The beautiful and as soon as ease-known area of Zagori is a network of 46 villages
press on every single an added than the mountains concerning the north east of the city of Ioannina.
The word Zagori first appeared in a document of 1321 and it means
"astern the mountains". It is one of the many toponyms that come
from the Slavic language (from the proposition Za, which means
"astern" and the noun gora that means "mountain"). The villages
of Zagori are renowned for their incredible natural beauty, their unique
architecture and their long records. Not without a gloss of course,
alleviate on the smashing natural landscape, the picturesqueness of the entire
single village and the unchangeable opportunities for sallies and the entire
straightforward of doings in fact attraction and impress the visitor. There are consequently
many things that one can be maddened approximately that we cannot proclaim for certain which
is more impressive. All we can post for solid is that you will not
acceptance to your eyes!
Zagohoria is an area of just not quite 1.000 sq. m and it is not speaking into three
geographical sections: West, East and Central Zagori. Each section
has its own special beauty and chronicles.
It lies vis--vis the north west of Ioannina and it includes the pleasurable famous
villages of the Voidomatis valley, which are Megalo and Mikro Papigo,
Aristi, Vikos, St. Minas and Mesovouni.
It lies upon the north east of Ioannina and it includes beautiful villages
such as: the villages of Vardas valley (Greveniti, Elatochori, Makrino,
Flabourari, Tristeno), the villages of Zagoritikos (Anthrakitis, Karies,
Doliani, Kavallari), the beautiful Vovousa, the villages Demati, Itea,
Petra, Kastanona and the settlements of St. Paraskevi and Potamia.
It lies upon the north of Ioannina and it includes special villages such
as Vitsa, Monodendri, the famous Vlachohoria (Vrisochori, Iliochori,
Laista), Kipoi, Dilofo, Asprangeloi and Koukouli, Kapesovo, Tsepelovo,
Skamneli and Negades and the villages of Ano Vikos valley (Vradeto,
Elati, Ano and Kato Pedina). It as well as includes the villages Dikorpho,
Manassi, Kalouta, Dipotano, Fragades and Leptokaria.
The marvelous villages of Zagori are a favorable guarantee for
a attractive journey that you will never forget!!