Just five minutes from the bridge of Rio – Antirrio “Charilaos Trikoupis” you can meet the botanical garden “Zelios GI”.
A small paradise on earth where the Zelios family created with passion, special elegance and after a decade of work.
It is located just 25 kilometers from the picturesque Nafpaktos and 20 kilometers from the historic Messolonghi in the location “Aidoni” in the region of Chalkia, in the Municipality of Nafpaktia.
From the moment he enters the main gate of the garden, the visitor realizes that this is a unique and special place where the images and smells of the plants will enchant you.
In total, on more than 100 acres of land next to the river Evinos, the “Zelios GI” Botanical garden spreads, including about 3,500 plants in 6 themed gardens.
Aromatic, medicinal, seasoning herbs, common and rare species of the Greek flora as well as horticultural ones, each of them has a special place in the garden.
The garden, apart from being a lung of greenery and mental calm, also has an educational character, as all the plants grown have their own history.
Thursday to Sunday,
Winter opening hours: 09:00 – 17:00
Summer Hours: 09:00 – 14:00 & 18:00 – 21:00
*Visit the Garden’s website www.zeliosgi.gr before your visit to find out about the correct opening hours.
**No reservation required for individual guests, only for groups of more than 15 people.
More information at zeliosgi.gr or 0030 26340 45707