The 2nd Study Visit in Arta
On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, from 10:15 to 16:00, a study visit was conducted by LB-University of Ioannina to a cultural route in historical sites of Arta, Greece. Representatives of PB2-Municipality of Igoumenitsa and PB4-RCDC, stakeholders, representatives of local associations, and businessmen from cultural and creative industries participated in the study visit. The meeting point for the welcome was the administrative headquarters of the University of Ioannina in Arta. After the registration of the participants, the study visit started from the Archaeological Museum of Arta. Heading towards the Castle of Arta, the participants had the opportunity to see the temple of Apollo, the small theater of ancient Amvrakia, the temple of Saint Theodora, the temple of Saint Basil, and the tower clock of the city. Going to the emblematic church of Parigoritissa, the participants passed through the main pedestrian street of the town. After sightseeing in the center of the city, the participants had a coffee break and moved to the village of Vlacherna, which is located a few kilometers outside the city, where the church of the same name is situated (Panaghia Vlacherna). The last stop of the study visit was one of the most famous landmarks of Arta, its Bridge, and the folklore museum, which is located right next to the Βridge. Along with the visits, onsite pieces of training for the significance of every monument were conducted.