Weekend escape at Mount Parnassos

Explore the alpine beauty of Central Greece at Mount Parnassos!

The chilling weather may bring to mind that just two and a half hours drive away from Athens one could be skiing or snowboarding on the slopes of Mount Parnassos, unfolding a dreamy lovely weekend escape. Or perhaps your idea of winter fun is more like choosing a sun lounger to soak up the sunshine and enjoy a hot chocolate as the kids ski, snowboard and play.

The resort on Mount Parnassos – Fterolakka/​ Kellaria is located in Central Greece for skiing and snowboarding with 36 km of slopes available and 17 lifts to transport the guests.

While in Parnassos, besides from enjoying outdoor activities, one may visit the nearby archaeological site of Delphi, the most renowned site of the area, or even better choose Delphi for staying as the base of a weekend getaway. Amalia Hotel Delphi, 4 * hotel is situated in a convenient location allowing one to explore the famous archaeological attractions and museums of the area, fun outdoor activities and interesting towns nearby.

The Archaeological Museum, which is next to the archaeological site, the Museum of Delphic Festivals and the European Cultural Centre of Delphi, where one can visit painting and sculpture exhibitions, are some of the places often visited. There are also quite a few of Byzantine churches and picturesque country chapels scattered in the area. In addition, apart from cosmopolitan Arachova, a trip to nearby Chrissos village is a must, as well as a visit to the seaside villages Kirra and picturesque Galaxidi, famous for its naval history. In Galaxidi there are plenty of souvenirs such as copies of beautiful ancient jewellery, traditional pottery and other local products.

The Parnassos is a mountain tree-filled region popular not only for skiing but also for hiking, mountain biking, climbing, village hopping and much more. An ideal location for weekend escapes throughout the year! Its geomorphology and rich biodiversity place it among the most spectacular mountain environments in Greece.  The whole area around Parnassos is ideal to explore nearby traditional villages, enjoy local food, breath-taking mountain views, skiing and meditation in a timeless place.