Phocis

How can you describe an area that in ancient times was referred to as “the navel of the earth”? This already is enough to demonstrate the importance of Delphi, and, consequently, of Phocis, where lies the archaeological site of the Oracle of Delphi, famous around the world and through the depths of history. The Archaeological Museum of Delphi is listed among the best museums worldwide and is one of the reasons that people from all the corners of the world choose Delphi as their destination.

Delphi is surrounded by sites of unique natural beauty, Amfissa, Itea, Galaxidi, Gravia, Lidoriki, Evpalio and Eratini – the towns of Phocis, encircled by four of the greatest mountains of Greece. Beautiful Parnassos with the exclusive Ski Resort and National Park, wild Gkiona, the mountain of the fairies – Oiti, and Vardoussia, all surround the capital of Phocis, Amfissa, with its historical Castle and Charmaina, the district of legends and spirits. Picturesque villages, hiding in lush greenery, and preserving their centuries-old traditions and customs, while the coast of the region is as charming as the mountains.  Itea, as well as the majestic Galaxidi, the “island of the mainland”, offer the visitors of Phocis what few destinations can: namely, an unbeatable combination of mountain and sea, of modern tourism and archeological sites.

Visit Phocis and get acquainted with one of the greatest areas of the ancient Greek civilization, that kept its historical significance throughout the ages and played an important role in every major moment of Greek culture and history.

A journey through Phocis will convince you that this is a region of outstanding natural beauty!

  • Phocis - Access

    The access to areas around Delphi and Arachova is realized in three ways: • Car • Interurban Bus • Train If you choose as means of transport to access by your car, you will easily reach even in the most remote village, as the roads are paved in its entirety. You can then visit each attraction, monument, but also a beach of area, where the only way to access is by car. The interurban buses of Phocis serve those who choose to access by a more restful means of transport. The itineraries with all the major cities are frequent, while the interurban buses ensure the ...

  • Phocis - Accommodation

  • Phocis - Apartments for Rent

  • Phocis - Archaeological Sites

    Delphi is one of the leading and most important archaeological sites in Greece and one of the monuments of world culture. An entire hill is the archaeological site of Delphi with the rich history. To enjoy a full tour, you will have to devote much time to be fully reflected in the spirit of the archaeological site. Of course, it is certain that whenever anyone chooses to visit, he will meet many people from every corner of the earth that have made even the longest travel to get there. The whole area of Delphi and Arachova has to show a rich ...

  • Phocis - Banks - Exchange

  • Phocis - Bars - Clubs

  • Phocis - Beach Bars

  • Phocis - Beaches

    Although famous for its mountains, mountainous beauty, nature and green, the area which was defined by Phocis has a coastal zone with beautiful sea and unique beaches. The coastal zone of Phocis is defined by the beaches of Galaxidi, Itea and Desfina. Large and small coves along the coast, with golden sand or pebbles, organized and cosmic or isolated and pristine, these beaches represent perfectly all the styles and requirements. The most beaches of Galaxidi is unorganized, with the natural landscape intact, but there's a number of organized beaches very close to the naval town of Phocis. Agios Vasileios is considered the most ...

  • Phocis - Beauty

  • Phocis - Buildings

  • Phocis - Cafeterias - Bars

  • Phocis - Camping

  • Phocis - Car - Motorcycle - Boat

  • Phocis - Catering

  • Phocis - Caves

  • Phocis - Churches

  • Phocis - Clothing - Footwear

  • Phocis - Construction offices

  • Phocis - Cultural Associations

  • Phocis - Cultural Attractions

  • Phocis - Culture

    The area of Phocis is the cradle of the civilization, not only in Greece but also of the humanity. The Oracle of Delphi of course dominates, as the entire area that we call Delphic Landscape has to show numerous attractions of archaeological interest, but also of modern civilization. Apart from the tour to the archaeological site, the Archaeological Museum of Delphi wins the interest of visitors. The European Cultural Centre of Delphi with its action holds today the center of cultural activities in the area. Amfissa and villages around the city have to show monuments of culture of antiquity, but also great ...

  • Phocis - Entertainment

  • Phocis - Event Centers - Estates

  • Phocis - Fast Food - Snacks

  • Phocis - Food

  • Phocis - Food Supplies

  • Phocis - Garages - Tire Services

  • Phocis - Gas Stations

  • Phocis - Health

  • Phocis - Home - Office - Garden

  • Phocis - Hospitals - Health Centers

    The hospital that serves the needs of the residents and visitors of Fokida is the General Hospital of Amfissa. It is a large three-story complex, built on the city limits, in an area of 17,000 sq.m. In Itea and Lidoriki operate health centers, while regional clinics can be found in many towns and villages of Fokida, such as Delphi, Gravia, Kastelia and elsewhere.

  • Phocis - Hotels

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  • Phocis - Jewellery - Accessories

  • Phocis - Legal - Finance-Accounting Offices

  • Phocis - Market

  • Phocis - Meze Restaurants - Ouzeri

  • Phocis - Mountains

  • Phocis - Museums

  • Phocis - Music Stages

  • Phocis - Natural Attractions

  • Phocis - Nature

    Surrounded by great mountains with many caves and hiking paths crossing the area, Phocis is famous for its rich nature. The nature of these areas is almost untouched and attracts visitors who choose to know the secrets and enjoy the tranquility it offers. Every step in nature is worth the attention of the visitor: the National Park of Parnassus, numerous beautiful places that one can visit to relax in nature, but also the countless paths for hikers, walkers and climbers excite everyone. Visits in caves, in countless sources, small and larger rivers, forests of fir and cedar, are just some of the activities ...

  • Phocis - Patisseries - Bakeries

  • Phocis - Pharmacies

  • Phocis - Playgrounds

  • Phocis - Public Services

    Even though the historic center of the municipality of Delphi, Fokida, is the historical town of Delphi, however, the administrative center and capital is Amfissa, where are concentrated most central public services of the regional unit. Nevertheless, annexes and public service offices exist in all other towns of the municipality, such as Galaxidi, Itea and Gravia. Public services operate in the capital of the municipality of Dorida, Lidoriki, as well as, among others, in Eratini and Efpalio.

  • Phocis - Restaurants

  • Phocis - Rivers

  • Phocis - Rooms to let

  • Phocis - Services

  • Phocis - Small Islands

  • Phocis - Souvenirs - Gifts

  • Phocis - Sport

  • Phocis - Sports

  • Phocis - Taverns

  • Phocis - Technology

  • Phocis - Tradition

    The area of Phocis is the cradle of the civilization, not only in Greece but also of the humanity. The Oracle of Delphi of course dominates, as the entire area that we call Delphic Landscape has to show numerous attractions of archaeological interest, but also of modern civilization. Apart from the tour to the archaeological site, the Archaeological Museum of Delphi wins the interest of visitors. The European Cultural Centre of Delphi with its action holds today the center of cultural activities in the area. Amfissa and villages around the city have to show monuments of culture of antiquity, but also great ...

  • Phocis - Transportation

  • Phocis - Travel Agencies

  • Phocis - Various Items

  • Phocis - Vehicles For Rent

  • Phocis - Villages

  • Phocis - Villas

  • Phocis - Walking Tourism

    Surrounded by great mountains with many caves and hiking paths crossing the area, Phocis is famous for its rich nature. The nature of these areas is almost untouched and attracts visitors who choose to know the secrets and enjoy the tranquility it offers. Every step in nature is worth the attention of the visitor: the National Park of Parnassus, numerous beautiful places that one can visit to relax in nature, but also the countless paths for hikers, walkers and climbers excite everyone. Visits in caves, in countless sources, small and larger rivers, forests of fir and cedar, are just some of the activities ...

  • Phocis - Αctivities

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