Amfiklia is situated on the North East slope of Mountain Parnassos,
in the center of the mainland right next to the old state Road from Athens
to Thessaloniki, a bit further
south from the sources of Kifisos
river. It lies on the border line of three prefectures (countries) Fthiotida
- Viotia and Fokida
and is less than 50 km away from their capitals Lamia,
Livadeia and Amfissa respectively
- and some 170 km northwest of Athens. Amfiklia is situated between two distinctly
developed general areas of touristic interest. The coastal zone on the Euboean
Gulf (Gulf of Evoia island)
including Atalanti, Ag.
Konstantinos and Kammena Vourla
to the east and that which combines visits to the ski centers o Mt Parnassos and
the Delfi archaeological site as well as the St. Luckas Monastery and the seaside
towns (of Galaxidi and Itea)
on the Korinthian Gulf to
the west. Mt Parnassos is the mountain where guests will find the flora and fanua
from every part of the country concentrated at one place.
This text (extract) is cited November 2003 from the Municipality
of Amfiklia tourist pamphlet.