ZAGORI … NOT IN CRISIS

ARCHITECTURE, TRADITION, FAUNA, FLORA, VIKOS GORGE, AOOS RIVER, ASTRAKA PEAK, PINDOS, FOOD, WINE, TREKKING, RAFTING... NOT IN CRISIS

Zagori, Greece What’s not in crisis in a few photographs … Friendly piece of advice … do not watch TV, reality is far better than portrayed. Come to Zagori and we can discuss it in person or even better, NOT!   Hiking, rafting and relaxing in…

The triune church of St. George in Negades village in Zagori, Epirus

The church of St. George in Negades of Epirus and the work of painters from Kapesovo Iοannis and Anastasios Anagnοstis

Agios Georgios or St. George in Negades village, is an excellent sample of ecclesiastical architecture. This imposing triune Church is one of the most impressive churches in Zagori and Epirus in general. It was completed in 1795 by the benefactor merchant Hatzimanthos Ginou. It has a…

About the Zagorohoria by Lonely planet

The Zagorohoria’s 46 traditional stone-and-slate villages, tucked into the Pindos range, offer atmospheric accommodation, crisp alpine air, sublime views and myriad local legends. Once connected only by mountain paths and stone bridges, they’re now connected by paved roads, some of which enjoy spectacular twists…

Photographs of Zagori and Vikos-Aoos National park by Costas Zissis

Costas Zissis is a Zagori born photographer who has been documenting the nature of the region for many decades. He knows the area like no other photographer!! Following are some of his photographs shot at different seasons of the year covering the whole region, from the…

Porfyron Hotel in Ano Pedina

A romantic boutique hotel in the picturesque village of Ano Pedina, located at 1000 metres altitude in the northwest of Greece: Zagori

A romantic boutique hotel located at 1000 metres altitude in the northwest region of Greece, Zagori, in the picturesque village of Ano Pedina. Ano Pedina is a village, one of the 46 stone built villages in Zagorochoria or Zagoria villages in the province of Epirus,…

Anemi Guesthouse Agrotourism

Anemi Guesthouse Agrotourism is a renovated old cottage, and farm, with 7 guest rooms for your accommodation and a jazz restaurant-bar overlooking the highlands of Pedina [or Soudena as it is locally referred to] in the Zagorochoria. A region with immense natural beauty and unique stone built…

Lithos restaurant in central Zagori

Lithos restaurant in Central Zagori, Epirus, Greece

Lithos is a restaurant in central Zagori with an excellent view to the mountains of Pindus. It is located in the most beautiful village of the region Dilofo, close to the villages of Bitsa, Monodendri, Kipoi, Pedina. Following are some comments from happy visitors in…

Cleaning the kilims in a fulling mill

Kilim drying after being through a fulling mill for cleaning in the Zagori region, Pindus, Greece

Every year when the weather gets warmer and the rain stops, sort of that is, we take the kilims to the “fulling mill” to get them cleaned and revived. There are a couple in Kalpaki town, only a few kilometres from Central Zagori in…

Thucydides Guest House

THUCYDIDES (THOUKIDIDIS) GUEST HOUSE, KAPESOVO, ZAGORI, IOANNINA

Set in the village of Kapesovo in the Zagori region pf the National Park of Pindus, this 1875 renovated mansion offers charming accommodation with mountain views. It features a traditional restaurant and a warmly decorated lounge with a traditional fireplace. Thucydides (Thoukididis) rooms feature…

Hotel Saxonis

Hotel Saxonis | Megalo Papigo, Zagorochoria, Greece

Hiking, trekking, rafting, canyoning, horse back riding, touring around the amazing beauty of the Zagoria nature, and warm hospitality, with a mouthwatering breakfast in our beautiful, traditional B&B. Detoxification from the city life, with no TV and, of course, no smoking in the hotel….