Epirus and Thessaly Travel Guide
Plan Your Epirus and Thessaly Vacation
As travelers journey through the provinces of northern Greece, they quickly realize that Epirus and Thessaly may have far fewer miles of drop-dead-gorgeous coastline than the south, but if visitors have brought their hiking boots as well as their bathing suits, the north's spectacular mountains, folkloric villages, and lush valleys more than make up for it.
Rooms are usually easy to find in Ioannina and, except at the best hotels, are simply decorated. Reservations might be... read more
In all but the fanciest restaurants, check out what’s cooking because the menus changes seasonally here. Informal dress is... read more
Things To Do in Epirus and Thessaly
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Rock Stars: Even more wondrous than the Meteora's soaring rock pinnacles are the medieval monasteries perched atop them—walk,... Read more
Hiking is one of the real pleasures of the Zagorohoria region, but trails can be challenging, not to mention dangerous. Your safest bet... Read more
Born in the 1740s in Tepeline, Albania, Ali Pasha rose to power by unscrupulous means. The most notorious ruler of Epirus employed... Read more
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