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GUIDE TURISTIKE

I HIMARÅS
ÔÏÕÑÉÓÔÉÊÏÓ ÏÄÇÃÏÓ
×ÉÌÁÑÁÓ
TOURIST GUIDE
OF HIMARA
Dear Readers

We welcome you to the municipality of Himara, where the


green of the endless olive groves intertwines with the diapha-
nous blue of the Ionian sea and the azure of the sky in a perfect
harmony. The hospitality and the pride of it's inhabitants have
been well known since early antiquity as the ancient historians
Plinius, Stravon, Thoucidides, Homer and others have pointed
out in their works. Our region has always been a favourite place
of visit for many famous foreigners, among them scholars such
as Lord Byron, W. Leake and Evliya Celebi. The municipality of
Himara numbers 11037 inhabitants, a solid people with more
than 85% Greek speaking as their mother tongue.
Our municipality is mainly rural; as the area lack's urban
planning, selecting the most suitable locations with regard to
house building in older times, was solely based on folk tradition.
A visitor arriving in Himara never feels like a stranger, as the
locals greet him/her as they would an old acquaintance. At the
local restaurants and taverns one can savour the traditional local
dishes-absolutely scrumptious mind you- as well as international
cuisine.
The spotless beaches and the radiant sun from dawn to dusk,
are just a couple of inviting features in Himara's natural settings,
which our township has to offer in a truly bountiful manner. Pay
the picturesque villages a visit, where the popular style of house
building one comes across in the coastal area yet lives on and
also experience the many traditional holiday fests that take
place throughout the entire year. The Byzantine churches and
the monasteries, timeless marvels of ecclesiastical architecture
will surely live up to your expectations.
Dear Visitors
I hope you will enjoy pleasant holidays from the point of view
of what Himara has to offer, but also from the perspective of
what can regarded as one's personal apocalypse.
We welcome you and wish you the best time ever, on our
beaches and elsewhere within the municipality of Himara and
the broader area historically belonging to it.

Vasilis Bolanos
Mayor of Himara

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SI DO TË MPRINI NË HIMARË ME MAKINË
Distancat kilometrike nga Himara (Spile)
ÐÙÓ ÈÁ ÖÔÁÓÅÔÅ ÓÔÇÍ ×ÉÌÁÑÁ ÌÅ ÁÕÔÏÊÉÍÇÔÏ
×éëéïìåôñéêÝò áðïóôÜóåéò áðü ×éìÜñá (ÓðÞëéá)
HOW TO REACH HIMARA WITH A CAR
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Distances in kilometers from Himara (Spilia)
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Athina (via Kakavia) AèÞíá (ìÝóù ÊáêáâéÜò) 587 ÊÏÕÄÅÓÉ

Borsh Ìðüñóé 17
ÊÇÐÁÑÏ
Dhrimades (Dhermi) ÄñõìÜäåò 17 ÌÐÏÑÓÉ
ÁÑÃÕÑÏÊÁÓÔÑÏ
Jorgucati ÃåùñãïõôóÜôåò 84
ÐÉÊÅÑÍÉ
Himara (Kastro) ×éìÜñá (ÊÜóôñï) 3
Igoumenitsa Çãïõìåíßôóá 121 ËÏÕÊÏÂÏ
Ilias Çëßáò (ËéÜôåò) 12
Ioannina ÉùÜííéíá 155 ÁÃ. ÂÁÓÉËÇÓ ÄÅËÂÉÍÏ

Kakavia ÊáêáâéÜ 94 ÍÉÂÉÔÓÁ

Llogara ËïãáñÜò 36
Luêïvá Ëïýêïâï 32 ÖÏÉÍÉÊÉ

Nivica Íßâéôóá 41
Palasa ÐáëÜóá 20
Piqerni ÐéêÝñíé 25 ÁÃ. ÓÁÑÁÍÔÁ
Palermo ÐÜíïñìïò 7
Qeparo Êçðáñü 13
Sarandë ¢ãéïé ÓáñÜíôá 54
Shën Vasil ¢ãéïò Âáóßëçò 39
Tirana Ôßñáíá 275
Vlora Áõëþíá 73
ÂÏÕÈÑÙÔÏ 05
Vuno Âïýíï 8
VUNO

FEW The region of Himara, named after the county town of Himara
WORDS (Heimarra) on the shores of the Ionian Sea, historically commen-
ABOUT ces at the village of Nivitsa to the south and ends at the Logaras
HIMARA mountain ridge to the north. On the one hand lies the deep blue of
the Ionian Sea and a continuous series of peninsulas, capes and
bays, some of which, like Panormos, are closed and sheltered from
the wind, while others provide long and beautiful beaches; and on
the other side lies the mass of the Akrokeravnia mountain range,
with high peaks that include Tsika, Avgo, and Messimeri. This strip
of land between the mountain peaks and the sea is the beautiful
BORSH
and historic land of Himara, with its villages and their old, stone-
built houses, the Byzantine churches and monasteries, the castles
and other monuments, as well as the people of Heimarra, hospi-
table and proud, who have remained unbowed throughout history.
Let's take a look at the villages of Himara. First of all, the
county town of Himara, which includes the individual settle-
ments of Kastro (Castle); Old Himara (Palaia Himara) with its
monuments and its unique architecture; Spilia (Cave) on the
beach which is the modern economic and tourist hub; Potami
(the river) with its wonderful beach and its hotel rooms; even
Livadi (Meadow) with its wonderful sea; Zamari; Michaili;
Stefaneli etc
North of Himara the first village we encounter is
Vouno, a wonderful place with old stone houses, and
a wonderful beach at Gyali. Then there is the small
village of Liates (Elias) and close by is the wonderful
beach at Zypaea that leads to a magnificent and
steep canyon. After Liates, the road takes us to Dry-
mades, a large and particularly beautiful village,
with old churches, lovely houses and, crowning the
top of the hill, overlooking the village, the Monaste-
ry of Panagia (the Mother of Christ), further up in
26 DHRYMADHES the mountain there is an other monastery Stavrou or
Stavridi (the holy cross). The ravine of the river lies between the
two slopes on which Drymades are built, and at certain points the
river bed forms waterfalls. The beach at Drymades is called Giali-
skari and is perhaps the most beautiful stretch of AKROKERAVNIA
sand in the region.
After Drymades, to the north we come to the
final village, Palassa, the ancient town of Palae-
ste; then the road winds up the Akrokeravnia
Mountains along a breathtaking cliff edge, over-
looked by Tsika, the highest peak. Along the
mountain ridge, where the road starts to wind
down towards Avlona lies Logaras, and here the-
re are a number of taverns in this woody region.
North of Himara there are two mountain vil-
lages that cannot be reached on the sea route. In
order to get acquainted with these villages, we
have to take other roads that scrabble up the
Akrokeravnia Mountains.
Pyliouri is at the highest al-
titude, built like an eagle's
nest, with magnificent views
over the Ionian Sea. It lies
above the clouds and above
the circling eagles that are
common to the area. Its na-
me comes from being the Pyli
or Gateway to the mountains;
and its inhabitants have a
long history of being moun-
tain warriors who guarded
the mountain pass into Hi-
mara. The second village is Koudessi, located at a
lower altitude on the slopes of the Akrokeravnia
on an inland valley that heads southward.
We return to Himara and head south: after the
beach at Lamana we come across the closed bay
of Panormos. In the centre of the bay is a penin-
sula on which is Panormos Castle, which is still in
excellent condition, along with the little chapel
of Agios Nikolaos. We continue on and soon come JALISKARI
across the village of Kiparo. High on the hill Old Kiparo perches
precariously, a veritable museum of local architecture with
wonderful old houses and churches. New Kiparo next to the sea
offers a wonderful beach. This is the end of the Municipality of
Himara: the remaining villages we will come across historically 27
belonged to the county of Himara but now belong to the Prefe-
cture of Agioi Saranta, but we will include them on our tour,
wanting to show you all the hi-
storical region of Himara.
We continue, therefore, for
another four kilometres, before
we come to Borsi, which in anti-
quity was known as Maeandreia,
and during Byzantine years was
Sopoto. The castle at Sopoto is
located a little to the north of
QEPARO
the present-day village, on top
of a hill. This village has wonderful running waters, a lovely beach
and a number of taverns. It is also the only village in the area with
Muslim inhabitants. The inhabitants of all the other villages are

ILIAS

over-whel-mingly Greek Orthodox. Borsi is the starting point of a


barely passable road that leads to the so-called Liapouria, behind
the Akrokeravnia Mountains: up to the seventeenth century the
villages of this region also belonged to Himara.
We continue to the north, and after Borsi we come to two
villages built in a green region with lovely beaches, Pikerni (its
beach called Bouneci) and Loukovo; then the road proceeds in-
land and we come to Agios Vassilis, a village rich with traditional
architecture. Near this village lie a set of ancient walls, which cer-
tain archaeologists believe belong to the ancient city of Chaonia
Pheonike. Finally, we reach Nivitsa, the final village on our trek,
and its beach Kakomaea.

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History

Chimaera, the ancient city from which Himara evolved, was


one of the most important cities of Chaonia, one of the states of
Ancient Epirus that commenced south of Avlona and continued
to the south up to the river Kalamas. Other cities that were part
of Ancient Chaonia were Orikon, Paleaste, Maeandreia, Phoe-
nike, Vouthroto and others. The origin of the name Chimaera lies
in the mythical beast Chimera, slain by Bellerophon; later the
name evolved to Chimara; in the latter Byzantine years the
spelling was wrongly changed to Heimarra, as the etymology of
the name was wrongly imputed to derive from Heimarros (small
torrential river): thus both spellings HIMARA and HEIMARRA
should be considered correct.
The castle at Palaia (Old) Himara is the site of continual
human habitation for over three thousand years, and this means
that monuments and architectural elements coexist side by side
from all the periods covered by that span. Points of the lower
and oldest level of the walls contain exceptional and carefully
squared off megaliths that date back to the second millennium
B.C. The now deserted bishop's mansion was built on the ruins of BUTRINT - VUTHROTO
a temple dedicated to the god Apollo. An inscription found here
in Ancient Greek proclaims that ÖÏÉÂÏÓ ÁÐÏËËÙÍ
×ÉÌÁÉÑÁÍ ÅÐÏËÉÓÅÍ, in other words Apollo Phoebus
founded the city of Chimaera.
According to Thucydides, the Chaones were a people without
kings, ruled by two lords who were elected every year and who
were descended from the ancient royal bloodlines, whose
privileges had been circumscribed.
In the seventh century BC during the Messenian War, the
Spartans came to Himara, an event that marked the beginning of
a relationship and a closeness between these two regions: a
relationship that can be observe many times through the course
of history, creating a tradition of joint ancestry and many other
common characteristics. Moreover the people of both regions
have a common distant Doric ancestry and many elements of the
Ancient Doric forms are preserved in the local dialect of Himara
to this day. SPILIA - HIMARA

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In the fifth century BC Chaonia took part in the Pelo-
ponnesian war on the side of the Spartans, as did all of Epirus with
the exception of Amvracia. The region set off on military
expedition under its lords Photios and Nicanor against the Acar-
nanians. The expedition was a failure and this marked the begin-
ning of the decline
BUTRINT - VUTHROTO
of Chaonia and the
rise of the Molos-
sias the dominant
power in the regi-
on.Later the Molo-
ssian King Neopto-
lemos would create
the confederation
of Epirotes, where
one of the three generals had to be a Chaon.
The Romans landed their forces and invaded Epirus. They
took terrible vengeance for the victories of King Pyrrus, destro-
ying most Epirote cities and selling many Epirotes as slaves.
Later Epirus would also bear the brunt of destruction from the
barbarian raids of the Goths, the Huns, the Ostrogoths and Slavs.
During the Byzantine era, Justinian renovated and fortified the
castle of Himara, making it the seat of a bishopric; however the
raids and destruction would continue as the area suffered the
depredations of the Saracens, Bulgarians, Crusaders, Serbs,
Albanians and Turks.
In 1403 Charles, King of Naples, landed on the beach of
Himara and pushed the Albanian-speaking people to the
north. Some years later the Himariotes, led by the
local lord Georgios Stressios, a personal friend of
Georgios Kastriotis, attempted to stop the invasion of
Epirus by the Ottoman Turks. After the fall of Krugia,
Himara remained the only free region in all of Epirus,
and was self-governed under the protection of the
Venetian Republic. In 1473 the people of Himara, under
Vlassis campaigned against the Turks and with Venetian
assistance took the fort of Sopoto (now Borsi) and reached
from Avlona (Valona) to Sagiada, but were betrayed by the
Venetians, who came to terms with the Turks and signed a
peace treaty. In 1481 the people of Himara rebelled against
Turkish rule. Led by Korkodilos Kladas and his son Skender-
bey Ioannis Kastriotis, and with assistance from the King
of Naples, they liberated the city. With Ioannis Kastriotis
as administrator the city managed to impose suzerainty
tax on the Turkish commandant of Valona. Himaran
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KING PYRROS
independence would last ten years, after which the city would fall
to the army of Sultan Bayezid. The forced conversion to Islam of
the inland villages commenced. One of those converted to Islam,
from the village of Palassa would reach the rank of Pasha in
Valona under the name Liaz
Pasha. The attempt to impose
Islam became more general,
but the Himariotes resisted
desperately, finally achieving
a peace treaty that recogni-
sed Turkish sovereignty but
maintained exceptional pri-
vileges. Thirty-three Greek
villages of Himara created the
Autonomous Keravnian Com-
monwealth, that was self-governed, free from taxation or con-
scription, with a local justice system, and the right to bear arms
throughout Epirus, rights that Himara held for centuries.
Despite the privileges and the essential autonomy obtained
by Himara, throughout the Ottoman years the town continued to
struggle against the Turks: there was not a single revolt, war or
revolution in which Himara refused to take part.
During the seventeen seventies, Cosmas Aetolos came to
Himara, recommending that its inhabitants build schools rather
than so many churches. At the time Himara had a
great many churches, one for every saint. The
people of Himara heeded his counsel and built a
school that would become renowned as the
Akrokeravnian School of Himara. Near the school
they also built a large and impressive church to
the Agioi Pantes (All Saints), seeking to venerate
all the saints together. During that period Greek
schools were established in the villages of Vou-
no, Drymades, Kiparo, Pikerni, Agios Vasileios
and Lykouressi. Rich philanthropists from Himara
provided money to benefit the region and to
maintain the schools.
Then came the years when Ali Pasha ruled in Ioannina. Ali AKROKERAVNIAN SCHOOL
Pasha tried with all the means at his disposal to conquer Himara, OF HIMARA
drawing a noose ever tighter around the region, taking and
destroying the villages of Himara, exiling their inhabitants to
Salaora, near Arta, building the castle at Panormos, on the ruins
of an older castle and a monastery to control the Himariotes.
In 1821, when the Greek War of Independence broke out, Hi-
mariotes were among the first to rally to the flag of rebellion
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throughout the land. Athanassios Himariotes was with Ypsi-
lantis in Moldavia, Spyros Spyromilios was at Valtos, at Messo-
longhi, at Phaleron, other famous fighters also made their na-
mes, including Gkiokas, Dimitriou, Harissis, Nestos, Zahos,
Dimas, Goretsis, Doukas.
On the 5 November 1912 Major Spyros Spyromilios
from Himara in charge of a force of Himaran volunte-
ers and Cretan gendarmes made a landing liberating
Himara. Over the following days he would liberate the
entire county.
On 9 February 1914 the people of Himara reacted
against the plans of the Great Powers to include the
town within the boundaries of the Albanian state, up
to 1921 Himara was successively autonomous, under
Greek Administration, Italian military occupation and
once more autonomous.
QEPARO During the 1940-1941 war between Greece and
Italy, important battles took place in the region around Himara.
On December 22, 1940 the Greek army entered Himara and the
citizens welcomed them with enthusiastic celebrations.
In 1945 the people of Himara refused to participate in the
plebiscite that would legalise the regime of Enver Hoxha. Many
locals were arrested. The man behind the movement, Andreas
Dimas was buried alive. The regime went on to shut down the
Greek school, the Akrokeravnia School and remove from Hima-
riotes all minority rights.

Sights Monuments

THE CASTLE OF QEPARO


HIMARA The old
town of Himara, the
Castle is in and of
itself an important
monument requiring
St. COSMAS protection so that it
doesn't suffer irre-
versible damage. It has signs of constant habitation for over
3,500 years. There are important sights at the Castle.
PANAGIA KASOPITRA A Byzantine church with an icon of
Panagia - the Mother of Christ - that is believed to be mira-
culous. In periods of drought the people of Himara would parade
the icon and sing hymns and strong rain would follow shortly.
THE CHURCH OF THE EPISCOPE A Byzantine church in front of
the now ruined building of the Bishop's residence. The church
door bears a marble relief of the Byzantine two-headed eagle.
The bishop's residence was built over the foundations of an
ancient building considered to have been the temple of Apollo.
SPYROMILIOS RESIDENCE The old mansion house of the
Spyromilios family that played such a major role in the
history of Himara. Spyros Spyromilios liberated Himara
in 1912 and was its leader for a certain period.
AGIOI PANTES (ALL SAINTS) Church built around
1775 at the entrance of the Castle. Cosmas Aetolos
preached here and the church, now renovated, is
once more the cathedral of Himara.
THE AKROKERAVNIOS SCHOOL The Greek school of Himara,
next to the church of Agioi Pantes: the first building was erected
around 1775 and today the school has been fully renovated and DHRYMADHES
is once more fully operational.
MONASTERY ATHALIOTISSAS On the mountain slopes above
Himara there is the old monastery to Panagia Athaliotissa.
Access is only on foot.
MONASTERY AGIOU THEODOROU Between the villages Liates
and Drymades is this monastery dedicated to Saint Theodore.
MONASTERY PANAGIAS DRYMADON This monastery is a pure
white building; located on the peak over the village of Drymades
has distinctive architecture.
GRAMMATA North of Palassa, on the point of the
same name, and along the small bay nearby, various
epigraphs are carved out in Greek writing, letters and
symbols. No reason is
known or documented for
the existence of these
inscriptions. Perhaps they
are messages carved out
by sailors before they sail-
ed across the Strait of
GRAMMATA Otranto to Italy. Access to Grammata
is only possible by sea.
PANORMOS CASTLE (and PALER-
MO) South of Himara on a small peninsula is a closed and safe
bay of the same name lies Panormos Castle, built by Ali Pasha of
Ioannina at the dawn of the nineteenth century and still in ex- GRAMMATA
cellent condition. The castle was built on the site of a pre-
existing monastery described by the British traveller Leake dur-
ing that period, and of an older castle. Along the connection to
the mainland lies the church of Agios Nikolaos which is 33
connected with various stories and legends to the building of
the castle.
PALAIO KIPARO (or ANO KIPARO - OLD OR UPPER KIPARO) The
entire village is picturesque, with its traditional architecture,
the stone cobbled streets, the old churches
composing an overall magical image. Of
particular interest are the erection
inscriptions on various houses. The family of
George Tenet, former head of the CIA came
from this village originally.
MONASTERY AGIOU DIMITRIOU At Kato
Kiparo (Lower Kiparo) there is a white,
renovated monastery dedicated to Saint
Demetrius with a church of the same name.
SOPOTO CASTLE Near the village of Borsi along the mountain
line lie the ruins of the Byzantine castle of Sopoto. The castle is
hard to reach and the only access is on foot.
SPILIA TON PIRATON (THE PIRATE'S
CAVE) North of Himara on the beach there is
a large cave that can only be accessed by
sea. The place is amazing and the beach
ideal for a quiet swim. According to legend,
the cave once provided
a haven for pirates.

SOPOTO

PIRATES CAVE

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Beaches

Himara is known for its wonderful beaches, most of


which are pebble beaches, although some have sand.
Spilia, the central beach of Himara attracts a lot of
visitors in the summer. Further on there is Prinos, Potami,
Filikouri; to the south lie Lamana, Kiparo, Borsi, the
beaches at Pikerni (Bouneci) and Loukovo and Kakomaea
at Nivitsa (with a very perilous road). Beneath the Castle
of Himara is the Livadi and then to the north lies Giali,
Foussa, Zissos, Zypaea, Karkaniki, Gialiskari at Drymades,
Palassa and Dralaios.
At various points on the beaches of Himarra the water is cold
because of the underground springs that exist. A few dozen
metres away from these points, however, the water temperature JALISKARI
rises once more to normal levels. During the summer months
many small boats offer rides to the beaches near Spilia.

Mountaineering Hiking Mountain Climbing

The Akrokeravnia Mountains of Himara offer many opportu-


nities for mountain climbing and hiking. The peaks of Tsika,
Avgo, Messimeri and many more are intimidating challenges to
any mountain climber. There are also trails that are ideal for
beginners while others are suitable only for very experienced
climbers.

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SI DO TE UDHETONI - ÐÙÓ ÈÁ ÔÁÎÉÄÅØÅÔÅ - HOW TO COME

AUTOBUZA Itinetar Koha Cmimi i biletës


Sarandë-Himarë 4 në ditë 2.30’ 250 Lek (2 Evro)
Vlorë-Himarë 4 në ditë 3,30’ 400 Lek (3.20 Evro)
Tiranë-Himarë 2 në ditë 7.00’ 800 Lek (6.50 Evro)
Athinë-Himarë 1 në javë 12.30’ 40 Evro

Udhetimet Athinë-Himarë realizohen nga firma JOHN IMPEX

ËÅÙÖÏÑÅÉÁ Äñïìïëüãéá ÄéÜñêåéá ÔéìÞ åéóéôçñßïõ


Áãéïé ÓáñÜíôá-×éìÜñá 4 Çìåñ. 2.30’ 250 Ëåê (2 Åõñþ)
Áõëþíá-×éìÜñá 4 Çìåñ. 3,30’ 400 Ëåê (3.20 Åõñþ)
Ôßñáíá-×éìÜñá 2 Çìåñ. 7.00’ 800 Ëåê (6.50 Åõñþ)
ÁèÞíá-×éìÜñá 1 Åâäïì. 12.30’ 40 Åõñþ

Ôá äñïìïëüãéá ÁèÞíá-×éìÜñá åêôåëïýíôáé áðü ôçí åôáéñßá JOHN IMPEX

BUSES Frequency Duration Ticket


Sarande-Himara 4 daily 2.30’ 250 lek (2 Euros)
Vlore-Himara 4 daily 3,30’ 400 lek (3.20 Euros)
Tirana-Himara 2 daily 7.00’ 800 lek (6.50 Euros)
Athens-Himara 1 weekly 12.30’ 40 Euros

The line Athens-Himara is operated by the JOHN IMPEX company.

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RRUGA DETARE ÄÉÁ ÈÁËÁÓÓÇÓ BY SEA

Me delfin nga Korfuzi. Ìå õäñïðôÝñõãï (äåëößíé) There is a waterfoil


Në behar 2 herë në javë áðü ôçí ÊÝñêõñá connection Corfu-Himara.
dhe në dimër 1 herë në Äñïìïëüãéá ôï êáëïêáßñé 2 Two times a week in the
javë. Udhëtimi zgjat 85 öïñÝò ôçí åâäïìÜäá, êáé summer months and once
minuta dhe kushton 25 ìßá öïñÜ åâäïìáäéáßùò a week in winter. Duration
Evro. ôïõò ÷åéìåñéíïýò ìÞíåò. Ôï of the trip is 85 minutes
Ekziston komunikim ujor ôáîßäé äéáñêåß 85 ëåðôÜ êáé and the fare costs 25
dhe me limanin e Sarandës êïóôßæåé 25 Åõñþ. Euros.
4 herë në javë. Udhëtimi ÕðÜñ÷åé óýíäåóç ìå Waterfoil connection exists
zgjat 25 minuta dhe õäñïðôÝñõãá êáé ìå ôï also betweein Corfu and
kushton 15 Evro. ëéìÜíé ôùí Áãßùí ÓáñÜíôá. Ag. Saranda (Sarande) 4
Korfuzi lidhet me Sarandën Äñïìïëüãéá 4 öïñÝò times daily, duration 25
edhe me traget, që quhet çìåñçóßùò. Ôï ôáîßäé minutes and the fare costs
Kalopi, si dhe me vapore äéáñêåß 25 ëåðôÜ êáé 15 Euros.
të vegjël udhëtarësh. êïóôßæåé 15 Åõñþ. Between Corfu and
Ç ÊÝñêõñá óõíäÝåôáé ìå Ag.Saranda there is also a
ôïõò Áãßïõò ÓáñÜíôá êáé ìå ferry-boat service by the
ðïñèìåßï (öÝññõ), ôï Ï/Ã F/B Kalliopi as well as
Êáëëéüðç, êáèþò êáé ìå excursions' boats
åêäñïìéêÜ ðëïéÜñéá.

TAXI ÔÁÎÉ TAXI

Zakonisht taxija pajtohet Åßíáé óýíçèåò ôï ôáîß íá It is usual that a taxi is


për aqë njerëz sa udhë- ìéóèþíåôáé áðü ðåñéóóü- engaged by more
tojnë bashkë, kështu që ôåñá Üôïìá ðïõ ôáîéäåý- passengers, they travel
çdo udhëtar paguan vetëm ïõí ìáæß ïðüôå êÜèå together and share the
pjesëmarjen e tij p.Sh.25% åðéâÜôçò ðëçñþíåé ìüíï fare f.e.1/4th. The prices
Çmimet e më poshtëme ôçí óõììåôï÷Þ ôïõ ð.÷. ôï written below are for an
janë per komplet pajtimin. 25%. Ïé êáôùôÝñù ôéìÝò entire hiring.
åßíáé ãéá ðëÞñç ìßóèùóç.
Sarandë-Himarë 32Å Áãéïé ÓáñÜíôá-×éìÜñá 32Å Sarande-Himara 32Å
Vlorë-Himarë 45Å Áõëþíá-×éìÜñá 45Å Vlore-Himara 45Å
Kakavi-Himarë 60Å ÊáêáâéÜ-×éìÜñá 60Å Êakavia-Himara 60Å

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KU DO TE PUSHONI - ÐÏÕ ÈÁ ÌÅÉÍÅÔÅ - ÁCCOMODATION
HOTELE - ÎÅÍÏÄÏ×ÅÉÁ - HOTELS

JONI (F.Gjicalis), 12 rooms, DUNI, DHRYMADHES (DHERMI)


HIMARA SPILIA
Tel.+(0)682446832 HOTEL 2000, 7 rooms,
DHRYMADHES (DHERMI)
LIKOKA, 16 rooms HIMARA Tel.+(0)682374919
POTAMI Tel.+(0)3932745
RIVIERA, 12 rooms, DHRYMADHES
POTAMI BEACH, 15 rooms, (DHERMI) Tel.+(0)692424249
HIMARA POTAMI Tel.+(0)3932611
LUKOVA PALACE VIP HOTEL
RAPOS RESORT HOTEL, 50 rooms, (P.Haidis), 27 rooms LUKOVA
HIMARA POTAMI Tel.+(0)692071456
Tel.0030.6972407611
VENIAMIN VEIZIS, HIMARA PALASA, 16 rooms, PALASA
SPILIA Tel+(0)3932787
CAMPING Zoupea

ALEXANDROS, 14 rooms,
DHRYMADHES (DHERMI)
Tel.+(0)682246805
HOTEL DHRYMADHES, 20 rooms,
DHRYMADHES (DHERMI)
Tel.+(0)692074000
BUNGALOWS DHRYMADHES, 30
rooms, DHRYMADHES (DHERMI)
Tel.+(0)692074000
DORIAN, 24 rooms, DHRYMADHES
(DHERMI) Tel.+(0)0692537337

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DHOMA ME QYRA - ÄÙÌÁÔÉÁ êáé ÃÊÁÑÓÏÍÉÅÑÅÓ -
ROOMS and APARTMENTS
HIMARA - SPILIA XIMAÑÁ - ÓÐÇËÉÁ
Rooms Tel.
Nikos Bolanos 4 +(0)3932837
Alekos Dukos +(0)3932089
Fotos Goros 16 0030.6977733649
Nikos Goros +(0)3932202
Nikiforos Konomis 6 +(0)3932201
Vyron Konomis 5 +(0)692218728
Jorgos Lapas 11 +(0)3932921
Agelos Neranzis +(0)3932406
SPILIA - HIMARA Ilias Neranzis +(0)3932415
Paxinos Neranzis 5 +(0)3932405
Rolandos Rondos 4 0030.6944432936
Jorgos Tatos 11 +(0)3932890
Nestor Varfis 3 +(0)3932422
Petros Varfis 8 +(0)3932419
Thodoros Zotos +(0)3932922
HIMARA - LIVADHI XIMAÑÁ - ËÉÂÁÄÉ
JALISKARI Rooms Tel.
Ahilleas Bolanos Rooms
5 Tel.
Spyros Brigos 10 +(0)682268882
Vagelis Goros 8
Pyrros Gumas 4
Nikos Joshis 4
Pandelis Joshis 5
Klearhos Karos 8
Mihalis Kokavesis 3
Odhysseas Kokavesis 5
Simos Kokavesis 3
Vagelis Kutulas 10
Hristoforos Rondos 5 +(0)682268882
Polyhronis Rondos 8
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Takis Tzavellas 5
HIMARA - MESUNI XIMAÑÁ - MÅÓÏÕÍÉ
Rooms Tel.
Napoleon Goros 5 0030.6977947338

HIMARA - POTAMI XIMAÑÁ - ÐÏÔÁÌÉ


Rooms Tel.
Andreas Bolanos Rooms
9 Tel.
+(0)682249066
Fotos Gjikas 8 +(0)3932610
Andreas Goros 12 +(0)3932621
Fanis Goros 5 +(0)3932325
Fotos Goros 4 +(0)3932055
Iraklis Goros 4 0030.6977731887
Simos Goros 10 +(0)3932743
Thomas Goros 6 +(0)3932742 PRINOS - HIMARA
Vyron Goros 4 +(0)3932644 ÐÑÉÍÏÓ ×ÉÌÁÑÁÓ
Zahos Kutulas 5 +(0)3932613

HIMARA - PRINOS XIMAÑÁ - ÐÑÉÍÏÓ


Rooms Tel.
Andreas Beleris 5 +(0)3932628
Andreas Leon.Bolanos 4 +(0)3932665
Tatiana Dhima 4 +(0)3932695
Spyros Dhimas 2
Agelos Goros 2 +(0)3932621
Ahilleas Gumas 6 +(0)3932781
Mihalis Gumas 2 +(0)3932698
Thanasis Gumas 3 +(0)3932268
Simos Kalusis 4 +(0)3932256
Mondis Koliakis 8 +(0)3932701
Viktor Koliakis 10 +(0)3932632
Dhimitris Milios 4 +(0)3932279
Klearhos Neranzis 9
Stefos Neranzis 12 +(0)3932627
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Rooms Tel.
Leonardhos Rondos 4 +(0)3932700
Nikos Rondos 4 +(0)39322606

KASTRO - HIMARA Kostas Zotos 2

ÊÁÓÔÑÏ ×ÉÌÁÑÁÓ
HIMARA - STEFANELI XIMAÑÁ - ÓÔÅÖÁÍÅËÉ
Rooms Tel.
Spyros Beleris 6 +(0)3932841
Haris Burbos 3 +(0)3932257
Haris Dhimojannis 10 +(0)3932766
Labros Gjicalis 8 +(0)3932650
Zahos Kokavesis 4 +(0)3932633
Panagjiotis Menikos 6 +(0)3932375
Kostas Lazaris 6 +(0)3932834
Kostas Matos 8
Miltos Matos 4
Vyron Matos 12 +(0)3932646
Haris Rondos 4
Stefos Rondos 6 +(0)3932227
Jorgos Tatos 12 +(0)3932890
Nikos Tatos 4 +(0)3932702

DHRYMADHES-JALISKARI ÄÑÕÌÁÄÅÓ - ÃÉÁËÉÓÊÁÑÉ


Rooms Tel.
Ilir Brokaj 8
Vasilis Fotiadhis 003022610.35018
Andreas Jannis 24
Theodoros Strakosias 4 +(0)692924093
Villa Milton (M.Fotiadhis) 6 +(0)682235962

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KU DO HANI - ÐÏÕ ÈÁ ÖÁÔÅ - RESTAURANTS and TAVERNS
HIMARA SPILIA ×ÉÌÁÑÁ - ÓÐÇËÉÁ
Apostolos Cinis +(0)3932423
Lefteris Gjergjis +(0)3932249
JONI Fotis Gjicalis +(0)682446832
IONIO (Benos Bros) +(0)3932263
Vyron Konomis +(0)3932726
PIAZZA (K.Kacelanos) +(0)3932733
Sotiris Rondos
Nestor Varfis +(0)3932422

HIMARA LAMANA ×ÉÌÁÑÁ - ËÁÌÁÍÁ


Thanasis Kyricis

HIMARA LIVADHI ×ÉÌÁÑÁ - ËÉÂÁÄÉ


Gjikas Kokavesis
Panos Kokas +(0)3932072
Pandelis Joshis +(0)3932313

HIMARA MESUNI ×ÉÌÁÑÁ - ÌÅÓÏÕÍÉ


Pizzeria Manolis Goros (0(692131147

HIMARA POTAMI ×ÉÌÁÑÁ - ÐÏÔÁÌÉ


Thomas Goros (0)3932742
Anastasis Likokas (0)3932745
Potami Beach (Ar.Goros) (0)3932611
Rapos Resort Hotel (0030)6972407611

DHRYMADES (DHERMI) ÄÑÕÌÁÄÅÓ


DORIAN (0)692537337
HOTEL DHRYMADES +(0)692074000 45
DHRYMADES (DHERMI PLAZH) ÃÉÁËÉÓÊÁÑÉ
Alexandros +(0)682246805
Anastasis +(0)692698409
Ostramarkos +(0)692744941
Restaurant 2000 +(0)682374919

BORSH ÌÐÏÑÓÉ
Hyto Lala +(0)692485384
Tajar Lala +(0)692397010
Zamir Lala
Ouivara Borsh (Fouat Matti) +(0)692071145

KAKOMEA ÊÁÊÏÌÁÉÁ
Jiorgos Ducis (0030) 6977.894388
Odysseas Ducis +(0)6822249253

JALI ÃÉÁËÉ
Alexandros Balas +(0)692071887

LLOGARA ËÏÃÁÑÁÓ
Albano .+(0)682040134
Apollonia +(0)682710601
Karavi Antonis Hamitis +(0)682802127
Sofoklis Kutelis +(0)682291265

PALASA ÐÁËÁÓÁ
Hotel Palasa

QEPARO ÊÇÐÁÑÏ
Antonis Thanasis 0030.6944704160
Stefanos Kokedhimas +(0)692050041
Christoforos Lekkas +(0)692313475
Minelaos Gjikas 0030.2108643253

SHEN VASIL ÁÃÉÏÓ ÂÁÓÉËÇÓ


46 Anestis Mexis +(0)692808268
U botua nga Bashkia e Himarës (2006)
Ôeksti Shqip: Jorjis Zahos
Ôeksti Greqisht: Dhimitris Perdhikis
Ôeksti Anglisht: Jorjis Gjonis
Sponsor: Anajenisi

¸êäïóç ÄÞìïõ ×éìÜñáò (2006)


Åëëçíéêü êåßìåíï: ÄçìÞôñçò Ðåñäßêçò
Áëâáíéêü êåßìåíï: Ãéþñãïò ÆÜ÷ïò
Áããëéêü êåßìåíï: Ãéþñãïò Ãêéþíçò
×ïñçãüò: ÁÍÁÃÅÍÍÇÓÇ

A publication of the Town of Himara (2006)


Albanian text: by Giorgos Zahos
Greek text: by Dimitris Perdikis
English text: by Giorgos Gionis
Sponsor: ANAGENNISSI

Ï ÄÞìïò ×éìÜñáò åõ÷áñéóôåß ôïõò


ÄçìÞôñç Ðåñäßêç, Ãéþñãï Ãêéþíç
êáé Ãéþñãï ÆÜ÷ï ãéá ôçí ðïëýôéìç
âïÞèåéá ôïõò óôçí ïëïêëÞñùóç
áõôïý ôïõ Ýñãïõ.

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