Epirus borders Albania, Western Greece and the Ionian Sea. Visit Epirus and you will be in the heart of Northwestern Greece and close by some popular holiday destinations including Corfu.
A 100 kilometer coastline unfolds with some of the most famous sandy beaches in the country. Many have facilities but some are only accessible on foot or by boat so you can easily find a secluded spot.
The famous Blue Lagoon Beach has crystal clear waters and is located on the island of Mourtos. You can get there by boat or on an organised day trip. Ideal for swimming, this beautiful beach is a place that will linger in your memory for many years.
Ioannina is one of the nicest cities in Epirus. The historic centre captures previous cultures with influences from Muslim, Jewish and Christian religions. The Municipal Ethnographic Museum housed in an ancient mosque reveals the unique history of this beautiful city.
The Castle of Ioannina is the oldest Byzantine fort in Greece and is worth a visit. There are plenty of places to eat and drink in Ioannina with top end restaurants and small family tavernas offering mouth-watering Greek food and wine.
As is always the case in Greece, children are welcomed and fussed over.
Visit Epirus and stay in Preveza at the mouth of the Gulf of Actium. If you are a beach lover and want to spend time relaxing, Preveza is the place to be. You can get there by plane to Aktion airport which is only 3 kilometers from the town.
Monolithi Beach is huge so you won’t be crowded but if you crave adventure there are multiple outdoor activities. Cycling trips up the coast or sea kayaking are just two of the activities that offer a unique experience when you visit Epirus.
The range of accommodation in Epirus is vast. Affordable studios, simple apartments and luxury hotels are all available. You can choose to stay in a mansion, a lakeside hotel or opt to be a guest in a low-budget family room.
Visit Epirus and go to Tzoumerka, a mountain destination that has something to offer all year round. Syrrako is a small village where cars are banned. It has cobbled streets and will take you back in time and let you reconnect with nature. There is an interesting folklore museum and a temple dedicated to St. Nicholas.
Whether you want to relax on a beach, have an adventure in the mountains or soak up some culture, visit Epirus and your dream holiday will come true.