Patras – The Erasmus+ Experience

PATRAS

Patras – Patras is a big modern city, which combines harmoniously the old and modern elements. It is also a great international port and its center has a great appeal.

Sights of Patras

During your stay in Patras for the Erasmus+ educational purposes, you should not miss the opportunity of exploring its history.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF PATRAS

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF PATRAS

Archaeological Museum of Patras –It dominates by its innovative architectural style and design. Its collections include finds from the broader district of Patras and Western Achaea, covering a wide chronological spectrum from 3000 BC until the 4th century AD.

PATRAS CASTLE

PATRAS CASTLE

Patras Castle – The Patras Fortress was built around the mid-6th century A.D above the ruins of the ancient acropolis of the city of Patras, on a low outlying hill of the Panachaiko Mountain and ca. 800 m from the sea.

MYCENAEAN CEMETERY OF VOUNDENI

Mycenaean cemetery of Voundeni – The mycenaean settlement at Voundeni is one of the most prominent sites in the so-called periphery of the mycenaean world. Voundeni’s cemetery lies southeast of the settlement, at the localities called Agrapidia and Amygdalia. It occupies an area of 1.8 hectares, organized in a series of successive 2-4m. high plateaus and covering the full extent of the soft bedrock.

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