Kayaking in Pamvotis Lake, Ioannina, Epirus Region Greece

Skill Level:
All Kayakers
2:30 hrs
Epirus is a geographic and administrative region, located in northwestern Greece. It is considered to be the region with the more rainfall than any other part of the country. In fact, Epirus offers imposing landscapes of outstanding natural beauty as well as a wide variety of fauna and flora.

Ioannina, a city of unrivaled beauty nestles on the western shore of the lake Pamvotis. The city of Legends and Traditions, as it is known, is the capital and largest city of Epirus. Blessed with a great number of rivers, dense greenery, rough mountains, as well as comfortable accommodation options and facilities, the city attracts many tourists and sports enthusiasts throughout the year.

If you are seeking for an adventure not far from the city, Ioannina will not disappoint you! Kayaking in Pamvotis lake is an excellent opportunity to admire the stunning scenery of the region and an alternative way to visit the small picturesque island that lies in the middle of the lake. As you row in the placid waters, you can see rare bird species, hiding in the wetland. It is considered to be an easy route that lasts about 2:30 hours and welcomes kayakers of all experience levels. All you need to bring is a second pair of running shoes and a towel, as everything else is provided by local schools.

Kayaking in Pamvotis Lake is a thrilling experience that can take place at any time of the year, depending on the weather conditions. Finally, do not miss the opportunity to visit Pavlos Vrellis Museum that hosts wax effigies which are displayed in life size and are inspired by the Greek history.