This blessed land has witnessed the long journey of man in history over time. The breathtaking beauty and countless secrets of Karpenissi make it the perfect starting point for discoveries: follow the footsteps of Greek guerrillas and modern explorers from Koryschades and the Monastery of Proussos, to Lake Kremasta.
It's all about Karpenissi… A majestic town, Greece at its best, "decorated” by fir trees, standing tall on an altitude of 960 meters. This is Greece, focused on its products and of course on the proper and respectful development of its tourism.
Karpenissi invites you to a celebration of the senses. Let the smell of wood burning in the fireplace and of wet soil, the murmur of running water and the touch of snow, to lead you to a seducing landscape, to a beauty of bygone times, to Karpenissi that welcomes everyone!
Naturalists, who want to admire landscapes of unparalleled natural beauty. Luxury lovers, who want to escape in high-end hotels of the highest standards. History enthusiasts, who wish to see Greek history unfold before them, from the Byzantine years to the resistance of ELAS, following the footsteps of Aris Velouchiotis and his comrades. Foodies, who in the villages around Karpenisi will find and taste spoon sweets made everywhere in the prefecture, delicious cold cuts, savoury cheeses and, naturally amazing dishes served in traditional taverns.
Mountain enthusiasts will fall in love with Karpenissi, the capital of Evritania, nested in the southwest sheltered side of Velouchi, at an altitude of 1000 m. surrounded by picturesque fir-clad mountains.
Note that Karpenissi is also one of the best and most healthy resorts of the world, with zero pollution according to a global survey by UNESCO.