If you are looking for quiet resort, to relax and escape from the crowded everyday life, Sivota is perfect place to choose. In the bay of Sivota, historians say that Arabian pirates used to moor their ships there in the Middle Ages, either to relax or hide before and after their numerous attacks on Corfu. The nature of Sivota leaves the best impression upon visiting. While driving to Parga you might get the impression of being on an island, due to a combination of forest and emerald sea. The bays with crystal clear water are one after another, and the view to the sea and above-mentioned islands is fantastic, from the beach and numerous vantage points. Sivota area has a lot to offer to the visitors, so if you want to make the most of the area the hire of a car would be a good idea.​ Some wonderful areas then become accessible, including the inland lakeside town of Ioannina; the preserved mountain villages of Zagorochoria; even the ‘monasteries of the air’ of the meteora, one of greece’s most impressive sites. All can now be done in a day using the new fast Via egnatia highway.