Arachova Architecture

Arachova architecture
About the architecture of Arachova, Greece

Arachova is built on the foothills of Mount Parnassus and combines the architectural splendour with the wild landscape, the magical scenery and the strong local tradition. It is often visited during the winter months offering a wide choice of adventure activities like ski in the whitewashed mountains and peace to all those who need it. Beautiful stone built houses and fountains spreading everywhere are the first images that a visitor gets arriving in the picturesque Arachova.

The town is a purely traditional settlement. The use of wood and stone in the house building draws the attention and indicates a friendly and warm character. The narrow paths are covered with stones. In respect to the traditional architecture of Arachova, the hotels also keep the local style.

Byzantine churches and monasteries can be found in the town of Arachova Greece and in the surrounding region. The church of Agios Georgios is located on the hilltop above a town and is the protector of Arachova. In close distance, there is also the Byzantine Monastery of Osios Loukas, one of the most important monasteries in Greece.

Visitors can enjoy their stay in many of the traditional hotels that have respected the traditional architecture.

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