Every year the season for making tsipouro (local spirit) in the village is a festive one. A great celebration has been organized by the local youth club in Vitsa, central Zagori.
Mrs Dioni Vardaka, Chairperson of the Not-for-profit organization “Panos&Cressida4Life”, first came to epekeina hora (the land beyond) during two separate activities in 2016. Since then the board and the members set a goal which they achieved working hard, efficiently and discreetly.
During the Holy Week, the land beyond welcomed fifteen people in an activity with a walking, educating and celebrating character.
During the Greek national Holiday of 25th March some forty people gathered at the land beyond, adults and children, taking part in an activity full of moving, walking and talking, and community bonding.
"ZAGORI: THE LAND BEYOND. Last time I was up here was back in 2009, and today I have the opportunity to live the experience again with such a fine weather, it is merely paradise! a whole world hidden inside the lap of mountains, a world of aesthetic and natural loneliness and uniqueness
Going down from Vitsiko to Voidomatis springs and then by crossing the whole Vikos gorge to reach Koukouli going further up Monodendri and Vitsa stairs, is estimated to 20 km. From Sunday 26 till Tuesday 28 October 2014 Vikos Paths took place - the theme of the gathering was subsidiarity on the occasion of the publication of Nicos Yannis book "The principle of subsidiarity, principle of freedom, participation and responsibility", a copy of which was given to all participants.
The speech delivered by the keynote speaker, Charilaos Charakas, titled “If only we could tell a national and European “NO” to the global economic war and economic crisis”.From Saturday the 26th till Monday the 28th of October 2013 we were lucky enough to enjoy a unique sunny event in Land Beyond.
On Friday afternoon, 6th July 2012, the whole team walked down Vitsa stairs to Vikos gorge and Missios bridge, thus combining mental alertness to physical exercise in this unique experience called Vikos paths organized by Land Beyond.