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Milies - Central Pelion - Hotels at Milies - Accommodation at Milies - Sights - Pictures

Through a verdant slope of Central Pelion, stands the village of Milies, one of the most famous and popular villages of the centaur’s mountain, combining perfectly the natural beauty with tourism development. It is the head village of the municipality and close to other significant Pelion villages, like Vizitsa and Pinakates. It is visited every year by thousands of people who come to admire the sights and the traditional Pelion architecture.

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Vizitsa - Central Pelion - Hotels at Vizitsa - Accommodation at Vizitsa - Sights - Pictures

A beautiful and picturesque village of Pelion, situated between Milies and Agios Georgios, at an altitude of 450 meters and at a distance of 30 km from the city of Volos. One can admire the traditional Pelion architecture with the many restored mansions that exist and also the impressive square where the central kalderimi path leads.

The village’s history begins in the 16th century, when wealthy Greeks of Egypt inhabited it. In fact Vizitsa, along with Makrinitsa and Pinakates, have been declared as preserved settlements of absolute protection by the presidential decree of 1980, when the EOT (Greek Tourism Organization) started the construction and renovation of old mansions. For this reason it has been awarded the “Golden Apple” award.

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chania pilio

Hania is a mountain settlement located at an altitude of 1200m, one of the highest points of Pelion. It has lush vegetation consisting of mainly beech, chestnut and fir trees and connects  west Pelion with east Pelion. Over the last years it has great tourism growth as more and more travelers visit it, especially during winter.

The region was named after the old guesthouses (greek: hania) that existed and offered accommodation to travelers and merchants. Some are still preserved until today.

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Located in south Pelion is the famous Argalasti, a traditional mountainous village that has deservedly gotten the title for being the capital of south Pelion. A place literally drowned in rich vegetation, consisting mainly of olive grooves and wild forests that blend perfectly with the many sights and the tourism amenities that the village offers.

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damouchari pelion

Damouchari is a small seaside village with few permanent residents, located in East Pelion built around its natural port in the Aegean coast. It is the port village of Mouresi being just below it and also very close to the beaches of Agios Ioannis.
It is made of two small bays separated by a strip of land. In the northern bay is the small picturesque port village with boats and ships, where you can enjoy your food in the few taverns. Over the past years it was the only port in eastern Pelion, facing great periods of commercial growth as mountain villages were supplied with goods through it. The ramshackle stone building of the Turkish customs and some old warehouses remind us of the good old times.

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Agios Lavrentios is one of the oldest villages of the centaurs Mountain. It is a mountainous region of unique beauty in Central Pelion only 20km away from the city of Volos with exceptional view towards the Pagasetic, ideal for peaceful and relaxing holidays around nature and for short weekend breaks.

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