Attractions In Fthiotida

Explore The Attractions Of Fthiotida
Agia Paraksevi, Makrakomi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The little church of Agia Paraskevi in Makrokomi is a quiet place of worship surrounded by greenery and cypress trees.

Agiarsali cave church of Amfikleia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Amfikleia lies yet antoher unique church, that of Agiarsali (short for Saint Jerusalem in Greek), built in the back of a cave.

Agioi Theodori, Dafnousion
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The municipality of Dafnousion features an old Byzantine church from the 14th century known as Agii Theodori, which like many others functioned as an undercover school during Ottoman times. Several other religious establishments in the area are captivating in a spiritual sense, such as the monastery of Metamorfosi tou Soitra in Livantes, the church of Agios Loukas in Arkitsa surrounded by lush greenery, and the monastery of Agia Paraskevi in Gouliemi.

Agios Dimitrios Mavrilos church, Agios Giorgos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Agios Giorgos, you will come across Agios Dimitrios of Mavrilos, an impressive work of Byzantine architecture from the 17th century. The church on the inside contains elements such as wood and ivory.

Agios Dimitrios, Elatia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Church of Agios Dimitrios in Elatia is home to a monument from Byzantine times, complete with a relief from the year 1880 showing Agios Dimitrios himself. Elatia also boasts the regionally beloved Church of Agios Athanassios built in 1759, considered a historic monument with frescoes from the 18th century.

Agios Dimitrios, Paleokastro
Central Greece / Fthiotida

A notable church in Fthiotida is that of Agios Dimitrios in Paleokastro. It is one of the oldest in the area with rare byzantine icons and an outstanding iconostasis.

Agios Nikolaos, Papa, Mesohori
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the village of Papa in Mesohori, the church of Agios Nikolaos is a rectangular structure built with limestone and no dome, making it particularly interesting and architecturally unique. The interior has stunning hagiographies all around. The church was built in 1788 and is one of the most beautiful in the region.

Ahinos in the Municipality of Ehinaion
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Ahinos was built where the city of ancient Ehinos (or Echinous) stood. There are remains of an acropolis from the 4th century BC and a tower that is still quite intact, as well as a war memorial or heroes tomb from roman times. Rectangular walls constructed by Theban general Epaminondas to control access to the sea were built on a hilltop north of the village, and were reinforced and expanded throughout history. Additions from the time of Justinian are also visible.

Ai Thanassis, Agios Nikolaos, and Agia Triada, Mendenitsa
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The lovely village of Mendenitsa in the municipality of Molos boasts the church of Ai Thanassis and the Monastery of Agios Nikolaos, as well as the Convent of Agia Triada or the Holy Trinity. The nuns at the convent engage themselves in hagiography.

Akrolamia Frankish castle, Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Frankish castle in Lamia (Akrolamia) dominates the city among stones from an ancient acropolis. Many parts are intact including bastions and walls. Successive repairs took place in Byzantine and medieval times, and the site was inhabited even during the 5th century BC. There’s an archaeological museum in the castle.

Akrolamia Frankish castle, Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Frankish castle in Lamia (Akrolamia) dominates the city among stones from an ancient acropolis. Many parts are intact including bastions and walls. Successive repairs took place in Byzantine and medieval times, and the site was inhabited even during the 5th century BC. There’s an archaeological museum in the castle.

Ales, Municipality of Malesina
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The ancient settlement of Ales contains ruins from the Neolithic era, as well as ruins from the 6th century BC up to the Hellenistic and Byzantine eras. There are remains of an ancient sanctuary and ancient port.

Ancient Elateia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality by the same name, Elateia or Elatia boasts remains of an agora and a temple dedicated to Asclepius with a beardless statue made to his liking. A theatre and statue dedicated to Athena are also found on the site.

Ancient Korsia and Voumelitea, Malesina
Central Greece / Fthiotida

An ancient settlement in the area of Hiliadou is suspected, with remains pointing either to the ancient city of Korsia or to Voumelitea. There is written evidence that Voumelitea is supposed to be right next to Ales.

Ancient Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The city of Lamia was built over ancient remains from the 4th century BC, and sections of the old walls surrounding the city have been uncovered. The walls began at the hill of Akrolamia or the castle hill, ending at the hill of Agios Loukas. There are remains of the ancient city all over, including under the National Bank of Greece which are still visible in some of the underground parts of the buildings.

Ancient Melitea & Erineo
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Near the modern town of Melitea which lies in the municipality of Domokos there are remains of ancient Melitea, as well as the archaeological site of Erineo in Petroto. Stelae and inscriptions from the area are displayed in the Archaeological Museum of Lamia.

Ancient Phthiotis in Stylida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Remains from Achaean times of the ancient town of Phthiotis can be seen at Stylida, with the town hall hosting many finds from that era.

Antrona and others, Municipality of Pelasgia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Known as Larisa Kremaste or Larissa Pelasgia in old times, Pelasgia today shows evidence of the old settlement’s towns and surrounding walls from the 4th or 5th century BC. The archaeological site of Koumouli shows monuments and graves of the early Christian period between 323BC-30AD, plus impressive mosaics by the coast.

Archaeological Museum of Atalanti
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Because this region was inhabited for thousands of years, there are many objects to appreciate at this museum. In addition, there is a mausoleum known as Hamaithanasis worth visiting nearby.

Archaeological Museum of Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Housed in a historic structure itself from the 1830s and built by King Otto, the Archaeological Museum of Lamia will walk you through ancient history from Neolithic times (starting from 6,500 BC) to Helladic/Mycenaean times, then to Geometric, Archaic and Classical/Hellenistic era. Finds from the later include metal objects, pottery, glass, figurines, children’s toys, jewellery, coins and sculptures. This museum is well worth the visit and is the focal point of the city, along with the castle.

Athanassios & Mary Akrida History and Folklore Museum, Sperchiada
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Covering the history of the region through its many exhibits, this museum houses photographs household and work-related articles and items from bygone days, as well as old weapons, jewelry, religious items and more. The collection is quite extensive.

Boulder church of Kiparissona
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Pelasgia in Kiparissonas there is a unique Byzantine church made out of boulders.

Castle in Neo Monastiri, Municipality of Thessaliotida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Right where ancient Proena was situated, the castle and temple to Demeter from the 4th century BC or Hellenistic times protected women and children from wars and invasions. The relatively well-preserved castle is called Ginekokastro or ‘Women’s Castle’ and lies on a hilltop. A pavilion displays finds from the area.

Castle of Kastri
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The village of Kastri set near a forest of plane trees features a castle in its centre. Kastri is a derivative of the word Kastro, meaning castle in Greek.

Castle remains around Makrokomi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Makrokomi north of the main town are remains of a citadel from the Hellenistic period. More to the east in the Haradra tou Nevrikou ravine there are remains of a castle on the rocks. To the south there is the Castle of Laina. In Nea and Palea Gianitsou-Papas there are some remains of two ancient castles as well.

Churches of Megali Kapsi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Agios Giorgos, the churches of Megali Kapsi, near the wooden forest village at Livadaki, are of particular historical significance. One of these is the Church of Agia Triada or Holy Trinity, which was constructed in 1749 following an uncharacteristic basilican architectural design.

Domaine Hatzimichalis
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Opountia, Atalanti Valley, lies Domaine Hatzimichalis where cool breezes flow down from Mount Parnassos to create a unique ecosystem for vines to grow. This wine grower aims to further the social and cultural values of the local vicinity.

Domokos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Remains of homes from the Neolithic area can be seen on the hills of the area. There are remains of the ancient settlement of Tavmakos, cyclopean walls, a castle and a circular fortress called Stroggilokastro (meaining Round Castle).

Folklore Bread Museum, Amfikleia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Here’s an original museum for bread lovers. The Folklore Bread Museum located in Amfikleia will surprise you with shapes, types and sizes of different breads.

Folklore Museum in Anatoli
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Learn about the area’s past through the items and articles on display at this modest local museum and show your interest in the area by paying tribute to the efforts of the locals to set up this modest museum.

Folklore Museum of Fthiotida, Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

This museum has salvaged and recovered numerous objects that have to do with the customs and traditions of the region. In conjunction with the Women’s Association in Lamia, the museum houses tools, costumes, embroidery, utensils and many other items that are part of rural life in Central Greece. Get ready for a vast collection of embroidery, textiles, utensils, costumes and a variety of tools, as well as magazines, newspapers and archives from Lamia. See what Greek life was like in the not-too-distant past.

Folklore Museum of Vouzio, Domokos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Domokos there is the modest Folklore Museum of Vouzio that sheds light on traditions and customs of the area.

Heraclea and Dio Vouna castles, Gorgopotamos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The municipality of Gorgopotamos has two castles: There is the Castle of Iraklia or Heraclea in Delfinio, which was repaired in the 6th century AD by Justinian. There’s also a castle in Dio Vouna, in an area near the village called Vounoi (pronounced Vouni).

Iampolis, Avon and Kirtoni in Atalanti
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There are notable sites of Iampolis and Avon at Exarhos. In Kalopodi there is a temple dedicated to Apollo and Artemis from the Mycenaean era, rebuilt several times in history. In Kirtoni lie the ancient fountain of Kamini and the tower of Kolakas, part of ancient fortifications. There is also an archaeological site with an ancient cemetery in Megaloplatanos.

Islet churches off Opountion
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Off the coast of Opountion, the church of the New Agios Nikolaos sitting on the island was actually built in 1493. There is also the Byzantine church of Agios Nikolaos of Larimna built at Meseos Milos.

Keratopirgos, Malesina
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Venetian Castle of Keratopirgos in Malesina is considered one of the most important archaeological remains in the town.

Koudounisto Pigadi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Domokos, there’s an unexplored cave called Koudounisto Pigadi (meaning ‘ringing well’) that nonetheless is considered an important site to visit in the area.

Kynos and Livanates Tower, Municipality of Dafnousia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There are two archaeological sites at Livanates, an attractive fishing village, which are Kynos which was the harbor of King Opous of Lokrida (Locris) and Pyrgo Lyvanaton (Tower of Livanates).

Kynos near Livanates
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Once a complete city some two millennia ago, the site of Kinos today offers just a bit of its past glory to the archaeologically curious. It contained the harbour of Opous, named so after an ancient Greek king of Lokrida.

Larimna in the Municipality of Opountia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Larimna offers an ancient acropolis with remains of old walls and towers. There is also evidence of a breakwater dating back to the 6th century.

Magoula Bridge, Kato Tithorea
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the main square of Kato Tithorea there’s the old stone bridge of Magoula (as well as a workshop with local folk art).

Makrokomi springs
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Here’s another municipality full of nature treasures. The spa town of Platistomo has natural springs set in lush greenery and plane trees. Makri also has woods of plane trees near the Sperhios River, as well as the only organization for protecting and nursing animals in the whole prefecture.

Malesina churches
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Malesina visit the church of Agios Konstantinos and Agia Eleni which is considered one of the more notable structures in the region, in addition to the church of Agios Ioannis Grothos and the Convent of Agios Giorgos. The latter has captivating frescoes dating from the 11th century.

Mendenitsa castle
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the Municipality of Molos there’s a medieval castle near Mendenitsa, considered one of the best preserved castles compared to similar ones.

Molos woods
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The municipality of Molos has woods of of great beauty with cedars, oak trees, maritime pine trees, black pine trees and a lovely lake on the Souvala plateau. The area’s ravines are full of different herbs protected by thre trees. Hills and canyons, some inaccessible yet beautiful, dot the landscape.

Monasteries in Stylida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The little town of Stylida is home to important religious points such as the monasteries of Saint Vlassios, Agios Giorgos and archangels.

Monasteries of Metamorfosi and Gorgoipikoou
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the lush green area of Gorgopotamos and Alepospita there are the Monastery of Metamorfosi and the Monastery of Gorgoipikoou. The municipality of Gorgopotamos has an interesting church of Panagia Proussis in Vardates which is situated in a cliff side.

Monastery of Damasta
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Damasta the Monastery of Damasta lying on the north slopes of Mount Kalidromo is also historically significant, playing an active role in the Greek Revolution of 1821. Also in nearby Moschohori there are several lovely churches such as Profitis Elias, Agios Giorgios and the Monastery of Taxiarches.

Monastery of Panagia Agathonos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Ypati or Ipati the Monastery of Panagia Agathonos was established in the 14th century, set in amazing nature on the sides of Mount Iti, at an altitude of some 600 meters. In boasts unique frescoes and relics. There is also an animal farm and a Museum of Natural History.

Monastery of the Assumption, Tithorea
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Tithorea, the picturesque village of Agia Marina is home to the Monastery of the Assumption, dating from the 10th century, as well as the church of Agia Marina itself with stunning frescoes.

Mountouraki single-arch bridge, Timfristos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Timfristos at Mountouraki there is an astounding bridge with a single arch dating from the 19th century. While there check out the 18th century church of Agios Athanassios, Metamorfosi tou Sotira church and others.

Museum of Oiti Natural History
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Housed in a historic structure itself from the 1830s and built by King Otto, the Archaeological Museum of Lamia will walk you through ancient history from Neolithic times (starting from 6,500 BC) to Helladic/Mycenaean times, then to Geometric, Archaic and Classical/Hellenistic era. Finds from the later include metal objects, pottery, glass, figurines, children’s toys, jewellery, coins and sculptures. This museum is well worth the visit and is the focal point of the city, along with the castle.

Neon and Pediis, Tithorea
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Many archaeological remains in Tithorea are from the ancient towns of Neon where the Phoecians originated and from Pediis. The ancient town of Tithorea was a walled enclave, containing temples of Isis and Arhigeta. Velitsa boasts an ancient castle and walls with floor mosaics from the 4th century AD.

Nisi in Koromilia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the archaeological area called Nisi, meaning island in Greek, there are Cyclopean Walls that are still standing.

Noteworthy churches near Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Around Lamia, the church of Agios Loukas on the hill by the same name lies in the woods. It offers a splendid view of the gulf below. Another important church is Panagia Archntiki (meaning the Noble Madonna) which dates from the 18th century. It boasts frescoes from the Old Testament that are worth gazing at.

Oiti National Park
Central Greece / Fthiotida

This is an amazing national park. Climbers can reach it through Loutra Ipatis in the municipality of Ipati or Ypati, or by road from Kastania and Lihno. Visit the mountain lake of Livadates, discover rare herbs and wild flowers, and rejoice in the nature all around you. There are established mountaineering tracks all over the park and a mountain lodge at Trapeza. The park has many peaks above 2000 meters with numerous caves such as Anemotrypa above the village of Ypati. The alpine plateau of Livadies grows interesting herbs and grasslands, and features a pond that floods in summer. Greek fir trees abound in high altitudes, with other kinds of trees at lower regions. The park has been designated as a Special Protection Area for birds, including many endemic invertebrates. Many habitats exist in a small area, but sadly illegal hunting threatens them. Climbers can access the park through Loutra Ipatis in Ypati or from Kastania and Lihno by road.

Paleokastro and Dikastro, Municipality of Agios Georgios
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Remains of walls in Paleokastro. There are even remains of two castles – by some accounts dating from the late Neothlic era – in Dikastro (which means ‘Two Castles’).

Panagia Eleousa, Xiniada
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Xiniada there is a monastery dedicated to the Merciful Madonna, or Panagia Eleousa in Greek. Also visit the Church of the Assumption which was established in 1760. In Omvriaki visit the Monastery of Agios Athanassios.

Papadia and Asopos bridges
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Papadia Bridge is considered the longest one in the mountains of the country, while the Asopos Bridge is another important bridge in Iti.

Peter & Paul, Transfiguration churches, Dafni
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The little village of Dafni in the municipality of Ypati features a church of Peter and Paul in the main square. The Church of the Transfiguration of Christ, built between the 9th and 11th centuries, is considered a monastery in itself with interesting relics and frescoes. Note the great view of Maliakos and Knimida.

Rovoliari and Litosselo Folklore Museums
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the little village of Rovoliari not far from Makrokomi there is an excellent folklore museum that’s worth the detour. A more modest one is found in the same area in Litosselo, providing a good chance to visit another relatively secluded village and delving into history.

Saint Seraphim and Agios Giorgos, Askitario
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Askitario within the municipality of Elatia has the church of Saint Seraphim, a native of the region. There is also the Church of Agios Giorgos (Sfaka) built between 1562 and 1571, with an iconostasis embellished with almost folkloric frescoes.

Sperchiada woods
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Sperchiada lies Goulinas at over 1,450 meters, a village hidden inside fir-tree and oak-tree woods. The picturesque valley of the Sperhios river, considered an aquatic habitat, from Kloni and going up towards Kallithea is especially pleasant. There is also the village of Mesopotamia with a lovely forest of plane trees in the area. Also in the same municipality Grammeni Oxia is an area of great nature, considered to have the most southern woods with beech trees in Europe. There is a mountaineering resort there (+30 22310 31644) and the E4 hiking path passes through.

Statue of Leonidas, Thermopylae
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The statue of Leonidas, erected on the historical hill of Kolonos, was commissioned in the 1950s by Greeks from America and commemorates the battle at Thermopylae. There used to be another one erected in the 5th century BC but it has been destroyed since.

Stone bridge, Stilida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the idyllic village of Stilida there is an amazing bridge made of stone, as well as the Metamorfosi tou Sotiros church which boasts interesting architecture.

Stone channel, Omvriaki
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Omvriaki has a stone channel with running water and a stone pond that are interesting and quite traditional.

Tarfis in Kammena Vourla
Central Greece / Fthiotida

This popular resort town, built where ancient Thronio was located, hides some ruins from the Homeric town of Tarfis as well in a location called Paleokastra.

Temple of Artemis and Apollon at Kalapodi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The village Kalapodi is home to the ancient temple of Elafivolou and Apollo of Iampolis, which boasts remains of a Dorian structure with columns from the 6th century BC. Some parts of the roof and stone works are now in the archaeological museum of Lamia.

Thermopylae
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There is a restricted archaeological site. In 1939 excavations showed evidence of fortifications spanning several eras, including Roman and Byzantine graves, as well as remains of Byzantine buildings.

Timfristos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Wonderful nature awaits you at the municipality of Timfristos on the mountain side, between 600 and 1,100 meters in altitude. A stunning municipal fir-tree forest that takes up 3,000 acres boasts three streams (Mountzouraki, Hramba and Kati) which pour into the Sperhios river. The area of Rahi Timfristou offers stunning natural beauty, in addition to some spaces dedicated to relaxation and nature such as Anagnostidi Vrisi (where Vrisi means water spring), Kravasi Vrisi, Vrisoula (little spring), Panagia, Damari and Krioneri.

Timfristos churches
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There are many notable churches such as Agios Athanassios, Metamorfosi tou Sotira (Transfiguration of Christ), Agios Athanassios, and Zoodochou Pigis (Life-giving Spring), as well as that of Prophet Elias and Agios Georgios.

Tithorea & Kato Tithorea
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Tithorea in Velitsa has very lush greenery with paths for hiking, and is home to the Kahala Canyon. Larimna (or Larymna) in Opountion also boasts a canyon where the Kiahovrisi springs are located. Lianokladi in Stirfaka municipality has woods with plane trees which are advisable for trekking, while the area of Moshohori or Moschohori has woods with fir trees and oak trees, as well as the Asopos Canyon, all in proximity to the Wildlife sanctuary of Iti. Note that in Moshohori there is a species of fish (Pungitius Hellenicus) which is unique and can’t be found elsewhere on the planet. It thrives in the marshy waters of the Gorgopotamos river. Kato or Lower Tithorea boasts five villages between Mount Parnassos and Mount Kallidromo. Bordering the prefecture of Viotia the village of Agia Paraskevi is one of these, and is set in a stunning natural environment, affording a great view of the landscape and mountains.

Vaulted stone bridge of Asvestis
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The village of Asvestis features a vaulted stone-made bridge.

Watermill and waterfalls of Gorgopotamos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Gorgopotamos has waterfalls and an amazing watermill at Platania, as well as stone bridges one of which is considered historically very important. There is also a Memorial of National Resistance and a historical bridge nearby.

Watermill of Ekara
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The watermill of Ekara in the municipality of Thessaliotida is a relaxing and lovely area to visit.

Watermill of Melitea, Domokos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Domokos near Melitea there is a traditional watermill and the belfry of Agios Georgios in Filiadona.

Watermills and bridges of Amphikleia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Amphikleia (or Amfikleia) has watermills and stone bridges around the Kifissos river.

WWII Memorial, Agios Stefanos, Xyniada
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Within the Municipality of Xyniada in Agios Stefanos stands a memorial for 106 people massacred by the Nazis in World War II.

Ahinos in the Municipality of Ehinaion
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Ahinos was built where the city of ancient Ehinos (or Echinous) stood. There are remains of an acropolis from the 4th century BC and a tower that is still quite intact, as well as a war memorial or heroes tomb from roman times. Rectangular walls constructed by Theban general Epaminondas to control access to the sea were built on a hilltop north of the village, and were reinforced and expanded throughout history. Additions from the time of Justinian are also visible.

Akrolamia Frankish castle, Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Frankish castle in Lamia (Akrolamia) dominates the city among stones from an ancient acropolis. Many parts are intact including bastions and walls. Successive repairs took place in Byzantine and medieval times, and the site was inhabited even during the 5th century BC. There’s an archaeological museum in the castle.

Ales, Municipality of Malesina
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The ancient settlement of Ales contains ruins from the Neolithic era, as well as ruins from the 6th century BC up to the Hellenistic and Byzantine eras. There are remains of an ancient sanctuary and ancient port.

Ancient Elateia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality by the same name, Elateia or Elatia boasts remains of an agora and a temple dedicated to Asclepius with a beardless statue made to his liking. A theatre and statue dedicated to Athena are also found on the site.

Ancient Korsia and Voumelitea, Malesina
Central Greece / Fthiotida

An ancient settlement in the area of Hiliadou is suspected, with remains pointing either to the ancient city of Korsia or to Voumelitea. There is written evidence that Voumelitea is supposed to be right next to Ales.

Ancient Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The city of Lamia was built over ancient remains from the 4th century BC, and sections of the old walls surrounding the city have been uncovered. The walls began at the hill of Akrolamia or the castle hill, ending at the hill of Agios Loukas. There are remains of the ancient city all over, including under the National Bank of Greece which are still visible in some of the underground parts of the buildings.

Ancient Melitea & Erineo
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Near the modern town of Melitea which lies in the municipality of Domokos there are remains of ancient Melitea, as well as the archaeological site of Erineo in Petroto. Stelae and inscriptions from the area are displayed in the Archaeological Museum of Lamia.

Ancient Phthiotis in Stylida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Remains from Achaean times of the ancient town of Phthiotis can be seen at Stylida, with the town hall hosting many finds from that era.

Antrona and others, Municipality of Pelasgia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Known as Larisa Kremaste or Larissa Pelasgia in old times, Pelasgia today shows evidence of the old settlement’s towns and surrounding walls from the 4th or 5th century BC. The archaeological site of Koumouli shows monuments and graves of the early Christian period between 323BC-30AD, plus impressive mosaics by the coast.

Archaeological Museum of Atalanti
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Because this region was inhabited for thousands of years, there are many objects to appreciate at this museum. In addition, there is a mausoleum known as Hamaithanasis worth visiting nearby.

Archaeological Museum of Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Housed in a historic structure itself from the 1830s and built by King Otto, the Archaeological Museum of Lamia will walk you through ancient history from Neolithic times (starting from 6,500 BC) to Helladic/Mycenaean times, then to Geometric, Archaic and Classical/Hellenistic era. Finds from the later include metal objects, pottery, glass, figurines, children’s toys, jewellery, coins and sculptures. This museum is well worth the visit and is the focal point of the city, along with the castle.

Castle in Neo Monastiri, Municipality of Thessaliotida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Right where ancient Proena was situated, the castle and temple to Demeter from the 4th century BC or Hellenistic times protected women and children from wars and invasions. The relatively well-preserved castle is called Ginekokastro or ‘Women’s Castle’ and lies on a hilltop. A pavilion displays finds from the area.

Domokos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Remains of homes from the Neolithic area can be seen on the hills of the area. There are remains of the ancient settlement of Tavmakos, cyclopean walls, a castle and a circular fortress called Stroggilokastro (meaining Round Castle).

Iampolis, Avon and Kirtoni in Atalanti
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There are notable sites of Iampolis and Avon at Exarhos. In Kalopodi there is a temple dedicated to Apollo and Artemis from the Mycenaean era, rebuilt several times in history. In Kirtoni lie the ancient fountain of Kamini and the tower of Kolakas, part of ancient fortifications. There is also an archaeological site with an ancient cemetery in Megaloplatanos.

Kynos and Livanates Tower, Municipality of Dafnousia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There are two archaeological sites at Livanates, an attractive fishing village, which are Kynos which was the harbor of King Opous of Lokrida (Locris) and Pyrgo Lyvanaton (Tower of Livanates).

Kynos near Livanates
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Once a complete city some two millennia ago, the site of Kinos today offers just a bit of its past glory to the archaeologically curious. It contained the harbour of Opous, named so after an ancient Greek king of Lokrida.

Larimna in the Municipality of Opountia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Larimna offers an ancient acropolis with remains of old walls and towers. There is also evidence of a breakwater dating back to the 6th century.

Neon and Pediis, Tithorea
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Many archaeological remains in Tithorea are from the ancient towns of Neon where the Phoecians originated and from Pediis. The ancient town of Tithorea was a walled enclave, containing temples of Isis and Arhigeta. Velitsa boasts an ancient castle and walls with floor mosaics from the 4th century AD.

Nisi in Koromilia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the archaeological area called Nisi, meaning island in Greek, there are Cyclopean Walls that are still standing.

Paleokastro and Dikastro, Municipality of Agios Georgios
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Remains of walls in Paleokastro. There are even remains of two castles – by some accounts dating from the late Neothlic era – in Dikastro (which means ‘Two Castles’).

Tarfis in Kammena Vourla
Central Greece / Fthiotida

This popular resort town, built where ancient Thronio was located, hides some ruins from the Homeric town of Tarfis as well in a location called Paleokastra.

Temple of Artemis and Apollon at Kalapodi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The village Kalapodi is home to the ancient temple of Elafivolou and Apollo of Iampolis, which boasts remains of a Dorian structure with columns from the 6th century BC. Some parts of the roof and stone works are now in the archaeological museum of Lamia.

Thermopylae
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There is a restricted archaeological site. In 1939 excavations showed evidence of fortifications spanning several eras, including Roman and Byzantine graves, as well as remains of Byzantine buildings.

Castle in Neo Monastiri, Municipality of Thessaliotida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Right where ancient Proena was situated, the castle and temple to Demeter from the 4th century BC or Hellenistic times protected women and children from wars and invasions. The relatively well-preserved castle is called Ginekokastro or ‘Women’s Castle’ and lies on a hilltop. A pavilion displays finds from the area.

Castle of Kastri
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The village of Kastri set near a forest of plane trees features a castle in its centre. Kastri is a derivative of the word Kastro, meaning castle in Greek.

Castle remains around Makrokomi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Makrokomi north of the main town are remains of a citadel from the Hellenistic period. More to the east in the Haradra tou Nevrikou ravine there are remains of a castle on the rocks. To the south there is the Castle of Laina. In Nea and Palea Gianitsou-Papas there are some remains of two ancient castles as well.

Domokos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Remains of homes from the Neolithic area can be seen on the hills of the area. There are remains of the ancient settlement of Tavmakos, cyclopean walls, a castle and a circular fortress called Stroggilokastro (meaining Round Castle).

Heraclea and Dio Vouna castles, Gorgopotamos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The municipality of Gorgopotamos has two castles: There is the Castle of Iraklia or Heraclea in Delfinio, which was repaired in the 6th century AD by Justinian. There’s also a castle in Dio Vouna, in an area near the village called Vounoi (pronounced Vouni).

Keratopirgos, Malesina
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Venetian Castle of Keratopirgos in Malesina is considered one of the most important archaeological remains in the town.

Mendenitsa castle
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the Municipality of Molos there’s a medieval castle near Mendenitsa, considered one of the best preserved castles compared to similar ones.

Koudounisto Pigadi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Domokos, there’s an unexplored cave called Koudounisto Pigadi (meaning ‘ringing well’) that nonetheless is considered an important site to visit in the area.

Agia Paraksevi, Makrakomi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The little church of Agia Paraskevi in Makrokomi is a quiet place of worship surrounded by greenery and cypress trees.

Agiarsali cave church of Amfikleia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Amfikleia lies yet antoher unique church, that of Agiarsali (short for Saint Jerusalem in Greek), built in the back of a cave.

Agioi Theodori, Dafnousion
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The municipality of Dafnousion features an old Byzantine church from the 14th century known as Agii Theodori, which like many others functioned as an undercover school during Ottoman times. Several other religious establishments in the area are captivating in a spiritual sense, such as the monastery of Metamorfosi tou Soitra in Livantes, the church of Agios Loukas in Arkitsa surrounded by lush greenery, and the monastery of Agia Paraskevi in Gouliemi.

Agios Dimitrios Mavrilos church, Agios Giorgos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Agios Giorgos, you will come across Agios Dimitrios of Mavrilos, an impressive work of Byzantine architecture from the 17th century. The church on the inside contains elements such as wood and ivory.

Agios Dimitrios, Elatia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Church of Agios Dimitrios in Elatia is home to a monument from Byzantine times, complete with a relief from the year 1880 showing Agios Dimitrios himself. Elatia also boasts the regionally beloved Church of Agios Athanassios built in 1759, considered a historic monument with frescoes from the 18th century.

Agios Dimitrios, Paleokastro
Central Greece / Fthiotida

A notable church in Fthiotida is that of Agios Dimitrios in Paleokastro. It is one of the oldest in the area with rare byzantine icons and an outstanding iconostasis.

Agios Nikolaos, Papa, Mesohori
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the village of Papa in Mesohori, the church of Agios Nikolaos is a rectangular structure built with limestone and no dome, making it particularly interesting and architecturally unique. The interior has stunning hagiographies all around. The church was built in 1788 and is one of the most beautiful in the region.

Ai Thanassis, Agios Nikolaos, and Agia Triada, Mendenitsa
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The lovely village of Mendenitsa in the municipality of Molos boasts the church of Ai Thanassis and the Monastery of Agios Nikolaos, as well as the Convent of Agia Triada or the Holy Trinity. The nuns at the convent engage themselves in hagiography.

Boulder church of Kiparissona
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Pelasgia in Kiparissonas there is a unique Byzantine church made out of boulders.

Churches of Megali Kapsi
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Agios Giorgos, the churches of Megali Kapsi, near the wooden forest village at Livadaki, are of particular historical significance. One of these is the Church of Agia Triada or Holy Trinity, which was constructed in 1749 following an uncharacteristic basilican architectural design.

Islet churches off Opountion
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Off the coast of Opountion, the church of the New Agios Nikolaos sitting on the island was actually built in 1493. There is also the Byzantine church of Agios Nikolaos of Larimna built at Meseos Milos.

Malesina churches
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Malesina visit the church of Agios Konstantinos and Agia Eleni which is considered one of the more notable structures in the region, in addition to the church of Agios Ioannis Grothos and the Convent of Agios Giorgos. The latter has captivating frescoes dating from the 11th century.

Monasteries in Stylida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The little town of Stylida is home to important religious points such as the monasteries of Saint Vlassios, Agios Giorgos and archangels.

Monasteries of Metamorfosi and Gorgoipikoou
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the lush green area of Gorgopotamos and Alepospita there are the Monastery of Metamorfosi and the Monastery of Gorgoipikoou. The municipality of Gorgopotamos has an interesting church of Panagia Proussis in Vardates which is situated in a cliff side.

Monastery of Damasta
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Damasta the Monastery of Damasta lying on the north slopes of Mount Kalidromo is also historically significant, playing an active role in the Greek Revolution of 1821. Also in nearby Moschohori there are several lovely churches such as Profitis Elias, Agios Giorgios and the Monastery of Taxiarches.

Monastery of Panagia Agathonos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Ypati or Ipati the Monastery of Panagia Agathonos was established in the 14th century, set in amazing nature on the sides of Mount Iti, at an altitude of some 600 meters. In boasts unique frescoes and relics. There is also an animal farm and a Museum of Natural History.

Monastery of the Assumption, Tithorea
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Tithorea, the picturesque village of Agia Marina is home to the Monastery of the Assumption, dating from the 10th century, as well as the church of Agia Marina itself with stunning frescoes.

Noteworthy churches near Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Around Lamia, the church of Agios Loukas on the hill by the same name lies in the woods. It offers a splendid view of the gulf below. Another important church is Panagia Archntiki (meaning the Noble Madonna) which dates from the 18th century. It boasts frescoes from the Old Testament that are worth gazing at.

Panagia Eleousa, Xiniada
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Xiniada there is a monastery dedicated to the Merciful Madonna, or Panagia Eleousa in Greek. Also visit the Church of the Assumption which was established in 1760. In Omvriaki visit the Monastery of Agios Athanassios.

Peter & Paul, Transfiguration churches, Dafni
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The little village of Dafni in the municipality of Ypati features a church of Peter and Paul in the main square. The Church of the Transfiguration of Christ, built between the 9th and 11th centuries, is considered a monastery in itself with interesting relics and frescoes. Note the great view of Maliakos and Knimida.

Saint Seraphim and Agios Giorgos, Askitario
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Askitario within the municipality of Elatia has the church of Saint Seraphim, a native of the region. There is also the Church of Agios Giorgos (Sfaka) built between 1562 and 1571, with an iconostasis embellished with almost folkloric frescoes.

Timfristos churches
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There are many notable churches such as Agios Athanassios, Metamorfosi tou Sotira (Transfiguration of Christ), Agios Athanassios, and Zoodochou Pigis (Life-giving Spring), as well as that of Prophet Elias and Agios Georgios.

Kynos and Livanates Tower, Municipality of Dafnousia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There are two archaeological sites at Livanates, an attractive fishing village, which are Kynos which was the harbor of King Opous of Lokrida (Locris) and Pyrgo Lyvanaton (Tower of Livanates).

Magoula Bridge, Kato Tithorea
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the main square of Kato Tithorea there’s the old stone bridge of Magoula (as well as a workshop with local folk art).

Mountouraki single-arch bridge, Timfristos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Timfristos at Mountouraki there is an astounding bridge with a single arch dating from the 19th century. While there check out the 18th century church of Agios Athanassios, Metamorfosi tou Sotira church and others.

Papadia and Asopos bridges
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Papadia Bridge is considered the longest one in the mountains of the country, while the Asopos Bridge is another important bridge in Iti.

Statue of Leonidas, Thermopylae
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The statue of Leonidas, erected on the historical hill of Kolonos, was commissioned in the 1950s by Greeks from America and commemorates the battle at Thermopylae. There used to be another one erected in the 5th century BC but it has been destroyed since.

Stone bridge, Stilida
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the idyllic village of Stilida there is an amazing bridge made of stone, as well as the Metamorfosi tou Sotiros church which boasts interesting architecture.

Stone channel, Omvriaki
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Omvriaki has a stone channel with running water and a stone pond that are interesting and quite traditional.

Vaulted stone bridge of Asvestis
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The village of Asvestis features a vaulted stone-made bridge.

Watermill and waterfalls of Gorgopotamos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Gorgopotamos has waterfalls and an amazing watermill at Platania, as well as stone bridges one of which is considered historically very important. There is also a Memorial of National Resistance and a historical bridge nearby.

Watermill of Ekara
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The watermill of Ekara in the municipality of Thessaliotida is a relaxing and lovely area to visit.

Watermill of Melitea, Domokos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Domokos near Melitea there is a traditional watermill and the belfry of Agios Georgios in Filiadona.

Watermills and bridges of Amphikleia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Amphikleia (or Amfikleia) has watermills and stone bridges around the Kifissos river.

WWII Memorial, Agios Stefanos, Xyniada
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Within the Municipality of Xyniada in Agios Stefanos stands a memorial for 106 people massacred by the Nazis in World War II.

Akrolamia Frankish castle, Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Frankish castle in Lamia (Akrolamia) dominates the city among stones from an ancient acropolis. Many parts are intact including bastions and walls. Successive repairs took place in Byzantine and medieval times, and the site was inhabited even during the 5th century BC. There’s an archaeological museum in the castle.

Archaeological Museum of Atalanti
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Because this region was inhabited for thousands of years, there are many objects to appreciate at this museum. In addition, there is a mausoleum known as Hamaithanasis worth visiting nearby.

Archaeological Museum of Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Housed in a historic structure itself from the 1830s and built by King Otto, the Archaeological Museum of Lamia will walk you through ancient history from Neolithic times (starting from 6,500 BC) to Helladic/Mycenaean times, then to Geometric, Archaic and Classical/Hellenistic era. Finds from the later include metal objects, pottery, glass, figurines, children’s toys, jewellery, coins and sculptures. This museum is well worth the visit and is the focal point of the city, along with the castle.

Athanassios & Mary Akrida History and Folklore Museum, Sperchiada
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Covering the history of the region through its many exhibits, this museum houses photographs household and work-related articles and items from bygone days, as well as old weapons, jewelry, religious items and more. The collection is quite extensive.

Folklore Bread Museum, Amfikleia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Here’s an original museum for bread lovers. The Folklore Bread Museum located in Amfikleia will surprise you with shapes, types and sizes of different breads.

Folklore Museum in Anatoli
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Learn about the area’s past through the items and articles on display at this modest local museum and show your interest in the area by paying tribute to the efforts of the locals to set up this modest museum.

Folklore Museum of Fthiotida, Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

This museum has salvaged and recovered numerous objects that have to do with the customs and traditions of the region. In conjunction with the Women’s Association in Lamia, the museum houses tools, costumes, embroidery, utensils and many other items that are part of rural life in Central Greece. Get ready for a vast collection of embroidery, textiles, utensils, costumes and a variety of tools, as well as magazines, newspapers and archives from Lamia. See what Greek life was like in the not-too-distant past.

Folklore Museum of Vouzio, Domokos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Domokos there is the modest Folklore Museum of Vouzio that sheds light on traditions and customs of the area.

Monastery of Panagia Agathonos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Ypati or Ipati the Monastery of Panagia Agathonos was established in the 14th century, set in amazing nature on the sides of Mount Iti, at an altitude of some 600 meters. In boasts unique frescoes and relics. There is also an animal farm and a Museum of Natural History.

Museum of Oiti Natural History
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Housed in a historic structure itself from the 1830s and built by King Otto, the Archaeological Museum of Lamia will walk you through ancient history from Neolithic times (starting from 6,500 BC) to Helladic/Mycenaean times, then to Geometric, Archaic and Classical/Hellenistic era. Finds from the later include metal objects, pottery, glass, figurines, children’s toys, jewellery, coins and sculptures. This museum is well worth the visit and is the focal point of the city, along with the castle.

Rovoliari and Litosselo Folklore Museums
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the little village of Rovoliari not far from Makrokomi there is an excellent folklore museum that’s worth the detour. A more modest one is found in the same area in Litosselo, providing a good chance to visit another relatively secluded village and delving into history.

Makrokomi springs
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Here’s another municipality full of nature treasures. The spa town of Platistomo has natural springs set in lush greenery and plane trees. Makri also has woods of plane trees near the Sperhios River, as well as the only organization for protecting and nursing animals in the whole prefecture.

Molos woods
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The municipality of Molos has woods of of great beauty with cedars, oak trees, maritime pine trees, black pine trees and a lovely lake on the Souvala plateau. The area’s ravines are full of different herbs protected by thre trees. Hills and canyons, some inaccessible yet beautiful, dot the landscape.

Oiti National Park
Central Greece / Fthiotida

This is an amazing national park. Climbers can reach it through Loutra Ipatis in the municipality of Ipati or Ypati, or by road from Kastania and Lihno. Visit the mountain lake of Livadates, discover rare herbs and wild flowers, and rejoice in the nature all around you. There are established mountaineering tracks all over the park and a mountain lodge at Trapeza. The park has many peaks above 2000 meters with numerous caves such as Anemotrypa above the village of Ypati. The alpine plateau of Livadies grows interesting herbs and grasslands, and features a pond that floods in summer. Greek fir trees abound in high altitudes, with other kinds of trees at lower regions. The park has been designated as a Special Protection Area for birds, including many endemic invertebrates. Many habitats exist in a small area, but sadly illegal hunting threatens them. Climbers can access the park through Loutra Ipatis in Ypati or from Kastania and Lihno by road.

Sperchiada woods
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Sperchiada lies Goulinas at over 1,450 meters, a village hidden inside fir-tree and oak-tree woods. The picturesque valley of the Sperhios river, considered an aquatic habitat, from Kloni and going up towards Kallithea is especially pleasant. There is also the village of Mesopotamia with a lovely forest of plane trees in the area. Also in the same municipality Grammeni Oxia is an area of great nature, considered to have the most southern woods with beech trees in Europe. There is a mountaineering resort there (+30 22310 31644) and the E4 hiking path passes through.

Timfristos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Wonderful nature awaits you at the municipality of Timfristos on the mountain side, between 600 and 1,100 meters in altitude. A stunning municipal fir-tree forest that takes up 3,000 acres boasts three streams (Mountzouraki, Hramba and Kati) which pour into the Sperhios river. The area of Rahi Timfristou offers stunning natural beauty, in addition to some spaces dedicated to relaxation and nature such as Anagnostidi Vrisi (where Vrisi means water spring), Kravasi Vrisi, Vrisoula (little spring), Panagia, Damari and Krioneri.

Tithorea & Kato Tithorea
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Tithorea in Velitsa has very lush greenery with paths for hiking, and is home to the Kahala Canyon. Larimna (or Larymna) in Opountion also boasts a canyon where the Kiahovrisi springs are located. Lianokladi in Stirfaka municipality has woods with plane trees which are advisable for trekking, while the area of Moshohori or Moschohori has woods with fir trees and oak trees, as well as the Asopos Canyon, all in proximity to the Wildlife sanctuary of Iti. Note that in Moshohori there is a species of fish (Pungitius Hellenicus) which is unique and can’t be found elsewhere on the planet. It thrives in the marshy waters of the Gorgopotamos river. Kato or Lower Tithorea boasts five villages between Mount Parnassos and Mount Kallidromo. Bordering the prefecture of Viotia the village of Agia Paraskevi is one of these, and is set in a stunning natural environment, affording a great view of the landscape and mountains.

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Agiarsali cave church of Amfikleia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Amfikleia lies yet antoher unique church, that of Agiarsali (short for Saint Jerusalem in Greek), built in the back of a cave.

Akrolamia Frankish castle, Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Frankish castle in Lamia (Akrolamia) dominates the city among stones from an ancient acropolis. Many parts are intact including bastions and walls. Successive repairs took place in Byzantine and medieval times, and the site was inhabited even during the 5th century BC. There’s an archaeological museum in the castle.

Akrolamia Frankish castle, Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Frankish castle in Lamia (Akrolamia) dominates the city among stones from an ancient acropolis. Many parts are intact including bastions and walls. Successive repairs took place in Byzantine and medieval times, and the site was inhabited even during the 5th century BC. There’s an archaeological museum in the castle.

Ancient Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The city of Lamia was built over ancient remains from the 4th century BC, and sections of the old walls surrounding the city have been uncovered. The walls began at the hill of Akrolamia or the castle hill, ending at the hill of Agios Loukas. There are remains of the ancient city all over, including under the National Bank of Greece which are still visible in some of the underground parts of the buildings.

Archaeological Museum of Lamia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Housed in a historic structure itself from the 1830s and built by King Otto, the Archaeological Museum of Lamia will walk you through ancient history from Neolithic times (starting from 6,500 BC) to Helladic/Mycenaean times, then to Geometric, Archaic and Classical/Hellenistic era. Finds from the later include metal objects, pottery, glass, figurines, children’s toys, jewellery, coins and sculptures. This museum is well worth the visit and is the focal point of the city, along with the castle.

Folklore Bread Museum, Amfikleia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Here’s an original museum for bread lovers. The Folklore Bread Museum located in Amfikleia will surprise you with shapes, types and sizes of different breads.

Larimna in the Municipality of Opountia
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Larimna offers an ancient acropolis with remains of old walls and towers. There is also evidence of a breakwater dating back to the 6th century.

Monastery of Damasta
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Damasta the Monastery of Damasta lying on the north slopes of Mount Kalidromo is also historically significant, playing an active role in the Greek Revolution of 1821. Also in nearby Moschohori there are several lovely churches such as Profitis Elias, Agios Giorgios and the Monastery of Taxiarches.

Monastery of Panagia Agathonos
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In Ypati or Ipati the Monastery of Panagia Agathonos was established in the 14th century, set in amazing nature on the sides of Mount Iti, at an altitude of some 600 meters. In boasts unique frescoes and relics. There is also an animal farm and a Museum of Natural History.

Museum of Oiti Natural History
Central Greece / Fthiotida

Housed in a historic structure itself from the 1830s and built by King Otto, the Archaeological Museum of Lamia will walk you through ancient history from Neolithic times (starting from 6,500 BC) to Helladic/Mycenaean times, then to Geometric, Archaic and Classical/Hellenistic era. Finds from the later include metal objects, pottery, glass, figurines, children’s toys, jewellery, coins and sculptures. This museum is well worth the visit and is the focal point of the city, along with the castle.

Papadia and Asopos bridges
Central Greece / Fthiotida

The Papadia Bridge is considered the longest one in the mountains of the country, while the Asopos Bridge is another important bridge in Iti.

Thermopylae
Central Greece / Fthiotida

There is a restricted archaeological site. In 1939 excavations showed evidence of fortifications spanning several eras, including Roman and Byzantine graves, as well as remains of Byzantine buildings.

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Domaine Hatzimichalis
Central Greece / Fthiotida

In the municipality of Opountia, Atalanti Valley, lies Domaine Hatzimichalis where cool breezes flow down from Mount Parnassos to create a unique ecosystem for vines to grow. This wine grower aims to further the social and cultural values of the local vicinity.