Pelion is the region around the spur of land that pokes out of the eastern mainland between the Aegean and the Pagasetic Gulf that makes up the eastern half of Magnesia. Combining mythology with history, cultural tradition and pure nature and well away from the hectic activity of the present day life offers fantastic romantic holidays for couples and families.
Take a flight to the nearest airports, Volos Airport (VOL), Skiathos (JSI), jump in a car and explore its riches. The city of Volos is in the heart of Greece. The fastest way to come to Volos is to fly to Greece to either Volos Airport (VOL)-Nea Anchialos or Skiathos. Alternative is Thessaloniki or Athens and then get public transportation (Note, By Bus) from there to Volos. Thessaloniki is 100 killometers closer to Volos than Athens. If you can not find direct flights to Volos or Skiathos we suggest to fly to Thessaloniki (or Athens) and spend 1-2 days for site seeing … or get a bus, (rental) car and go to Volos. Read more? By Road, By Sea, By Bus.
Is one of the best family destinations in Europe, home to the finest traditional Hotels. Volos, mostly unknown to foreign tourists (wel known tourist destination by the Greeks) is becoming increasingly popular among European intelectual and educated tourists. Volos is the capital of the Greek prefecture Magnesia in the Adminstrative region Thessaly in central Greece, third largest and most attractive cities in Greece and one of the country’s most prominent ports.
If you are in Volos, it is advisable to consider going to one of the nearby beaches. Alykes and Anavros are amongst the locals popular spots. The bike is also in Volos a well-used and convenient transportation. Transport in the city is by local bus very cheap (and doing good).
The area captivates the visitor’s imagination with the most remarkable tales in Greek mythology, all it’s great treasures (history, culture, nature), and the secret Mountain Pelion with its mystic atmosphere and mythological history. Mountain Pelion starts above Volos city and extends to the southeast up to the level of Sporades Islands Cluster (Skiathos, Skopelos and Allonissos). The Pelion Peninsula surrounded by three seas.
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