"Xani" Hotel is located at the 52nd km from Ioannina to Konitsa, in the village of Klidonia, very close from famous Zagorochoria and Konitsa, thus being the ideal place for to start your excursions in a place endowed with unprecedented beauty.
The stone bridges, the stone-built mansions, the historic monasteries, the unpolluted Vikos-Aoos national park, the beautiful hiking trails and the other sporting challenges of the area, make Konitsa a tourist attraction from all over the world. This area easily enchants and captivates every visitor with its beauty.
On the other hand, the villages of Zagori built stone by stone, with more art, seem to respect the great "architect" of Nature! Houses, roofs, churches and squares are all made as a natural extension of the environment.
No matter how many years pass, you will never forget the explosion of colors in the foliage of the trees, as they humbly bow to the passage of the great "star" of the area, Voidomatis, who runs the icy waters under stone bridges or in deep shaded gorges, "signing" with his presence one of the most enchanting areas of our country.
Visit to Zagori
In recent years, Zagorochoria has been one of the main winter destinations. Τhe visitor will encounter not only a natural landscape of rare beauty, but also a residential environment which retains its traditional physiognomy intact and untouched by modern interventions.
Wild beauty of the mountainous nature with the dense forests, rivers, ponds, steep gorges harmonizes with the human creation, the stone arched bridges, the stone-built mansions, the churches and the cobbled paths.
Zagorochoria constitutes a traditional residential unit consisting of 46 villages. Zagori defines an entire area that extends from the mountain range of Mistikeli and Tymfi to the mountain range of Pindos. It is divided into three geographical parts, Eastern, Western and Central.
Visit to Ioannina
Ioannina, the capital of Epirus, is the largest cultural, intellectual and commercial center of Northwestern Greece. A walk by Lake Pamvotida is the ideal way to start or end your day, regardless of the season.
Beautiful sights and reference points of the city are the castle of Ali Pasha, the islet of Kyra Frosini, the oracle of Dodoni, the archeological museum, as well as the cave of Perama.
The streets and routes of the city, its sights and museums will enhance the feeling of another era, while the wonderful buildings you will encounter on your walks will give you a nostalgic journey into the past.
Rafting in Voidomatis
Voidomatis river that crosses the national park of Vikos - Aoos, invites us to its crystal clear waters, to live with our friends and loved ones, moments of relaxation, adventure and awe.
The rare natural environment, of great ecological value of Voidomatis can give you unforgettable experiences. During the descent, you pass through age-old plane trees, caves, arched bridges and monasteries of the 17th century. The most daring can also dive in the crystal clear and icy waters of the river.
Hiking in Drakolimni
The famous Drakolimni is located on the slopes of Tymfi at an altitude of 2050m. One of the most "Alpine" landscapes in Greece, enchanted the inhabitants of Zagori, creating legends and stories about its waters.
It compensates the visitor at every step with the magnificent view to all the mountains of Pindos - A paradise for lovers of mountain hiking.
The route is exciting but also painful for someone who has no previous experience, however if you are in good physical condition you can try it. The beauty of the landscape that is revealed when you arrive, rewards you!