is the Website of ILIOCHORI (The Town of the Sun). The name "ILIOCHORI"
in greek mean"Town of the Sun". ILIOCHORI one light, a lighthouse
of freedom. The town of Iliochori (known in the past as Dobrinovo) is one of the
beautiful towns of the Zagori (than in Slavic language means " Place behind
the Montains") part of the Community of Tymfis. The town is found to approximately
71 km to the Northeast of the city of Ioannina, situated in an evocative forest
to 1050 m. of altitude, in the mountains of Tymfis. Surrounded by the green forests
of holm oak, and highest pines of the Mediterranean. The surrounding territory
is covered by many rivers, with characteristic bridges in stone of arc, that they
come down to the valleys. From Iliochori it is enjoyed the beautiful view of Tymfis.
one of many characteristic towns of this area, whose houses are constructed in
stone, with tight and high windows, balconies in wood and the roofs in plaka.
Usually the houses are surrounded by a courtyard which it is get through by a
large gate, sourmont from a lintel covered wood in plaka too.
The place is
right to make several activities: excursions on foot, in the forests, in bicycle
and and in the waterfalls and in the vallerys of the Kriopotamos river. In this
places, the orthodox religion is a lot felt, testified from the presence of various
churches, constructed in the places where the hermits sheltered themselves in
order to pray. Some km before Iliochori its found the village of the Vlachs that
every year attracts many tourists, from every part of Greece and all the world.
is found near the National Park of Pindos where it is found still today the brown
protect by the WWF.
The Inhabitants of Iliochori calls more exactly
Iliochorites, are famous for their hospitality, ready to make feel all own comfort,
making to taste the specialities of the place. The Iliochorites are famous also
for their genuine and healthy kitchen, between the typical plates finds the pites
with wild grass, the pumpkins, feta and eggs etc