Tymfi or Mt Tymphe, Timfi, also Tymphi (Greek: Τύμφη, IPA: [ˈtimfi]) is a mountain in the northern Pindus mountain range, northwestern Greece. It is part of the regional unit of Ioannina and lies in the region of Zagori, just a few metres south of the 40° parallel. Tymfi forms a massif with its highest peak, Gamila, at 2,497 m (8,192 ft), being the sixth highest in Greece.
The massif of Tymfi includes in its southern part the Vikos Gorge, while they both form part of the Vikos–Aoös National Park which accepts over 100,000 visitors per year. The former municipality of the same name owed its name to the mountain. It also gave its name to the ancient land known as Tymphaea and to the Tymphaeans, one of the tribes in Ancient Epirus.
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dta (67134) 2014-05-18 3:50
Hello , ,
Impressive mountain cliffs , with spectacular red rocks .
ourania (31999) 2014-09-13 5:25
τι ενδιαφέρον τοπίο, πολύ καλή η ιδέα σου να πρόσφέρεις αυτή την υποβλητική θέα της κορυφής και της πλαγιάς, συμπληρώνοντας το κάδρο με τον γαλανόλευκο ουρανό. Οι εναλλαγές των φυσικών τφών και χρωμάτων είναι εκπληκτικές. Τα χρώματα έχουν εξαιρετική ποιότητα και οι σκιές βοηθούν στη ανάδειξή τους. Συγχαρητήρια και ευχαριστώ!
Να είσαι καλά, καλό Σαββατοκύριακο,