We welcome you to Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Summer School in Agrinio, the biggest town of the Aetoloakarnania County.
Aetoloakarnania, one of the most picturesque areas in Greece, is the biggest county in Greece, with natural, unspoilt beauty. It combines beautiful seashores and mountain peaks, rivers and lakes.
Its residents retain the area’s traditions even though their modern lifestyle, a fact that gives a pleasant surprise to their guests.
Ancient Greek myths, theatres and temples, byzantine chapels, beautiful villages….contemporary, big projects, hospitable people, everything comes together here, continuing the history of the place.
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During your stay, you will have the chance every day to find out all there is about Greek people, greek hospitality and fun.
Greek Language is one of the most ancient languages in the world. The majority of modern greek language is based on Ancient Greeks' so the tradition and culture of that era is continued nowadays.
Agrinio (Greek: Αγρίνιο, Latin: Agrinium) is the largest city and municipality of the Aetolia-Acarnania regional unit of Greece, with 106,053 inhabitants. It is the economical center of Aetolia-Acarnania, although its capital is the town of Mesolonghi. The settlement dates back to ancient times.
Lake Trichonida is the largest natural lake in Greece. It is situated in the eastern part of Aetolia-Acarnania, southeast of the city of Agrinio and northwest of Nafpaktos. It covers an area of 98.6 square kilometres (38.1 sq mi).
Messolongi is the capital of Aetolia-Acarnania regional unit, and the seat of the municipality of Iera Poli Messolongiou (Sacred City of Messolongi). Messolongi is known as the site of a dramatic siege during the Greek War of Independence, and of the death of poet Lord Byron.
Aitoliko was conveniently located with relation to the ancient towns of Pleuron (the name of the son of the mythological father Aetolus comes from along with Kalydon which carries the name of another son) and Oiniadai. The name of the town in the middle of the lagoon dates back to ancient times.
Astakos (the greek meaning is "lobster") is a town in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece. It is located on a bay on the eastern shore of the Ionian Sea, near the southern end of the Acarnanian Mountains. It takes its name from the ancient Acarnanian town Astacus and was named Dragamesti in the Middle Ages.
The theatre is located at the archaeological site of ancient Stratos, the capital of the Acarnanians, at the northwest side of the village of Stratos, on a low slope overlooking the Acheloos river. The theater dates back in the late 4th century BC and its seating capacity was 6000 spectators.
The name of the island “Lefkada” routed from the name “Lefkas Petra” or “Lefkas Akra”, the southern cape of the island. The wild white rocks of the cape gave the name to the city, the Corinthians founded in Lefkada, and then to the entire island.
The historic complex, that dates back to 829AD, is also referred as “The house of Virgin Mary” because, according to some traditions, the Monastery of Prousos in Evritania was built at the exact place which Virgin Mary chose in a miraculous way.
Myrtias Monastery is one of the most important Byzantine monuments in Greece. Its major church is two-roomed. The current sanctuary is the older church, of the 11th-12th century.
Thermo was an ancient Greek sanctuary, which served as the regular meeting place of the Aetolian League. Its focal point was the temple of Apollo Thermios famous for the archaic terra cotta metopes decorated with painted scenes from mythology which are among the earliest examples of this art form in Greece.
Municipality of Nafpaktia is a municipality in the Region of Western Greece. We invite you to discover it and be fascinated! From the most secluded beach to the most remote mountaintop will experience the beauty of the place and see the unique combination of modern city and traditional village.
Known as the centre (Omphalos) of the world, Delphi had the most famous oracle of ancient Greece. Nowadays you can visit the ancient ruins, the great museum of Delphi and have a chance to listen to Pythias oracles.
Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times. The Olympic Games were held every four years throughout Classical Antiquity, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD.