Karpenisi, is the capital of the Prefecture of Evritania and is built at the foot of the southwestern side of Velouchi, the ancient Timfristos, at an altitude of 960 meters. It is 295km from Athens, 370km from Thessaloniki. and from the city of Lamia 75km. while it is the only urban center of the prefecture.
Between mountain peaks, next to gurgling rivers, in the center of an area with imposing and evocative at the same time natural beauty, Karpenisi managed to balance between authenticity and development.
Here, you feel that you are in a truly “virgin” nature: the vegetation is orgiastic, the landscape untouched, the villages forgotten by time, the “offspring” of life alive. But at the same time, in Karpenisi there are all the amenities, all the conditions for “exploratory missions” in the surrounding area, without the “asceticism” of the explorer.
At a distance of 12 km from the city of Karpenisi, is the organized Ski Center of Karpenisi in Velouchi. It is one of the oldest and most remarkable ski resorts in the country.
In the area, which is considered the paradise of outdoor activities, you can indulge in various activities such as rafting, canyoning, mountain biking, horse riding, 4X4, games, mountaineering and hiking in idyllic locations and is a perfect base for excursions to beautiful locations in the area. .
In Karpenisi, there are alternative tourism companies that offer complete equipment, experienced guides and everything else that is necessary.
It is worth a trip of 4 hours from Athens to find yourself in an environment that has nothing to envy from the famous resorts and winter tourism centers of Western Europe.