The city of Filiates is the capital of the homonymous municipality, and with more than 3,000 inhabitants extend to 965 acres and is located 17 km NA of Igoumenitsa. It is built on a small plateau, its altitude ranges from 190m to 250m, above the sea and surrounded by pine forest. The current urban form of the city, at least in the city center, is generally, a result of the existence of buildings since the Ottoman domination and the particular morphology of the territory. The urban area is mostly developed in the hills surrounding its center. The city is divided into unequal building islets, the result of the helical road engraving as a result of the ground. It is generally an old town with important historical references to it and its role in the region, as it served as an observatory or road “pass” and sometimes as an administrative center. Suggested activities:
• Visit the frame village (see and cooking wheat)
• Watch the International Polyphonic Song Festival that is also usually taken in August. • The farmer’s farmer and collateral manifestations: in the village of Agios Arseni Friendators, and in particular the farmer’s farmer takes place every summer. It is a celebration dedicated to farmers in the area. Guests will have a pleasure to take along with the locals in a traditional feast after music. At the same time, there is also a local product report, by the producers in the region. So locals and visitors can try and buy local products. • Visit the Easter Sail Easter. • Come for carnival but also the koules. • Visit the LAGGARI Path. “It was part of the commercial road that Joannena with the harbor of Sagiada, which, according to Poukeville, was reconstructed in 1716. Characterized by the Ministry of Culture in 2000 as a” historical listed monument “, the LAGARI Path is located on the steep slopes of Mount LAKEGARI between Dafni Filiates and the Achoria Keramitsa area over River River (Bogazian). It is 2,200 m long and is crossed in about 1 hour. In many parts of the old cobblestone is well-kept and the route is easy. “It is located on the provincial road of Filiates to Keramitsa. Specifically after Arahova – root in the first petal to redness there is a sign that has been placed by the environmental protection club and archaeological sites in 2008 as well as in the suffix in the pots of ceramic. In the three neighboring villages Jouma – Dafni, Kokkiniii and Keramica there are taverns, grilles as well as accommodation for overnight stays. Normal still the fish barrier in the Boyazi stream (plus the endemic species of trout), which was oldly covered the needs of eleven mills on its path until Pussy Arais under Finiki. In this area, several species of reptiles and mammals are found, is an interesting birch position and is an important area of flora with rare species and herbs. ” The name “Bogazotic” comes from “Bogazi” that means cold. This is a major biotope of the area with two dominant features: 1) Costs – ooves, which are ponds on limestone solid rocks with absolute harmony of colors and sounds and 2) the endemic species of trout, Thesprotika, responding to the region ( while had for years lost). Both the path and stream really are treasures for the region!
• Riding in Leptokarya.
• Visit the traditional, protected settlement of Faneromeni.
• Visit the bridge in Pussy.