Zagorochoria in Epirus

Nature enthusiasts will fall in love with this magnificent cluster of 46 picturesque villages in the region of Epirus. Zagorochoria are world famous for their pristine architecture, simple yet compelling and filled with long-lasting history and legends. As soon as you arrive to one of these unspoiled gems of Greek mainland, you will instantly realize …

Wine Tourism in Northern Greece: Epirus

Located in the nortwestern part of Greece, Epirus is world renowned as a place filled with nature’s bliss. Evergreen forests, mountainous terrain, imposing slopes and impressive lakes, canyons and stone bridges. An excellent destination throughout the year, due to the unspoiled landscapes and the wealth of tradition, the excellent gastronomic culture and the amazingly hospitable …

The Greek Seaside Town of Parga

Overlooking the Ionian Sea, Parga is a picture-perfect coastal town of Northern Greece. Located in Epirus, this is a place where travelers find peace and quiet, without losing track of accessibility to historic monuments and legendary tourist destinations. Locals love Parga, as it encompasses the glory of past centuries along with the serenity of today. …

Greek Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas: The World’s Leading Eco-Lodge

World Travel Awards 2018 took place in Lisbon and the outcome has been a blast for Greece and sustainable tourism industry. Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas has been named the leading eco-lodge in the entire world, for the second consecutive year. To travel connoisseurs, this comes as no surprise. Indeed, the breathtaking resort in Zagori, …

Driving Egnatia Odos, Greece’s modern ancient highway

Ottoman arched bridge over Voidomatis River, Vikos Gorge. Image by Danita Delimont / Getty Images One of the most fascinating drives across Greece is the 670km journey from the Turkish border crossing of Kipi in Thrace to Igoumenitsa on the Ionian Sea. Known as the ‘Egnatia Odos’, after the ancient Roman Via Egnatia which conveyed …

Learn about the New Zagori Project at the magical Region of Epirus!

A new project that aims to keep travellers interested in visiting and returning to the Zagori region was recently presented at the office of the European Parliament in Athens by the University Research Institute of Applied Communication (URIAC) of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Zagori Excellence Network – ZEN. Titled the …