Book a Corfu to Zagori Private Tour with Round Trip Ferry Included in 12 hours!
Book this Corfu to Zagori Private Tour with Round Trip Ferry Included in 12 hours, and see the wonderful gorge of Vikos which consists of limestone and dolomite formations, dating back 150 million years!
What you will visit on this private tour from Corfu to Zagori in 12 hours?
Old stone bridges, streams, and marvelously preserved historical buildings and churches
Monastery of Panagia Spileotisas
Vikos–Aoös National Park.
monastery of Agia Paraskevi
Leaving with the ferry from the port of Corfu, we reach Igoumenitsa (ferry duration 1.5 – 2 hours). Ferry tickets are included in the price.
We drive to the area of Zagori, high in the Pindus Mountains of northern Greece, far from the sun-baked shores of the Aegean, leafy forests grow in lieu of the country’s characteristic olive groves, and sparkling alpine lakes are framed by soaring slopes.
This is Zagori, a place where storybook villages reveal traces of Ottoman traders. Zagori is an unspoiled complex of forty-eight traditional villages in nature, proposed for the UNESCO World Heritage List with old bridges, streams, marvelously preserved historical buildings and churches.
There are 2 routes available to follow (please advise the desired route during your booking)
We visit the traditional village of Aristi. A gorgeous traditional Epirus village, where findings from the Paleolithic period have been discovered.
There we visit “Stamatis Mansion”, an exceptional sample of the local architecture.
Also, we visit the Monastery of Panagia Spileotisas (16th century), built-in a beautiful location near the banks of the Voidomatis river. Shortstop for walking in the forest.
After we visit Mikro Papingo. Papingo is located very near the northern end of the Vikos Gorge and is inside the Vikos–Aoös National Park.
The village of Papingo is surrounded by deciduous forests.
On the way to Mikro Papingko, we will admire the scenery of Vikos Gorge, the biggest in Greece with plenty of botanas and visit gorgeous stone pools. Free time in the village.
Visit the traditional village of Kipoi and walking on the old stone bridges.
The Greek name derives from the many gardens in the surrounding areas.
Kipoi was once the center of Zagori. In Kipoi, the traditional architectural style of Epirus is well preserved, with stone-built roads and dwellings. The village is surrounded by stone bridges.
We continue our route towards Monodendri, built at a height of 1,060 meters (3,480 ft) and retains much of the traditional stone-built architecture.
In Monodentri's visit to the monastery of Agia Paraskevi, founded in 1412. Built at the edge of the gorge Vikos, the panoramic view from the monastery is spectacular.
Free time in the village.