NEKROMANTEIO, PREVEZA

NEKROMANTEIO, PREVEZA

Near the sea was Acherousia lake and the Oracle of Acheron, where Odysseus descended to Hades to meet their dead relatives and friends. Recent archaeological surveys confirm the view that Homer was on the topography of the region when he described the "Odyssey" the scene of the hero's descent to... Continue reading

AMMOUDIA BEACH, PREVEZA

Ammoudia is a small and quiet village on the Ionian seaside, 20 km away from Parga. It distinguishes with its large sandy beach and shallow water. Sunbeds and parasols are provided by a couple of beach cafes but major part of the beach is unoccupied. The mythical Acheron river flows... Continue reading
VRACHOS BEACH, PREVEZA

VRACHOS BEACH, PREVEZA

Probably it is the most impressive beach with crystal turquoise waters and fine sand and it is really long in a green landscape. Just next to it Loutsa beach lies. They are attached to each other but at the same time there are clearly visible limits, extended in six endless... Continue reading

THE CASTLE TOWN OF IOANNINA

The castle is located on the southeastern corner of the modern city, on top a rocky promontory jutting into Lake Pamvotis. The castle is dominated by its two citadels, already established by the late 11th century as recorded in Anna Komnene's Alexiad: the northeastern citadel, now dominated by the Ottoman... Continue reading

THE SILVERSMITHING MUSEUM

The art of the silversmith in the Its Kale kitchens. What we saw at the opening of the 9th thematic museum by the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation. Ahh, the Ioannina jewellery! They are famous throughout Greece along with the tale of Kira-Frosini and Ali Pasha. It is all... Continue reading
THE VAST SITE OF ANCIENT NIKOPOLIS

THE VAST SITE OF ANCIENT NIKOPOLIS

Octavian, later to become Augustus, won a truly decisive victory against the combined forces of Antony and Cleopatra at the naval battle at nearby Actium in 31 BC and he founded Nikopolis (victory city) to commemorate his triumph. Much later, the emperor Justinian reinforced the fortifications, leading to the... Continue reading
KASSIOPI: THE CAPITAL OF THE KASSOPAEANS

KASSOPI: THE CAPITAL OF THE KASSOPAEANS

Kassope or Cassope (Ancient Greek: Κασσώπη - Kassōpē, also Κασσωπία - Kassōpia and Κασσιόπη - Kassiopē) was an ancient Greek city in Epirus. Kassope occupies a magnificent and remote site on a high platform overlooking the sea, the Ambracian Gulf and the fertile lands to the south, and with... Continue reading
ANCIENT DODONI: ORACLE AND THEATRE

ANCIENT DODONI: ORACLE AND THEATRE

ANCIENT DODONI: ORACLE AND THEATRE A spectacular narrow valley, just 22km south of Ioannina, is the site of Dodoni, one of Greece’s most important archaeological precincts. A centre of worship for the father of gods and men, it was renowned for its oracle, thought to be among the oldest... Continue reading

A brief guide to Ioannina Airport

Ioannina International Airport King Pyrros: Epirus region, located in the northwestern part of Greece is one of the few areas in the country offering miles of sunny beaches and enormous green mountains to explore in a time distance of just 1 hour by road. The area offers an all year... Continue reading

IOANNINA GUIDE

Ioannina Guide: A centuries old town by a beautiful lake, in a ring of high mountains by the sunny beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. A playground for numerous outdoor activities, a place for quiet and peaceful vacations, an ideal and modern conference destination.. So what do you want to do... Continue reading