Parnassos is the most popular ski resort in Greece, synonymous with decades of sports and fun in the snow. A favorite destination of Athenians and not only, during the winter months, it is just an hour and a half away from the capital, while skiers prefer it as it is the largest and most technically complete ski resort in the country, offering experiences that compete with ski centers abroad.
In terms of infrastructure, Parnassos Ski Center is one of the few in the world that have detachable Combi lifts, serving visitors and skiers quickly and safely. Parnassos has 5 such facilities and is the first center in Greece to install a detachable aerial lift. Also, four of its slopes have been certified by the International Ski Federation (F.I.S) for the organization of international ski races. The ski center covers two areas, Fterolaka and Kelaria, with facilities that have been integrated and connected by an aerial lift.
With 23 slopes, 7 ski trails and 7 connecting paths, it covers a distance of 34 km, and is suitable for all skill levels. The more advanced skiers can choose from between 13 modern lifts, 6 sliding and 7 aerial, while there are 4 lifts for beginners. The adventurous ones can hop onto one of the many off-piste, “black” trails, for more adrenaline, or visit Kelaria, a piste for experienced skiers with obstacles for jumping and maneuvering.
At an altitude of 1,640 to 2,260 meters and with magnificent views that reach the sea, the Parnassos Ski Centre is also visited every year by guests who do not want to ski but prefer to drink a hot chocolate or dine at the chalet. It is located near cosmopolitan Arachova and picturesque areas, such as Agorianni and Amfiklia, while also being close to enchanting Delphi.