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Of Mountains and Myths: The Wonders of Mount Parnassos…

01.03.2016 in Travel

Of Mountains and Myths: The Wonders of Mount Parnassos…     Mount Parnassos, one of the most beautiful mountains in Greece, is located only two hours away from Athens. Its spectacular topography and rich biodiversity place it among the most important mountain environments in the country. According to Greek mythology, this mountain was sacred to Apollo and the Corycian nymphs, and it was the home of the Muses. With elevations peaking at over 5000 and 7000 feet, Parnassos makes for the ideal winter sports destination, but also a magical place in which to escape…     Mythology    Etymologically, the word Parnassos has…