Agnanta

Agnanta is one of the biggest villages of Tzoumerka. It is situated near the village of Katarraktis, at a distance of approximately 50 km both from the city of Arta and that of Ioannina.

It is built at an altitude of 700 meters and is well known for its numerous natural springs and its dense vegetation. There, one can visit the well-preserved traditional water-mill still in use, as well as the folklore museum, where the visitor gets acquainted with the traditional local lifestyle of the past.

At the geographical centre of TZoumerka (Athamanika mountains), 45 km south-east of the city of Ioannina and 55 km north-west of the city of Arta, at an altitude of 650 m., the village of Agnanta is situated. It is spread over the basin formed between the mountains of Tzoumerka and Xirovouni and which extends from the foot of the mountain at its highest point to the river bed of Arachtos at its lowest.

It is surrounded by other villages, such as Pramanta, Ktistades, Raftanei, Koukoulia, Grekiko, Katarraktis. Agnantitikos stream runs through the centre of the village, dividing it in two districts. The name of the village derives from the greek adjective “agnantos –i –o”, which means an “open area”, from where one can observe what takes place not only in the surrounding area but at a distance as well. Agnanta, is a village built-up in a dense, amphitheatric way.

ACTIVITIES

Watermills

The watermill is one of the most ancient machines used by humans thousands of years ago. It marks a milestone in the history of Technology since it’s the first machine ever to be set [...]

Climbing – Rappelling

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Among of the most fascinating mountain activities are for sure climbing and rappelling. The mountainous complex of Tzoumerka with its unique natural beauty provides the ideal circumstances for climbing throughout the year. [...]

Cycling – 4×4 – Motor-Biking

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The region is ideal for mountain biking, 4x4 driving and on-off motorbikes. One can practice those activities throughout the year, but the most recommended seasons are spring, summer and autumn. The landscape offers [...]

Hiking

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There are a lot of mapped hiking routes at Tzoumerka, with special markings, both for advanced and beginners in hiking. Some of them appear on the map. . .

Bridges

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At Tzoumerka, where the water and the rivers are abundant, one has the chance to visit and traverse many stone bridges. These edifices, beside their practical use, constitute the ultimate feat of both architecture and [...]

Churches – Monasteries

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At Tzoumerka, one has the opportunity to visit many stone-built monasteries of various architectural styles and rhythms, with their wood carved iconostasis and particularly old hagiographies. Elaborate precincts and breathtaking views complete the scenery [...]

ACCOMODATION – RESTAURANTS

Theoharopoulos IoannisSport and Leisure CenterAgnanta6947634197www.mountain-sports.gr/tzoumerkaactivitiescenter/tzoumerkamagia@gmail.com
Mitsos Dimitris“Ta Tzoumerka” TavernaAgnanta2685031163-6983435937www.facebook.com/dimitris.mitsos.908?fref=ts