Arachova is a mountainous, picturesque town built on the southern slopes of Parnassos, in the prefecture of Viotia. The traditional settlement with the beautiful stone houses, the narrow alleys and the springs is one of the most popular winter tourist destination in Greece as well as a ski resort, offering a number of activities.
One of its main characteristics is the picturesqueness that distinguishes it. Wandering through the citie's narrow alleys, you can admire the architecture of the old houses with the stone walls and the traditional tiled roofs. Built on five hills, at an altitude of 1,000 meters and just 160 km from Athens, the jewel of Parnassos is considered the most cosmopolitan winter resort in Greece.
In addition to its perfect ski resort, it is also worth visiting the church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, St. John with the unique Byzantine frescoes and the chapel of Evangelistria that hosts the Arachovite flag, the first flag and the revolutionary the Delphi.
The attractions of Delphi are innumerable. The most important of these are the Temple of Apollo, the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, the Ancient Theater of Delphi, the Treasure of the Athenians, the Holy Road, Castalia Pigi and the Dome of Athena Pronaia, while Delphi is an autonomous destination for hikers as well. are known for the ancient path of pilgrims from Kirra to Delphi.
Finally, necessary stops are Lakka Square, which is the cobbled central square of Arachova with dozens of shops and wonderful decoration, the Church of St. George, where you will admire the magnificent view, the clock of Arachova on the steep rock and Folklore Museum of Arachova next to the rock of the clock.