Arachova: A Cosmopolitan Greek Mountain Experience

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The once-quiet village where people stopped to buy folk art before reaching Delphi, is now the winter equivalent of Mykonos.

Nestled on Mt Parnassos, Arachova is a town that has been transformed into a popular destination for those seeking winter sports and relaxation. It sits at an altitude of 973 meters and its main road is always busy with visitors. Thanks to its proximity to Athens, the winter months see it buzzing on weekends with city slickers escaping the rat race for a break in the refreshing mountain air. Follow their footsteps and find out why this place is so adored by both Greeks and foreigners alike.

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Autumn in Greece: 10 Amazing Getaways

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Arachthos, the emerald choice of rafting enthousiasts

Beat the autumn blues where sunny days last longer.

1. Arachthos: rafting in green waters

The Arachthos River, whose source lies in the Pindos Mountains, in northwestern Greece, is 135km in length and flows out into the Ambracian Gulf. The emerald shade of the river makes it sensationally beauty. The Arachthos is renowned for its stone bridges and outdoor recreational activities, including rafting. Watersport enthusiasts should check out Via Natura, a rafting company active in the region throughout the year. Read more