Outdoor Activities in Zagori

Imposing Nature

Zagori (the place behind the mountain) is an area of pristine natural beauty in the heart of protected “Northern Pindos National Park” which is part of Natura 2000 and a candidate location for UNESCO World Heritage . It comprises a group of 46 picturesque villages distinguished for their local history, rich culture, traditional cuisine and unique stone houses architecture.

The surrounding environment consists of dense forests, steep mountaintops, rivers with crystal clear waters and alpine lakes. Vikos Gorge, the deepest in the world with its famous crossing, Voidomatis river, the clearest in Europe with its beautiful stone bridge just outside of Aristi village, Drakolimni, the elusive mountain lake, and Gamila, the impressive mountain plateau, one of the best trekking routes, are just a few of the widely famous spots that attract thousands of visitors every year.

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Rewarding Outdoor Activities

The area presents amazing opportunities to enjoy nature in all its unspoiled glory. Amaryllis Boutique Guest house is located in Ano Pedina at the heart of Zagori, which makes it an ideal starting point for excursions and activities.

For all or any of the below activities, please ask us. We will help you plan what you are interested in or we will organize for you any activity according to your wishes:

  • Longer and shorter trekking and hiking. There are endless hiking options given that most villages are connected by trails.
  • Vikos Gorge crossing. Starts from Vikos village and ends in Monodentri village. About 5- 6 hours. One of the must do’s.
  • River rafting and canyoning of various difficulty levels in different rivers.
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain bikes
  • Paragliding
  • 4 x 4 off road exploring

All above activities are offered by high standards qualified companies.

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