Natioanl Park
Natioanl Park
Natioanl Park
Natioanl Park
Natioanl Park
Natioanl Park
  

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44007 Aspraggeli Zagori Ioannina Epirus Greece

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Natioanl Park

GEOPARKO: Dear visitor, during your visit in Zagori you should know that the area includes an extremely rare and sensitive ecosystem, that is why in many places no human activity is allowed, except for those related to touring and recreation during the day.You should also know that from May when Spring and the flowering period begin, flowers must not be cut for any reason because most are rare species. Near Asprangelli there is the information center for N PINDOS NATIONAL PARK .

The National Park of North Pindos has a length of 230 km and a width of 70 km (area 1,969,741 acres),it was founded in 2005 and it is considered one of the most important areas at National and European level.It is the end of Alpine folding.There is a great variety of rare species, as in the area are hosted almost all the large mammals of continent Greece. A total of 60 species of mammals, 166 species of birds, 30 species of reptiles, 14 species of amphibians and 17 species of fish find shelter in the park. The main natural boundaries are the rivers Aoos and Voidomatis.

The Vikos-Aoos National Park is an area of ​​protected natural wealth, north of the city of Ioannina, in Zagori, Epirus. It was officially declared a national park in 1973 [1] and borders on the northeast with the Pindos-Vallia Calda National Park.

The area is part of the European network of natura protected areas and it is distinguished for the intense changes in the natural landscape: dense wooded areas are followed by steep cliffs.

The area of ​​Vikos-Aoos, which is one of the ten national parks of Greece, includes the gorge of Vikos which is the core of the forest as well as part of the Tymfi mountain range, the ravine of Aoos and a number of traditionally preserved settlements. It has also been named "Forest of the great peaks", due to the steep and high peaks of the area, with the highest one of Gamila (2,497m.) in Tymfi. It has an area of ​​122,250 acres, of which 34,120 are the main core of the Geopark. All of the above, in combination with the culture that was developed, make Zagorochoria so special that it is under UNESCO!