Welcome to Arachova
Built at an altitude of 968 meters, Arachova (up to the Revolution in 1821 it was called Rachova), is a small mountain town in the Viotia prefecture located at on the southern slopes of Parnassos. Its relatively close proximity to Athens, just 170 km has made it the most popular winter destination in the country.
Being on the main road that connects ancient Delphi and Amfissa with Viotia, it has experienced a growth in tourism. Delphi is only 12 km away, Livadia 25 km, Amfissa 19 km and Galaxidi 30 km.
Parnassos Ski Resort, which annually amasses winter sport fanatics on its slopes. It is the biggest and best equipped ski resort in Greece in terms of organization and infrastructure.
The most important sights are the Clock above the imposing rock and the church of Saint George at the top of the village, which boasts panoramic views of Arachova.
You will find a great choice of entertainment as well as endless images and landscapes that will remain etched in your memory. It is no surprise that this particular mountain destination is considered to be the cosmopolitan hangout of bon viveurs.
You can get to Arachova in more or less 2 hours by car from Athens. Find useful information below regarding your trip to Arachova (and Greece in general), such as currency, weather, useful phone numbers etc.