Experience History at Central Greece Vacation Rentals
Travel to Central Greece vacation rentals via Athens International Airport and find yourself in one of the most historic countries in the world. The area of Sterea Ellada (Central Greece) is the most rugged, mountainous area of the country, with a dry climate inland and warm weather along the coasts. The towns and villages that cover the area are steeped in history and archaeological sites. Here, visitors are guaranteed wonderful scenery, spectacular historic sites, great food and warm, friendly people.
Discover the Villages Hidden in the Mountain Forests Near Central Greece Villas
The mountains here are thick forests of pine, beach and poplar trees, with mountain lakes and rivers leading down to secluded coves and pristine beaches. All along the coast are hidden inlets and charming unspoiled beauty. The district of Boeotia lies between the Euboea and Corinth gulfs and is scattered with tiny villages by the beaches and surrounded by mountains. In the foothills of Mt. Helikon is the capital of Livadia. This town is well known for the ancient Trophonios Zeus, the two Springs of Forgetfulness and Memory.
Choose Central Greece holiday rentals close to the village of Heronia, with its famous statute, the Lion of Heronia. You can explore the many historical sites here along with its incredible beaches at Antikira, Agois Isidoros, Pharos, Sarantis and Vatis Avlidas. Visitors will also enjoy visiting the mountain town of Arahova. Built across the Parnassos slopes, this traditional town has quaint houses and a beautiful Byzantine Monastery close by at Ossios Loukas. Thiva is an interesting mix of modern and ancient, surrounded by towering mountains, deserted beaches and cosmopolitan resorts of the Fthiotida district.
Near the commercial center of Lamia is Thermopile, where the remaining 300 Spartans made their heroic last stand. The area, and nearby Kamena Vourla, has been world-renowned for its spa resorts for centuries. The silver-green olive groves of Fokida are a picturesque sight leading to the local capital of Amiffa with its castle. Near here are the world-famous ruins of the oracle of Apollo at Delphi, set into the side of Mt. Parnassos. In fact, the forests are scattered with village after village, each charmingly unique, with ancient stone houses, olive groves, and orchards of apples, pear and cherry trees. Along the coast, visit Nafpaktos with its ancient port and Venetian castle. Traveling from here to Etoliko, visitors will find the bridge to this fascinating village a beautiful structure of multiple stone arches.
Explore the Culture and the Cuisine by Central Greece Holiday Rentals
Visitors to Central Greece holiday rentals will enjoy the delightful traditional Greek foods which are Mediterranean in origin. Dishes here make use of the country’s famous olive oil and fresh vegetables such as eggplant beans, tomato, potato, okra, onions, and zucchini as well as herbs and grains. Fish is part of the staple diet, as are meats such as poultry, rabbit and pork. The delicious desserts are mainly based on honey, nuts and sweet pastry. Dining out here will often include wonderful Meze dishes. Meze is the collective name for a variety of small appetizers, often accompanied by wine or anise-based liqueurs.
Shopping for food-based souvenirs is fun; you can find items such as olives, wonderful cheeses, and great Greek wines!
Find the Perfect Property for You
With these Central Greece villas, visitors will find beautiful properties in great locations. There are beautiful apartments close to the Acropolis, traditional villas in the mountains, family-sized condos by the beach and much more. Whatever type of property and whatever location you choose, each property has one thing in common; they are all well equipped with everything a vacationer needs or wants. From fully equipped kitchens and swimming pools to BBQs and balconies, you can find wonderfully warm welcome at your vacation rental.