Most people consider Greece to be a place for summer holidays with the many islands, the beautiful beaches, and the sunny weather. But there are lots of places to visit during wintertime as well. Apart from Athens – many people argue that it’s better to plan a visit in the winter because of the reduced number of tourists and the weather that is more suitable for walking around, we can suggest you five places nearby Athens that we think you will like a lot. Book you stay with us through our site, and we will help you choose in which of those wonderful places to go!
Aráchova is a mountainous village nestling picturesquely at the foot of Mt. Parnassos in Viotia. It is the most cosmopolitan winter destination in Greece, a great favorite for ski lovers and celebrities, or just first-time visitors who wish to relax in a dreamy mountainous setting with modern tourism facilities. It is not far from Athens only a couple of hours so you can plan a day trip there.
2. Trikala Korinthias
Another place very close to Athens that you can plan a day trip. It has very beautiful and traditional taverns where you can eat, relax and enjoy the view of the bay!
The second ski resort near Athens and the third place you can plan a day trip. It has a very picturesque village with a very famous train called Odontotos that goes almost in the edges of the mountain! Make sure to go for a ride.
Pelion is a beutiful covered in nature mountain 4 hours away from Athens. Scattered across the Peninsula are over 70 villages all varying in size, from the famous mountainous villages of Tsagarada, Portaria and Zagora, to the beautiful coastal resorts of Kala Nera, Milina and Platanias. Pelion is full of magic and scenes of extreme beauty, and is the ideal destination to visit all year round. There’s a famous ski resort as well as many historical places to visit.
A complex of 40 beautiful villages, a little bit further from Athens. For nature lovers is one of the best places to visit rivers. waterfalls and mountains trails so beautiful that will you will definitely make you come back. The villages are small and picturesque with great traditional places to eat.