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The ancient town of Vouchetio


View of the region

The ancient town of Vouchetio was built on the 8th century B.C. at Louros river which was an exit to the sea. It was built at the location of Rogoi which is between Petra and Nea Kerasounta of Preveza. It was a colony of Ileioi. In the past at the same location there was a prehistoric settlement. It took its name by Vouchetos, the son of the king Echetos, or according to the mythology because there escaped the goddess Themis on a bull’s back, during the deluge of Deucalion.

The compound at the top of the hill had old walls with towers and battlements. The findings date back to the period of the 6th century B.C. and the roman age. The ancient walls were destroyed by the Romans in 167 B.C. because th habitants of Kassopi were allies of Molossoi.