Ampelakiotissa, an authentic village of Mountainous Nafpaktia, built in an altitude of approximately 900m, is one of the most ancient villages of the area. Its history is lost over time, while there are monuments that indicate its existence even before Christ.
There are different versions concerning the origin of its name. According to the most likely, the word Kravara is Slavic and means “meadow of oxen”. The name Kozitsa was also Slavic – which was the old name of Ampelakiotissa – that meant “goat meadow”. The village took its new name with a Decree in 12 March 1928.
The traditional village, one of the most authentic of Mountainous Nafpaktia, is the ideal place for recreation for all seasons of the year.