4 days in Ioannina Region & Igoumenitsa Itinerary

4 days in Ioannina Region & Igoumenitsa Itinerary

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Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Aktion National Airport, Drive to Metsovo
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Metsovo
Drive
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Papigko
— 1 night
Drive
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Syvota
— 1 night
Drive
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Tzoumerka
— 1 night
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Drive to Aktion National Airport, Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport, Drive to Jerusalem

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Metsovo

On the 26th (Mon), stop by Divanis Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Metsovo sightseeing planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Metsovo is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in April, things will get slightly colder in Metsovo: highs are around 22°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Papigko.

Things to do in Metsovo

Shopping
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Papigko

— 1 night
On the 27th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Voidomatis River, relax in the rural setting at Zinovia's Little Farm, then surround yourself with nature on White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Papingo Rock Pools.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Papigko trip planner.

Getting from Metsovo to Papigko by car takes about 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Syvota.

Things to do in Papigko

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Syvota

— 1 night
Syvota is a village and a former municipality in Thesprotia, Epirus, Greece. On the 28th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Mega Ammos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Ammos Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bella Vraka Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Syvota tour builder app.

You can drive from Papigko to Syvota in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Papigko in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Syvota. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tzoumerka.

Things to do in Syvota

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Tzoumerka

— 1 night
Tzoumerka is a former municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. On the 29th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Theodoros Papagiannis Musem of Contemporary Art.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tzoumerka trip site.

Getting from Syvota to Tzoumerka by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Syvota in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Tzoumerka. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tzoumerka

Museums

Side Trip

Ioannina Region travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums · Ski Areas

Igoumenitsa travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Fishing Charters & Tours
Igoumenitsa, is a coastal city in northwestern Greece. It is the capital of the regional unit of Thesprotia.Igoumenitsa is the chief port of Thesprotia and Epirus, and one of the largest passenger ports of Greece, connecting northwestern Mainland Greece with the Ionian Islands and Italy. The city is built on easternmost end of the Gulf of Igoumenitsa in the Ionian Sea and primary aspects of the economy are maritime, transport, services, agriculture and tourism. The 670km long Egnatia Highway, which serves northern Greece, terminates at Igoumenitsa, making it a popular starting point for tourists coming from Europe and ending point for trucks from Turkey.Igoumenitsa features many shops, schools, offices and cargo storages, a Technological Educational Institute, a library, an archeological museum, several sport stadiums and tennis courses, a courthouse and a medical clinic. The Thesprotia Police Headquarters and the Municipal Sailing Club are located here. The city itself is built on the slopes of a forested mountain and expands perimetrically around the gulf.The 2011 census recorded 25,814 inhabitants for the wider Municipality, of which 9,820 in the municipal unit of Igoumenitsa proper. Igoumenitsa is known for being surrounded by several forests and for its blue waters. The nearby Drepanos Beach is one of the longest sand beaches in the region, with a length of over 7 kilometers.NamesIgoumenitsa is known by various names in different time periods. Igoumenitsa's original ancient name used to be Titani (Τιτάνη), Gitani, Gitana, and Goumani. During the medieval and ottoman times, it was known as Grava (Γράβα) which means "cave". In 1938, after it became the capital city of the prefecture of Thesprotia, its name was changed to the current Igoumenitsa. The name is a derivation from the Greek word Igoumeni which means "commander; abbot". The name has been adopted as Gomenizza in Italian and as Gumenicë in Albanian.

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