Karpenisi on the slopes of Velouchi
Karpenisi the capital of Evrytania prefecture, is built on the slopes of Velouchi at an altitude of about 940 meters in a wooded area of fir, oak, oaks and chestnut.
It named by koutsovlachiki word "carpinisi" which means place with many fake trees, but also from the Turkish words "kar", which means snow and "benis" that investor ie "snow-covered".
Karpenissi is an appropriate destination for those seeking action and extreme sports but for relaxation and rest. The area has also an organized ski center. Located in offers seven lifts, twelve tracks, ski school, rental shop and ski equipment retail, hotels, hostels, apartments, cafes, bars and restaurants, taverns.