The region of Zagoria has 46 traditional villages perched on the dense green mountainsides. All villages have a traditional architecture with stone houses, paved paths, and roofs with grey tiles. Most tourist villages are Papigo, Monodendri, and Aristi.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
Guide to 11 villages
Discover our guide to 11 Zagorochoria villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Zagorochoria. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: 36 km north west of Ioannina
Description: A picturesque village with stone houses and paved paths, Vitsa is situated at an altitude of 960m. The settlement constists of two villages, Ano and Kato Vitsa.
Location: 30 km north of Ioannina
Description: Asprageloi is the first village of Zagoria to reach on the way from Ioannina. Built on the slopes of a mountainside, Aspraggeloi distinguishes for its stone houses and the beautiful nature.
Location: 53 km north west of Ioannina
Description: At an altitude of 770 metres, this village is included in the borders of the Vikos-Aoos Natural Reserve. The trekking paths give visitors the chance to enjoy the beauty of the region.