Karpenisi is called the Switzerland of Greece for its mountainous terrain and beauty, not commonly found in the Mediterranean.
Discover the traditional town offering an alpine-village feel, with chalet-style lodgings, churches and bars with fireplaces.
Explore fast flowing rivers, gorges and lakes which can only be discovered through hiking, biking or off-road trails.
Don’t miss the gorge of PantaVrehei (means in Greek: always rains!), the Monastery of Prousos (spectacularly built on the edge of a gorge) the via ferata in the Gorge of the Black Cave.
Enjoy lovely walks around the area, or drive through the forests of fir and chestnut to steep villages and monasteries.
Ideal for: nature lovers, authentic experiences seekers and action enthusiasts
Karpenisi, the attractive capital of the mountainous prefecture of Evritania, lies in the well-wooded foothills of Mt Velouchi (also identified as Mt Tymfristos on some maps) is surrounded by three mountains of almost 2000 meters altitude.