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Topic: Arachova

  Arachova - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arachova (Greek: Αράχωβα) is a town, and a municipality of which this town is the seat, located in the western part of the prefecture of Viotia.
Arachova has a school which is located in the south and the central part, a lyceum, a gymnasium, a church, a small post office and a square (plateia) in the centre with the town hall of Ano Pogoni.
Arachova is a touristic attraction because of the proximity to popular Delphi but was developed in the late 20th century with a ski resort.
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Arachova is the most popular winter destination in Greece and its name amasses all the lustre and myth of  the country’s ‘top’ winter resort.
Arachova is built at the foot of Mount Parnassus 1000m above sea level with a view of the Delphic countryside and without question is one of the most cosmopolitan mountain villages in Greece.
Although Arachova is a barren mountainous region during the previous centuries it was quite prosperous due to trade.
www.touristorama.com /Arachova_e.html   (445 words)

 Greece - Arachova - Delphi - The Bay Of Kirrha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
We felt that we were approaching Arachova when we saw the steep slopes above and below our path planted with vineyards, and here and there a woman in her gay dress working on the steep incline, where a stumble might have sent her rolling many hundreds of feet into some torrent bed.
Arachova is remarkable as being one of the very few towns of Greece of any note which is not built upon a celebrated site.
For the wooden houses of Arachova are beyond all other structures infested with life, and not even the balconies in the frosty night air were safe from insect invasions.
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 Arachova Rooms Parnassos Greece Arachova Accommodation Maria Rooms Arahova Hotels
Arachova (Arahova), the stunning and picturesque town located on the mountains of Mount Parnassos is one of the most unique and impressive parts of Central Greece, and is an ideal place to visit throughout the year.
The town of Arachova is perfectly located to bring you the best from Mount Parnassos, and is the ideal base from which to venture out and visit some of the beautiful surrounding areas of this truly majestic part of Central Greece.
Arachova is a very traditional town, with many beautiful cobblestone paths winding around, providing some inspiring views out towards the valleys and mountains.
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 Arachova Greece Arahova Parnassos Greece Delphi Hotels Ski Centre Holidays Parnassos Arachova Ski Travel
Arachova (Arahova), or Rahova as it was known during the Turkish occupation, is a beautiful large village that is built on five hills.
Arachova (Arahova) has a large number of hotels of all categories, such as pensions, traditional inns, as well as a selection of tavernas and restaurants.
Arachova (Arahova) is a town famous for its beauty, its history and the legends that have come from here.
www.aroundparnassos.com /arachova-arahova-parnassos-delphi.html   (640 words)

 Arachova Arahova
Arachova is a mountain small town, its quaint houses are built up on the north slopes of Mount Parnassos, with 3300 inhabitants, 800 – 1100m altitude, 157 km from Athens, 25 km from Parnassus (Parnassos) ski centres, 8km from Delphi, and about 25km from beautiful beaches Antikira, Itea, and Galaxidi.(See the map)
Later in 1826 at the Arachovas’ battle victory, the Greeks over the Ottomans with their chief Georgios Karaiskakis, in similar weather conditions, injured deadly the Turkish chief Moustabey and together with the deep snow that was falling at that time turned the barbarians in disorderly withdrawal.
Besides its rich archaeological and historical heritage Arachova and the surrounding area also present increased natural interest, since its flora and fauna are particularly rich.
arachova.tripod.com /arachova_engl.htm   (1027 words)

 Rooms Arachova Parnassos Katafygio Traditional Rooms Arachova Accommodation Parnassos Greece
The famous and popular mountain village of Arachova is located on the west of the county of Viotia, and rests majestically on the slopes of the Parnassos mountains.
Arachova (Arahova) is a very interesting village, and has an impressive and vast history behind it.
Arachova is a very traditional village, and visitors here can enjoy wonderful walks along the cobbleston paths that wind all around the small backstreets.
www.arachovakatafygio.com   (350 words)

 Arachova Greece - Delphi Greece
The village of Arachova and the village of Delphi
Village of Arachova and village of Delphi belong to prefecture of Fthiotida and prefecture of Fokida respectively.
The Municipality of Delphi, which was create in honour of the ancient city and its glory, now includes also: C h r i s s o, which was named after the ancient town of "Krisa", built, according to Homer- in the 14th or 15th BC.
www.delphic-oracle.info /arachova-delphi.asp   (282 words)

 Everything you need to know about the ancient sites in Delphi. Temples Museums
Arachova is a picturesque town which is located on the footstep of mount Parnassus which rises at 2457 meters (8061 feet).
Arachova’s climate is relatively cool but usually dry in the summertime, rainy in autumn and has a heavy winter that lasts a lot of months.
Arachova is famous for its rural, veterinary activities and for the high quality products that it produces.
www.athenstaxi.net /delphi/more_info_delphi.htm   (1926 words)

 Arachova Greece Parnassos Arachova Komnas Clothing Skiwear Arahova Parnassos Greece Delphi
The town of Arachova (Arahova), situated on 5 hills and providing some inspiring views, is one of the most beautiful in the region, and is one that is extremely popular with visitors to the region throughout the year.
It is here in Arachova that you will find the "Komnas" shop, where we have available a fantastic selection of clothing for both adults and children, footwear including trainers and boots, "Apres Ski" and a whole range of beautiful accessories.
Located on the road next to the main square of Arachova, the "Komnas" is one of the most traditional shops in Arachova, and has been operating since 1920.
www.komnasarachova.com   (437 words)

 Santa Marina
The hotel is located in the center of the cosmopolitan yet traditional Greek village, Arachova, on the slopes of the Parnassos mountain range.
Arachova is wonderful retreat at ay time of the year, but it also happens to be the most popular ski resort in Greece.
Arachova is also very close (15 minutes by car) to the important archaeological site of Delphi.
www.santa-marina.gr /arachova/arachova.htm   (105 words)

 Arachova - Greece - Shops!
Shopping in Arachova Greece is very interesting in the city centre, where the small cobbled streets are lined with jewellery shops, and the numerous souvenir shops Arachova has to offer.
These shopping centers of Arachova have a large variety of items that are traditional to the areas in and around the city.
Therefore, the Arachova greece shops are not only interesting to visit, due to their location, but also have a large variety of items, and traditional goods and specialities of Arachova.
www.greecexplorer.com /arachova/shops.php   (189 words)

 Winter Vacation Greece Package Sightseeing Tours from Athens Greece to Arachova, Nafplion, Delphi, Corinth, Mycenae ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Temperatures in Arachova may drop to 30 degrees (or even into the 20s), but the beauty of a cold winter morning in the Greek mountains is incomparable.
Arachova: A picturesque village north of Athens, Arachova is the gateway to Delphi, the famous archaeological site, the location of what the ancient Greeks believed was the center of the world.
Arachova is a mere 20-minute drive from Delphi, one of the most stunning archaeological sites in the world, home to many ancient ruins including the Apollo Temple and a museum filled with exquisite artifacts.
www.truegreece.com.cob-web.org:8888 /vacation-packages-greece/winter-vacation-greece.html   (2015 words)

 Delphi : Side Trips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Arachova's main feast day, April 23, honors St. George, the patron saint of shepherds.
Arachova is famous for its hand-loomed rugs (including fluffy flokati), tagari (brightly woven wool) bags, and blankets.
The bad news is that the road and several incipient hamlets of ski lodges (the Alexander Resort, 7km/4 1/4 miles outside Arachova, is one of the more tasteful developments) have eradicated much of the mountain's isolation and beauty.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=1662&catID=1662010011   (1244 words)

 Greece - Cyclades
Arachova and Delphi were both rather expensive for overnight stops and the food in Arachova was mostly rather average AND expensive.
The village of Arachova, although pretty enough, didn't seem to have much to offer (Lesser Grey Shrike was unexpected) but it gives access to the heights of Mount Parnassos, via the excellent road to the Parnassos Ski Centre.
We travelled by taxi and so were unable to stop in the pleasant alpine "village" (mostly ski chalets) on the way, or in the extensive pine woods, which was a pity.
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 Arachova Greece Traditional Products Elatos Arachova Parnassos Arahova Greece Traditional Products
The famous village of Arachova in the Parnassos region of Central Greece is an extremely beautiful and traditional town, and one filled with stunning views, quaint houses, small cobble-stoned roads, and a very friendly and warm atmosphere.
With the famous ski centre of Parnassos located very close, as well as some of the beautiful coastal regions, Arachova is a wonderful place to visit, any time of the year.
Here you will find a lovely selection of traditional products from Arachova, such as Feta cheese, the local delicatessen Formaella cheese, mizithra (soft cheese), graviera (cheddar like cheese), pastas, wines, oil and other tasty and unique items, that make both ideal gifts for loved ones, as well as being useful everyday items for your kitchen.
www.elatosparadosiaka.com   (311 words)

 Arachova Chalets Parnassos Ski Centre Greece Chalets Arachova
Covering the regions of Fthiotida, Fokida and Viotia, the mountains of Arachova and the surrounding areas are an ideal destination for your holidays in Greece, throughout the year.
During the winter months, the famous ski centre of Parnassos, located close to the famous mountainous village of Arachova, is in full operation, with visitors from all over Greece and abroad, arriving to enjoy the top quality ski and winter sport facilities.
It is here in Livadi that you will find "Arachova Chalet", where we operate a charming selection of newly built Finlandian homes, providing you with comfortable and cosy accommodation, with full facilities.
www.arachovachalet.com   (363 words)

 Hotel SKAMNOS in Arachova Greece, Arahova, Arachova, Αράχωβα, Greece, Ski, SPA, Indoor Swimming pool, indoor ...
At the foot of western Parnassos the highest mountain in Central Greece of 2457 meters, awaits a corner of Paradise for your holidays.
The SKAMNOS Bed and Breakfast Hotel, is at 1,220 metres, at the north-west edge of the small village Arachova, ideally placed for reaching the Region's most important tourist spots (Ski Centers of Parnassos, Delphi, the national Park, Galaxidi, Itea, Aspra Spitia and Antikira).
Situated within easy reach of Greece's most important skiing areas of Parnassos, the SKAMNOS Bed and Breakfast Hotel is the perfect place for those wishing to combine nature and relaxation, sport and tourism, all the year round.
www.skamnos.com /index_en.html   (195 words)

 Georgios Karaiskakis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
That same year, he was appointed commander-in-chief of the Greek patriotic forces in Rumeli, achieving a mixed response: while failing to cooperate effectively with other leaders of the independence movement or with the foreign sympathizers fighting alongside the Greeks, he gained some military successes against the Ottomans.
His most famous victory was at Arachova (Greek, Αράχωβα), where his army crushed a force of Turkish and Albanian troops under Mustafa Bey and Kehagia Bey.
In 1827, Karaiskakis participated in the failed attempt to raise the siege of Athens, and attempted to prevent the massacre of the Turkish garrison stationed in the fort of Saint Spyridon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Georgios_Karaiskakis   (504 words)

 Arachova Apartments Rooms Greece Parnassos Arachova Accommodation Apartments Arahova (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The famous and beautiful town of Arachova (Arahova) on the mountains of Parnassos is one of the most beautiful places in the region.
Arachova is a very nice and charming town, and is very close to the famous site of Ancient Delphi, which after the Parthenon in Athens is the second most visited ancient site in Greece.
For all of your accommodation needs in Arachova, look no further than "Komnas Apartments", where we are delighted to be able to offer you an apartments for your stay here in the centre of Arachova.
www.aroundparnassos.com.cob-web.org:8888 /komnas   (261 words)

 Arachova Town Travel information, Arachova Town Hotels, Arachova Town tours, accommodation, holidays in Arachova Town, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
If you happen to visit Arachova in the spring, try to attend the huge celebration that occurs on St. George's day on April 23rd.
From Arachova, the road starts to ascend Parnassos, passing through pastureland and fir forests before reaching the two fully equipped ski centers, one at Kelaria, and the other at Fterolaka; both are operated under the supervision of the GNTO (Greek National Tourist Organization).
Santa Marina Arachova, a contemporary boutique hotel, in the midst of awesome scenery, is a welcome retreat for mountain lovers, whether you wish to experience the pleasures of ski and snow or the charming delights of summer.
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 arahova inn hotel in arachova, accommodations in arachova, hotels and studios and apartments in arachova, arachova
The Arachova Inn Hotel was built in 1990 in Arachova Town, 159 Km from Athens and 27 Km from the Parnassos Ski Centre.
The unique climate of famous, historic Arachova continues to retail its lively character.
You'll enjoy a variety of delicacies accompanied by local Arachova wines or a coffee by the fireplace.
www.magical-greece.com /arachova_inn_hotel.htm   (232 words)

 Arachova Arahova Delphi Depfi Parnassos Parnasos ski resorts in Greece accommodation hotel pension Ski Snowboard lessons
Arachova Arahova Delphi Depfi Parnassos Parnasos ski resorts in Greece accommodation hotel pension Ski Snowboard lessons
At your service are the Greek champions Vagelis and Dina Koutra such as their parents, having specialized in the several sectors of the skiing recommending, the best solutions in order to have a pleasant stay in Arachova...
Build on the foot of the Parnassos Mountain stands beautiful over the years, waiting thousands of visitors to admire it.
www.koutras.gr /arachova1en.htm   (155 words)

 Greece Vacation at Santa Marina Arachova - Vacation Idea.com Hotel Review
Santa Marina Arachova is a mountain vacation getaway in Greece where you can ski in the winter and go hiking in the summer.
Santa Marina Arachova is a small boutique hotel with 41 rooms and two luxury suites.
The Santa Marina Arachova is located in the center of the Greek village of Arachava, a popular ski resort in Greece.
www.vacationidea.com /hotels/santa_marina_arachova.html   (260 words)

 Filoxenia Villa hotel, Arachova hotels, VIOTIA hotels, Central Greece hotels, GREECE hotels - Dilos Holiday World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This third class hotel is located in the beautiful town of Arachova in central Greece.
It is a traditional small hotel on the slopes of Mount Parnassos near some of the best skiing sites in Greece and close to the Ancient site of Delphi.
It is open all year and consists of 16 units including 5 suites and 11 studios all offering a warm atmosphere while decorated with handicrafts, hand woven rugs and tapestries for which the area is famous.
www.dilos.com /hotel/448   (160 words)

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 14 Days Hiking Tour
Three and a half hours ride to Arachova, a mountain village next to Delphi.(200 klm).
Stay in the picturesque village of Arachova nearby Delphi.
Dinner and overnight in Arachova or Itea (port of Delphi).
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 St. Olaf College | Northfield, Minnesota, USA
There we take the new bridge -- the largest of its kind in Europe -- to Arachova, a small mountain village outside Delphi.
Group dinner in Arachova at a taverna and overnight in the traditional Hotel Lycoria.
Depart by private coach for Delphi to visit the site of the oracle and the archeological museum with the famous bronze statue "The Charioteer." Continue, with a stop for lunch on your own, to the port of Rafina to catch an afternoon ferry to Andros.
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