4 weeks ago
Exploring zagorochoria with @kipisuites @ariahotels @wu_greece
epirus is famous for zagori region in pindus mountains. it has an area of some 1,000 square kilometers and contains 46 villages known as zagori villages (or zagorochoria or zagorohoria), and is in the shape of an upturned equilateral triangle. ioannina, the provincial capital, is at the southern point of the triangle, while the south-western side is formed by mount mitsikeli (1,810m). the aoos river running north of mt tymphe forms the northern boundary, while the south-eastern side runs along the varda river to mount mavrovouni (2,100m) near metsovo. the municipality has an area of 989.796 km2. the population of the area is about 3,700, which gives a population density of 4 inhabitants per square kilometer, very sparse when compared to an average of 73.8 for greece.
big (megalo) papigo is one of the most famous village of zagori. churches, stone-build houses vegetation circles its stone-built cobblestone streets and elaborate fountains complement the backdrop of one of the most picturesque mountainous settlements in greece, while traditional guesthouses and cozy taverns are all they need to give guests a lot of choices without destroying the zen atmosphere. this place found 39 km from @kipisuites
which is hosting us. #wu_greece