Volos is a provincial town, located on the bay Pagastic. Commercial port and industrial center with activities directed specifically towards industry and trade in fruit, Volos is however a pleasant resort. Museum of Volos is extraordinarily interesting, some of his collections were considered unique in the world. Tombstones, rectangular slabs of marble placed on top frontons, as was common in antiquity, are not only remarkable in terms of genuine artistic and historical documents. About twenty of them are decorated with wonderful paintings, well preserved.
Portaria in Pelion (Pilio) is one of the most beautiful, interesting and unique traditional villages in this entire region of Central Greece.
With its stunning natural beauty, fresh spring waters, impressive traditional mansions and winding cobble-stoned paths, Portaria is surely one of the few places where you can find tranquility and beauty right in the heart of Greece.
The coastal village of Kala Nera, is one of the most charming and beautiful in all of Pelion. It has a wonderful sandy beach that is perfect for lazing away during the summer months. With it's friendly and hospitable atmosphere, Kala Nera is one of the best destinations in Pelion that you can head to.
Larissa ( Larisa ) is the capital city of both the county of Larissa as well as the entire region of Thessaly. It is a modern city with all expected services and facilities. Many of the large streets have been transformed to include pedestrian areas, and walking paths around the city have been extended, allowing the hidden beauties of the city to be much more prominent.
The area of Mount Olympus is very rich in flora and fauna, and the charming wildlife and natural scenery make it a very popular destination for trekking and alternative activities such as hiking and rock climbing.
Visitors who will have the lick to visit Makrinitsa will be amazed by its unique beauty and will never want to leave this dreamy place. The village of Makrinista is a pure jewel hanging on the side of the amazingly green mountain.
Pelion is a mountain in the southeastern part of Thessaly, in central Greece, forming a peninsula in the form of a hook between the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean. The highest peak, Pourianos Stavros, has an altitude of 1624 meters.
Probably the most famous village in Pelion is Tsagarada. It is also one of the largest, and is very popular with visitors all year round. In the summer, there are beautiful clean sandy beaches, and during the winter, there is of course, the famous ski center of Agriolefkes near to the village of Chania.
Katigiorgis is a small fishing place on the southern side of Pelion. Surrounded by lush greenery and low hills, Katigiorgis has delicious fish taverns and few accommodations. The beach is small but clean and gives nice view to the Aegean Sea. In a close distance from Katigiorgis, there is a horse farm that offers nice horse rides in the beautiful nature. This small beach settlement is located 68 km south east of Volos and about 10 km from Platanias. Other beaches close to Katigiorgis are Theotokos, Lyri, Vromoneri and Mourtias.
There's a stunning contrast to be experienced in the prefecture of Karditsa, from the continuous plains of Thessaly to the mountains of Agrafa and the villages dotting the shores of Lake Plastira. Apart from the peaks and endless views of unspoilt nature, adventure lovers will also be lured by the Acheloos river and the massifs of Argithea.
Stomio is a town in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, central Greece. It was the seat of the former municipality of Evrymenes. It is situated on the Aegean Sea coast, south of the mouth of the river Pineios, and at the foot of densely vegetated Mount Ossa. It is 13 km southeast of Pyrgetos, 17 km north of Agia and 37 km northeast of Larissa. Stomio is a popular beach resort. The landmark of Stomio is the lighthouse on the beach, near the port.
The fishing village of Platanias lies in front of the stunning long stretched beach of Platanias. This stunning golden sandy beach is ideal for a peaceful swim, surrounded by pebbles. Near the beach there is a camping site and the little port offers regular connections to Skiathos island in summer. From there, a coastal path leads to the astonishing sandy Mikro beach with crystal clear waters.
Agiokampos is a village in the municipality of Agia (section Skiti), in the Larissa regional unit in Greece. It has 285 inhabitants (2001 census). It is a beach resort.
Agiokampos' beach along with Velika's and Sotiritsa's has a length of 10.5 km (~6.5 miles) and are the most popular beach in the regional unit of Larissa with masses of tourists coming every summer mainly from Hungary, Czech Republic and the entire Greece.
Thanks to its picturesque, charming nature, clean seaside, the coexistence of peacefulness and the cosmopolitan life and mainly the clean environment and the hospitality of the local people, have made the town one of the biggest tourist resorts of the area. Nea Anchialos has dense vegetation, full of pine trees, vineyards, olive trees, almonds trees.
The Medieval village of Lafkos has a square with tall, beautiful plane trees. Remains of a fort and tombs from the 4th century BC have been found in the area of Chontri Amos. Lafkos proudly exhibit its impressive three aisled basilica of Genessios tis Theotokou, wonderful example of Peliot ecclesiastical architecture.
Afissos is a small and lovely summer resort about 25 km from Volos. It is geographically found on the southern side of Mount Pelion, built amphitheatrically with view to the Pagasetic Gulf. This fishing village has developed a bit over the last years with delicious taverns at the port and family hotels, but it hasn't lost at all the traditional charm. Surrounded by lush greenery, Afissos is a nice family place. Mythology says that Jason and the Argonauts made a stop there for water, before starting their long trip to Colhis. The region around Afissos has many sandy beaches, partly organized and partly secluded, including Kallifteri, Lagoudi, Ambovos. Afissos is also a good base for excursions in the southern side of Pelion.
Kokkino Nero is a beach located at the foot of Mount Ossa in the municipal unit of Evrymenes, Thessaly, Greece. The name, which means "Red Water", is derived from the hot springs in the area, which are colored by mineral salts.
Lefokastro is a charming picturesque coastal hamlet on the Pagasitic gulf, 6 km from Argalasti and 34 km from Volos. It provides the perfect setting for relaxing and peaceful holidays.
A little further out from the hamlet are the ruins of the medieval castle, while if you take a walk around you will find the 9 Byzantine churches of the village, the small arched bridge that is dated from 1891 and the marble fountain with the marble palm of hands and the two signs written in Turkish and the one with the two - headed eagle in Greek.
Horefto is picturesque village at an excellent setting, surrounded by trees. The beach is beautiful and a path at the north of the village leads to two remote beaches, Parissena and Analipsi.
Agios Dimitrios is an village situated on the eastern side of Pelion and is perched at an altitude of 300 m. The village is surrounded by dense green vegetation and offers an incredible view over the sea. Agios Dimitrios is situated approximately at 60 km from the busy city of Volos. It is a traditional village which has many paved little paths lined by many houses and traditional mansions and is offering nice opportunities for walking.
In the area of Xinovrisi (municipality of Argalasti), Potistika is a natural paradise of magnificent large sandy beaches, with clean blue waters combined with the green of the mountain. Rocky blocks decorate the landscape giving to the place a natural and savage atmosphere.
Chorto (or Horto) is a small seaside village on the southern side of Pelion Peninsula. At a distance of 46 km from Volos, Chorto is located in the inner side of Pelion, on the coasts of the Pagasetic Gulf, in the midway between Argalasti and Milina. Archaeological excavations have shown that Chorto has been inhabited since the times of Homer. In fact, the bay of Chorto formed a busy port for the ancient local tribes. In the Byzantine times, the village was called Chortokastro, while its present name was probably given in the Venetian times from the world chortus, which means paled garden. From the 19th century till the 1950s, Chorto was an important trade centre for the agricultural products that were produced in the region. From the 1970s, tourism has developed and today it is a lovely family place for summer holidays.
Karditsa is a city in western Thessaly in mainland Greece. The city of Karditsa is the capital of Karditsa regional unit.
Inhabitation is attested from 9000 BC. Karditsa is linked with GR-30, the road to Karpenisi, and the road to Palamas and Larissa. Karditsa is south-west of Palamas and Larissa, west of Farsala and the Volos area, north-west of Athens, Lamia, Domokos and Sofades, north of Karpenisi, north-east of Arta, and east-south-east of Trikala, Grevena, Ioannina, and Kalampaka.
Karditsa is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in Greece with an extensive network of bicycle paths. Approximately 30% of all the city transportation, according to the National Technical University of Athens, is done by bicycles.
Mouzaki Village 20 minutes from the city of Karditsa town and 15 minutes from the city of Trikala town , making the hotel the close of the most popular destinations such as the beautiful lake of Greece, Lake Plastiras, the mountain of Pertouli village and the majestic Meteora. Here you have the opportunity to enjoy the warm hospitality and the traditions of our country, you can escape with lots of alternative activities.
Almyra is the capital of the homonymous province of the Prefecture of Magnesia in Greece, the center of a prosperous plains called "Krokio Pedio"
Afost an important and populous city, famous for its port and its share of the Persian wars. Because of pirate raids, they built the city in the position it is today.
Further, after the Second World War the city began to develop. In 1980 a catastrophic earthquake destroyed the whole city. In addition, the Almyra has been primarily an agricultural center and commercial importance, and then began to develop as a tourist center.
Thessaly (Thessalia) is the geographical department that occupies the central section of mainland Greece. It is surrounded by high mountain ranges encircling a low plain. It borders Macedonia to the north, Sterea Ellada to the south, Epirus to the west, and its eastern shoreline is on the Aegean. It has a higher percentage of flatland than any other district in Greece.