General Information on Ilia

The city of Pyrgos is located approximately 100km southwest of the city of Patras. It is the capital and the largest city of the prefecture of Ilia. Pyrgos is the trading and communication centre of the prefecture, as all public transport passes through here. The port of Kyllini nearby is a gate to the Ionian islands.

Pyrgos has many luxury hotels and restaurants, and some very interesting buildings with impressive architecture, such as the Municipal Theatre and the Municipal Market, both designed by German architect Chiller.

How to Reach Ilia

Bus: From the Pyrgos Bus Station there are several buses daily connecting the city to Olympia (30 minutes), Athens (6½ hours), Patras (2 hours), Kyllini (50 minutes), Kyparissia (1¼ hours), Tripolis (3½ hours), Kalamata (2 hours) and Andritsena (1½ hours). There are also frequent connections to other cities, such as Thessaloniki and Ioannina.

Train: There are a few train connections between Pyrgos and Olympia.

Weather in Ilia

The Peloponnese Peninsula has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. Rainfalls occur mostly between October and March.

Top 10 Destinations in Ilia

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Airport closed: Epitalio
Ancient cities: Alifira :: Fias :: Friza :: Ilis :: Inoi :: Lassion :: Letrini :: Makistos :: Pissa
Ancient sanctuary: Olympia
Beach: Kalamia
Lagoon: Kaiafas Lagoon
Military airport: Andravida
Mountains: Erymanthos :: Foloe :: Lambia :: Lapithas :: Minthi
Port: Palouki
Rivers: Alfios :: Erymanthos :: Pinios
Settlements: Agia Marina :: Agios Andreas :: Agios Andreas Katakolou :: Agios Andreas Korakochoriou :: Agios Athanassios :: Agios Georgios :: Agios Georgios Amaliada :: Agios Georgios Ancient olympia :: Agios Georgios Ilia :: Agios Ilias :: Agios Nikolaos :: Agios Panteleimon :: Agios Panteleimonas :: Agios Vlassis :: Alfios :: Almyriki :: Ambelakia :: Analipsi :: Arkoudi :: Astereika :: Barakitika :: Bouka :: Brinia :: Chanakia :: Chania Spartoulia :: Chelidoni :: Danika :: Drouva :: Fanaras :: Flokeika :: Gavrakia :: Gramatikos :: Gyros :: Ioniko :: Kalakeika :: Kalathas :: Kalithea :: Kalo Pedi :: Kalyvakia :: Kalyvia :: Kapandriti :: Karavaki :: Karmi :: Karvouneika :: Kassidiaris :: Kastrougena :: Katarachi :: Kato Kartezeika :: Kato Kavouri :: Kato Taxiarches :: Kato Varvassena :: Katsomaliareika :: Kavouri :: Keramidi :: Keressova :: Klidereika :: Klima :: Kokala :: Komi :: Kostomera :: Koteika :: Kotrona :: Kotroni :: Kourouta :: Koutsouroubas :: Kouzouli :: Kyani Akti :: Ladikaki :: Ladiko :: Lasdikas :: Lekani :: Longo :: Loutra Kylini :: Loutra, Yrmini :: Marmara :: Megalo Pefko :: Myli :: Nea Kalyvakia :: Nea Kamena :: Nea Persena :: Neo Samiko :: Olympiada :: Orea :: Palatas :: Paleochora :: Paleochori :: Paleolanthi :: Paliofytia :: Panagia :: Panorama :: Papa Chania :: Papadou :: Paralia :: Paralia Epitalio :: Patronikoleika :: Pefki :: Pera Chavari :: Petroules :: Pigadi :: Piri :: Platia :: Psili Rachi :: Ptelia :: Pyrgi :: Rama :: Raptis :: Regleika :: Romeika :: Roupakia :: Rozeika :: Samareika :: Sitochori :: Skala :: Skoupas :: Souli :: Stroumbouli :: Sykies :: Thines Beach :: Trianta :: Tsafleika :: Tsichleika :: Varvarina :: Vationas :: Vranas :: Vytineika :: Xenies :: Zacharo Beach
Spa: Kaiafas
Towns: Amaliada :: Pyrgos
Villages: Achladini :: Aetorachi :: Agia Anna :: Agia Kyriaki :: Agia Marina :: Agia Mavra :: Agia Triada :: Agii Apostoli :: Agii Theodori :: Agios Charalambos :: Agios Dimitrios :: Agios Georgios :: Agios Ilias :: Agios Ilias Pyrgos :: Agios Ilias Zacharo :: Agios Ioannis :: Agios Ioannis Amaliada :: Agios Nikolaos :: Agnanta :: Agrapidochori :: Agridi :: Akropotamia :: Alpochori :: Ambari :: Ambelokambos :: Ambelonas :: Amygdali :: Amygdalies :: Analipsi :: Anemochori :: Anilio :: Ano Koyrtessi :: Anthonas :: Anthopyrgos :: Antroni :: Apidoula :: Areti :: Artemis :: Arvanitis :: Aspra Spitia :: Astra :: Avgi :: Avgio :: Borsi :: Charia :: Chavari :: Chelidoni :: Chimadio :: Chryssochori :: Dafni :: Dafni Ilia :: Dafniotissa :: Dafnoula :: Diassella :: Dimitra :: Doukas :: Douneika :: Dragogi :: Efyra :: Eleonas :: Fanari :: Faskomilia :: Flokas :: Foloi :: Fonetika :: Frixa :: Geraki :: Giannitsochori :: Glykorizo :: Goumero :: Granitseika :: Grekas :: Gryllos :: Ikaros :: Ilida :: Kafkonia :: Kakotari :: Kakovatos :: Kalidona :: Kalikomo :: Kalithea :: Kalyvakia :: Kalyvia :: Kalyvia Vartholomio :: Kambos :: Kambos Ilia :: Kambos Pyrgos :: Kamena :: Kapeleto :: Karatoulas :: Karavouleika :: Kardamas :: Kardiakafti :: Karya :: Kastro :: Katakolo :: Kato Amygdalies :: Kato Panagia :: Kato Samiko :: Kato Strefi :: Kato Xirochori :: Katsaros :: Kavassilas :: Kentro :: Keramidia :: Keramidia Iardanos :: Kladeos :: Klindia :: Kolireikes Parages :: Kolirio :: Kolokythas :: Korakochori :: Korivos :: Koryfi :: Koskinas :: Koufopoulo :: Kougeika :: Koumanis :: Kourtessi :: Koutsochera :: Krana :: Kremydi :: Krouni :: Kryoneri :: Kryoneri Figalia :: Kryonero :: Kryovryssi :: Laganas :: Lalas :: Lanthio :: Lasteika :: Latas :: Latzoio :: Lefkochori :: Lepreo :: Leventochori :: Linaria :: Linistena :: Livadaki :: Loukas :: Louvro :: Lygia :: Machos :: Magiras :: Magoula :: Makistos :: Makrissia :: Malta :: Manolada :: Marathea :: Markopoulo :: Matessi :: Mazaraki :: Melissa :: Milea :: Milies :: Minthi :: Miraka :: Mouria :: Mouzaki :: Myli :: Myronia :: Myrtia :: Nea Figalia :: Nea Skilloudia :: Neapoli :: Nemouta :: Neo Chorio :: Neochori :: Neochori Zacharo :: Neraida :: Nissi :: Oleni :: Olga :: Orini :: Paleochori :: Paleovarvassena :: Panopoulo :: Pefkes :: Pefki :: Pelopio :: Peristeri :: Perivolia :: Persena :: Petralona :: Platiana :: Ploutochori :: Pothos :: Pournari :: Prassidaki :: Prassino :: Prinari :: Prodromos :: Psari :: Psilo :: Raches :: Rodia :: Rodina :: Roupaki :: Rovia :: Roviata :: Salmoni :: Samiko :: Savalia :: Schini :: Sekoulas :: Simiza :: Simopoulo :: Skafidia :: Skilountia :: Skliva :: Skourochori :: Smerna :: Smila :: Sopio :: Sosti :: Stafidokambos :: Stamateleika :: Stomio :: Strefi :: Stroussi :: Sybani :: Taxiarches :: Thanassouleika :: Tholo :: Tragano :: Trypiti :: Tsipiana :: Valmi :: Vassilaki :: Velanidi :: Vouliagmeni :: Vounargo :: Vrachneika :: Vresto :: Vrina :: Vrochitsa :: Vytineika :: Xirochori :: Xirokambos :: Xylokera

Map of Ilia

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