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Mount Parnassus

Delphi, Greece
+30 698 077 9565
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A beautiful mountain offering scenic views of the surrounding olive groves and countryside.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
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Delphi, Greece
+30 698 077 9565
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Winding road through picture perfect mountain ranges, it's a pleasant drive with lots to see. Watch out for wild animals who cross the roads frequently.

Thank greg_and_sue
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We saw the mountains on our way up north. The blue sky and sunny day enhanced the character of the mountains.

Thank BernadetteM76
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The drive up to Mount Parnassus is one of the most stunning in Greece. The views gets better as you drive up the winding roads to the mountain.

3  Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

A majestic mountain, perhaps it's the reason why Apollo and those who liked him descended on it. Splendid landscape. But lurking underneath are two tectonic plates.Surely the gas fumes leaking from it must have put Pythia on a high, hence her oracles? The view of...More

Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Starting in Delphi we followed the E4 signs up the mountain towards the Corycian Cave. The switchback trail makes for a reasonable gradient but the summer sun was intense. Hats and water are essential. It took 1 & a 1/2 hours to reach the edge...More

2  Thank John S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Mount Parnassus is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.305m (7,562ft) above the sea level, located in central Greece. It's one of the highest mountain roads of the country.According to Greek mythology, this mountain was sacred to Apollo and the home of the...More

Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A lot of activities in this mountain. Try skiing and snowboarding on winter at arachova. Walk and hike all year. Gerontovrachos top has a very nice trail

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I recommend a drive through the roads surrounding Mount Parnassus as a fantastic way to spend a summer day. The views are breath-taking and the natural dramatic landscapes are beyond beautiful. The history and Greek mythology fans cannot miss this place - home of the...More

Thank MLXV
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We are staying on top of the mountain and have some amazing views. Perfect picture opportunities and places to eat galore.

Thank Josh J
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Driving from Athens to Delphi the scenery gets better and better the closer you start the climb to Delphi

Thank David L
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16 October 2015|
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Response from etzi00 | Reviewed this property |
Although snow is becoming more and more rare , its about 70% chance that you will find snow there at the end of january early February. I would advise to hike later in the year.
David H
24 June 2015|
Response from Subin M | Reviewed this property |
It is really remains...What you can see is the foundation of the old temple, a few pillars, some stone blocks, the walkway to the temple, places where old treasuries and markets used to be and an amphitheater up the the... More
21 May 2015|
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Response from Peter_Wello | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your budget and preference. If your time is limited or you don't fancy negotiating the traffic in Athens, a tour is a convenient option. If you are happy to drive, hire cars can be collected downtown or at the... More