|Address||Athamanio, Τζουμέρκα, Tzoumerka, Arta, Greece|
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Athamanio is a village of the prefecture of Arta. It is built on the outskirts of Tzoumerka at 756 meters altitude. The villagers are mainly engaged in farming and stone structures, since the special ability of stone’s craftsmen in Tzoumerka is known since ancient times. In the village is rapidly becoming more flourishing the bee breeding, and also basic tree of the village is the walnut mainly due to the altitude. In recent years, through some EU programs, there have been efforts to develop rural tourism in the village, which have results as the village is now able to host and feed guests. Formerly the village was called Loupsista and renamed to Athamanio in 1950.
Athamanio is 64 km. away from Arta, 90 km. from Trikala, 330 km. from Thessaloniki, 409 km. from Athens and 212 km. from Patra.
In the square of Athamanio you will see the church of the Assumption between two plane trees. In the village will also find stone bridges and water mills. In Athamanio you can follow hiking and climbing routes. Also, you should know that about 3 km. outside the village there is a gliding track racing, namely speedway for paragliders. In the future will work in Athamanio a Ski Center, which will be located less than 3 km. away from the village, and which will include two tracks both for beginners and athletes. The Ski Centre will be situated at an altitude of 1350 m. and will be implemented through an investment program.
In Athamanio you can find hotels and guesthouses that are addressed to different tastes of visitors and will undoubtedly offer you a pleasant stay in the village. If you visit Athamanio, you can try the local cuisine in a tavern and especially the local meats, pies and sweets with nuts. You should know that the village produces excellent dairy products, and meats.
Near Athamanio are the cities of Ioannina, Arta and Trikala. If you visit Athamanio, you can also go through Vourgareli, Kypseli, Theodoriana etc.
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