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Winter packages in Greece 2016-2017
 

Arachova - A Winter Mykonos

 



 •Only 2 hours from Athens City Centre

From Athens to Arachova the distance is 160 km. 
 
 
 
• The most cosmopolitan winter destination in Greece

Aráchova is a mountainous village nestling picturesquely at the foot of Mt. Parnassós in Viotia, Southern Greece.It is the most cosmopolitan winter destination in Greece, a great favourite for passionate ski lovers and celebrities, or just first-time visitors who wish to relax in a dreamy mountainous setting with modern tourism facilities.





• The biggest downhill ski resort in Greece

Get involved in outdoor activities such as hiking or ski down the slopes of Mt. Parnassós at the biggest downhill ski resort in Greece. The mountain’s high altitude offers ski lovers long-lasting snow cover at the peaks.






Famous for its vivid nightlife

Arachova, the most popular winter destination of Greece, is famous for its vivid nightlife. Frequented by many young people, especially in Christmas Break and in the winter weekends, Arachova has many bars and clubs that play dance music and stay open till the early hours. Many other bars keep a more lounge profile but also stay open till late!





• Famous local products

The region of Arachova is well-known for its textiles, woodwork, dry wines and the local cheese, called "formaela".It also produces a sweet smelling hard rind cheese of with a relatively mild flavour that you should definitely taste!

Complete your meal with traditional “spoon - sweets”, or even better, try yogurt with honey, a dessert served compliments of the house. Before you leave Aráhova, pick up some hand-made beautifully coloured woven carpets (flocati rugs) and textiles to take with you as a going-away present.




•Traditional Crafts Lessons

The art of weaving and brocade developed very early on in Arachova. Indeed, most of the women of the village made a living out of it. Today, the art has not disappeared in the village and in fact, visitors to the winter destination can learn how to weave up close. In the grounds of the Arachova Folklore Museum, through lessons in weaving and brocade, you can make parts of traditional women and men's costumes following the steps demonstrated by the experienced teachers. 




•Horse riding

Discover the beauties of Parnassos on horseback! Grab the opportunity to practice your favorite sport freely in the meadows and surrounding areas. Those of you who do not know but want to learn the secrets of horse riding, all you have to do is take lessons offered by the qualified and experienced professionals in a specially designed area.  





• Extreme

You can choose from mountain biking and trekking to paintball, laser tag, flying fox, fly jumper and rent quad bikes (ATV 4X4). It is as wild as it gets!







 • Cozy Restaurants


You can enjoy a warm and cozy environment at the cozy restaurants with their fireplaces and the warm environment. Mostly open from the morning serving rich hearty breakfasts (omelettes, croissants, homemade cakes, freshly squeezed juices) along with hot coffee. At lunch time and night they are operating as restaurant serving delicious plates. 










• Delphi

Known as the "Navel of the Earth", Delphi (12 km from the center of Arachova) was the site where during antiquity it operated the most famous and most important oracle in the Greek World. Homer was the first to refer to the city, under the name of Pitho. The oracle flourished between the 6th and 4th centuries BC when the oracles expressed themselves in the form of tales from Pithia and were taken to the priests serving in the Temple of Apollon. The reputation of the sanctuary reached as far as the ends of the world, resulting in the arrival of powerful rulers. Mere mortals wished to consult the god. Today, Delphi's reputation continues to attract great numbers of tourists and visitors who choose this particular destination either as a base or for a day trip from the neighboring Arachova, whose landmark is the archaeological site and museum. The main spine of the town is the central Pavlou and Friderikis Street. Along here are pretty taverns serving homemade food and modern cafes which combine tradition with modern features, and comfortable hotels.






• Lakka Square

The central square of the village. This is the place you where will spend a lot of time, from morning till night. Lakka Square, paved and full of cafe-bars, is the meeting point for both locals and/or visitors. You will find it as you head down the main street from the entrance to the village and you will adore the "warm embrace" it wraps around anyone who comes near. On sunny days, the tables outside the cafes are full of people and voices, and when the temperature is low everyone gathers in the well-established establishments all around it. 






• Shopping in Arachova Main Street

You walk up and down it. You will not even know how many times. This is where your walk starts, after the entrance to the village and past the Bridge and the Clock, you will start to be enthralled by the sights and smells of the main street in Arachova. Sights, because this is where the biggest window displays are. From shops with household items, which will make you dream of a sweet little house in the mountain or give you ideas on how to adopt the style in your city home, and clothing boutiques that will have you wanting to cut up your credit cards to shops with local products that will make you rank the local gastronomy your favorite. Smells, because sometimes the best taverns and restaurants are here. You will be lured in to try them and once inside, you will not want to leave. You can have your drinks and coffee here, buy whatever you need (there are pharmacies, kiosks etc here), relax walking etc. Enjoy it! 















•Spa Treatment

Your journey into the world of rejuvenation and relaxation begins in the spa at the entrance to Arachova and Delphi. Chromotherapy shower, hydromassage and sauna, hamam with essential oils and fibers to the sounds of soft relaxing music. You can enjoy a relaxing massage by qualified professionals, as well as facials and other treatments. There is also an indoor heated pool. The spa has a number of packages including aromatherapy, muscle relaxant head massage, body massage using a combination of techniques and essential oils, massage with honey, massage and mask with raspberry, thyme, juniper, clover etc extracts.






COMBINE ATHENS WITH COSMOPOLITAN ARACHOVA
AND LIVE THE EXPERIENCE OF YOUR LIFETIME!




1day: ARRIVAL IN ATHENS

Arrival in Athens International Airport. Meet your assistant and transfer at your hotel in Athens for overnight.

2day: ATHENS CITY TOUR

After breakfast , we begin our half day Athens city tour. Athens half day tour begins with a panoramic drive around Syntagma square, passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral, and Schliemann’s House. You will then drive past the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Your licensed guide will explain more of Athens’s history old and new as you look at these stately buildings. Continue for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Make your way to the archaeological site of Acropolis an UNESCO’S world heritage monument and visit Propylae the monumental entrance to the Acropolis which blends Doric and Ionic building principles, and the small temple Athena Nike, which stands on a protruding mass of rock, protecting the gate to the citade and of course the Partenon, and Erechtheion with its porch of Maidens. Optional Athens city tour including visit to archaeological site of Acropolis, the New Museum of Acropolis and panoramic city tour. The rest of the day at your disposal.

3day: ARRIVAL IN ARACHOVA

After breakfast , check out the hotel. We propose optional car rental for your transfer to Arachova,which is only 2 and a half hours drive from Athens. You will receive the car from your hotel in Athens. Arrival in Arachova and check in your hotel. The rest of the day at your disposal. Overnight in Arachova.

4day: ARACHOVA

After breakfast , the rest of the day at your disposal. Enjoy Arachova town, the most popular winter destination in Greece at its best! Due to its natural beauty, the traditional landscape and the close ski centre, Arachova receives many visitors during winter period. Don’t miss the archaeological site of Delphi only 8 km from Arachova, the centre of the world according to the myth. Its traditional architecture distinguishes for the paved streets, the stone houses, the small balconies and the lovely squares. Arachova, the most popular winter destination of Greece, is famous for its vivid nightlife. Arachova has many bars and clubs that play dance music and stay open till the early hours. Many other bars keep a more lounge profile but also stay open till late. The streets of Arachova get busy even after midnight, creating a lively atmoshere. Even the taverns stay open till after midnight, offering a more family option. In the taverns of Arachova, do not miss the delicious meat dishes and the local cheese formaella.

5day: DEPARTURE FOR ATHENS

After breakfast , check out the hotel and departure for Athens International Airport to catch your international flight full of sweet memories.


Accommodation:
Radisson Blu Park Hotel 5* in Athens
Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens first opened its doors in 1976 on the border of the central park of Athens, Pedion Areos (Martian Field), in a safe part of the city. For 35 years the lovely park has been a wonderful host and marked the very identity of this leading deluxe hotel. Now, we thought, it is time for the hotel to host the park inside. This was the inspiration behind our recent renovation, which came to prove a virtual rebirth for Park Hotel Athens.

Elatos Resort & Health Club 5* in Arachova
Elatos Resort & Health Club is our labor of love. It was born out of a heartfelt desire to harmoniously bring together the renowned Greek hospitality with a private retreat that would take the traveler away both physically and mentally from the demands of daily life. The distance from the Athens Airport is 225 km. The 39 autonomous chalets provide to the guests a unique sense of warmth and familiarity. The original, high quality construction of the Resort that blends in with the natural fir forest environment of Mount Parnassos, makes Elatos Resort a unique retreat for the traveler. Elatos Resort makes you feel right at home!

Extra Services

Rent a car 1400cc for 3 days 165,00 €/person
Rent a car 1600cc for 3 days 182,00 €/person



1/11-20/12 & 1-31/3 

Per person in Single 655€
Per person in Double 362€
Per Person in Triple 298€ 
Child 0-2 yrs Free
Child 3-12yrs 83€


21/12-9/1 &24-28/2


Per person in Single 909€
Per person in Double 512€
Per Person in Triple 383€ 
Child 0-2 yrs Free
Child 3-12yrs 102€


10/1-23/2

Per person in Single 800€
Per person in Double 435€
Per Person in Triple 347€ 
Child 0-2 yrs Free
Child 3-12yrs 83€


Rates are per person per package in Euro including :
•Accommodation for 2 Nights in Athens on BB basis .
•Accommodation  for 2Nights  in Arachova on BB basis.
•Transfers as follow: Athens Airport- Hotel in Athens by private car or taxi.
•Organized Athens H/D City tour including entrances and transfer from/to hotel in Athens.

Package does not include :

Optional rent a car
Rent a car 1400cc for 3 days: 165 Euro
Rent a car 1600cc for 3 days: 182 Euro

*No Supplement for night fare (23.30-05.30) for transfer