The town of Igoumenitsa is the capital of Thesprotia region and a significant domestic and international port. It serves passenger and car ferries to Patra and the nearby islands of Corfu
, and the ferries to Italy go to Brindisi, Bari, Ancona, Venice and Trieste. The highway from Thessaloniki literally ends up at Igoumenitsa`s port.
The town has no beach inside but 5 km north is the beach of Drepano
which is a few kilometers long strip of sand. Heading south to Syvota
, there are may other beaches as well.