elea is located about 40km SE of Igoumenitsa. The visitors drive along Egnatia Highway until the junction to Paramythia. From there they are directed towards the Chrysavgi village through the provincial road from Paramythia to Glyki. At the junction of Chrysavgi they can turn left and follow the paved uphill road that leads to the entrance of the site.

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