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.
In Paleochora, you will find the first apiary company to be certified in Greece and produces only Organic honey!
Visit the picturesque villages: “Riza”, “Geroplatanos”,
“Krimni” and “Marathousa”