About Epirus - presentation, information, photos and recommendations

A rugged mountain region, located on the periphery of Epirus Ancient Greek world. It was inhabited by Greek tribes Chaonians, Molossians, and Thesprotians. Within the sanctuary of Dodona finding regions oldest ancient Greek oracle, and the second after the Oracle of Delphi prestigu. Merged into a single state in 370 BC by Dynasty Aeacidae, Epirus reached fame during the reign of Pyrrhus of Epirus, whose campaigns against Rome are at the origin of the term "Pyrrhus victory". Epirus subsequently became part of the Roman Empire, along with the rest of Greece in 146 BC, then was part of the Byzantine Empire. After the fall of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade, Epirus Despotate of Epirus became the center of one of the successor states of the Byzantine Empire. Conquered by the Ottoman Empire in the late fifteenth century, Epirus became semi-independent during the reign of Ali Pasha in the nineteenth century, but the Ottomans reasserted their control in 1821. Following the Balkan Wars and World War I, the southern Epirus became part of Greece, while the northern Epirus became part of the newly created state of Albania.

Epirus is a rural and unspoiled part of the Greek mainland often missed by tourists because it is tucked away in the north western corner of the country, next to Albania.

However, Epirus has much to offer the discerning traveler. Wonderful historic sites… stunning scenery (coastal and wetland, mountains and valleys, gorges and rivers)… beautiful beaches…. picturesque and traditional villages… it has it all!

Those who enjoy a relaxing holiday will find Epirus the perfect location - it is traditional Greece at its most peaceful and laid back. There are plenty of beaches along the attractive coastline,from long sandy beaches to shingle coves.
For the more active person, there is walking, climbing and horse riding, as well as a wealth of places to visit, such as archaeological sites, museums or cultural centres. There are also many natural sites of great beauty worth visiting. All of these can be reached easily, either on foot or by car.


Epirus | Epirus is a geographical and historical region in southeastern Europe, shared between Greece and Albania. It lies between the Pindus Mountains and the Ionian Sea, stretching from the Bay of Vlorë in the north to the Gulf Ambracian south

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Top hotels in Epirus

Acropol Hotel, Epirus

Acropol Hotel

Epirus, Epirus, Greece

    • No transport provided
    Hotel Stis Giagias Evgenias, Epirus

    Hotel Stis Giagias Evgenias

    Epirus, Epirus, Greece

      • No transport provided
      Ksenonas Souliou, Epirus

      Ksenonas Souliou

      Epirus, Epirus, Greece

        • No transport provided
        Piges Hotel At Acheron Springs, Epirus

        Piges Hotel At Acheron Springs

        Epirus, Epirus, Greece

          • No transport provided
          Rouista Tzoumerka Resort, Epirus

          Rouista Tzoumerka Resort

          Epirus, Epirus, Greece

            • No transport provided
            Valtos Ionion, Epirus

            Valtos Ionion

            Epirus, Epirus, Greece

            • Hotel with children playground  
            • No transport provided
            Yannis Kanali Studios, Epirus

            Yannis Kanali Studios

            Epirus, Epirus, Greece

            • Hotel with outdoor pool  
            • No transport provided
            Tourist Apart Hotel, Epirus

            Tourist Apart Hotel

            Epirus, Epirus, Greece

              • No transport provided
              Hotel Iliana, Epirus

              Hotel Iliana

              Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                • No transport provided
                Balkoni Zagoriou, Epirus

                Balkoni Zagoriou

                Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                  • No transport provided
                  Hotel Teloneio, Epirus

                  Hotel Teloneio

                  Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                    • No transport provided
                    Lichnos Beach, Epirus

                    Lichnos Beach

                    Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                    • Full Board  
                    • No transport provided
                    Leda Suites, Epirus

                    Leda Suites

                    Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                      • No transport provided
                      Adams Hotel, Epirus

                      Adams Hotel

                      Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                        • No transport provided
                        Sivota, Epirus

                        Sivota

                        Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                          • No transport provided
                          Aqua Oliva Resort, Epirus

                          Aqua Oliva Resort

                          Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                            • No transport provided
                            Kipi Suites, Epirus

                            Kipi Suites

                            Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                              • No transport provided
                              Tourist Apart Hotel, Epirus

                              Tourist Apart Hotel

                              Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                                • No transport provided
                                Valtos Ionion, Epirus

                                Valtos Ionion

                                Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                                  • No transport provided
                                  Hotel Iliana, Epirus

                                  Hotel Iliana

                                  Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                                    • No transport provided
                                    Hotel Ammos Bay, Epirus

                                    Hotel Ammos Bay

                                    Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                                      • No transport provided
                                      Gamila Rocks Adventure Resort, Epirus

                                      Gamila Rocks Adventure Resort

                                      Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                                        • No transport provided
                                        Villa Andreas, Epirus

                                        Villa Andreas

                                        Epirus, Epirus, Greece

                                          • No transport provided

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