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Mount Tymfristos description and photos - Greece: Karpenisi. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Tymfristos.
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Timfristos, or Veluhi, is a mountain range in Central Greece in the eastern part of Evrytania and western Phthiotida, part of the Pindus mountain range. In the south, Timfristos is bordered by the Panaitoliko and Kalikuda mountain ranges, in the southeast by the Vardusia ridge, and in the north by the Agrafa mountains. The length of the Timfristos ridge is about 30 km, and the width is 15-20 km. The rivers Sperheyos and Megdova originate here. The highest peak of the ridge is Mount Velukhi, which is 2315 m above sea level. To the south of the ridge runs the Greek National Road 38 (Agrinion-Karpenisi-Lamia).
The lower part of the mountain slopes is covered with dense, mostly pine forests, behind which there are picturesque “alpine meadows”. In the spring, in summer and autumn it is a great place for hikers. In winter, the peaks of Timfristos are covered with snow, thereby creating ideal conditions for fans of winter sports.
On the slopes of Timfristos at an altitude of 1840 m above sea level, only 12 km from the city of Karpenisi, the administrative center of Evrytania, which often referred to as "the Greek Switzerland", one of the most famous ski resorts in Greece is located - "Karpenision" also known as the "Veluhi Ski Center". The center received its first visitors back in 1974 and since then has been thoroughly transformed. Today "Karpenision" offers its guests 11 tracks of different difficulty levels (two tracks of increased difficulty, six medium and three easy ones) with a total length of more than 8 km, modern lifts, with a capacity of 5000 people per hour, services of professional instructors for beginners and all the necessary equipment for rent. You can stop both in the very center (though it is worth considering that the number of places is limited) and in Karpenisi. The season starts in mid-December and lasts until the end of March.
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