Pelion is famous for its traditional cuisine and
also the traditional sweets and pastries. In the whole region
of Magnesia there are on offer many restaurants and tavernas that
offering local cuisine and also international cuisine, such as
Chinese, Italian, |Lebanese and more.
At Volos and particularly at its port area, is located the tsipouro
district tsipouro is the local drink, kind of like ouzo
but less aromatic. In the meze restaurants here,
are serving tsipouro accompanied by a variety of mezes and those
specific restaurants are called Tsipouradika, the tsipouradika of
Volos are quite famous and you should stop and have the experience
of the tasty journey.
At the traditional tavernas you will have the chance to taste local
traditional tastes, such as spentzofai ( local sausage cooked with
green- red peppers and herbs), tsitsirafla ( which are pickled tender
leafs), wild mushrooms from the mountains, lovely vegetable and
green pies, big selection in vegetarian meals, sausages and meat
from local live stocks.
At the coastal villages such as Milina or Kala Nera you will have
the chance to taste fresh fish and fish food, and at Milina you
will try the famous Spaghetti with fresh Langoustines, in restaurants
next to the sea.
In the winter special at the mounatinouw villages you will have
the chance to try except the local cuisine, fantastic soups with
beans, chick peas, or vegetable and meat soups. Of course you will
have the chance to try red and white meat by local live stocks and
in some cases maybe piglets or hogs. You will accompany your meal
with excellent local wine or tsipouro, that is on great offer.
Dont miss to try the delicious home made sweets, marmalades
and cakes, that are made by the women of local associations in the
Sweets and many organic products are on offer in special shops around
the villages. You can buy local wine, olive oil, olives and their
products, honey, herbs, and home made pasta.
Many bakery shops are making excellent bread, that has inside local
cheese, olives or herbs. In any way that is a traditional taste
that will put your taste buds on.
As well as the nice traditional restaurants and tavernas, Magnesia
has to offer a big variety in Cafes, Bars and night clubs with pop
and Greek music. Cafe bars with a modern or traditional look are
offering selections of coffees, beverages, sweets, cakes and snacks
during the whole day.
In each village you can find at least one restaurant or taverna
with traditional food and tastes. In many villages and cities in
Magnesia you can find tsipouradika with variety on mezes, pizza
places, coffee places, creperies and also bakeries with traditional
products and pastries that will cover all your needs in food and
drink during your holidays.
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