Ioannina and the surrounding villages
Ioannina : Built on the west bank of Lake Pamvotida, Ioannina is reflected in its calm waters, opposite the mountain Mitsikeli. It is a beautiful, picturesque city, which combines historical memories with the reality of a modern big city that is the most important economic and spiritual center of NW Greece. The visitor can stroll in the castle, admire its mosques and be guided to its museums, walk on the lakeside road under the age-old plane trees or in the historic center of the city with its beautiful listed buildings. You can also visit the beautiful island of the lake, where you will enjoy a wonderful walk through its picturesque settlement and the remnants of its long history, which comes to life in its famous late Byzantine monasteries with its masterpieces.
Kapesovo : Kapesovo is 43 km from Ioannina and is located in an amphitheater on the edge of Messaria, at an altitude of 1,100 meters. The visitor can see the large stone houses of the village and visit the church of Agios Nikolaos (1793). Also of interest in Kapesovo are the library, the Folklore Museum (Paschaleios School) and the Cultural Center.
Vitsa : Vitsa, a village in Central Zagori, a traditional settlement, with special historical, architectural and ecological interest, is one of the most characteristic villages of Zagori, a region unique in Greece and Europe for its history, culture and nature. of. It is located at a distance of 36 km from the city of Ioannina, on the road axis of Central Zagori, on the borders of the Vikos-Aoos National Park and at the beginning of the famous ravine of Vikos.