Sightseeing & Activities in Tzoumerka

What to see and what to do in Syrrako and Kalarrites

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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01.

Explore Epirus culture on the cobble streets of Syrrako, the visitor cannot miss the daunting church of Agios Nikolaos, the old three-storey school of stonework, Kostas Krystalli's maison and the Folklore Museum of Ermineia Fotiadou.

02.

Roam around Kalarrites (with the many natural springs and the rock-strewn boulevards) one can visit the Goldsmithery and Silver Museum and the Historical-Folklore collection of Aggela Gkolfinopoulou – bearing a resemblance to a traditional household, stopover the chapels of Agios Nikolaos and Agia Triada, and take a break at the 5th generation traditional coffee-shop (kafeneio) of "Akanthos" which has ceaselessly operating since 1840. 

03.

Walk the innumerous paths of the area: Syrrako-Kalarrites and vice versa, Agios Georgios- bridge of Kouiasa-Kipina Monastery, Syrrako-Pouliana- Kouiasa -Kalarrites, Syrrako- Chrousia river- Kalarrites-Syrrako, Syrrako-Kalarrites-Matsouki, Syrrako-the chapel of Agioi Apostoloi-Priza summit).

04.

Appreciate the unique architecture of Tzoumerka by paying a visit at the Kipina Monastery hooked on a steep rock since 1212.

05.

Hike to the 11th century Vyliza Monastery, one of the most significant monasteries of the Epirus regin, to be found amid the villages of Kalarrites and Matsouki.

 

06.

Spot the bridge of Plaka, which is the largest single-bay viaduct in the Balkans and considered to be the 3rd largest in Europe.

07.

Discover the cave of Anemotrypa to be found few kilometers outside Pramanta.

08.

Go off-road and onto the dirt of the rural road network in the region of Tzoumerka.

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09.

Have some fun by rafting και kayaking in Arachthos river. 

10.

Try flying fox (zip line) available nearby the bridge of Plaka and Kipina Monastery.

11.

Practice in archery.

12.

See the bridge of Kouiasa (known also as Damari), the stone-built single-bay bridge.

 

13.

Undertake a trekking lesson in the river of Kalarritikos or aim to fish some trout.

14.

Endeavour canyoning in the impressive Paradise Gate (Pyli Paradeisou) or Stavraetos gorge (known also as Bozia).

15.

Try mountain biking one of the hillside paths of the area.

 
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16.

Take a break next to the fountain named "Agathi" in the hamlet of Melissourgoi, to experience the bottling of Tzoumerka's fresh water.

17.

Drink water from the Skala fountain in Pramanta, which is believed to have healing properties.

18.

Witness the beauty of the twin lofty waterfalls next to Katarraktis village, which are regarded as the highest in Greece.

 

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