Ioannina City

A town by the lake

A town built on the foothills of the mountain range of Pindus and by the picturesque lake Pamvotida. With its rich history as a melting pot of traditions and cultures, Ioannina, Greece's multicultural characteristics are still visible in everything, from its architecture and traditions, to lifestyle and cuisine.

Located in the Νorthwestern part of the country, Ioannina, Greece sits in the center of a valley, amongst enormous mountains. The town was built on the famous Egnatia Odos, the road that connects Europe with Asia, one of the most ancient routes in history, spanning over 2000 years, once used by the Persians and ancient Greeks.

From the Stone Age, the ancient Greek civilizations, the Roman magistrates and the Byzantine despots through to the Ottoman pashas and the modern Greek democracy, the history trail leads to the unmissable attractions of today’s multicultural Ioannina: six amazing museums, a unique primordial cave, art galleries, twelve churches, one synagogue, sixteen monasteries, twelve well preserved Muslim monuments, and an array of townhouses and public buildings of architectural interest.

Why Ioannina?

Come and be inspired. Ioannina is a vibrant city with inspiring meeting venues and warm hospitable people willing and able to render the best service. Ioannina, a place of unrivaled beauty, surrounded by unspoiled nature, is the perfect meeting and conference destination.
Besides its laid-back, indulging atmosphere, Ioannina, Greece is the perfect base for great outdoors in a diverse landscape of coasts, mountains, rivers, valleys and lakes -an excellent value for family vacations, congress & events and thrill-seekers.

Travelling to Ioannina you are certain to have a number of questions. Get all the answers you need in the following up - to - date guide.

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