Potamia is a village in the prefecture of Ioannina in Epirus. It is built at an altitude of 511m. and, according to the 2011 census, in the village live 31 residents. Potamia is located in East Zagori and is one of the 46 villages of Zagorochoria. The area of East Zagori lies northeast of the city of Ioannina and includes less known, but equally beautiful, villages of Zagorochoria. The East Zagori is ideal for those who seek quiet and love nature, since forests in Eastern Zagori surround the entire region.
Potamia is 26km. away from Ioannina. From Thessaloniki you can cover a distance of 260 km. through Egnatia Road and arrive in Ioannina, or head to Konitsa. From Athens you can come to Ioannina via Patras, covering 445km., or via the National Road Athens - Lamia.
If you visit Potamia, you can also browse to the villages of East Zagori. Generally, in the region of East Zagori you will find various suggestions for your accommodation, including hotels, hostels and apartments that will satisfy the different tastes of guests. Moreover, in East Zagori you can taste the authentic traditional Zagori flavors and dishes of Greek cuisine.
Near Potamia are the city of Ioannina and the village of Metsovo. Also, next to Potamia are other villages of East Zagori such as Miliotades, Tristeno, Greveniti, Demati, etc. If you visit East Zagori, be sure to travel in the remaining area of Zagori, ie in the Central and West Zagori.
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