“Odos Oneiron “
Go down the picturesque cobblestone street, under the “Bridge” and you will already find yourself in the street which leads to a tranquil neighborhood, to the entrance of the “Street of dreams”. Here, we have had a guesthouse built with comfortable and fully equipped rooms in the center of Arachova. Every room has a dream. Not only yours but our dream, as well. It is a family business which we have run since 2008 and we feel extremely happy since our visitors love and honor our place and visit us again and again. Good mood as well as friendly service makes Arachova’s hospitality come true in the “Street of dreams”. The building is constructed according to the traditional architecture of the village, perfectly harmonized with the scenic image of the picturesque village. The reception and the rooms are decorated in a style that follows the distinctively traditional lines .Each room has its elegant and eminent character, in order to combine the warmth of a country style mansion with the comforts of an up-to-date home.In the 30-60 square-meter apartments you can enjoy many amenities such as a private balcony, autonomous heating system, a bathroom with a shower, a TV, a fireplace with firewood already included in the price, a loft with a queen size bed, a sofa-bed and a fully equipped ,modern kitchen. Also, hairdryers, irons and laundry service are available on request. Moreover, there is not only the possibility of a 24-hour service, if necessary, but also available space to store your luggage or your ski equipment. In the reception the welcoming atmosphere area along with a small library and a wide range of games create an ideal place for relaxation. The guesthouse is open all year around. Parking space is also available on the premises.
– THE HISTORICAL ARACHOVA: Here in November 1826, George Karaiskakis with the help of Saint George’s spirit fought in the name of revolution of 1821, in the famous Battle of Arachova.
– THE TRADITIONAL ARACHOVA: If you want to celebrate the authentic “Roumekiotiko” Easter and experience the unique festival “Panigiraki” which is held in order to commemorate St George, who is also the patron saint of the village ,here’s the place to be. The religious feast lasts for three days and has been characterized as “one out of a hundred experiences in the world worth taking part in”. On these days the customs, the folk songs and the tradition, which date back to the Byzantine era and the ancient Greece, come to life.
– THE TOURIST ARACHOVA: On the SW side of Mount Parnassos at an altitude of 1360 meters, lies the “Corycion Cave”, which the ancient Greeks devoted the god Pana and the Corycian Nymphs. Stepping through the entry way, after admiring the impressive stalactites and stalagmites, do not forget to see the ancient inscriptions of the 4th century BC engraved on the rocks. The “Clock Tower”, imposing and imperious, welcomes you on the top of the steer cliff of Tyria. Nearby, it is also located a preserved neoclassical building, the former elementary school, which today houses the “Folklore Museum”. For centuries, Arachovitian women have been acknowledged as excellent weavers and in here you will admire superb traditional textiles, rare handwork, the golden embroidery works, the “karpitia”, which are woolen carpets, the significant Arachovitiki stitch pattern, famous patterns and designs, which all compose samples, of the genuine folk culture.
– THE ARACHOVA’S GASTRONOMIC CUISINE: “Formaela” (local cheese with a protected designation of origin) and “opsimotiri” (latish cheese), rustic pasta,”kontosoubli” (small pieces of meat on the split) and “tsipouro” (an alcoholic beverage) are a dining experience one should definitely have and becomes delicious when accompanied with traditional pastry as “Rosies”, “karydato”, a pot of honey from the trees in Parnassos National Forest and liqueurs.
Arachova, built on a rocky spur of Mount Parnassos, at an altitude of 950 meters, is the perfect winter designation for ski lovers, as the ski center is located just 25km from the village. Delphi, the “navel of the world”, is a nearby designation just 10km from Arachova. Visit and admire the “Charioteer” one of the most important exhibits of the Museum of Delphi. After paying a visit in the seaside town of Itea, it’s worth completing in your tour in Galaxidi that remains unchanged through time, with its well-preserved the picturesque traditional manors. It is also worth visiting on the western slopes of Mount Elikonas, the Monastery of Hosios Lucas, one of the most important monuments of the second golden age of Byzantine art, which is included in the world heritage list of Unesco.
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