Kastoria Things to Do

A few white and black horses on green pasture surrounded by trees.
photo: stefg74 / CC BY 2.0
distant ≈ 31km

Artemis Outdoor Activities


At the Artemis Outdoor Activities at Sklithro, you can participate in sport activities, like horseback riding, canoeing, and mountain biking.

An overview of the lakes Chimaditida and Zazari from a spot very close to Nymfaio village.
distant ≈ 38.9km

Lakes Chimaditida & Zazari

The lakes the surrounding wetlands are home to dozens of wildlife species. Sit by the street lamps at dusk for a dreamy landscape.

The pedestrian bridge that connects the island of Agios Achillios in Small Prespa with the mainland.
hidden gem
distant ≈ 41.9km

Prespa National Park

Biodiverse lakes shared among three countries. Take a boat tour to watch wildlife, old monasteries, and climb up to a cave chapel.

People feeding swans, ducks, and other birds by the shore of Kastoria lake.
hidden gem

Lake of Kastoria (Orestiada)

A photographic heaven with swans and ducks, light reflections, and a frozen landscape in winter, this lake's beauty is distinguished.

The shelter's wooden fence among a winter landscape, and a sign asking for people to not be noisy.
distant ≈ 35.4km

Arcturos Brown Bear Sanctuary

A shelter for injured bears and wolves. With your visit not only will you admire these animals, but you'll also be supporting the important work done here.

A white wolf in the Arcturos Wolf Sanctuary in Agrapidies of Nymfaio.
distant ≈ 37.2km

Arcturos Wolf Sanctuary

A 70-acre protected forest area where rescued wolves (from illegal captivity) are integrated in their natural ecosystem.


Dragon's Cave in Kastoria

Can you tell the difference between stalagmites and stalactites? A tour in the the Dragon's Cave might help you answer. Mind that it's a small cave.

A snowy slope and a lift of the ski center of Pisoderi - Viglas.
photo: Ckyr / CC BY-SA 3.0
distant ≈ 39.2km

Ski Center Viglas - Pisoderi

At an altitude of 1650 meters, this ski resort is famous for its snow quality and its long slopes. Experienced skiers won't find any challenge here.

The mount Vitsi (or Verno as it is also called) covered with snow.
photo: Dgolitsis
distant ≈ 21.5km

Vitsi Ski Center

The ski resort has five slopes at altitudes between 1610 and 1875 meters. Ridiculous views from the top. Also, ideal for families with children.


Aquarium of Kastoria

The biggest aquarium in the Balkans is an ideal destination for everyone who wishes to get a picture of life in freshwater.

Kastoria Attractions

Kastoria Museums

Kastoria Day Trips