The region of Magnesia is one of the most beautiful
regions in Greece and is ideal for holidays all year round.
Is fully tourist organized and offers all the modern comforts
to its visitors.
With excellent beaches on the Aegean and Pagasitic coasts, mountainous
villages and the magnificent nature, where in every season changes
colors and perfumes, is the ideal place to enjoy beautiful sceneries,
modern comforts and fun close to nature.
Pelion is well known for the magnificent sceneries that its
traditional villages composing in harmony with the natural environment.
In each village there are natural paths ideal for trekking and
exploring, that leading to majestic sceneries, green ravines or
forests with chestnut and plain trees.
The natural morphology of the area and the accessible mountains
are a natural paradise for the lovers of alternative tourism.
There are special agencies that offer services in that field of
tourism and organizing trekking, climbing, mountain cycling, horse
ridding activities as well as winter or water sports.
Mentioning the winter sports we should make a point about the
ski center of Pelion Agriolefkes. Is a ski center with modern
facilities that welcomes thousands of visitors from all over Greece
that are coming here to enjoy the facilities and winter sports.
In the region of Magnesia is very popular the religious tourism
and are many interesting churches and monasteries with great history
that you can visit.
Through the centuries it became clear the churchs contribution
in the life of Magnesia and particularly in Pelion.
We mention just few of them, the basilica Byzantine church of
Agia Marina at Kissos, the church of Agia Paraskevi at Sourpi,
the 9 paleochristianic churches at Aghialos, the monasteries of
Agios Onoufrios, Agios Dimitrios, Sotira, and of Agios Georgios,
where the villages that these monasteries are found, are named
after the saints in an attempt to honor them.
Many hotels and accommodation owners are including to their services
(after prior contact) special tours with guides, in various sites
of Pelion, trekking at natural paths, visits to monasteries etc.
You shouldnt miss a ride with the Steam train of Pelion
Mountzouris, which started its operation at 1895 and stopped at
For 76 years was carrying passengers and goods contributing that
way to Voloss and generally to Magnesias progress and development.
The last years the famous train climbs the Pelions hills
again, where starting from Lehonia, does a beautiful tour through
green ravines, passing under stone bridges, making stops to traditional
villages and ending its journey at Milies.
Very interesting as well is the archeological importance of Magnesia,
which is centered at Aghialos, Sesklo and Dimini, Dimitrias and
many other areas in Magnesia, where important and interesting
findings from these areas are exhibited at the Archeological Museum
Today the region of Magnesia thanks to the coordinate efforts
of the local municipality consultants and its people, is
an ideal place for holidays, that attracts thousand visitors from
Greece and the rest of the world.
Offers comfortable accommodation with all the modern facilities,
and through the cultural events that are taking place to the various
villages, surfaces the culture and ethos of a region that keep
developing through the centuries, preserving its traditions and