Stirio - Parnassos Greece
Stiri was built amphitheatrically at the foot of Mount Elikonas, which
was the home of the Muses.
There are many beautiful sights for visitors to see. There is the famous
monastery of Osios Loucas.
The "Steirioti", which is also known by the name of Agia Sophia of Roumeli, is a very impressive and beautiful structure, like the large churches of the Christian world in Constantinople.
The ancient city of Stiris was built by the Stirieis people, which had as its king "Peteos", who was coming from Athens to look for a place to hide when Aegeas, (Thiseos's father), was after him, because he wanted to be the King of Athens instead of Peteos.
This beautiful city comprises mountain and sea, ancient and modern history and archaeological findings which offer to visitors a very interesting and beautiful city, no matter which time of the year you decide to visit it.
Stirio is well worth a stop if you are travelling to or from the monastery of Osios Loucas, and you can find a selection of cafes or tavernas where you can enjoy a drink or a bite to eat.