Where nature meets culture Papigo
Papigo is a unique mountain village in Greece at 1000 meters altitude with two separate neighborhoods, Megalo and Mikro Papigo, which are in an impressive, multidimensional and international conservation status for their excellent wildlife, geological and cultural value.More Information
Being a UNESCO monument as part of the Geoparks Global Network, Papigo is at the heart of one of the largest and most important National Parks of Europe. Offering high-quality tourist infrastructure and facilities, it is the favorite village for hikers, nature lovers or wildlife observers and promises a relaxing and adventurous stay through a range of well-organized activities and routes.
Live your myth in Greece as never imagined, visit the "Greek Alps", come to Papingo!
- Make excursions for rafting and kayaking in the cleanest river of Europe, Voidomatis.
- Browse the horses of the local horse riding club in the surrounding area of Papigo.
- Climb up to the mythical Drakolimni at 2100m and scan binoculars around the area to scan the chamois (mountain antelope) or the golden eagle, the planet's largest bird of prey.
- Explore the famous Canyon of Vikos, which is one of the deepest canyons in the world, included in the Guinness Book of Records.
- Walk from Megalo to Mikro Papigo, following the explanatory signs for the natural and geological landscape of the area, take a stroll and, if you are courageous, dive into the famous Rock pools of Rogovo (Kolimbithres), while admiring the majesty of its famous Towers of Papigo.
- Wander around the traditional neighborhoods of Mikro Papigo and admire the art of stone and dry stone, discover the old orthodox churches and the many chapels of the 10th century, and drink high quality water in the elaborate lakes of the village.
- Follow the path to Kokkino Lithari (Red Rock) overlooking Canyon of Vikos and look for traces of brown bear on the path from the evening walk.
- Visit the Informations Center of North Pindos National Park (Mikro Papigo) and for Geopark (Megalo Papigo).