When in Athens, take to the breathtaking mountain villages of Parnassos in Central Greece, the most popular of which is Arachova, and the nearby archaeological site of Delphi and coastal regions, Itea and Galaxidi.

Where: 220 km (140 miles) from Athens

Why: For a weekend of skiing the 20 runs at the Parnassos Ski Center and partaking in the apres-ski social scene.

How to get there: By car, by bus

Approximate travel time from Athens: 5 hours

Did you know? According to Greek mythology, Mt. Parnassos was the favorite stamping grounds of Apollo and Dionysos.


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