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Parnassus Ski Center

Parnassus is one of the most beautiful mountains in Greece, full of Greek firs with ambulant vegetation and rare natural beauty that charms visitors all year long. On this mountain at an elevation of 1,600-2,250m in the areas of Kelaria and Fterolakka, Parnassus Ski Center operates from December until the beginning of May, which is the biggest and the best organised ski center of our country.

Its construction began in 1975 and was completed in 1976, when the facilities in Fterolakka started to operate. In 1981 constructions in Kelaria facilities were also completed and in 1987-1988 “Ermis” started to operate, a connecting lift between Fterolakka and Kelaria. In 1993, the first detachable 4-seater aerial lift in Greece was added in Kelaria 1950, called “Iraklis”.

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Our Ski Center has 19 ski runs, 7 ski routes, 10 trails and three mini beginner runs, total length 36km. The length of runs starts from 50m to 4km for beginners, average and good skiers.

For adventure lovers, there are 12 black country runs with really deep snow and lots of adrenaline. The Center features high safety facilities and equipment and is well operated.

Parnassus Ski Center is very popular for skiers, as it is located near Athens, Lamia and Patra and its facilities can serve a great number of visitors and skiers. There are two cafes-chalets and a restaurant in the Center, ski and snowboard schools, special stores for ski and snowboard equipment rental and a playground for our younger visitors. This year, a new store for ski and snowboard equipment maintenance has started its operation in Kelaria 1750, with the most high-tech equipment.

Parnassus Ski Center provides medical cover for all skiers and visitors.

Source: Parnassus Ski Center
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Accommodation
For your stay in Parnassus you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Arachova, Eptalofos as well as in many other areas in Parnassus, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.


Access
By Car
Access to Parnassos Ski Center is available through a road network where snow is constantly cleared by snow plow vehicles of the center. There is access from almost any side of Parnassos mountain and therefore from any place of Greece.

Visitors travelling from Athens, as soon as they reach Livadia, they may choose their route:
Tithorea – Amfiklia – Parnassos Ski Center
Tithorea – Amfiklia – Polydrosos – Parnassos Ski Center
Arachova – Junction – Parnassos Ski Center

Visitors travelling from Northern Greece, as soon as they reach Lamia, they may continue travelling on the National Road to Athens and before the Junction of Thermopiles there is an exit on the right to Amfissa – Patra. In Gravia village they have to turn left heading to Mariolata – Lilea – Polydroso – Amfiklia.

Visitors travelling from Patra should take the route to Nafpaktos – Itea and then they can choose between the routes Itea – Delfi – Arachova – Parnassos Ski Center or Itea – Amfissa – Gravia – Lilea – Polydroso – Parnassos Ski Center.

Routes and distances:
from Athens: 182 km Route Map. The road route from Athens to Parnassus Ski Resort. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
from Thessaloniki: 360 km Route Map. The road route from Thessaloniki to Parnassus Ski Resort. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
from Patras: 145 km Route Map. The road route from Patras to Parnassus Ski Resort. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
from El. Venizelos Airport: 213 km  Route Map. The road route from El. Venizelos Airport to Parnassus Ski Resort. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there

By train
You can visit our Ski Center travelling by train, via Amfiklia train station and Lilea train station.
OSE Customer Service Call Center 1110.

By bus
Visitors can travel to Parnassos Ski Center by coach from Liosion bus station, using the coach to Amfissa.
Coaches depart every 2 to 3 hours.
Coach timetables 07:30, 10:30, 13:00, 15:30, 17:30, 20:00

For more information please contact Coach Station of the Prefecture of Fokida at:
Amfissa: 22650 28226
Livadia: 22610 28272
Athens: 210 8317096

By ferry from Peloponnisos
From Egio to Agios Nikolaos: 07:30, 10:30, 13:30, 17:00
From Agios Nikolaos to Egio: 08:30, 12:00, 15:30, 18:00

LOCAL POLICE STATION 22670 31333
TAXI STATION 22670 31566

See details for Access, Useful information, Transportation

For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.

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