Vivid destination standing for its tradition, history, and good food, this place is a getaway full of exciting day trips and activities in nature.

The central square and the town hall of Karpenisi with other buildings in the background.
photo: Sogal. / CC BY-SA 3.0

Karpenisi Things to Do

A picture of the Monastery of Prousou that is built at the cliffs of the mountain.
photo: G Da / CC BY-SA 3.0
must visit
distant ≈ 30.7km

Prousou Monastery

Giving the impression that it hangs from the rock, this monastery hosts hagiography of Virgin Mary painted by Evangelist Luke himself.

A waterfall in the «Panta Vrechei» Gorge of Evritania - rock, water, and trees.
distant ≈ 25.2km
needs caution

«Panta Vrechei» Gorge

In Greece for adventure? This river has cinematic sceneries and a pristine nature. Here you can go canyoning, via ferrata, and rafting.

A picture of the Kremasta Lake with its small islands  as well as the surrounding mountains.
photo: Agnee / CC BY 2.0
distant ≈ 36.7km

Lake Kremasta

The Kremasta Lake is an artificial one - born by the construction of a hydroelectric dam. It's beauty is still magnificent.


Fish Farm «Frésko»

Gavros Karpenisi

A modern fish farm in the mountains. Enjoy a fresh trout - directly from the pond onto the grill, and then your plate. And allow nature to work on you.

A horse grazing in front of Saloon cafeteria which is themed after Wild West saloons.
photo: Saloon Park

«Saloon Park» Coffee & Children Activities

Saloon Park has a nice cafeteria and offers exciting activities like horseback riding, wall climbing, archery, and a small zipline. Ideal for kids.

The high trees and the dense vegetation of Kefalovriso Park as well as the building of a small taverna.
photo: eyrytixn

Kefalovriso Park Restaurant & Monument

A beautiful recreation area close to Karpenisi with a taverna, but also a place where an important battle took place.


Velouchi Ski Center / Resort

Among the oldest Ski Resorts in Greece, it is well-known for its snow quality and endurance that usually extends the skiing season. Check before you visit.

Karpenisi Why visit?

  • It's called "Little Switzerland of Greece" because of its alpine landscape.
  • A lifestyle choice and hidden-gem town with many adventure sports nearby.
  • A town taking pride in its clean air.

Karpenisi Day Trips



Just 10 minutes from Karpenisi, in this traditional village you can get an impression of how the area's mountainous settlements look like.

Mikro Chorio


Picturesque traditional settlements at the foothills of Chelidona mountain in an idyllic landscape with many trekking routes in dense vegetation.

Megalo Chorio


In the heart of the Eyritania, this traditional settlement has an amazing cuisine, clean mountain air, and an otherworldly beauty when it snows.

Rentina Agrafon


Well-known for the traditional architecture, the rich history, and its significant role during the national liberation struggle of Greece.

Karpenisi Attractions


Church of St. Demetriοs

Situated on a spot that offers a great view of the area. For an even better panoramic view, visit the gazebo which is about 700m further up the hill.

A picture of the Manolis Bridge in Agrafiotis River that is visible as a whole, only during the summer season.
distant ≈ 29.9km

Manolis Bridge in Agrafiotis River

Ruins of an arched stone-bridge that, since the construction of a nearby dam, could be submerged depending on seasonal rains and water levels.


Central Square of Karpenisi

Famous for its shade of plane trees, Karpenisi Central Square is great for coffee and pastry in any nearby coffeeshop. A beautiful place.