When to arrive
In fact, you can get here all year long, though winters may be cold, the best time to hike & Travel is from April through the end of November More information anout traveling seasson you can see in our page 4 season
A vehicle is a must
It will be very difficult to move from one place to another without a nearby car, so if you are coming from Athens, Thessaloniki, Corfu or Ioannina, it is important to rent a car for your entire stay. if you are planning to get on a flight to Ioannina, there are also car rental agencies at the airport and in the city itself, another option is to rent a car at Actio Airport, if you are interested in a guided tour for any number of people we will be happy to offer you recommended companies, contact us.
Combine sea and land
You can definitely combine a few days in the mountainous [ Tzoumerka, Zagori, Metsovo, Souli ] and a few days in the coastal area, for example 5-7 days in the mountain area and a few days for a relaxed vacation in one of the coastal villages, such as Parga, Sivota, Preveza and more.. The beaches of northwestern Greece in the province of Epirus are considered to be among the most spectacular beaches of Greece, in addition you can also combine a trip to the islands close to the mainland, Corfu, Paxi, Lefkada.
Very dynamic due to the mixing of mountains, water sources, proximity to the beach, lakes, valleys and mountains in the area, however it is usually pleasant and comfortable for hiking. For real time weather in Epirus Click HERE
Most of the roads are in very good condition and well maintained by the Epirus district, there are also the most remote locations, usually convenient asphalt roads, easy to drive on the district roads, which are some of the most maintained in Greece.
In all the major villages in the sub-districts, there are anterior emergency rooms for urgent cases, such as in Konitsa [ Zagori ] Pramanta [ Tzoumerka ] Vourgareli [ Tzoumerka ] Metsovo, In addition to the city of Ioannina, there are several hospitals that are considered the best hospitals in Greece.
Because the district mainly offers nature sites, it is not a tourist-laden district and therefore the tourist crime here is low to zero, hikers and hikers can also travel alone and feel completely safe
Warnings and Dangers
Since the area is very mountainous, you should only walk on marked trails, deviation from marked trails at the top of the mountain, may lead you to dangerous locations where there are cliffs.