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    Arachova town is a beautiful place on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, constructed at an altitude of 950 metres. Due to the three ski centres of Parnassus that are located in close distance to Arachova Greece, this town is the most popular winter destination in Greece. The traditional architecture, the beautiful nature and the vivid nightlife attract many visitors to Arachova. As the town is found on the way to Delphi, only 8 km from the ancient site, it gets frequented all seasons of the year. There are plenty of luxurious resorts, while in the close region of Livadi there are amazing wooden chalets. Due to its central location, this town is a convenient base for road trips to Itea, Galaxidi and Nafpaktos.

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    Arachova in Greece is a lively winter destination due to the three ski centers on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. Holidays in Arachova are very popular in winter, but the town is busy all year round due to its closeness to Ancient Delphi.

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    Check our travel guide about Arachova Greece and see the most important sights to visit in the region. Also see our photos, videos and detailed maps to get a better understanding of the location.

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    Arachova village

    Arachova Greece is a beautiful town in Sterea, in central Greece, located very close to the ancient site of Delphi and constructed at an altitude of 950m. It gets very popular in winter due to the three ski centres of Mount Parnassus that are found in few minutes drive away. The town is lively with many bars and nice restaurants. Due to its central location, Arachova is a convenient base for excursions in the region.

    Apart from Delphi, it is easy to visit Itea and Galaxidi, two beautiful seaside towns. Another interesting sight is the historical Monastery of Osios Loukas, an 11th century monastery close to Distomo. On the hilltop above the town, there is also the stone church of Agios Georgios, the protector of the town. Many traditional guesthouses, hotels and chalets are found in the region and make great places to stay during your Arachova holidays.

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    Hotels in Arachova

    The town of Arachova is a very popular Greek weekend destination in the winter time because of the nearby ski centers, so there is a good selection of accommodations in the region. Arachova town is dotted with luxurious hotels, romantic suites, and many traditionally built guesthouses with luxurious facilities. However, small studios and self-catering apartments are also available in the town. The nearby village of Livadi also offers many luxurious accommodation options, like private chalets and stone villas. Many resorts in Arachova have luxurious facilities, like spa, hamams and massage therapies. Ideally the accommodation for your Arachova holidays should have a fireplace for more romantic evenings.

    Highlights in Arachova

    Mountainous town of Arachova
    Arachova is a picturesque town built at an altitude of 980 m. The most interesting sights are the Clock Tower at the entrance of the town and the beautiful church of Agios Georgios.
    Ski centers of Mount Parnassus
    In close distance to Arachova, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, there are three ski centers that get very popular in winter. Skiing, snowboard and others sports can be practised there.
    Byzantine Monastery of Hosios Loukas
    Constructed in the 10th century, the Buzantine Monastery of Hosios Loukas is included in the Unesco List of world heritage monuments. The surrounding nature is also amazing.
    Sanctuary of Athena Pronea in Delphi
    The archaeological site of Delphi is located only 10 min drive from Arachova. This ancient oracle of god Apollo is one of the most important ancient sites in Greece.

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