Mount Vitsi

Mount Vitsi, a sensational road in Greece

Mount Vitsi is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.113m (6,932ft) above the sea level, located in the southern part of the Florina and the northeastern part of the Kastoria regional units, in northern Greece.

Located within the Verno mountain range, the road to the top is paved. The peak is also known as Mount Verno. It is somehow the continuation of Varnountas and then the natural boundary of the prefectures of Florina and Kastoria. Atop the peak visitors can admire a little chapel and some buildings.
Always check the weather forecast before you start your journey. The road is pretty steep. Starting from Oxya, Kastoria, the ascent is 12.6 km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 920 meters. The average gradient is 7.30%. Under the summit of Vernon – Vitsi, which has the sape of a pyramid, dominates the monument of civil war, to remind the rich history.
Pic: maria amarg


NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.