Volos

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To access south Pelion villages from Volos head to Argalasti - Milina and final destination Trikeri.

Distances

Volos to Milina 46km ( 1h and 7 mins drive)

Volos to Lafkos 46km - 1h and 5minutes drive

Volos to Katigiorgis 63km - 1h and 30 minutes drive

Volos to Potistika beach 48km - 1h and 7 minutes drive

Volos to Trikeri 75km - 1h and 45minutes drive

Volos to Aghia Kiriaki - 71km - 1h and 42 minutes drive

southern pelion distances

milina beach pelion

In the traditional taverns of Katigiorgis, Platanias, Milina, Mikro, Marathia, you can taste fresh seafood. The delicious roasted meats, the traditional pies and homemade sweets are some of the flavors you can enjoy in the squares of the villages of southern Pelion. Also top quality oil, herbs, honey, figs, wine, oranges, mountain grasses are some of the excellent products the region produces.

Local products of the region are olives from the area of ‚Äč‚ÄčArgalasti, figs and vines for the production of local wine grape varieties.

One of the top destinations of southern Pelion to eat at fishtaverns are the settlements of Kottes and Aghia Kiriaki.

agia kiriaki fishtaverns

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kottes fishtaverns

Hiking in Trikeri
Beautiful hiking routes with starting point the traditional village of Trikeri. Find out more about hiking routes in Trikeri here.

Scuba Diving
Explore the seabed of Pagasiticos gulf. Find out more about scuba diving in Pagasiticos here.

Hiking routes in Lafkos
Hiking routes from traditional villages Lafkos. Find out more here.

Sea excursions
Sea excursions with water taxis from the small ports of Platanias and Katigiorgis. Daily routes are taking place from water taxis and it is a great opportunity to find yourself at the beautiful beaches of Skiathos for a one day or a two days trip to Skiathos! The duration of Katigiorgis - Koukounaries beach in Skiathos is only 15 minutes by a water taxi and the duration of Platanias - Koukounaries Skiathos is 20-25 minutes. Also water taxi you will find at the port of Aghia Kiriaki to take you to the Palaio Trikeri island.

  • Pantazi Ammos - Sandy non-organized beach, access by car , nearby village Siki
  • Potoki - Small sandy beach - access by car, nearby village Siki (3km)
  • Potistika - Long sandy organized beach with beach bar, acess by car, nearby village Ksinovrisi, follow the path from Potistika to Melani.

south pelion beaches potistika beach

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  • Lyri - Non-organized beach access by car, nearby village Promiri
  • Melani - Long sandy non-organized beach next to Potistika beach, access by car, nearby village Ksinovrisi
  • Mourtias - ranked no7 as a ''beach of natural beauty'' in 2005. Small sandy and pebbles non-organized beach, access by car, nearby rooms to let, nearby village Promiri
  • Paltsi - Sandy non-organized beach, access by car, nearby village Argalasti (13km)

pilio mourtias beach

south pelion beaches paltsi beach

Paltsi - image Flickr CC Giorgos Rodinos

  • Theotokos
  • Katigiorgis
  • Kastri - Sandy non-organized beach, access by car, nearby villages Platanias and Lafkos, campsite at the area
  • Mikro - Sandy non-organized beach, access by car, nearby village Platanias

Beaches Near Trikeri

  • Agia Kyriaki - Non-organized beach, access by car, nearby village Trikeri
  • Geroplina - non-organized beach next to Agia Kiriaki
  • Tzasteni - one of the the most picturesque site of south Pelio
  • Panagia - non-organized beach near Tzasteni
  • Kottes - non-organized beach
  • Linia - non-organized beach near Kottes

Beaches at Old Trikeri island

  • Agia Sophia - Non-organized beach
  • Prasini Ammos - non-organized beach
  • Pardalos -
  • Afentika - non-organized beach
  • Agios Georgios

south pelio beaches mikro beach

Mikro beach | Image Flickr CC

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