Romantic Experiences to Have in Epirus, Greece
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Epirus, Greece is where the mountains meet the sea. Culture and history play an important part of what Epirus has to offer. There is so much nature to explore from the rivers and lakes to the forests and valleys. Epirus, Greece is the ideal destination if you are looking for a romantic getaway. Here are some romantic experiences you can have while visiting Epirus.
Stay in a Romantic Hotel
Epirus, Greece is home to many romantic hotels. If you’re looking to stay in the mountains, imagine a cozy hotel that offers a wonderful view. If you prefer a small hotel or a guesthouse, there are options to suit your needs. Some hotels offer breakfast while others have pools, spas, or easy access to sites and amenities. If you’re in the mood for romance when visiting Epirus, you will find a place to stay that suits your personal preferences.
Take a Boat Tour
A romantic way to experience Epirus, Greece is by taking a boat tour. There are boat tours that will take you around the Sivota Islands, past Parga, and to the Blue Lagoon. If you would like to take a full-day cruise, these are available as well. Viewing the islands and Epirus from your spot on the water is a romantic addition to any vacation. To see the resort town of Parga is a treat with its pastel-colored houses and Venetian castle that sits on the hilltop.
On boat tours and cruises you are likely to see caves, beaches, and other points of interest. Depending on the boat tour you take, you may be treated to lunch with wine, enjoy snorkeling at interesting sites such as sunken ships, or go swimming in the beautiful waters.
Explore the Bridges of Konitsa
Konitsa is a true paradise. There are hillsides covered in birches and beeches, gorges, rushing rivers, and forests. For nature-lovers, Konitsa can make a romantic destination. There are many bridges to explore in Konitsa, which also make for beautiful photo opportunities. One of the bridges you will want to see is the Bridge of Papastathis, which is considered one of the most beautiful in Epirus.
This bridge is located where the ravine of the Arachthos Rover begins. This four-arched stone bridge is one of the few of its type still surviving. Though the bridge cannot be crossed because of damage from the river, it is still a wonderful site to see. Other bridges in Konitsa include: the Bridge of Plaka, the Bridge of Kaber Aga, and the bridge of Konitsa.
Enjoy a Romantic Meal and Sunset
Wherever you are staying in Epirus, Greece, you will find a wonderful selection of romantic restaurants to choose from. The local specialities of Epirus include traditional pies that are filled with meat, vegetables, or fish. Famous dishes of Epirus are made from partridges, wild boar, and woodcocks. If you are looking for a fine-dining experience, you will find it in Epirus. Good sunset spots include the Monastery of Kastritsa in Ioannina City, the Chapel of Ai Nikolas in Tzoumerka, and the Village of Ano Pedina in Central Zagori.
Visit Epirus, Greece for a taste of romance.
This post was written by GreekBoston.com