Zaros attractions

Museum in Zaros

Folklore Museum of Zaros

Opened in 2015, this tiny museum, housed within a traditional stone cottage, is one of those things you feel you should go to just to support. It houses a quaint selection of donated items from the past, recreating …
Lake in Zaros

Lake Votomos

Emerald-green and tree-fringed, this small reservoir just northeast of Zaros was created in 1987 to store the town’s natural spring water. It attracts scores of birds and is great for chilling in the shady park or m…
Monastery in Zaros

Moni Vrondisi

Only 4km northwest of Zaros, this monastery is noted for its 15th-century Venetian fountain with a relief of Adam and Eve, and early 14th-century frescoes from the Cretan School, including one depicting the Last Sup…
Monastery in Zaros

Moni Agios Nikolaos

Just west of Zaros, a sign directs you to this monastery at the mouth of the Rouvas Gorge, about 2km up the valley. The church has some fine 14th-century frescoes. Don’t confuse it with the new church under construc…