Above the beautiful scenery of Nafpaktia, Nafpaktia mountain stands with a multifaceted relief, dominated by mountain volumes, ravines and water. Characteristic feature is the sculptured slopes of the Nafpaktiko Mountains, from the traditional economy, the livestock streets and the fields to terraces, which bear witness to the titanium struggle for the survival of tens of generations.

Mountainous Nafpaktia is one of the most beautiful parts of Greece from an environmental point of view. The multifarious landscape and geological structure of Nafpaktia rocks favor the rich and varied flora. The visitor is fascinated by a sensual and enjoyable journey through the beautiful forests where the oak, fir, beech, platan, chestnut trees alternate and in some places all exist together, giving a unique and unique color. In many places there are natural springs embellished with stone faucets ready to cool the travelers.
These excellent ecological conditions in the area are an ideal place for the survival of large and small mammals and birds. The most important wildlife, birds and reptiles of the region's ecosystem are wild boars, deer, deer, foxes, wolves, lions, ferrets, hares, hedgehogs, squirrels and others. From the point of view of birds, there are partridges, phases, vultures, whales, beetles, cormorants, woodpeckers, woodpeckers, owls and some couples of kings and golden eagles. The main reptiles of the area are dendroyalia, zidida, shiatoura, blindfold, leafhopper and turtle.
In terms of fish, Evinos River also maintains some species of fish with prominent wild trout but also eels, glands, thorns, cherubs, chaosourtes and Eenogyivians. In the waters of Evinos also find shelter in certain areas and otters.
Some of the unique features of the ecosystem are the beech forest on the southern side of the Saranta mountain (2000 m high) is the southernmost beech forest in Europe and is distinguished by the tropical form of the trees. Of interest are also the two hundred mushroom types, of which 70 are edible and three of them are discovered for the first time in Europe. Finally, 6 species of woodpecker live in the area, one of which is very rare in tropical colors.
This wealth of wildlife causes hunters to come from all parts of the country, and out-of-hunting causes serious hazards for the reduction of basic animals and birds, which often reach the limit of the disappearance of some of them.
text (translate from greek): John Halatsis
source: nafpaktos.gr