Athens, which is the national capital, is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) east of Katakolo.
Why don't you spend some time exploring the area? Start with a visit to the the Port of Katakolo.
Don't restrict yourself to Katakolo, because West Greece contains numerous cultural and scenic attractions waiting to be explored. Two examples of places within a relatively short distance of Katakolo are Skillountia, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Zacharo, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Zakynthos is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Katakolo. This center has a number of interesting things to do and see, including Shipwreck Beach, Kalamaki Beach and Solomos Square. Laganas Beach, Argassi Beach and Banana Beach are other attractions here that should be included on every visitor's schedule.
West Greece is graced with a truly fascinating religious life; learn more about is at the area's beautiful temples. The best places for travelers to visit when they first arrive in a new destination are the ones that provide a window into the local culture. Don't skip West Greece's theaters, history museums and art museums.
If the sun is shining while here, get outside. Snorkeling and swimming are just two of the well-established watersports here. The West Greece area features a range of laid-back activities. Spend the day bird watching or shore fishing and let your stress melt away.
As your holiday here finishes up, bid West Greece a teary "Yiá sou"