Ioannina is one of the most beautiful cities of Greece with a special character and a haunting charm comprised of the serene Lake Pamvotida and a long history and tradition. The city of Ioannina offers good food in restaurants and taverns and accommodation in beautiful hotels.
The dominating landscape of Ioannina and almost everywhere present is the serene waters of Pamvotida lake. The Island in the middle of Lake Pamvotis makes a nice vehicle-free escape, while also boasting unique historical attractions. The Island is famous as the place where the local warlord Ali Pasha was trapped and gunned down by Ottoman troops. The Cave of Perama is located near the city of Ioannina, just 4 km far from the city of Ioannina and is one of the most beautiful ones in the Balkans and it is in the interior of the hill of Gkoritsa. Ioannina is a busy city with intense nightlife thanks to the numerous students of the local University.
The city of Ioannina is 445 km far from Athens and 370 km far from Thessaloniki. Ioannina has also an airport for domestic flights.
Ioannina Airport: +30 26510 27058
Tourist Police in Ioannina: +30 26510 65938
Police in Ioannina: +30 26510 26290
Hospital in Ioannina: +30 26510 80111, 26510 99111
Bus services in Ioannina: +30 26510 26286
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Agios MinasThe village of Agios Minas is located on the slope of a hill, between Kastraki, Papigo and Vicos and is one of the villages of the cluster of Zagorohoria. The village is named after the church of Saint Minas and having Agios Minas as a starting point you can visit the Monastery of Evaggelistria, the...2
Ano PedinaAno Pedina is a village located on the southwest slopes of Tymfi and Mitsikeli mountains, built at an altitude of 960 meters over a small plateau. The village has been proclaimed as traditional village retains its characteristic zagorian architecture and is one of the villages of the cluster of Zagorohoria....3
AristiThe village of Aristi is located in Central Zagoria, near the village of Papigo and Vikos Gorge, thus has a large tourist development in recent years. Until 1928 it was called Artsista but it was renamed in Aristi. There are many hotels in Aristi for your accommodation and many restaurants.5
DikorfoDikorfo is one of the villages of the cluster of Zagorochoria. It is built at an altitude of 1,000 meters on the north eastern slopes of Mount Mitsikeli. Dikorfo is 38 km far from Ioannina situated in an area surrounded by forests rich in fauna. The subsoil of the area consists of shale and limestone....6
ElatiElati is a village amphitheatrically built in a wooded area north of Mount Mitsikeli, overlooking the mountains and forests of Mount Tymfi with excellent climate. It is a destination close to the city of Ioannina, but also a village located in the centre Zagoria and makes a good base for visiting the...7
IoanninaThe dominating landscape of Ioannina and almost everywhere present is the serene waters of Pamvotida lake. The Island in the middle of Lake Pamvotis makes a nice vehicle-free escape, while also boasting unique historical attractions. The Island is famous as the place where the local warlord Ali Pasha...8
KapesovoThe village of Kapesovo is built amphitheatrically offering great views with beautiful stone built houses and mansions. One of the most beautiful stonepaved alleys of Kapesovo is the one that connects the village of Kapesovo with this of Vradeto and a walk on this should not be missed during your visit....9
KipiThe village of Kipi is situated at an altitude of 800m and is a village of Zagorohoria cluster built amphitheatrically with view to a valley that is crossed by two small rivers on the banks of which are built two arched bridges. During your stay you should visit the Folk Museum where there are many traditional...10
KonitsaIn the past few years, the town of Konitsa has been elected as the capital of alternative tourism and this is because it has a unique geophysical terrain located close to the villages of Zagorochoria with unique natural beauties. Outdoor sport activities, forms of alternative tourism and international...11
KoukouliThe village of Koukouli is located near the southern tip of the Vikos Gorge and the National Park of Vikos-Aoos. It was formed as a settlement in the 13th or 14th century and in the 18th and 19th century has seen great economic prosperity as the locals dealt with trade. There are hotels and restaurants...12
Megalo PapigoMegalo Papigo is located very close to the Vikos Gorge and within the National Park of Vikos-Aoos. It is surrounded by lush trees attracting numerous tourists throughout the year in many of the hotels and restaurants in the village. The summit of Mount Tymfi, Astraka dominates the background of the village...13
MetsovoMetsovo is one of the most picturesque traditional settlements of Greece and a top winter destination. It is a mountainous town, built on the slopes of Mount Pindos, at an altitude of 1150m., and is an ideal destination for all seasons, as the visitor can enjoy scenery, winter sports in the ski center...14
Mikro PapigoMikro Papigo is the smaller neighbourhood of Megalo Papigo nested beneath the stone blocks of Astraka, the summit of Mount Tymfi. The village is one of the villages of the Zagorohoria cluster and has an extensive network of stone paths where you can enjoy walking surrounded by the astonishing beauty...15
MonodendriMonodendri is built at an altitude of 1060m and is worth visiting for admiring the mansions built according to the local architecture, the cobbled steep streets and the churches. From the square of Monodendri you can take the path to the canyon gorge and the sources of Voidomatis River. There are modern...16
PeramaThe village of Perama is located 4 km far from the city of Ioannina, attracting tourists mainly because of the Cave of Perama. The Cave of Perama is one of the most beautiful ones in the Balkans and it is in the interior of the hill of Gkoritsa, on the fringes of which the village of Perama lays. The...18
Pramada TzoumerkaPramada is the biggest settlement on the slopes of Tzoumerka Mountains. In the main square of the village there is a long aged plane tree and a water fountain. Apart from the hotels and the restaurants in Pramanda, it is worth visiting the village to get to know its friendly residents with special intellectual...20
TzoumerkaThe area of Tzoumerka Mountains is between the regions of Arta and Ioannina. Dotted on the slopes of the mountains of Tzoumerka there are beautiful villages and traditional settlements surrounded by gorges, ravines and steep mountains. The place is ideal for touring by car and exploring the rich forests...21
VitsaVitsa is one of the villages that have been singled out because the close proximity to the entrance of the gorge of Vikos. From the Misios Bridge over the Vitsa you can descend into the gorge and live a unique experience. The area has been developed with hotels, guest houses, taverns and restaurants....22
ZagorohoriaZagorohoria is the name of a cluster of 46 preserved mountain villages dotted on the slopes of the mountain range of Pindos. The name of Zagorohoria derives from the Slavic term Zagora meaning behind the mountain and horia, the Greek word for villages. Although the villages are remote, they are connected...