Ovires or Kolybethres natural pools

Ovires or Kolybethres natural pools

Ovires or Kolybethres natural pools, in Papigo, Zagori, are natural fonts created by the erosion of the lime rock bed due to the flowing water of Rogovo stream on it’s downward trip from Mt. Tymphe. Man-made barriers placed by the locals control the level…

The photographic eye of Ruth De Ruwe

Ruth is a photographer that lives and works on the island of Texel in the Netherlands. An island with a population of 13,641 in the province of North Holland which is her greatest inspiration. Her second, a very close second, inspiration, is none other than the Zagori region which she frequently visits to take photogrpahs of the area and stay at her friend's Ritas Hotel Porfyron in Ano Pedina

Ruth is a photographer that lives and works on the island of Texel in the Netherlands. An island with a population of 13,641 in the province of North Holland which is her greatest inspiration. Her second, a very close second, inspiration, is none other than the Zagori…

מאמר על אפירוס וזגורי ביוון

Hotel Papaevangelou, Papigo, Zagorochoria, Greece

אביב אברמוביץ’, עורך תוכן וידיאו בוואלה! חדשות travel.walla.co.il מה עולה לכם בראש כשאתם שומעים את המילה “יוון”? אם התשובה היא שמש, חופים לוהטים וצלחות שבורות בטברנה – אתם כנראה לא לבד. אלא שיוון, כפי שלמדתי על בשרי לאחרונה, היא הרבה מעבר לחופשת “הכול כלול”…

Explore the Geoheritage of Zagori with Georgia!

Bare karst in Mt. Tymfi. Explore the Geoheritage of Zagori with Georgia! Georgia offers a fresh and well educated approach to a very, very old (geo)heritage, that of the Zagori region and Vikos-Aoos Geopark. Georgia of Geozagori offers a penetrating and rock solid view of Vikos Aoos Geopark focusing mainly at the area surrounding Vikos canyon (gorge) the so called Zagori. Through geo-tourism a better understanding of the Earth can be achieved, and she intends to present the geological values of Zagori promoting thus the protection of this priceless geological heritage

Georgia offers a fresh and well educated approach to a very, very old (geo)heritage, that of the Zagori region and Vikos-Aoos Geopark. Georgia of Geozagori offers a penetrating and… rock solid experience of Vikos Aoos Geopark focusing mainly in the area surrounding Vikos canyon (gorge) the so called Zagori through her trekking-hiking…

Natural beauties of Greece

Holy Monastery of Iviron or Iveron, an Eastern Orthodox monastery at the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece

Greece is a very diverse land full of surprises. Most of Greece consists of mountains, making our country one of the most mountainous in Europe. Mount Olympus, the mythical abode of the Greek Gods, culminates at Mytikas peak 2,917 m (9,570 ft), the highest in…

Vegetation zones in the National Parks of Pindos

Pinus nigra forest in the Ecoregion of Pindus, Greece

The Pindus Ecoregion (National Parks of Vikos-Aoos and Valia Calda) covers a wide range of elevations and habitats, from deep canyons to steep mountains. This wide range in altitude results in four major forest zones: A conifer zone, with trees such as a subspecies of…

Plants of Pindus

Melissa officinalis or Lemon balm

The nature in Greece is of great diversity. There are more than 6,000 plant species recorded, many of which are endemic mostly due to the isolation of the numerous mountains and islands. The mountainous area of the two National Parks, Vikos-Aoos and Valia Calda (or Pindus…

Zagorochoria villages

Snow covered roofs in a traditional stone village in the Zagori region, Greece

Zagorochoria A cluster of 48 traditional picturesque villages, built amphitheatrically in the wider area of Timfi (Tymphe), Pindos (Pindus) and Mitsikeli (Zagori region). Zagori’s natural environment is exquisite and perfect for many outdoor activities. The local architecture is defined by stone, wood and slate…

The villages of Zagori

Welcome to Naturally Zagori in Epirus, Greece

Zagorochoria A cluster of 48 traditional picturesque villages, built amphitheatrically in the wider area of Timfi, Pindos and Mitiskeli (Zagori region). Zagori’s natural environment is exquisite and perfect for many outdoor activities. The local architecture is defined by stone, wood and slate rock. The…

Welcome to Naturally Zagori

Welcome to Naturally Zagori in Epirus, Greece

… a website about the unique area of the Zagori area and the National Parks of Vikos-Aoos & Valia Calda. Here you will find information about the nature, architecture, local customs, happenings, sports activities, culinary events and much more. Stay tuned for more, the…