Horse riding in the National Park of Vikos-Aoos

Horse rides and treks for all ages and levels in one of Greece’s most beautiful environments, Papigo, one of 46 villages in the Zagori region, in the heart of the National Park of Northern Pindus. Enjoy the sunset as it paints the majestic cliff…

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…

Allium ursinum or wild garlic

Allium ursinum, also known as wild garlic or bear leek, is a wild relative of chives and is native to Zagori. The Latin name is due to the brown bear's taste for the bulbs and its habit of digging up the ground to get at them; they are also a favourite of wild boar

Wild garlic also known as ramsons or bear leek, is a wild relative of chives and is native to Zagori. The Latin name is due to the brown bear’s taste for the bulbs and its habit of digging up the ground to get at them;…

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…

Forget the Greek islands, head north instead as Lonely Planet suggests!

Forget the Greek islands as Lonely Planet suggests in this article and explore Greece’s vast north. It is unmatched for geographical, cultural and even culinary diversity. Here, great stretches of mountains, lakes, forest and coastline remain to be discovered. With terrain stretching from the azure Ionian…

Mountaineering ski in Timfi, Pindus, Greece

Tsouka rossa peak above Brysochori village in Zagori, Greece

timfi dressed in white ski touring # Two days of mountaineering ski in the heart of Tymfi mountain in Epirus, Greece. The event is organized by the fifth element * and will take place on the 4 and 5th of April 2015. 4/5th april 2015 Saturday 8:30am…

A CNN article about winter in Greece

Hotel Papaevangelou, Papigo, Zagorochoria, Greece

Not just for summer: 6 reasons to head to Greece in winter according to a CNN article on winter destinations in Greece Greece is so closely linked to summer vacations that it rarely features in winter escape plans. That’s a shame, because while it rules…

Zagori, a candidate for UNESCO’s World Heritage list

The Greek Culture Ministry announced that it intends to officially sponsor the traditional villages of the Zagori (Zagorochoria) district in Epirus, northwestern Greece, as a Greek “cultural landscape” to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage list. For the last two years, the “Zagorochoria…

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…