Inside the beeches tufted at the heart of central Zagori in the village gardens, is the "Mahalas".
The Gardens village built at an altitude of 800m., In modern times was the capital and center of Zagoria. The seasons clothe the landscape with amazing colors, warm red and bright yellow in autumn, dazzling winter white and all shades of green in spring and summer, as the dense forests of Zagori changing day by mera.Kathe season is wonderful for to visit the area, walk in the riverbed that forms Voidomatis Vikos, the terrible canyon gorge, to explore the old trails around the villages and admire the unique and the arched stone bridges.
Just 39Km. the city of Ioannina, the Gardens will find cobbled streets, stone houses, verandas, and watch the tall steeple of St. Nicholas Church and the wonderful museum Agapios Toli with the wonderful collection of folk material. Furthermore, visitors can wander in the region of Zagori and visit places like the fabulous old stone bridges of Zagoria, most of which are the gardens, the secluded monastery of Agia Paraskevi in Monodendri and St. John in Rogovo Tsepelovo , Kolimbithres, located between the Little and Grand Papigo Skamneli villages, and Vrisohori Laista, overlooking the Camel and Smolikas. The beautiful forests and rivers in Gyftokampos in Laista in Vovousa. In addition, you should not miss a visit to the Vikos Gorge or Drakolimni lake at 2,500 m altitude.
In spring and summer nature dressed in green and invites visitors to participate in activities such as offering excitement in Voidomatis river Rafting, canyoning in Vradeto, riding in Papigo, hiking in Voidomatis crossing with 4X4 in Zagoria, Vikos Gorge crossing, hiking in Vradeto stairs, etc.