The home of the Muses
Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
The country took the name Boiotia from Boiotos, son of Itonos and the nymph Melanippi. Boeotus is mentioned as the grandson of Amphictyon. It was also believed that the gods, Herakles and Dionysus, were born in Boeotia, and that Mount Helikon was the home of the Muses and Apollo. Also, to Cadmus, the settler of Thebes, Zeus himself gave as …
THEBES Top annual events are the "Vlach wedding" which takes place on Clean Monday, the trade fair from August 23 to 30 and the "Pindaria" from mid-August to mid-September. VLACHI MARRIAGE The "Vlach marriage" took root and has been alive for 115 years only in Thebes, the home of Dionysus. The celebration of the Vlach wedding, with the Pyrrhic dance, …
SKI CENTERS OF PARNASSOS Since June 2000, the Ski Center of Parnassos has been owned and managed by the Tourist Development Company S.A., based in Athens. The Ski Centers of Parnassos are the best organized and equipped in the country and cover the requirements for beginners and advanced ski lovers, acrobatic skiing but also with many possibilities for interesting off-piste …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.