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Epirus Trail: The Greek Mountain Adventure of Culture, History, and Beauty

The Epirus Trail which boasts an initial length of 370 km (230 miles), is a mountain adventure that crosses Epirus, from Mount Grammos to the Tzoumerka mountain range. The longest hiking trail in Greece started taking shape in 2015, thanks...

Metsovo: The Greek Winter Gem of Lakes, Forests and Ski Resorts

Metsovo is a renowned mountainside town straddling the Pindus mountain range where Epirus converges with western Macedonia and Thessaly. Standing at an altitude of 1,156 metres and overlooking a steep valley below, it ranks as one of the pre-eminent winter...

Greece Has a Winter Too: Campaign to Promote Stunning Destinations Kicks Off

With the central message "Greece does have a winter," the Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) on Thursday launched a new campaign to promote the country's winter tourism destinations and mainland attractions. The design and production of...

Greek Cheese that Ranks Among Europe’s Tastiest Isn’t Feta

While Greece may be most famous for its most symbolic cheese, feta, there are many other very tasty Greek cheeses that rival the iconic dairy product. That's why it comes as no surprise that CNN Travel included a lesser-known Greek...

Bear Family Gobbles Fruit, Washes it Down with Ouzo on Greek Farm

A mother bear and her three cubs broke into a farm in Metsovo, northern Greece, and after they gobbled up all the fruit they could find they washed it down with the ouzo and tsipouro that was being stored...

U.S. Ambassador on the Bear Trail Promotes Beautiful Greek Mountains (video)

U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt,  has been visiting the alpine area of Epirus in north-western Greece highlighting the unexpected beauty of the mountains and the opportunities for skiing. Last week, the American diplomat visited Greece's "bear country" near the...

Metsovo Lets the Wine Flow, the Cheese Sizzle Amid the Verdant Slopes

Amphitheatrically etched into the verdant slopes of the Pindos Range of Epirus sits Metsovo, at an altitude of 1,200 meters. It is the picturesque home of a group of people known as Vlachs, who pride themselves as descendants of...

Try Wine-Tasting at Metsovo, an Experience Like No Other

Metsovo, a traditional town perched on Mount Pindos in the Epirus region, is known as an ideal destination all year round offering a wide range of tastes and experiences. The area is particularly known for its cheese products, spearheaded...

Metsovo Hosts Open Doors Wine Tasting and Ursa Trail 2016

Katogi Averoff in Metsovo, member of Aria Hotels, is featuring the spring side of Metsovo with events of special interest. On the weekend of May 28-29, Katogi Averoff is participating in the celebratory event of wineries “Open Doors,” while it...

Metsovo: A Unique Destination For Wine Lovers

  Wine tourism has quickly grown in Greece, becoming a new trend among tourists who decide to spend their vacation in the country. Greece's vast variety of wines and the large number of vineyards in the country offer a perfect opportunity...