Info Hostels photo 795 © AthenStyle Hostel

Winter Sports near Athens

AthenStyle Hostel and Hotel

Arachova is a very popular town for the mountain sports that take place there. Its proximity to the ski resorts of Parnassos and the archaeological site of Delphi, enough reason to be an attractive and desirable destination, even for those who feel like going to the beach.

The town of Arachova is located in the prefecture of Viotia, in the west, just two hours away from Athens. There are beautiful houses located in the heights of five small hills belonging to Mount Parnassos, whose maximum height is 1100 meters, capable of arising any vertigo.

The sports offer in the area is unbeatable. Biking, trekking, hiking, parasailing and forest camps are just some of the possibilities offered Arachova. During the winter, snowy landscapes, and sports related to them are the protagonists. Restaurants, taverns and complete good quality accommodation an ideal choice to enjoy a dream vacation.

Those who are visiting Athens and want peace and quiet may also think about making a trip to Arachova, because here is not all adrenaline sports. Its surroundings are abundant in natural areas with wonderful flora and fauna, where you can stroll and relax in comfort. The customs and traditions are kept alive in celebrations such as those belonging to the day of Agios Georgios and occurred at Easter. These seasons are best to approach the historical legacy of its population.

How to get there:

Driving from Athens you follow the National Road to Lamia. When you reach the exit to Kastro, in about 100 km, you turn left and continue following the signs to Livadia and Delphi. Arachova is at 35 km from Livadia. The distance Athens-Arachova is about 180 km.

If you travel by bus, there is daily bus service from the Liosion Suburban Bus Terminal (KTEL) in Athens once or twice a day. For more accurate information on the bus schedules, please call at the Viotia KTEL agency (0030) 210 8317179 . More information can be obtained at

Book Hostels in Athens.

Read blog news about Athens

14 properties in Athens  

Top Related Athens News.
  • Photo of Why Greece should be top of your list, Athens

    12.04.2015. Why Greece should be top of your list Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. It is one of the world's oldest cities and it is r...

  • Photo of The Club NEXT DOOR, Athens

    09.21.2015. The Club NEXT DOOR "Athens doesn't have any night clubs in this part of the city", we heard them saying when we first g...

  • Photo of Greece Update, Athens

    07.08.2015. Greece Update Hello,this is Sofia from AthenStyle hostel in Athens and I would like to give you am insight of the ...

  • Photo of Athens, paradise of gods, Athens

    05.15.2015. Athens, paradise of gods It seems that we will need a lifetime to see all the magnificent places on this planet, but maybe it...

  • Photo of Athens, magnificent Acropolis, Athens

    11.11.2014. Athens, magnificent Acropolis It's one thing to study about the ancient ruins of three thousand years in books or watch romantic G...

  • Photo of Athenstyle , Athens

    07.28.2014. Athenstyle In the heart of Athens, this millennial breathtaking city, together with historical temples, ruins a...

  • Photo of Athens, fascinating place, Athens

    11.15.2013. Athens, fascinating place People usually have love or hate relationship with Greece's capital Athens, it all depends what you ...

  • Photo of The olive tree experience, Athens

    09.07.2013. The olive tree experience Time to go back to nature, escape the city and its noise, watch the stars at night and wake up wi...

  • Photo of Athens Classic Marathon, Athens

    11.20.2012. Athens Classic Marathon According to legend, the very first marathon in the world appeared on the route where the present da...

  • Photo of Unique city Athens, Athens

    12.06.2011. Unique city Athens Athens, considered as a unique city, with more than 3000 years old history, chaotic and beautiful. A...