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Prefecture Of Viotia
Area (sq.km): 2.952
Population (2001): 131.129
Population Density(hab/sq.km): 44
Capital City: Livadia
Number of Hotels: 26
Number of hotel Rooms: 1.119

Domestic Port Authorities
City: Andikira
Harbour: Andikira
Category: Navigation Station
Tel: 22670 41205
VHF Channels: 12

City: Andikira
Harbour: Andikira
Category: Deputy Port Authority
Tel: 22670 41205
VHF Channels: 12,21

Long Distance Buses
From Athens daily to: DISTOMO
Ktel Address: Liossion St..
Tel: 210 8317173
Route: 05.50, 06.50, 08.30, 09.30, 11.30, 13.30, 14.30, 17.30
Return: 07.00, 08.00, 09.20, 11.30, 13.30, 16.00, 17.30, 19.15
Price: 9,55
Duration: 2 hrs 30'
From Athens daily to: LIVADIA
Ktel Address: Liossion St..
Tel: 210 8317173
Route: 05.50, 06.50, from 08.30 to 20.30 every 60'
Return: From 06.00 to 18.00 every 60', 20.00
Price: 8
Duration: 2 hrs

From Athens daily to: THIVA
Ktel Address: Liossion St..
Tel: 210 8317179
Route: From 06.00 to 21.00 every 60'
Return: From 06.00 to 18.00 every 60', 19.15, 20.15
Price: 5,25
Duration: 1 h 30'

Lakes
Name: Iliki
Location: Viotia
Description: Lake Yliki
Area (Km2): 19,118

Rivers
Name: Assopos
Location: Viotia
Length: 80km

Mountaineering Clubs
Name: Arahova Skiers & Climbers Association
Location: Arahova
Address: 320 04 Arahova
Telephone: 22670 31118

Name: Leivadia Athletic Ski Club
Location: Livadia
Address: 7, Xeronias Street, 321 00 Leivadia
Telephone: 22610 28771

Name: Leivadia Ski & Alpine Club
Location: Livadia
Address: 27, Karagiannopoulou Street or P.O. Box. 136, 321 00 Leivadia
Telephone: 22610 20711

Name: Aspra Spitia Alpine Club
Location: Aspra Spitia
Address: 111, Katerinis Street, 320 03 Paralia Distomou
Telephone: 22670 41552

Ski Clubs
Name: Antikyra Ski-Alpine & Swimming Club
Location: Andikira
Address: 18, Omirou Street

Name: Arahova Skiers & Climbers Association
Location: Arahova
Address: 320 04 Arahova
Telephone: 22670 31118

Name: Distomo Athletic Ski & Alpine Club
Location: Distomo
Address: Paralia Distomou, 320 03 Paralia
Telephone: 22670 42588

Name: Leivadia Ski & Alpine Club
Location: Livadia
Address: 27, Karagiannopoulou Street or P.O. Box. 136, 321 00 Leivadia
Telephone: 22610 20711

Name: Leivadia Athletic Ski Club
Location: Livadia
Address: 7, Xeronias Street, 321 00 Leivadia
Telephone: 22610 28771

Name: Aspra Spitia Alpine Club
Location: Aspra Spitia
Address: 111, Katerinis Street, 320 03 Paralia Distomou
Telephone: 22670 41552

Name: Davlia Alpine & Ski Club
Location: Davlia
Address: Davlia Viotia, 320 08 Davlia

Mountain Refuges
Name: Parnassos Refuge
Mountain: Parnassos
Office: Arahova Skiers & Climbers Association
Address: 320 04 Arahova
Place: Sarandari (1.900 m)
Capacity: 27 persons
Heat: Fireplace, 2 oil stoves
Water Supply: Tank
Kitchen: Organized
Toilet: Indoor
Telephone: 22670 31118

Carnivals
Name: Livadia's Carnival
Location: Livadia
Description: On the last Sunday of Carnival, the Friends of the Leivadia Carnival organize each year an event called the maypole (Gaitanaki), which is supported by the local Municipality. It?s a tradition kept since the Second World War. During recent years, they revived the custom. Each part of the city, prepares a separate maypole. People wear carnival costumes and they form a parade. Then, they meet at the central square of the city where they join their maypoles and they tangle up. Each year, many other special events, are being added to the Carnival festivities. They include competitions, football match between teams of old ladies, the presentation of typical carnival scenes, singing competition (for carnival songs of the region with a comic and satirical content) competition of mimes, dancing, singing, etc.
Municipality of Leivadia: Tel.: 22610 28064

Name: Thiva's Carnival
Location: Thiva
Description: The main celebration here is the "Vlach's" Wedding, every year on Ash Monday which begins in the morning of the first day of Lent. It?s an old custom started in 1830. The spectacle is unique because of the colorful wedding parade and the accompanying traditional music (bag pipes and tabors).
Municipality of Thiva: Tel.: 22620 22621
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