Patras is situated about 110 miles (177 kilometers) west of the national capital Athens.
While in Patras, be sure to spend some time at the Kostas Davourlis Stadium.
Don't restrict yourself to Patras; this region contains a wealth of man-made and natural attractions just waiting to be explored. West Achaea, is 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the northwest. Take the trip there to visit the Kato Achaia Square and Eleutheria Statue.
About 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest of Patras is Agrinio, a regional center where you'll find Dimokio Park, Stratos Ancient Theater and Archaeological Museum of Agrinion. Dimokratias Square and Temple of Stratios Zeus are just a sample of the many other attractions on offer here.
West Greece is a great vacation choice for visitors with a penchant for open-air exhibits. If the weather isn't that great, go to West Greece's theaters, art museums and history museums.
This region is perfect to get out and participate in some great winter activities. When the temperature falls, hop into your snow gear and spend the day skiing or snowboarding. No holiday is really complete without a little down time. Bird watching is one of the ways they relax here. In this region and shore fishing is another.
At the end of your holiday in this special place, say goodbye the way locals do, with a hearty "Yiá sou."