Bridge in Konitsa

Konitsa Bridge

Completed in 1871, the bridge on the Aoös River below Konitsa is an icon of the town and, at 40m across and 20m high, it's thought to be the largest single-arch stone bridge in the Balkans. It's the work of...

Food & Drinks in Konitsa


This old-fashioned shop stocks a bounty of sweet and savoury preserves, all from local ingredients (including a bewitching jelly made from purple wildflowers), as well as nuts and sweets and other treats to...

Bar in Konitsa


This cosy bar-cafe sits at one end of Konitsa's old market street, with seats outside under the plane tree on warm nights. The tsipouro flows freely, as do the small plates of snacks that come with each round.

Cafe in Konitsa


Konitsa's all-day coffee-to-cocktails cafe has a fantastic view, in addition to quality caffeine and a lively nighttime scene. Look for it inside the white stone complex on the downhill side of the plateia.

Chapel in Konitsa

Temple of St Barbara

This little chapel is really an excuse for a pleasant short walk, about 30 minutes along a level path. Konitsa's local religious hero, St Paisios of Athos, used to pray here as a teenager. The path starts off the...

Taverna in Konitsa

To Dendro Restaurant

Follow the scent of traditional roasted lamb to the taverna of innkeeper Yiannis Mourehidis. Quality Greek food is prepared here, and the atmosphere is warm. If you've been hiking, rest your weary feet, seize...

Taverna in Konitsa

Kapnismeno Tsoukali

This little restaurant in the centre of Konitsa hits all the right notes: home-style stewed vegetables, grilled fresh trout, roast venison, local cheeses and a generally pleasant atmosphere. It's just south of...