Advertise Now
Europe Attractions
Travel Companies
  Home > Travel Europe > Europe Destinations > Aitoliko


Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.

Aitolikon is a municipality with a population of 4,800 and the seat of the municipality of this name in the southern part of Aetolia-Acarnania. It is located north of the Acheloos delta. Aitolikon has primary schools, a high school a Lyceum, several churches, a small post office and a square. The Aitolikon Lagoon is a lagoon located east of Aitolikon surrounding the main municipality and is 14 square kilometers in area.
Aitolikon was suitably located with relation to the ancient towns of Pleuron and Oiniadai. The name of the town in the middle of the lagoon dates back to ancient times. The Achelous delta to be found west of Mesolonghi is the most extensive delta in Greece. The Mesolonghi lagoon is one of the biggest lagoons of the entire Mediterranean Sea with its depth of 1.5 meters.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Aitolikon is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

Everything you need to know about Traveling Europe is here at

Permission is granted to reproduce this article as long as the above resource paragraph is left intact with active links.

Back to Europe Destinations

Europe Destinations
Europe News