Preveza is the capital of the Prefecture of Preveza and one of the harbors of Epirus. The ruins of the ancient city of Nicopolis lie 7km north of the city. Preveza was founded after the final decline of Nicopolis probably in the 11th century.
The Aktio-Preveza Immersed Tunnel, the first and so far only undersea tunnel in Greece, was completed in 2002 and connects Preveza to Aktio in western Acarnania in the region of Aetolia-Acarnania.
Preveza is a modern city. Beautiful, traditional buildings adorn the port and the historical center while the pedestrian walkways and cobblestone streets lined with popular taverns and cafès remind us of the islands. The city’s rich intellectual and artistic activities include frequent conferences, exhibitions and festivals.
In the majestic city of Preveza you can visit the monuments scattered in all its extent, the Byzantine churches, castles built by Venetian and Ottomans, the ruins of the roman city of Nicopolis and the ancient Kassiopi, the Necromantium of Acheron, the most important of the ancient times and Zalongo the place of sacrifice.