Best Hotel in Zagori (Zagorohoria)
Imposing Nature & Challenging Activities
Zagori (the place behind the mountain) is an area of pristine natural beauty in the heart of protected “Northern Pindos National Park” which is part of Natura 2000 and a candidate location for UNESCO World Heritage . It comprises a group of 46 picturesque villages distinguished for their local history, rich culture, traditional cuisine and unique stone houses architecture.
The surrounding environment consists of dense forests, steep mountaintops, rivers with crystal clear waters and alpine lakes. Vikos Gorge, the deepest in the world with its famous crossing, Voidomatis river, the clearest in Europe with its beautiful stone bridge just outside of Aristi village, Drakolimni, the elusive mountain lake, and Gamila, the impressive mountain plateau, one of the best trekking routes, are just a few of the widely famous spots that attract thousands of visitors every year.
The area presents amazing opportunities to enjoy nature in all its unspoiled glory. Longer and shorter trekking and hiking (Vikos Gorge crossing is one of the must do’s) , river rafting of various difficulty levels, horseback riding in the slopes of Pindos and in mountain plateaus, mountain bikes and archery, paragliding, 4 X4 exploring and canyoning all offered by high standards qualified companies.
Amaryllis Boutique Guest house is located in Ano Pedina at the heart of Zagorohoria, which makes it an ideal starting point for excursions and activities. All above activities can be directly organized for the guests of Amaryllis Boutique Guest House.
Superior Accommodation in Amaryllis
Αmaryllis is located in the highest spot of Ano Pedina, a beautiful village with imposing mansions, old churches and squares that host many music and cultural events throughout the year. Known for their community spirit and warm hospitality, the locals here share a genuine interest for any traveler visiting their picturesque village, which is built at an altitude of 1,100 m. Ano Pedina is conveniently located in Central Zagori 10 minutes from Aristi and Monodentri.
The guest house is a stone-built mansion of the 19th century which underwent a refined renovation in 2009. By pairing the aesthetics of the French countryside with the traditional local architecture, we have created 3 stone buildings with 8 romantic rooms filled with the stuff dreams are made of. Providing personal boutique services to all our guests, our aim is to make your stay at Amaryllis an experience to remember long after your wonderful visit around the gorgeous area of Zagori.
The area is also famous for its cuisine and delicious recipes. Do not forget to try the popular, sweet or savory local pies, the cheese, the local sweets and the unique meat of the area. Combine your meal with a nice, local red wine or take a sip of “tsipouro”, the local spirit produced from grape pomace.