Galaxidi is built on the site of the ancient city of Oianthia. The naval state goes back 4,000 years. Its people were among the many who helped a lot, the revolution of ’21.

There were many raids by conquerors (Slavs, Franks, Catalans, Knights of Rhodes, Turkish Pirates).

Galaxidi withstood these conquerors’ sweeping forces and now is one of the most beautiful settlements in Greece.

It was the first naval force before steamship.

Places worth visiting in Galaxidi are the church of Agios Nikolaos with the magnificent wood-carved temple and the Historical Naval Museum.

Galaxidi has well-preserved traditional houses and buildings, beautiful beaches with crystal clear blue-green waters, the famous grove 5 minutes away, the small picturesque port used by small fishing boats and yachts and definitely wonderful restaurants and bars.

It is an excellent choice for those who want to visit the wonderful archeological site of Delphi which is located nearby. One can visit it by car, taxi or bus.


After the Acropolis of Athens, Delphi is the most popular archeological site in Greece. The visit to Delphi is part of every tourist program and a popular day trip from Athens.

Built on the slopes of Mount Parnassos in a magnificent landscape, the space inspires the same awe that inspired two and a half thousand years ago. The view of the ancient olive grove is remarkable.

Delphi is the area of ​​the sanctuary and oracle of Apollo. It is considered the most important sacred place of the ancient Greek religion. The archeological site also includes the fascinating Archaeological Museum of Delphi.

Delphi in antiquity was considered the center of the known world, the navel of the earth, the place where heaven and earth met.