In the heart of Epirus, in the mountainous triangle of Ioannina, Zagorohoria, and Tzoumerka, spending time there is like listening to missionaries preach about the ‘faith’, but in this case, Nature that surrounds you is teaching the meaning of life, and observing Nature’s festival will show you now to break your everyday habits, helping you get back your life. You will “seize the moment,” and you will feel healthier in so many dimensions that you will celebrate the new you!
You journey begins in the comfort of your home – or through the convenience of your cell phone – with Alpine Zone (www.alpinezone.gr). Alpine Zone is a destination management company (DMC) with a unique local knowledge of the region of Epirus – where they have been operating for the last 15 years. The company draws upon and offers a variety of resources, and a significant pool of dedicated, passionate, highly experienced, and qualified tour operators specializing in low-impact outdoor activities.
Value-for-money is one of its most important and consistent tenets, which is proven by the fact they have been trusted through the years by thousands of travelers, tourists, hikers, and climbers who were offered a whole new perspective through “under the skin experiences” of Epirus.
- For the lovers of active tourism this land offers many activities, like water adventures on the rivers Arakthos, Voidomatis, and Kalaritikos, which invite you to join their eternal journey by rafting. The rushing water paths will lead you to exciting passages and all you have to do is to enjoy the orgy of Nature around you. Alpine Zone will provide you with whatever you need and previous rafting experience is not required.
- The countless canyons between Zagorochoria and Tzoumerka are waiting for you to conquer them. Get ready for Canoeing…look forward to the famous narrow canyon of Vikou. Discover the canyons of Vikaki, Papadima, and Klifti and the adventurous canyon of Rogovou at Papigo. And when you reach the Zagorohoria you will experience the canyon Deos near
- Live the unique experience of a Safari Jeep trip with Alpine Zone. You will follow unknown roads and virgin routes, touched only by Nature, and you will count many oldand impressive stone bridges, wetlands, lakes, rivers, small villages, and forest paths under mountains covered with fir trees.
- Let Nature in Epirus reveal these and more to you. Follow the traces of history, wander in legendary streets, hear all the myths, and get to know the traditions of this land. Walk through little-known paths and make new ones. Sink into Nature through hiking excursions and you will agree that this is the ultimate travel experience. Hiking the mountains in Epirus and on its forest paths will enhance your sense of wellbeing and will give you countless little treasures for your memory box.
The joys of Nature surround some of the most delightful villages, towns, and cities in the Balkans. Feel the peace of the disarming beauty of Nature presents to your at mount Athamanika in Tzoumerka, an unexplored place that waits patiently for you to discover it so it can live the glory that it deserves. There are 47 beautiful and traditional villages, monasteries, and churches hidden in ravines or hanging on rocks. There are imposing canyons, rivers, rare colors, and intoxicating aromas that decorate and fill the Pindus mountain range with incredible beauty that generate new yearnings.
Discover the beautiful and historic city of Ioannina, where her past coexists with her present, maintaining the marks of past cultures as living monuments. After all, these places and elements have created her unique identity. The landscape here is defined by Pamvotida Lake – Ioannina sits on its shore – and the atmosphere is enveloped by the shadow of the renowned Ali Pasha.
Come to Epirus, discover unique connections to Nature, yourself, and others. Let Alpine Zone show you the way and…find your true nature!