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Evrytania is a region in Central Greece.

RegionsEdit

CitiesEdit

  • 1 Agrafa — Α village in the mountainous area by the borders with Thessaly, still away from the tourist crowds despite its natural beauty.
  • 2 Fidakia — A village with beautiful views to nearby Lake Kremasta
  • 3 Granitsa (Evrytania) — A village in the forested area of Mount Liakoura.
  • 4 Karpenisi — The regional capital and a popular winter destination on the wooded slopes of Mount Tymfristos, at an altitude of 1000 meters.
  • 5 Krikelo — Built at 1120m altitude, Krikelo is famous for its chestnut woods and has some guest houses.
  • 6 Megalo Chorio — Traditional settlement on the slope of Mt Kaliakouda (2098 m), with plenty of streams and waterfalls in its outskirts.
  • 7 Proussos — A village famous for its monastery set in a stunning location.

Other destinationsEdit

  • 1 Lake Kremasta — The largest artificial lake in Greece
  • 2 Pantavrechi Canyon and Waterfalls — A rocky canyon on the Krikeliotis River.
  • 3 Velouchi Ski Resort — Located on the northern slope of Mount Tymfristos, few km away from Karpenisi city

UnderstandEdit

Get inEdit

KTEL Intercity Buses connect Karpenisi with Athens (twice a day in 5 hours), Agrinio (3 ½ hours) and Lamia (2 hours).

Get aroundEdit

You need a car to get around.

SeeEdit

DoEdit

  • Hike forest trails from Megalo Chorio up 1 Mount Kaliakouda, with fresh spring water pouring out of the mountain and a refuge for overnight staying.
  • Mountain biking
  • Go skiing in the winter at Velouchi, one of the best ski resorts in Greece.
  • White-water-rafting in the spring

EatEdit

Some of the traditional products of Evrytania are:

  • Kokoretsi and roast lamb (arnaki psito)
  • Mezedes (appetizers) made from local meats, sausages, feta cheese and the local soft cheese tsalafouti or katiki.

DrinkEdit

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