Region is located in northwest Greece and in the western part of the geographical area of Macedonia. The bigger part of the region is mountainous or semi-mountainous. The climate is continental with cold winters and hot summers.
The biggest town and capital of the region is Kastoria. Kastoria is situated at the shores of lake Orestiada which covers an area of 28 square kilometers. Visitors will enjoy beautiful views of the lake, mountain ridges and small villages along the lake shoreline.