There is plenty of information about Patras available online, which can be very useful to those planning a trip to the Peloponnese peninsula of southern Greece.

Two good places to begin doing some preliminary research are on the Patras Information page and the Peloponnese Information page, which are both found through Wikipedia. Here, one can obtain such background information as history and population statistics.

This Greek Tourism Website is a good place to find travel and tourism information that is general to most of the country, including Peloponnese and Patras.

The Wonderful Greece website is another resource for finding information about traveling to Greece. Here, one will also find a Peloponnese Attractions page.

The Patras City Website is the best place to find travel and tourism information specific to this city.

For further information, visit one of the many tourist information centers upon arriving to Greece.

A good way to get to know an unfamiliar area better is by studying its geography. Get started by looking at a Map of Greece , a Map of the Peloponnese Peninsula, and a Map of Patras.

For weather information about Patras, check out this Five Day Forecast and Monthly Weather Averages page.

Although there are no foreign embassies located in Patras, many countries have a location somewhere in Greece (mainly in Athens). For a complete list, including contact and location information, check out this Foreign Embassies List.