is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful border areas not only
Epirus but in Greece on the whole. It is built
on the slope of Trapezitsa
Mountain in 630 m altitude. There are many assumptions about
origin of its name. The most dominant ones are the stance of
P. Aravantinos who claims that it comes from the name of the
Knossos that gradually became Konitsa, as well as the stance
that it comes
from the Slavic word Konitza, which means "horse bazaar".
is a city of 4.000 inhabitants built according to the traditional
of Epirotic architecture. You will admire the stone buildings,
the old mansions
that hold from the period of the Turkish Domination, the churches
monasteries that are a true ornament for the area, the cobbled
traditional stone bridges and the countless cultural monuments.
It is the
absolute harmonization of yesterday and today. On every step,
you will think
that you have gone back many years and historical figures will
the air but at the same time you will have the chance to see
how much you
can take doing extreme sports and many other modern activities.
that blend in a spectacular way that will definitely impress
River that flows on the right side of the city and puts
indelible mark in the area completes the scenery. It is an area
includes some of the most beautiful mountains and rivers in
Aoos Gorge, Voidomatis River, Mountains
Smolikas and Grammos
River Sarantaporos are a unique and unfamiliar spectacle
will move and capture you. It is a trip worth the trouble!!!