Arachova upper town w mountains Last year in May when we visited the ancient site of Delphi we also spent some time in the town of Arachova, near the Mt. Parnassos ski area.  We enjoyed it and could see it would be a lively place during the ski season.

The report below, lifted directly from Athens News Agency, indicates that it is almost time to go back.

Ski resorts in northern Greece ready for first visitors

Maintenance work in most of the ski resorts in the northern part of the
country has been completed and all the facilities are ready for
visitors, as the first snow has started to fall in those regions.

The Mt Voras (Kaimakcalan) crown in the prefecture of Pella is already
covered with snow and temperature has dropped several degrees below
zero. The ski resort will be in full operation after the maintenance of
the ski lifts is completed.

In Naousa, the "Tria-Pente Pigadia" ski resort is ready for winter
sports lovers, while the first snowflakes are being expected at
Vigla-Pisoderi ski resort in Florina, northwest Greece, which usually
opens by mid November.

Ready for the tourists is Seli in Imathia Prefecture, while the ski
resorts of Vitsi in Kastoria Prefecture and Elatochori in Pieria
Prefecture, as well as Vasilitsa, Lailia and Falakro in the prefectures
of Grevena, Serres and Dramas respectively, are also preparing for the

Our May 2008 photos of Arachova are at:

Our Delphi photos are at:

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At November 14, 2009 10:45 PM Oigon said...

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