Paleochora village

Paleochora village

Distance from the airport → 49,5km


Paleochora is the oldest village of the area, which explains the origin of its name. The landscape of the village it's so scenic as the houses are all semi-detached with small yards and narrow alleys.


The residential planning of Paleochora still preserves traditional features and the houses are spread around the square with the age-old plane tree.


Stores and cafes can be found here. Paleochori is built at 550 meters high and has more than 1.500 residents.Its roots go back centuries and it is not randomly situated near the Neposi castle. Coins, pottery and shells have been occasionally found in the wider area, as well as ruins from fortifications and tombs. The exact date of the foundation of the village is not known.

Interesting fact:

In Paleochora, you will find the first apiary company to be certified in Greece and produces only Organic honey!

Worth it to see:

  • The country church of “Prophet Elias”, at an idyllic site surrounded by pine-trees and the church of St George, unique in its construction.
  • The house of the folk artist and teacher Demetrios Tsiotras, in the center of the village, with an exclusive Folk Art Exhibition.
  • The watermill of Demetrios Delis beside the waterfall, northern of the village.

Don’t miss it!

Visit the picturesque villages: “Riza”, “Geroplatanos”,
“Krimni” and “Marathousa”


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