Epirus (Ipiros)

Aherontas in Thesprotia

Information about Aherontas in Thesprotia The area is full of archaeolosical sites, as its ancient history dates back to Homer. Aherontas river is referred to by Homer as the passaseway to Hades (the world of the dead). In the 4th cent. AC, St Donatos built an important church in,the area. Also worth visitins  is  the […]

Thesprotia

Information about Thesprotia Thesprotia Prefecture is the gateway of Greece to the European Union and a critical strategical junction of cross-European routes. The harbour of Igoumenitsa, the “Egnatia Odos” Motorway and the new coastal route Sagiada – Igoumenitsa – Preveza – Antirion forms a new transport and communications reality, creating the conditions for development, investments […]

Arta

Information about Arta Arta Prefecture is one of Epirus’s four prefectures which occupies the south-eastern part of Epirus and borders the flmwaMkos (Ambracian) Gulf to the south. It is a place of a great variety of impressive landscapes: mountains and valleys, fir- and plane-trees, rivers and waterfalls, orange and lemon groves. The Prefecture’s capital is […]

Preveza

Information about Preveza The capital of  Preveza Prefecture is Preveza, a uniquely beautiful town, located in the southernmost part of Epirus and at the entrance to the Ambracian (Amvrakikos) Gulf. The town is washed by two seas: east by the waters of the Ambracian Gulf which constitutes a rare  ecosystem of fauna and flora protected by […]

Ioannina

Information about Ioannina Prefecture is one of Epirus’s four prefectures occupying the north and north- eastern district of Epirus. It is a place endowed with exceptional natural beauties, impres- sive mountains, dense forests, lakes and rivers, impressive gorges, unique flora and fauna, chamung traditional villages, vaulted old stone bridges, and, of course, many archaeologi- cal […]

Epirus

Information about Epirus Epirus, in Greek Ipiios, in the north-west comer of Greece, is mostly mountainous. It borders Central Greece to the south-east, Macedonia to the north-east, Albania to the north- west and the Ionian sea and the Amvrakikos Gulf to the south-west. Due to its alpine nature and the nearness of its western and […]

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