time stops, the clocks are useless and tensions in the city almost lose
their meaning. In marmarostroti square will taste the «athanto
water» the lion and xapostasete in the shade of renowned Geroplatanos.
Karpenissi first built in Byzantine times and over history the city has
lived through many disasters by Turks, and German Arvanites. In the 18th
century. worked here the famous school of Evgeniou Giannoulis Aetolos
and later formed the base kleftarmatolon for the liberation of the rest
of Greece. There are many versions about the origin of the name, with
most saying that it comes from the number of maple that existed in the
region during the advent of the first settlers who forced them to call
in their own language «Carpen - isu» which means maple and
Carpen isu mean place. It lies 293 kilometers from Athens with 10,000
WORTH TO VISIT
Mark of the andrianta Botsari set up in 1925, in an area full of trees
and cold water. The Church of Agia Triada, with the notable pictures.
Here you will enjoy traditional glentia with kokoretsi, baked and genuine
local wine, in taverns and barbecues, while in the lanes will find
bars and entertainment centers with music for all tastes. In the summer
from mid July to mid August conducted cultural events and «Festivities
Forest and the Democratic Tradition» including theatrical performances,
concerts, photo exhibitions and various other artistic activities,
which cause concern and its neighboring prefectures. Important event
for the city is the fair starting on July 27 and lasts five days. Very
active in cultural activities developed by the Municipal Culture and
Business Development of Kastoria, with the very worthwhile efforts.
EXCURSIONS - SPORT
Karpenissi offered for calm and for the favorite sports in nature.
West of the city after passing the square Katsantoni will reach KEFALOVRYSO
great location between the trees, where the trout farm, fish that
you can enjoy the tavernas in the region. It is also worth to ascend
of Aghios Dimitrios reason, the dream view of the entire Karpenissi,
and Velouchi top that appears to safeguard the city embraces. North
of the city and at a distance of 11 km, located in the Ski Center
Velouchioy. The slopes are located at an altitude of 1813 - 2,000
m,,. Chalets and there is at an altitude of 1840 m. If you are a
friend of intense action and adventure, you will «raftigk» -
descent by boat - in Acheloos in Trikerioti and Tafropo river. You
can also «take oar» in calm waters of Lake Kremasta,
while off the Evrytania rivers are ideal for lovers of the kayak.
With the KTEL buses from Karpenissi will go in most villages of Evritania
as Agios Nikolaos, Krikelo, Domnista, Korischades, Klafsi, Small
- Large Village, Anchovies, Upper guests, Kerasohori,
Viviani, West - East FRAGKISTA, Fterolakka, TRIPOTAMO, hold Palaiokatouna.
Voulpi, Limeri, Granitsa, Lithochori RAPTOPOULO, Gorgianades. There