Ioannina town - Ioannina (Greece)

On the shores of the lake Pamvotida and 445 kilometres from Athens, is the town of Ioannina with its 90 000 inhabitants located. Ioannina has the charm of an old city but is also a modern and vibrant city. Here in Ioannina is one of the Greek universities located.

Ioannina is wonderful, the scenery is beautiful here. Around the lake there are many terraces with taverns, cafes and bars, and for those who love walking, a walk around the lake is a brilliant experience. From the Litharitsa Park there is a splendid view of the lake and in the summer months many festivals are organized here.

The history of Ioannina is closely related to the Turks. In some neighbourhoods of Ioannina you imagine yourselve in Turkey, especially when viewing the local markets.

In the middle of Ioannina lake, is the island of Ali Pascha, with its monasteries. The story of "Kyra Frosini" is legendary, it dates from the year 1801 . Kyra Frosini was a woman who was murdered because she didn’t want to go in bed with Ali Pasha, the Turkish governor at that time.

Ioannina is a traditional town. A lot of buildings from centuries ago are well preserved and worth to visit. Near Ioannina is the museum Vrelli located where the history of Greece revived in the form of wax figures. The caves of Perama, are the largest and oldest caves with impressive stalactites and stalagmites which you must visit if you are in Ioannina. Ioannina which lies 350 km from Thessaloniki, has its own airport.

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Agia Paraskevi monastery Vikos gorge Photo 2 - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Vikos gorge near Monodendri Photo 4 - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Filmen in Monodendri - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Traditional Village Ano Pedina foto6 - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Tuin Hotel Porfyron Photo 2 in Ano Pedina - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Kapesovo Photo 1 - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Indrukwekkende rots near Kipi - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk The beautiful VillageDilofo - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Vikos gorge vanuit Vikos Photo 4 - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Stenen paadje Agia Paraskevi Monodendri - Zagori Epirus - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk

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Average temperature Ioannina town
January
8.7°C
February
9.4°C
March
11.9°C
April
15.2°C
May
19.9°C
June
24.0°C
July
26.5°C
August
26.5°C
September
23.1°C
October
18.3°C
November
13.5°C
December
9.9°C

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