The prefecture of Achaia is located in the north of the Peloponnese and belongs to the district of Western Greece. It borders the east side of the prefecture of Korinthia and the southern part of the prefecture of Arkadia and the southwestern part of the prefecture of Ilia. In the north it borders the Gulf of Patra and the Corinthian Gulf and in the west the Ionian Sea. The capital of the prefecture of Achaia is Patra. Achaia combines historical heritage with contemporary culture. Worth visiting is the Odontotos and you should also discover the unique natural beauty of the Gorge Vouraikos. You can wander through the cobbled streets of Kalavryta with the picturesque square and the ski center. You will be amazed by the beauty of the historic monastery of Agia Lavra of the monastery of the Great Cave (Megalo Spilaio). You can also visit the Cave of the Lakes (Spilaio ton Limnon).