Welcome to the tourist guide of Karpenissi
The Municipality of Karpenissi belongs administratively to the Prefecture of Euritania, which in turn is administered by Central Greece.Evritania, with a total area of 2047 sq. klm. , borders with the Counties of Fthiotida, Karditsa and Aitoloakarnania. It is an area with an historical tradition, national contribution with historic and archeological sites, religious worship and a richness of astounding natural beauty. That is, Karpenissi has all of the elements to satisfy a visitor's every preference, offering rest and relaxation, action and adventure.
According to 1991 UNESCO research, Evritania is considered one of top areas of the world in environmental cleanliness and the cleanest area in Europe. It represents the "basis" for research measurement as it is considered to have a zero pollution rate.
The Prefecture has a Mediterranean climate, mainland mountainous with frequent rain, mild winters and cool summers. It is a clearly mountainous area, most of which is at an altitude of over 1000 m., which offers great aquatic richness and vast forest cover. One large piece of the area of Evritania is spread over the main body of Pindos. It is surrounded by the mountains: Agrafa, Timphristo, Oxia, Panaitoliko,Helidona and Kalliakouda.
It is traversed by the rivers: Karpenissioti, Tavropo (Megdova), Agrafioti, Krikelopotamo, Trikerioti and Acheloos. The aquatic wealth has been supplemented since 1965, by the Kremaston artificial lake, which is also Europe's largest earth dam. About half of the County's area consists of forests. Fir trees dominate the highest mountain peaks. Lower down, there are oak forests, while below 1000 m. Mediterranean vegetation such as arbutus, olive trees etc. predominates. Mountain valleys, shaped by the rivers permit the creation of small, cultivatable areas. The fauna of the area is also rich. Large mamals such as bears, roe deer, wild boars, wolves and other, smaller animals find refuge here. Different kinds of birds of prey and the Episcopy lake wild trout complete the area's biodiversity.
Evritania Prefecture is comprised of the following municipalities: Agrafos, Aperantios, Aspropotamos, Viniani, Domnista, Karpenissi,Ktimenion, Potamia, Proussos, Fournas and Frangista.
You will find Karpenisi hotels, guesthouses, traditional houses in Karpenisi and round area, traditional rooms with fireplace, traditional restaurants, activities in karpenisi and Velouchi ski center.