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  • Discover One of the most spectacular and beautiful areas of Karpenissi is

    the “Panta Vrehei” Gorge, located between the villages Roska and

    Doliana. The name means “always raining” and is due to the icy

    waters that come from Kaliakouda mountain creating beautiful

    waterfalls. It is accessible through a nature path and it is an ideal place for river trekking lovers.

    Eat The best local dairy and forest products, famous for their taste

    and quality. Treat yourself with cheese katiki and feta, fir honey,

    prosciutto, local sausages, mountain tea and tsipouro.

    Active in nature Enjoy unforgettable experiences

    and go for mountain biking, rafting and kayaking, hiking on

    spectacular paths, organised horse riding, off road adventures on the mountains, skiing at Velouhi Ski

    Center and many more. Feel every moment in nature!

    Visit Located in the picturesque village of Koryschades, 6km from Karpenissi, the National Resistance Museum exhibits important documents of the modern Greek history. From wall inscriptions of the 1821 Greek Revolution fighters, till photographs of the 1944 National Assembly. Tel. (+30) 2237024996, (+30) 6986824545.

    AUTHENTIC PLACE OF LIVING!

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    AT AN ALTITUDE OF approximately 1,000 meters is the town of Karpenissi, a resort of peace and adventure! Either it is winter or summer, Karpenissi, the wider region and above all its people will welcome you with the most hospitable spirit you can imagine and they will generously offer the most beautiful and selective aspects of their authentic style of living!

    Enjoy a comfortable stay in beautiful guesthouses, traditional stone homes, restored mansions or in the town’s luxury

    hotels with high standards! Experience a variety of activities for all ages and all preferences; skiing, rafting, kayak, rappelling, horse riding or via ferrata!

    Take a tour to the wonderful nature of Evrytania and discover secret stories in gorges, caves and endless forests! Visit churches, monasteries and museums and travel back in time! Enjoy delicious traditional food! In every aspect, a visit to the beautiful Karpenissi will highly reward you and will provide you with memories that will be kept for a life!

    KARPENISSI 365 days a year… …local tastes, entertainment

    choices, cultural events, hidden natural beauties at 965m altitude!

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    RELIGIOUS MONUMENTS IN KARPENISSI

    Monastery of Panagia Prousiotissa The historical Monastery of Panagia Prousiotissa (or Prousou) is dedicated to the Assumption of Virgin Mary and celebrates on August 23th, on the leavetaking of the Assumption. It is one of the most important pilgrimage centers of Orthodoxy and attracts many believers from every corner of Greece. The holy image of Our Lady is alleged to be the work of Luke the Evangelist. The present church was built in 1754 on the ruins of two earlier temples. The monastery suffered several attacks during the Turkish occupation.

    Monastery of Domiana It is located in the village of Domiana and dedicated to the Assumption of Virgin

    Mary. Part of the beautiful monastery was built in the 16th century. According to the tradition, the monastery was built there because the holy image of Panagia Domianitissa was found on the branches of a large oak which exists until today near the church.

    Monastery of Vraha – Metamorfosis Sotiros It is located on the place Kastri near the village of Vraha, north of Karpenissi. It is a historical monastery built or rebuilt in 1745. It served as a shelter for the independence fighters of the 1821 Greek Revolution. In 1956 it was marked as a historical preserved monument of the state.

    Monastery of Vraha Monastery of DoMiana

    Monastery of Panagia Prousiotissa

    KarPenissi gorge“Panta Vrehei”Velouhi sKi resort

    Top things to do in Karpenissi