Location

Located just 180 km away fron Athens, Itea combines both sea and mountain. Only a quarter of an hour away from Delphi, Galaxidi, Amfissa and half an hour away from Arahova and Parnassos. Apart from a relaxing place, the beautiful Itea can become the base for your winter or summer vacation.
It is accessible by car or bus from Athens, Thessaloniki or Patra.

Activities

The privileged location of the hotel Kalafati, the historical and rich in natural beauties area offers you a wide variety of activities throughout the year.

SIGHTS

DELPHI: Few kilometers away from the hotel you can find the archaeological site of Delphi. At “the centre of the Earth” one can visit the archaeological site of the homonym oracle and the new museum with the dominating statue of Iniohos.
AMFISSA: 13 km away from Itea, you can find the historic city of Amfissa (Salona), capital of the prefecture of Fokida, where one can visit the castle of Salona, the archaeological and laographical museum, the metropolitan temple of Evangellistria with the wall-paintings of the painter Sp. Papaloukas and against the wear of time the traditional crafts of tanning, bell-making and rope-making.
GALAXIDI: West and also not far from Itea, you can find the picturesque Galaxidi. Here, one can visit the temple of Saint Nicolas with the unique woodcut iconostasis, the naval and ethnological museum, the laographical museum and admire the traditional houses and buildings.
LIDORIKI: The historic capital of the county of Dorida, at the edge of which the artificial lake of Mornos is located.

BEACH - SWIMMING
At the front of our hotel, you can swim in the clear and crystal waters of the Korinthian Gulf and enjoy the fresh fishes and other sea foods at the scenic traditional taverns.

SKIING
By choosing to stay at the coastal city of Itea, you get the chance to combine the sea and the mountain. The skiing center of Parnassus is located just 1 hour away (55 km). Its 20 slopes at a height of 1600 – 2300 meters are ready to welcome you and to offer you excitement.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
At a shorter distance is located the scenic town of Araxova for your night entertainment.
Furthermore, with our hotel as a base, you can discover the natural richness that the mountains of Parnassus and Giona offer, through hunting, 4x4 off-road driving, mount biking, mount climbing and walking through idyllic paths, rivers and natural springs.
The particular morphology of the mountain slopes in the nearby area, offers intense thrills through paragliding.
Itea is also suitable for religious tourism since close by, one can find famous historic monasteries like: prophet Helias, blessed Loukas, Saint John the Precursor, Panagia of Varnakova, Virgin the Koutsourou and Transfiguration.
Specific information and details can be obtained at the hotel reception.
Hotel Kalafati
Itea beach