Central Greece, also known as Roumeli, is a geographical region in the central part of mainland Greece. It borders north with Thessaly and Epirus and is bathed by the sea west, south and east.
The name Central Greece was used for the first time after the founding of the modern Greek state. High mountains rise on its lands, vast plains and beautiful forests, and many rivers flow. The economy of Central Greece is based on agriculture, livestock, industry and tourism. Main agricultural products are cereals, vegetables, oil and wine.
The tourist development mainly of eastern and central Central Greece is favored by the close distance from Athens and its geographical location on or near the Athens-Thessaloniki axis, which is the main transport artery of the country.
Central Greece, with its countless sights, historical wealth, remarkable ancient monuments, impressive churches and monasteries, great cultural heritage, unspoiled nature and the diversity of the landscape, is a blessed place that will captivate and give you unforgettable experiences.
It has the famous ancient oracle of Delphi. at the foot of Mount Parnassos, which greatly influenced ancient Greece. You will also find archeological and historical sites in Thebes, Thermopylae, Evia, Elefsina, Nafpaktos and Messolonghi.
Many visitors flock to the thermal spas of Edipsos, Kamena Vourla and Ypati thanks to their beneficial properties on the health of the body and the beauty of the skin. Central Greece, although for the most part mountainous, has to display a variety of wonderful beaches with natural beauty and crystal clear waters, cosmopolitan or desert, where the holidaymaker can enjoy the sun and swimming, and indulge in water sports.
In winter, escape to the mountainous areas of Central Greece to explore the lush nature, enjoy the wild beauty of the landscape, tour the picturesque traditional villages and indulge in outdoor activities and sports. Cross imposing gorges and foamy rivers, follow enchanting routes through dense forests and narrow valleys and indulge in the unique charm of the mountainous landscape.