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Category: Central Greece


    One of the largest areas in Greece , it stretches from the shore of the Ionian Sea to the shores of the Aegean . The region is divided up into five prefectures with an area of 16,900 square kilometres. The region is dominated by the mountains of Agrafa, Tymphristos and others. Small fertile plains where they grow, a wide range of agricultural produce, nestle between the mountains. Mining and quarrying are to be found in the mountains of Parnassus and Pentelli.

    The region has much to offer, history, rugged mountains, fertile plains and beaches and coves, all of which make it an ideal destination, for tourists summer and winter.

    Evritania

    Evritania

    What the visitor notices when reaching Evritania is an Alpine view that calls to mind North European sceneries rather than typical Greek landscapes.     Perched atop the mountains of Timfristos and Agrafa, Evritania prefecture…

    Viotia

    Viotia

    In ancient times Viotia was named “tristhallatto”(three-seas), because the waters of the Corinthian Gulf and the two halves of the Gulf of Euboea wash upon its shores. With an area of 2.952 square kilometres, the…

    Etoloakarnania

    Etoloakarnania

    With both coastline and mountains covering 5,461 square kilometres, this region has much to offer in history and natural beauty. Messolongi Under the War of Independence 2,000 inhabitants, vastly outnumbered by Turkish-Egyptian troops tried to…

    Central Greece

    Central Greece

    Viotia, Evoia, Evritania, Fthiotida, Fokida and Attica (Attica has been informally excluded from this region at IGOGREECE) comprise the geographic region of Mainland Greece (Sterea Ellada). In the past this region was called Roumeli, a…

    Karpenissi

    Karpenissi

    Perhaps, the reason why Karpenissi still retains its untouched beauty to this day is due to the tiresome [because of the continuous road turns] approach to the Tymfristou mountain range. Actually, the landscape does remain…

    Fokida

    Fokida

    In an area of 2,120 square kilometres, this lush prefecture offers a lot to the tourist, from high mountains, olive groves to wonderful beaches. The star of the prefecture is Delphi , the site of…

    Fthiotida

    Fthiotida

    Covering an area of 4,441 square kilometres, with mountains and delightful beaches this area of central Greece , is ideal for summer and winter holidays. Lamia The capital of the prefecture and it is a…

    13 Things To Do In Athens

    13 Things To Do In Athens

    When you think of Greece , you think of Athens . This ever expanding city with its roots firmly placed in the past, is also a modern city. With the mountains of Aigaleo, Pendeli, Parnitha…

    Evoia

    Evoia

    The island of Evia ( Euboea ) is 180 km. long and has an area of 4,167 sq. km. the island is mountainous with small fertile plains. Evia is a popular destination for mainland Greeks,…