Tourism in Pelion
Greece is the country that thousands people from all over the world
choose for enjoying fun and magic in their holidays. It is famous
for it's beautiful islands, the blue coasts and the magnificent
and inspiring sceneries.
Greece however, is more than just the islands. There are many cities
and villages located in the Central and North regions od Greece
that provide a wonderful selection of charming and unique holiday
destinations. Stunning landscapess, archeological sites, natural beauty
and a large variety of fun and interetsing activities that will provide
you with a holiday you will never forget.
One of the most beautiful parts of Greece is the region of Magnesia,
which is situated Mainland Greece and which is part of the district
of Thessaly. Magnesia is a beautiful place and offering all of the
modern comforts and facilities for enjoyable and stress free holidays.
The county of Magnesia has good road networks, train connections through
OSE as well domestic buses operated by KTEL. The port in Volos and
the airports of Anhialos and the island of Skiathos, make access to
Magnesia simple and fast, from cities in both Greece and from the
rest of the world.
Many coastal villages of Pelion - the stunning naturally beautiful
peninsula of Magnesia, have connections with the island of Skiathos
and Evia. All over the whole of Magnesia and Pelion you will find
many villages and cities that are fully organised for tourism and
which offer a wonderful range of facilities. The region of Magnesia
includes the islands Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonnisos that are consist
of the group of islands called the Sporades.
Pelion is the place the the mythical centaurs and heroes resided in,
and the place that the gods chose for their holidays.
Visitors to Pelion will have the chance to view and admire some truly
beautiful sites and inspiring landscapes.
Monuments of historical importance, architecture projects of art,
as well as arched stone bridges, traditional mansions and Byzantine
churches, all of which combine the characteristic of Pelion and allowing
to the visitor to see how the traditional style has been preserved
through the centuries.
In the whole region of Pelion there are many beautiful traditional
villages that are ideal for walks and exploring. There are many natural
paths ideal for trekking that lead will lead one through interesting
routes where you can enjoy the natural landscape and wonderful scenery,
streching out across the waters of the Pagasitic Gulf and the Aegean
In Pelion you have the chance to experience various activities of
alternative tourism, such as trekking, mount climbing, hiking, winter
sports, horse riding and many other interesting activities that are
organized by local associations and agencies.
In Pelion one can also enjoy a great choice of religious related tourism
as there many wonderful Byzantine churches and monasteries scattered
all over the Pelion Peninsula.
All of these are of great religious and historic importance, with
interesting icon, religious artwork and relics that one can admire
The majority of the Pelion villages offer accommodation facilities
of various categories, with modern comforts in a beautiful environment.
Pelion is fullyorganized for tourism and can cover all the needs and
expectations of the modern traveler.