Honey processing by the beehouse in Tsepelovo

Honey processing by the beehouse in Tsepelovo, Zagori

Today we, the whole family that is, had an enlightening visit to the Beehouse in Tsepelovo village where Moses explained to us all steps involved in honey processing. The following pictures describe each step that the bee keeper follows in order to process the honey…

Trachana { Frumenty }

Traditional Trachana { Frumenty }, Zagori, Ioannina, Greece

Trahana is part of the culinary scene in the hoseholds of the Zagori region. It is a centurie’s old traditional food made every year by the women of the Zagori but also of Greece in general. Nowadays it can be readily found in the supermarkets…

… And gathering swallows twitter in the skies

The swallows gathered this morning outside my window in Zagori in anticipation of their southbound trip towards their warmer second home

How beautiful the season is now—How fine the air. A temperate sharpness about it. Really, without joking, chaste weather—Dian skies—I never liked stubble-fields so much as now—Aye better than the chilly green of the spring. Somehow, a stubble-field looks warm—in the same way that…

Vine harvesting in Zitsa, Ioannina

Vine harvesting in Zitsa, Ioannina

Only 35′ away from Central Zagori is the wine zone of Zitsa where it is almost vine harvesting time and the area has a couple of very interesting Vineyards: Domain Glinavos & Zoinos Winery. They are both open to visitors but please call them for…

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…

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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”…

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…

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…