The area of Rahes, just 32 kilometres from the town of Lamia, is one of the most popular seaside destinations for the inhabitants of Fthiotida. Situated 250 km north of Athens, the traditional fishing village provides visitors with moments of relaxation, fun, varied activities for sea- lovers as well as culinary delights with traditional recipes and delicacies.
The community of Rahes, having taken advantage and developed the tourist infrastructure of the region and as a result it has become the ideal destination for activities such as sailing in the Maliakos gulf and in the North Evian gulf, as well as excursions to the islands of Lihadonisia and to the Northern Shore of Evia.
The morphology of the bay and the usual weather conditions highlighted Rahes as one of the top spots in Greece for activities such as windsurfing, stand up paddle surfing (SUP) and kite surfing. In recent years, “Surf Camp Rahes” Water sports School is in operation. Visitors to Rahes in August will have the opportunity to take part in or enjoy the spectacular Windsurfing & Kite surfing Festival that is held annually sponsored by Red bull!
At the same time every year during the summer months Pan-Hellenic and Local Beach Games and Beach Volley tournaments take place in specially designed stadiums. Furthermore, activities such as tennis and jogging along the beach are very popular with residents and holidaymakers in Rahes.
Just a short distance from Rahes, in the area of Ahinos, visitors have the opportunity to try a unique experience walking through the “streets of wine”, walking amidst vineyards with smells emerging in the landscaped areas of the La Tour Melas winery.
Experiencing wine tasting on the top of a lush green hill overlooking the sea, will complete the picture for the tourist in the area of Rahes Fthiotida, and will justify his choice!