Mainland Greece is becoming a more popular choice of destination for people wanting to holiday in a self catered Greek Villa. Pretty Greek villas has chosen some excellent properties in the area of Mainland Greece, for guests to explore and enjoy. Inhabited since ancient times, Mainland has a rich and distinctive history and provides opportunity for year round vacations. Swim in the isolated coves of Fokida, wander around the mountain village of Arahova, explore thickly wooded terrain, lakes and plateaus, ski the slopes of Parnassos, eat in the picturesque water-side town of Galaxidi and if that's not enough, rest your weary limbs in the thermal springs of Ypati, Kamena Vourla and Platystomo. Mainland is rich in culture with ancient sites such as Delphi. The Monastery of Ossios Loukas contains some of the finest Byzantine frescoes of Greece. Nafpaktos with its Venetian castle and beautiful circular harbour is lined with chic cafes. Getting There The best way to access this region is by road. Buses will whisk you to your destination within three hours from Athens. The ferry from Anterio to Rio in the Peloponnese is a short 20 min ride, and from Patras you can sail to the Ionian Islands or on to Italy.