Epirus in Greece lies in the northwest part of the country between the Pindus mountains and the Ionian Sea. The capital is the historical town of Ioannina. There is a natural environment with virgin forests, beautiful mountains, rivers, lakes, rare species of plants and animals, many of them endangered and protected.
There are also many historical monuments, archaeological sites, museums, villages with unique traditional architecture. The region is served by the two national airports in Ioannina and Aktio and by the two ports in Preveza and Igoumenitsa.