Attractions in Pelion

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Makrinitsa

Makrinitsa

Makrinitsa, one of the most traditional and picturesque villages in Magnesia, is also known as "the balcony of Pelion". It is located in the western part of...

Agios Lavrentios

Agios Lavrentios

Agios Lavrentios is a small village in central Pelion, above Agria, with a beautiful view of the Pagasitikos gulf, about 20km from the centre of Volos.

Vyzitsa

Vizitsa

Vizitsa is a traditional village in central Pelion, 28km from Volos. It has been declared a s a protected area since 1980 with a presidential decree.

Milies

Milies

Milies is closely related to the legendary train of Pelion, the famous Moutzouris that offers unforgettable experiences to those visiting the mountain of the...

Portaria

Portaria

One of the most famous villages in Pelion and the one closer to Volos, about 15km away. Portaria is a popular destination due to the wide variety of tourist...

Milies

Little Train of Pelion

A point of reference for the whole of Magnesia, the Little Train of Pelion, the legendary Moutzouris as it is widely known, is one of the best experiences...

Agios Georgios

Art Museum of Sculptor Nikolas

At the central square of Agios Georgios, in central Pelion, one can find the Art Museum of sculptor Nikolas, on the second floor of a building featuring...

Pinakates

Pinakates

In central Pelion, after Vizitsa, 25km (40-minute car ride) from Volos, you will come across Pinakates, a beautiful and picturesque village.

Anilio

Anilio

In the centre of east Pelion, Anilio is a village surrounded by lush green vegetation in the mountain of the Centaurs, ideal for quiet holidays, away from...

Portaria

Historical and Folklore Museum of Portaria

The Historical and Folklore Museum of Portaria is housed in Zulia mansion in picturesque Portaria. The building, a characteristic example of the architecture...

Kala Nera

Kala Nera

Kala Nera is a settlement by the sea, in central Pelion, on the side of the Pagasitikos gulf, 19km (30-minute car ride) from the centre of Volos.

Katichori

Hatzigiannis Traditional Olive Press

Hatzigiannis Traditional Olive Press at Katichori in west Pelion, below Portaria, is housed in the Hatzigiannis mansion. A visit will offer a look into the...

Kissos

Kissos

Kissos, at the eastern side of Pelion, is a beautiful, amphitheatrical village that has been listed as a traditional settlement. 38km from Volos, it is at an...

Agios Ioannis

Agios Ioannis

Agios Ioannis is located in east Pelion, and it is popular among visitors, especially during the summer. The white-pebble beach has been awarded the blue flag

Argalasti

Argalasti

Argalasti, the largest village in south Pelion, is found among olive groves, about 37km from Volos. Here, you will find the Municipal Head Offices, as well...

Mouresi

Mouresi

One of the oldest villages in Pelion, Mouresi (45km from Volos), is located in the eastern part of Pelion. It is amphitheatrical, offering a view of the...

Tsagarada

Tsagarada

Tsagarada is located in the eastern part of Pelion, on the Aegean sea side, about 50km from Volos, and is yet another popular tourist destination.

Portaria

Velentzas Bakery

The single-floor building hosting Velentzas bakery, in Alli Meria village, near Portaria, dates back to 1897, according to the inscription preserved until...

Agios Georgios

Ecclesiastical Museum of Agios Georgios

Part of the Vafiadis Cultural Centre (also including a conference and exhibition room) the Ecclesiastical Museum of Agios Georgios is hosted in the basement...

Zagora

Zagora

One of the largest and most historical villages of east Pelion, Zagora, is located 44km from Volos, and it is found on a green mountain side. Its authentic...

Ano Lechonia

Ceramic Pottery Museum "Anetopoulos"

Ceramic Pottery Museum "Anetopoulos" can be found n central Pelion, just outside Ano Lehonia, on the main street leading to Kala Nera. It was created by...

Portaria

Agioi Anargyroi Church in Portaria

Agioi Anargyroi Church in Portaria was built during the period 1791-1891, while the pictures decorating the temple date back to 1835-1845.

Anakasia

Kontou Residence (Theofilos Museum)

Housed in a building of traditional architecture of Pelion -the famous Chatzianastasis mansion- the Theofilos Museum (also known as Kontou Residence), can be...

Makrinitsa

Museum of Folk Art and History of Pelion

Housed in Topalis mansion built in 1844, Museum of Folk Art and History of Pelion in Makrinitsa stands out for its architecture which is characteristic of...

Tsagarada

Nanopouleios School

Nanopouleios School is one of the most important sites in Tsagarada (at the district of Agia Paraskevi), in East Pelion. It was founded in 1909, after a...

Kissos

Agia Marina Church

One of the most famous churches in the area, Agia Marina church is located in Kissos village, in the eastern part of Pelion.The three-aisle basilica was...

Milies

Public Library of Milies in Magnesia"Psychis Akos"

Public Library of Milies in Magnesia"Psychis Akos", one of the oldest libraries in Greece, opened in 1814 by the advocates of Enlightenment, Anthimos Gazis,...