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Our previous visit to Pelion ( read here ) included essentially Tsagarada, Milies, Vizitsa and Mylopotamos villages, so this time we decided to explore the adjacent part of the wonderful land of Pelion. We set our base at the beautiful Damouchari village and visited the nearby villages and beaches...
“Why do they call it "Ghermanikon" i wondered...”. What does, a traditional inn in Damouchari at the East side of mount Pelion, have to do with Germany? My questions were answered one by one just when I arrived in the imposing, two-story stone building of the Guesthouse. The Pelion stone and wood...
Damouchari is not an ordinary village, its story begins at the dawn of the twentieth century. Most if not all residents and hoteliers of the village are decendants of one man Mr. Apostolos Vainopoulos (their grandfather or great grantfather), who was the only resident of Damouchari back in the...
Things to do
"We'll go to sea kayak," Apostle said one day. He was living right next to us in “Germaniko” hostel that we were staying. His room was also the headquarters of the “Pelion Secrets” that promises outings with sea kayaking, hiking and herb gathering in the beautiful paths of Pelion mountain. Sea...
When they told me South Pelion i could not imagine anything like what i met in Agia Kyriaki village. Agia Kyriaki is not like the ordinary villages of Pelion. It is a traditional village, a classic fishing village with magnificent structure. Although it is only 80 km from Volos, from the very first...
So we found ourselver in Agia Kyriaki village to meet the welcoming Lila of the neoclassical traditional Guesthouse "Agia Kyriaki" . Lila, who chooses to stay there from spring to the first winter breeze, took very good care of us and took us to the surrounding villages, especially at Village...
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This unique islet of rare beauty called 'Trikeri' can be found in Southern Pelion Peninsula and can be visited only by water taxi. You better drive to Alogoporos and take the water taxi from there. Cars don't exist on the island, everything is done on foot down from the harbor to the paths around...
Sightseeings, Unique Travel Routes
I always felt it as an obligation to visit Milies village by train Moutzouris As a child i heard many stories since my grandfather was the driver of the famous "Moutzouris" train. So i decided to try this experience to celebrate the arrival of Spring time. If you want too know why the Mountain of...
Delicious Food, Things to do
With Nikos Ntagkas and Olympus Adventure you can do what we call outdoor activities. Don't you worry. You don't have to be champions of Kayak to follow him in Penios river, but watch out some turns are pretty hard to manage. If Kayak is too much for you then you can try hiking the Penios Delta or...
We were in a hurry to leave behind the bustle of the city. Even this traffic on the highway was kind of annoying. In our minds, we had some amazing photos of Soulioti’s mansion , the guest house that would accommodated us for a few moments of relaxation. Before entering to the downhill of Tempi, we...