Parnassus is one of the highest mountains in Greece. It is located approximately in the centre of Roumeli (that is in Central Greece) It spreads over parts of Fokida, Viotia and Fthiotida. It is only 1 hour and 30 minutes from the town of Lamia. It is at an altitude of 2,457 m and is in 8th position in height of Greek mountains. It is the southernmost end of the Pindus mountain range and has subsoil with extensive deposits of Bauxite, from which aluminum is produced.
Parnassus receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. It has established itself as an extremely popular destination for nature lovers, ski lovers (Parnassus Ski Centre) and for those who are interested in archaeology. It has a National Forest with rich flora and fauna whilst hosting the most organized ski resort of our country. Other attractions include the archaeological site at Delphi, the cave of Korykeio Andro and the Kastallia source.
On the slopes and foothills of Parnassus there are many commercially developed villages scattered around.