An unforgettable winter day in Ioannina

Start your day off with a brisk morning walk by Lake Pamvotida and enjoy a hot cup of coffee in one of the many lakeside coffee shops. You will be rewarded with an astonishing view of the surrounding mountains.

Μια αξέχαστη Χειμωνιατικη Μέρα στα Ιωάννινα, Pindos Mountains snowed

Start your day off with a brisk morning walk by Lake Pamvotida and enjoy a hot cup of coffee in one of the many lakeside coffee shops. You will be rewarded with an astonishing view of the surrounding mountains.

At noon, you’ll whisk away on a boat to the lake's beautiful island and follow the road down to the small traditional taverns. Try some of the local specialties like frogs feet and eel and, after that, baklava! Once you finish your tasteful meal, you may walk the island's cobbled lanes where you can admire the unique architecture of the houses and the monasteries and shop at the folk art shops you’ll find along the way.

In the afternoon you return to Ioannina and visit the renowned silversmith shops which been creating one of a kind pieces of art for decades. As night falls, try one of the city's dozens of excellent restaurants and enjoy a delicious cuisine created with local delicacies.

The night is still young! Go for a drink in the downtown's bustling bars and clubs that are housed in the neoclassic buildings, bringing a very active night life due to Ioannina's huge student community.

Metsovo

The capital of the mountains is Metsovo. It is a historic village with large villas and cobbled streets, built in a beautiful location.

Metsovo has a great history and splendid places to sightsee, such as museums, old churches and monasteries.

It is the ideal place for relaxation, delicious culinary experiences, a base for outdoor action excursions and a popular market of unique local products.

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Ski resorts #1: Anilio

The ski resort is located on 1690m - 1870m and has five slopes for every ski lover, amateur or professiona. There are a two seater 800m aerial lift, two new lifts (280m and 300m) and two baby lifts.

Next to the ski resort there is a stone-built chalet with two fireplaces and a beautiful view. You can find a ski rental shop and a ski school in the resort.

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