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May 6 - Celebration of St. John the Theologian in Agios Dimitrios
17 July Ivy - Celebration of Agia Marina
July 20 - Mouresi Celebration of the Prophet Elijah.
July 27 Celebration of St. Panteleimon in Mouresi.
5 August - Celebration of the Savior Metaorfosis Agios Dimitrios
August 25 - Flower Exhibition in Makryrachi by horticultural cooperative Makrirachi women
August 27 - Celebration of Saint Fanourios in Mouresi.
September 2 - Celebration of St. Eustatius Kissos.
September - Apple Festival in Zagora.

In summer, Pelion awaits for its visitors literally bathed in sunlight and ready to make their holidays unforgettable. You can enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Blue Flag beaches, go to local festivals, concerts, artistic exhibitions, cultural events etc. If you are fans of alternative tourism, you can walk through the paths of Pelion, ride a mountain bike, go horse-riding, whitewater canoeing, canyoning or diving to admire and explore the secrets of the underwater world of Pelion. You can also tour the countless churches and country churches that are hidden even in the most unlikely spots.

Canyoning in the gorges of Mylopotamos, Fakistra and many other such as Kalokairino, Megalo Galanorema and Damouchari.

Hiking trails in a verdant beauty infinite paths.

Scuba Diving in the Aegean Sea. The world of the bottom you wait. Diving sights such as reef "Lefteris", shipwreck "Vera" and "Volos"

Rock Climbing in climbing Mylopotamos, Platanias and Pau.

Horse - Riding, an opportunity to see Tsagarada from a different view.

Sea Kayaking, from the port of Damouchari.

You will find traditional taverns across the villages of eastern Pelion. Seaside taverns are located in Horefto, Agios Ioannis and Damouchari. Especially the taverns of Damouchari are famous because they are located at the small port of Damouchari. Also taverns are located in all villages of eastern Pelion such as Zagora, Tsagarada, Mouresi and Kissos.

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  • Agios Ioannis – The biggest touristic resort of Pelion, including a great beach with crystal clean water, taverns and beautiful hotels.
  • Horefto and Parisaina – Zagora's sandy beaches, with many options for accommodation and food. At the south side of Horefto beach there is a small port and a camping space as well.
  • Papa Nero – Next to Ai Giannis camping there is a wonderful beach with small pebbles. It is ideal for families with children. According to the local legends, it was named either after a priest that was drawn there, or after the homonymous spring that can be found in the location of Trypia Petra.

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  • Ovryos – Beautiful sandy beach with blue waters and easily accessible from Pouri village.
  • Elitsa and Analipsi – two beaches with pebbles, separated by a crick during whole year.
  • Agioi Saranta – A great sandy beach that can be reached by Horefto or Makrirachi. While there is a big rock in the sea. You can find traditional guesthouses and taverns.

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  • Plaka – 5 minutes away from the port of Ai Giannis, visitors enjoy the clear waters and the small pebbles.
  • Ntamouhari - one of the beaches that ''Mama Mia'' filmed!
  • Fakistra – Sandy beach, that can be reached by Tsagarada.
  • Mylopotamos – One of the best and most photographed beaches of Pelion, a great choice for many visitors. The natural beauty takes our breath, while the flora, the blue waters, the white pebbles and the sand compose a great landscape, separated by a rock, that can be crossed through a hole!

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  • Limnionas – A nice small beach, at Ksourihti village.
  • Mpanikas – A small beach with big pebbles. Close to Anilio village.
    The beautiful beaches of Kamari and Ai Giannis at north Pelion near village Keramidi. Also, the small and isolated beach of Petromelliso near Veneto.

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Kamari Beach - Image Flickr CC Giorgos Rodinos

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