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When we booked our stay at Guesthouse Grandma Eugenia, in the pretty village of Vitsa, I felt such intimacy as if we were going to visit our grandmother Eugenia, the Zagori lady of Vitsa. Grandmother Evgenia would tell us stories, bake pies, carve the garden, show us old photos and accomodate us at...
A beautiful autumn evening, team alternatrips directed decisively towards the village Aristi, one of the most visited villages of Zagoria. We were expected by our hosts to Gamila Rocks, and since the sun was setting behind the mountains we hurried to take the last turn to the village and face the...
Unique Travel Routes
As an authos of Alternatrips.gr i have been offered with a lot of emotions! Travel, hostels, landscapes, people, tastes ... but my last expedition I will remember for a long time ... Returning from our lovely stay at the Pyrreion Guesthouse at Ano Pedina, we decided to try a new way, ie to cross...
One of the most beautiful cities of Epirus is undoubtedly Parga. In the prefecture of Preveza and on the way to Igoumenitsa, Parga dominates the edge of the Ionian Sea, after ten kilometers of lacy road over small turquoise bays. You arrive at the small town and in front of you just off the road...
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Sivota is a destination that really worth seeing! This beauty has been discovered by more and more visitors, not only from Greece but also from abroad, in recent years! This is certainly due to the particularly gifted nature of the region, if you visit once, hardly you will forget. The small...
As you reach to the threshold and you open the door, careful not to be enchanted, because everything is written and kneaded with love, rolled and dipped in the honey, with the caress of dawn and the star of life... Somewhat so begins the tale of our hosting at PiRRiON Sweet Hospitality from...
We arrived at Ano Pedina planning to visit the very special Monastery of the Annunciation, which at that day had a feast because of the celebration of 25 March. Another monastery on my list, I thought. I didn’t know the history lesson that were about to come next. When entering the small monastery...
You will fairly wonder who Orestis is, because even if you visit the Guesthouse you won’t be able to see him. You will certainly see Mrs. Eleni Pagratiou architect and vice consult of France, moving actively in the room or making flour pies or mpatsaries which you will taste at your breakfast or...
Unique Travel Routes
EASY ROUTES FOR EVERYONE Vradeto-Beloi One of the best routes because you are going to have the opportunity to admire the spectacular view of the deepest point of the Vikos Gorge, as soon as you arrive at Beloi. Distance: 2km Walking time: 1 hour Path: Z2 with good marking Period: Spring up to...
Zagorochoria is a unique phenomenon in Greece. 46 built stoned villages and 92 built stoned bridges built during 18-19th-century compose a complex of villages that are joined together with roads but also hiking mountain paths, torn in the middle by Vikos Gorge and are separated in East, Central and...