Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Arachova
The stone-built trademark that stands impressively on the rock and depicts the time for decades to inhabitants and visitors.
The locally produced cheese and diary products that keep a tradition of centuries.
Distinctive festival of St. George who according to the legend assisted in a battle against the Turks.
Characterized officially in 2000 by the Greek Ministry of Culture as a historical monument, offers some amazing views from its high spot.
Monument dedicated to the heroic general of the struggle of independence against the Turks.
Viewpoint of Arachova
An ideal spot for photographs at the east entrance of the Arachova that offers a magnificent view of the town and its surroundings.
With a total length of ski runs to reach 36 km, it is a ski resort with a contemporary infrastructure located just 180 km from Athens.
The most significant oracle of antiquity where the oracles were expressed by the priestess Pythia and interpreted by the priests of Apollo.
Corycian Cave, Delphi« Korikion Antron »
At an altitude of 1400 meters, it is a worship cave, dedicated to the Nymphs and the deity of Pan.
Mount Parnassus National Park
Together with the Olympus National Park, it is the first and the oldest (nominated in 1938) among the forest protected areas in Greece.
Semi-mountainous historical town where the atrocities of Distomo Holocaust took place, one of the worst war crimes of the entire World War ll.
Mausoleum of Distomo (Nazi Massacre Memorial)
War-crime reminder and monument that hosts the remains of the 230 civilians executed by the Nazis.
Questions & Answers about Arachova
Why Visit Arachova?
- One of the leading and most popular winter destinations in Greece.
- The nickname "Myconos of the winter" reveals its cosmopolitan character.
- Historical town with inhabitants that respect and continue the local customs.
What is Arachova known for?
Arachova is one of the most popular winter Greek destinations. It attracts thousands of visitors, as it offers a range of interesting options, while it is close to the capital of Athens. It is highlighted as a cosmopolitan destination, as it is preferred by many celebrities for their winter getaways. It can be compared with the famous European ski resorts, while it advocates the cultural heritage and traditions of the local area. Arachova is also a historical place where during the Greek Struggle of Independence Georgios Karaiskakis (Greek Army commander) fought and defeated the army of Moustafabei (Ottoman commander).