Zirou Lake is located 2 km west of the provincial road Arta - Filippiada - Ioannina opposite the community Pantanassas of Arta.To name of the lake " Ziros" has Slavic origin (Ozero = lake in Russian, Serbian , etc. ), probably remnants of medieval colonization of the region by Slavic tribes . This is an important landmark which is relatively unknown because there isn't in tourist maps at a scale of below 1:300.000. The area of the lake is a unique biotope, almost untouched by man. The area of the lake is 420 acres and is surrounded by lush vegetation with many species of trees and other plants. The beauty and serenity of the lake, is ideal for relaxing walks and cycling.