Built at the deepest point of the homonymous bay, between Cape Haronisi and Heirisi (Heromeni) and among Humanitsa and Sivota ports, there is the seaside village of Plataria. In this position, it is estimated that the ancient Kalamine or Kalamonia of Stefanos Byzantiou and either Ptolemy is “Almine”. It seems that it began to be inhabited in 1300 AD, while in 1730 he was now a coherent Christian community, which was even resisted to the equillamism. Post-war enough inhabitants migrated to Germany, without, of course, to forget their place, which in the long run the village benefited. The earthquakes of the 1979-80 period were the triggering of many residents from the mountains in the most popular of the village, evolving it to a modern seaside village, which also has a recreational reception marina. For toponym “Plataria” there are 2 versions. The first says that the name comes from the existence of Kampos, widely, part, hence “Plataria”, and on the basis of the second correlates with the existence of a large Platanos, which for history is now preserving a small part thereof. Suggested routes:
• “You can either rent a car or a bicycle or even take the bus to head to Igoumenitsa and further explore the ancient roots of Thesproton, at the Archaeological Museum.” ). But also a walk in the city, where the choices for coffee, food, drink, especially on the seaside road and shopping mainly in the center are several (about 14 kilometers).
• Walk to the port of Plataria. Beyond making a beautiful stroll, you can taste fresh fish and enjoy a glass of wine by the sea.
• Walk the “Igoumenitsa corner – old Plataria” path. “It is a panoramic route that initially follows the ridge while then crosses the mountainside of” oaky “. It is the path that joined the Earthochori Grakohori and Agia Marina with Plataria. The walker has a panoramic view to the left of the city and the port of Igoumenitsa and right the bay of Plataria. In the middle of the route, we meet a new chapel and a very old Aloni and a 19th-century residence. Characteristic point on the path The old well called the name: “Pussy of Arap” Alb. That is, the Well of Arapi. ” • Each year in July, within the framework of the celebration called “Barbarla”, the image of Agia Paraskevi is transferred to Boats to the bay of Plataria, a Philharmonic escort, followed by a municipal evening. • On the day of Agios Georgios Feast, in the homonymous chapel located on the road from Plataria to Sivota, inhabitants of the area carry the image of Saint with horses. • You can visit one or more of the separate beaches of the area, namely Plataria, Red Rock, Kalami and Cat.