Patras is Greece's third largest urban area and the regional capital of Western Greece, in northern Peloponnese, situated 215 km west of Athens. The city is built at the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, overlooking the Gulf of Patras, which makes it a very interesting destination for yachtsmen. Patras is a city where entertainment, history and culture mingle together to create a destination filled with wonderful discoveries. The medieval Patras Castle, the Roman Odeon with the Amphitheatre in its proximity, the municipal Theatre Apollon, Georgiou I Square and Saint Andrew Church are just some of many amazing things to see in this city. Yachtsmen who enjoy sightseeing and exploring historical monuments find Patras an ideal destination for their cruise.