Igoumenitsa is a coastal city located in northwestern Greece. It is the capital of Thesprotia regional unit. Igoumenitsa is also chief port of Epirus and Thesprotia, and one of the largest Greek passenger ports, connecting northwestern Mainland Greece with Italy and the Ionian Islands.
The ancient name of Igoumenitsa used to be Titani. The 420-mile (670 km) long Egnatia Highway, serving northern Greece, terminates at the city of Igoumenitsa, making it a starting point for tourists who come from Europe and ending point for trucks coming from Turkey. Primary aspects of Igoumenitsa's economy are agriculture, transport, services, maritime and tourism.
Igoumenitsa has many shops, offices, cargo storages and schools, a Technological Educational Institute, medical clinic, library, archeological museum, courthouse, several tennis courses and sport stadiums. The Municipal Sailing Club and Thesprotia Police Headquarters are located here. The city of Igoumenitsa itself is build on the slopes of forested mountain and expands around the gulf.
The 2011 census recorded 25,810 inhabitants for the wider Igoumenitsa municipality, of which 9,820 lived in the municipal unit of the proper of Igoumenitsa. The city is known for its blue waters and for being surrounded by several forests. Nearby Drepanos Beach is among the longest sand beaches in the area, with a length of more than 7 kilometers.
The Greece to Brindisi, Patras, Italy car-ferry vessels of Hellenic Mediterranean Lines (HML) visit Igoumenitsa, before crossing Adriatic Sea and vice versa, as well as the Superfast Ferries and ANEK Lines' ships, before going to Bari, Venice or Ancona, and vice versa.
Igoumenitsa has two ports: The New Port and The Old Port. The New Port is the 2nd busiest passenger port of Greece, following Piraeus, even surpassing the Ports of Iraklion and Patras (the third and fourth largest in the country).
The Igoumenitsa cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Igoumenitsa, Greece.
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Port Igoumenitsa cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Igoumenitsa, Greece. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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