Attractions in Pelion

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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...

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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

Agios Vlassios

Agios Vlassios

Named after the church of Agios Vlassios found in the main square built in 1820 or 1836 by Dimos Zapaniotis from Epirus. The village is in the mountains, in...

Volos

Tsalapatas Multi-Purpose Venue

Tsalapatas Multi-Purpose Venue is located in the entrance to the city of Volos, just a 15 minutes’ walk from the city center. The old N. & S. Tsalapatas...

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...

Agios Georgios

Agios Georgios

Agios Georgios Nilias is amphitheatrical at an altitude of 620m, on a lushly green side of central Pelion, offering an unobstructed view of the Pagasitikos...

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...

Promyri

Holy Monastery of Agios Spyridonas Promyriou

The holy monastery of Agios Spyridonas in Promyri village in South Pelion is built according to the typical architecture of Pelion. There is a catholicon in...

Afissos

Afissos

Picturesque Afissos a village by the sea, in central Pelion, on the Pagasitikos gulf side, is one of the most popular tourist resorts in the area

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...

City Museum of Volos

The City Museum is a landmark for Volos and the first contemporary city museum in Greece. It is housed in the building of the former Papantos tobacco...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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

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...

Pinakates

Pinakates

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

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.

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...

Volos

Volos

The capital of Magnesia prefecture or the “gate” to Pelion, as Volos is also known, is a modern city, which has developed lately an interesting tourist...

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,...