Karpenisi is a town in central Greece. It is the capital of the prefecture of Evrytania. The area around Karpenisi are mountainous while farmlands are mainly in valley areas. Karpenisi's industry are urban and rural in the outskirts. Agriculture today dominates the outskirts.
Karpenisi is situated in a valley area of the Karpenisiotis) River, a tributary of the Achelous and the Megdova Rivers. Mount Tymfristos lies to the north elevating at nearly 2,315 m. Another mountain dominates the south. Karpenisi has a skiing resort Velouhi and is offered for sports like climbing, trekking, offroading, canoeing and kayaking.
As long as it concerns the mountaineering, you can cover the path from the holy monasterty Prousso to the Mavri Spilia (Black Cave), a way of two hours. Most experienced perhaps prefer the ascent in the Kaliakouda. In distance of 11 km. is found also the ski centre of Velouhi
Rafting you can make or in waters of Tavropou river, in waters of Trikerioti or in the Acheloos river. Those who prefer the kayaking ideal are the rivers Agrafiotis, Karpenisiotis with degree of difficulty 3 + and the Krikelopotamos with degree of difficulty 4.