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A trip to the prefecture of Ioannina, duration 4 days

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View of Ioannina from Ligkiades

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The region of Molos

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Ioannina, the lake Pamvotida and the island

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The castle, the interior acropolis

We suggest you a programme of tours and visits which you can use during your trip to the city of Ioannina. The programme of the visits lasts 4 days and you will have at least 3 overnights in the region, at a hotel of your choice. In this way, you will have the chance to admire the most important sights of the region.

1st Day:
Arrival to the city of Ioannina by car or plane. During the first day of your sta, we suggest you visit:

  • The historical castle of Ioannina and see the spaces and the bulidings inside it, but also and the two museums that there are inside the castle, the Byzantine Museum and the Folk Museum
  • The lakeside region of Molos with the cafes and the taverns
  • The populated island of Pamvotida lake, where you will see the Historical Museum of the Island at the Monastery of St. Panteleimon, the rest old monasteries and monuments of the island. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy tastes of the greek cuisine and local dishes at the taverns of the island
  • For you night entertainment, if you wish, you can visit the bars and clubs at the region of Molos or at the region of Skala (near the castle) or during the summer period, the nights clubs that there in Amfithea, at a distance of 10 km. from the city, on the nationl road of Ioannina – Trikala.

2nd Day:
During the second day of your stay in the area, we suggest you visit:

  • The museums of the city of Ioannina: the Archaeological museum, the Folk museum. etc, that there are in the centre of the city of Ioannina
  • The archaeological theatre of Dodoni, one of the most important archaeological monuments of our country, built in the 3rd century B.C. [Access to archaeological Dodoni: Distance 22 km. from the city of Ioannina. You follow the national road of Ioannina – Athens, with direction to Athens until the 7th km. In this point you turn right to the village of Pedini and follow the road for 15 km.]
  • The worldwide famous “Museum of Modern Greek History” of waxes, of the creator Pavlos Vrellis. The museum is accommodated into a stone buliding – copy of a mansion of Epirus of the 18th century and includes 36 succeeding sculpting compositions and 150 waxes of natural size. [The museum is located at the 12th km. of the national road of Ioannina – Athens]

3rd Day:

  • Visit the Cave of Perama which is located to the homonymous residence, 4 km. from the city of Ioannina. Inside it dominate stalactites and stalagmites of strange shapes and colours, in a route of 850 metres. [Access from the national road of Ioannina – Trikala, 4th km. through Perama]
  • Departure for Zagori (for lodge choice please see www.zagori.info)
  • Trip to the picturesque villages of Zagori and its sights which there are to the region (bridges, canyons, paths, old mansions and other monuments – for more information please see www.zagori.info)
  • Don’t forget to eat at the traditional taverns and restaurants of Zagori, where you will have the chance to meet the rich tradition of the region, but also the tastes that you will find here only. Taste definitely the local pies and other specialties of the region.

4th Day:

  • Visit Vikos gorge which is considered to be one the best canyons of Europe. The canyon is approachable from many places: From the village Monodendri at the location of Oksia, from the locations of Beloi (near the village Vradeto), from the Monastery of St. Paraskevi near Monodendri, etc. You can also go down the gorge from the marked paths that there are in the region (duration about 6 hours) from where you can enjoy the region and the rare species of animals that live into it.
  • Visit the rivers of the region, where you can do canoeing, kayak, rafting, and othe relative activities, such as the river of Voidomatis, after Aristi village.
  • Departure from the region.