Ioannina - Metsovo
Ioannina. The capital of Epirus prefecture with the long and glorious history which dates back to the Byzantine times. Visit the mosques, the museums, the old castle and the picturesque island in the middle of Lake Pamvotis.
Follow the mountainous road to Metsovo a small village in the slopes of Pindos mountain range with cobblestone paths, and traditional character famous for its wineries and also for its dairy products.
Our trip starts from the city of Ioannina. During the first day we will have the chance to visit the museums of the town, the mosques, the byzantine castle and the old Ottoman citadel as well as the picturesque island which lies in the middle of Lake Pamvotis. You will also have the chance to visit the market and buy some souvenirs made of wood and silver. You will have the time to enjoy the old traditional recipes in one of the lake restaurants.
On the second day we will visit Metsovo, a mountainous village in the slopes of Pindos range. After a short walk in the central square and the nearby cobblestone paths we will visit the Averof museum and also the Art Gallery. Metsovo is famous for its winery and also for its local dairy products. I suggest you taste the famous cheese and roasted meat and buy homemade pasta before you leave the village.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
We will travel in a comfortable , air-conditioned 5-seat Ford Focus.
To get from a place to another,we will be driving. In some cases we will have to walk. Nevertheless the distance from the parking to the central spots is no more than 10 minutes on foot.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
120 EUR - The estimation of local payments includes the expenses for food and refreshments as well as entrance tickets for the museums. The estimated amount is per person