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The Greek Peninsula of

Pelion Typically Greek and yet so different...

General Information's

Areas & Resorts Hotel & Lodgings Apartments


KALIMERA!

33 YEARS Dear Friends, We are happy to introduce these classic locations in Greece, which are also some of the most delightfully unique areas you can visit. The region of Pelion, on the east coast of the central Greek mainland, is a large peninsular that stretches out, enclosing the Gulf of Volos and overlooks the stunning Aegean sea. Within this brochure we present to you this unique region, which is one of Greece’s best kept secrets. Pelion is home to the mythical Centaurs, creatures described as half man and half horse. A perfect attraction, suitable for both nature lovers, adventure seekers and those desiring leisure and relaxation. The deep lush foliage and forests encompass the mountain. ANGAGEN TO EDITION

Flowing steeply down to the coast line where you can find many enchanted coves, bays and

PUBLISHER: Constantinos Leventis DIRECTOR LES HIRONDELLES

sandy golden beaches. In this magical atmosphere myth, tradition and beauty merge

PRESSURE: SPIRETO LIBERO

perfect marriage of yesterday and today.

LAYOUT: Dimitris Leventis FINALISED TRANSLATION: Tom Gray PHOTOGRAPHY: Michalis Pornalis Dimitris Leventis Constantinos Leventis

Your benefits Early Bird: Book early to save money. Our early bird prices are shown at the respective hotel or accommodation in the price list.

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seamlessly. The vitality of nature in harmony with the serenity of the landscape creates a

In contrast to typical hotel complexes providing thousands of beds the area of Pelion provides visitors with holiday houses, apartments, small hotels and guesthouses in traditional settings boasting local architecture.All accommodation is in fitting with the areas and join harmoniously with the beautiful landscape. We invite you to experience the area of Pelion.

Les Hirondelles Team

Arriving in Pelion Arrival:

By ferry:

By flight:

From Italy to Patra.

From the specified airports to Volos (35 km away from Pelion) or Thessalonica (338 km away from Pelion). Our travel agency can organize transfers for you for both alternatives. For more information please consult our pricelist. For those visiting Pelion from Thessalonica, you have the ability to do so, by traveling with the seaplane. In case you want to travel with another flight than the ones offered in our programs, we will be glad to process your request and assist you in everything you need.

Ferry tickets We will be glad to issue ferry tickets from Italy to Greece for your individual vacation. Almost daily, ferries depart from Venice, Ancona and Bari. In this case, in order to calculate the cost of your stay, you just consult the Hotel Only pricelist. Hotel Only: book hotels without flight or transfers.


Contents

Contents Must Know Information

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12 Months Luxury Resort

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Combination Holidays

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Thessaly

06-07

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Walking Tours

44-46

Pelion

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Manini Mansion/Hotel Apartments Atrapos & En Kisso

East Pelion

10-11

Hotel– Apartments Zagora/ Studios & Apartments Aeolos

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Reflexion Groups

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Boutique Hotel & Bungalows Kentrikon

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Walking Tours for Individuals

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Walking Tours for Groups

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Hotel Galini

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Aegean View Rooms & Garden House

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Vigla Studios & Apartments/ Filitsa House

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Kima Studios & Apartments

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Papa Nero Studios & Apartments

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Panorama Studios & Apartments

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Chariklia Mezonettes

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Hotel & Apartments Aglaida

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Ellis House

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South-Central Pelion

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Hotel & Spa Portaria

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Montagna Verde Hotel/Kritsa Hotel

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Hotel Xenia Volou

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Valis Hotel

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Anovolios Hotel

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Glorious Peleys Luxury Castle Hotel

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Leda Hotel/Leda Villas

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Hotel Maistrali/Saily Beach Hotel

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Traditional Mansions

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Do It Activities

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Must know information ACCOMMODATION CATEGORIES General information Should you decide to book a LES HIRONDELLES vacation package, please contact us by telephone or in writing (letter, fax, e-mail). You can also obtain information on our holiday packages from your travel agency, if you wish to travel to Pelion with one of the programs offered by LES HIRONDELLES.You will find the “General Terms of Participation in Organized Tours or Package Holidays” in our Pricelist. You can also contact our travel agency for more information. Information on our programs, as well as catalogues and brochures in electronic format are available on the homepage of the LES HIRONDELLES travel agency at the following website address: www.holidays-in-pelion-gr. All terms and conditions pertaining to the booking of a vacation package are detailed in the price list. If you prefer to request further information in person over the telephone, then all you need to do is give us a call at the agency. LES HIRONDELLES 19, Koumoundourou Str., 38221 Volos Tel.: 0030 2421 032171 Fax: 0030 2421 035030, E-Mail: info@les-hirondelles.gr. Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 09:00 -21:00

PAYMENT REGARDING HOLIDAY PACKAGES – PAYMENT TERMS A deposit amounting to 30% of the total amount is required upon booking confirmation. The remaining 70% is due up to 3 weeks before your arrival, so that you can obtain your proof of payment (e-voucher) and required travel documents, such as plane tickets. You can pay for the holiday package with your personal credit card either through the agency website (www.holidays-inpelion.gr) via a secure link, or by sending us an order via fax to charge the desired amount to your credit card. In the event that you send your order via fax, you will also be required to send us a copy of your passport, as well as a copy of both the front and back of your credit card. Payments can also be made via bank transfer from your bank to the following bank account in Greece: NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE: IBAN GR390110 2010 0000 201 47032351, SWIFT CODE: ETHNGRAA Account holder: XENODOCHIAKI TAXIDIOTIKI TOURISTIKI- LES HIRONDELLES Ltd CANCELLATION FEES / Cancellation by travellers before trips In the event of cancellation of a holiday package booking, which includes plane tickets, accommodation, as agreed, and transport, the following cancellation terms apply: Cancellations up to 50 days before the date of arrival: €30.00 per booking; Cancellations between 49 and 40 days before the date of arrival: 25% of the total price of the vacation package; Cancellations between 39 and 30 days before the date of arrival: 30% of the total price of the vacation package; Cancellations between 29 and 21 days before the date of arrival: 35% of the total price of the vacation package; Cancellations between 20 and 7 days before the date of arrival: 60% of the total price of the vacation package; Cancellations up to 6 days before the date of arrival: 80% of the total price of the vacation package. In the event of failure to appear: 90% of the total price of the vacation package is going to be charged. (Customers can request the invoice regarding the cancellation fees or other costs).

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LES HIRONDELLES rates accommodation facilities and the services offered there at any given time according to its own very strict rating criteria, that often result in a category classification different from that of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (EOT), whether this classification is based on the starrating system or a key-rating system. For the purpose of achieving a consistent, easily comprehensible category classification, we take the following into account during the rating process: facilities, furnishings and the quality of services provided. You can get a simple picture by noting the number of SWALLOWS that correspond to our rating. LES HIRONDELLES is exclusively responsible for this rating. 1 swallow: Simple, decent accommodation for our guests that are not too demanding regarding the facilities and the furniture of their accommodation during their stay. 2 swallows: Simple accommodation with the necessary facilities. 3 swallows: Av erage well maintained accommodation with equipment in very good condition in selected areas with a pleasant surrounding environment. 4+ swallows: High standard accommodation with very good facilities and equipment that will satisfy even the most demanding customers. Some of these hotels/lodgings are very luxurious.

TYPES OF ACCOMMODATION LES HIRONDELLES, explains the different Types of accommodation that can be found in the prospect and the price list. Type A: A one bedroom apartment (STUDIO) which can also be used as a living room with a separate kitchenette fully equipped, WC and shower facilities. These apartments can accommodate 2-3 people. Type B: A two room apartment that consists of a bedroom and a living room with an open plan kitchen fully equipped, WC/shower or a living room that can be used as a bedroom with two sofa beds, kitchenette fully equipped, WC and shower facilities. In both cases the rooms are connected. These apartments can accommodate 2-4 people. Type C: A two room apartment that consists of two separate bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, WC/shower. This type of apartment does not have a living room. These apartments can accommodate 4-5 people. Type D: A three room apartment, consisting of two bedrooms and living room that can be used as a bedroom with two sofa beds, a full equipped kitchenette, WC/shower or bathtub. These apartments can accommodate 4-6 people.


Must know information Type E: It consists of four rooms, three bedrooms and a living room that DOUBLE ROOMS AS SINGLE FOR ONE ADULT WITH CHILD(REN) 1 adult in a double room, accompanying a child between the age of can be used as a bedroom with two sofa beds, a full equipped kitchenette, WC/ 2 and 12. shower or bath tub. These apartments can accommodate 6-8 people. 1 adult in a double room, accompanying two children between the age of 2 and 12. House Type or VILLA A separate house or villa that is used only by the customers. The owner of the house does not live there, nor does he rent part of the house to other tenants. The difference between the house and the villa lies in the services provided, as well as the facilities.

LES HIRONDELLES BONUS Additional boarding discounts are offered by Les Hirondelles in the area of Pelion. For further information please consult the price list section.

TRADITIONAL MANSION -HOUSE Houses that have been restored and decorated according to the traditional Pelion style.

GROUP RESERVATIONS Starting from 10 fully paying adults.

DISCOUNT FOR REGULAR CUSTOMERS A 5% discount is granted to regular customers who opt for accommodation OFFERS / BENEFITS facilities bearing the ‘privileges’ indication within the LES HIRONDELLES A 5% discount on the catalogue prices for bookings made until catalogue. 31.03.2012.

FREE NIGHTS: 7=6 /14=12 Special offers depending on the duration of your stay are granted for certain periods of time. Thus, for a 7-day trip you will pay for 6 days, and for a 14-day trip you will only pay for 12 days. For more information please consult the price list.

GENERAL TERMS OF CONTRACT FOR PARTICIPATION IN AN ORGANISED TOUR / BOOKING A HOLIDAY PACKAGE The general booking conditions for all holiday packages can be found in the attached price list, under the category ‘terms of participation in an organised tour or holiday package’. By taking part in a tour or by opting for a holiday package that is organised by our travel agency, you automatically declare that you are aware of and accept, without reservation, all general participation terms complying with the Directive 90/314 EEC and the Presidential Decree 339/1996, which you are requested to read through carefully.

ISO 9001:2000 DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN - CHILDREN'S RATES (KI, KX) Special offers for children are indicated in the pricelist of each hotel or apartment, as well as in the price list section. Families with children between the ages of 2 and 12 get low children’s rates when booking apartments, studios, bungalows or double rooms. The symbols accompanying these rates are KX and KI. For more information regarding the KX and AC rates, please consult the price list section.

Les Hirondelles adheres strictly to the quality standards set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 9001:2000). The Pelion Carefree Holiday Pass Special rates for holiday packages including flights, accommodation and meals throughout the Pelion area.

EDP-CODE DSG: Double room for single use DBL: Double Room DBLS: Double Room with Sea View DBLE2: Executive Room for 2 Adults. DBLE3: Executive Room for 3 Adults. DBLE3: Executive Room for 2 Adults & 1 Child Discount may vary, depending on the child’s age

Experience the joy of driving at low rates. Benefit from our special rates for holiday packages including car hire, by booking a holiday house or apartment bearing the following indication. For further information you can either contact us of consult the price list.

SUS2: Superior Suite for 2 Adults SUS3: Superior Suite for 2 Adults &1 Child SUS3: Superior Suite for 3 Adults SUE4: Executive Suite for 4 Adults SUE5: Executive Suite for 4 Adults &1 Child

SUE6: Executive Suite for 4 Adults &2 Child SUE6: Executive Suite for 6 Adults STA2: Studio Type A STA3: Studio Type A for 2 Adults +1 Child Discount may vary, depending on the child’s age

AB2: Apartment Type B for 2 Adults AB3: Apartment Type B for 2 Adults +1 Child Discount may vary, depending on the child’s age

AB4: Apartment Type B for 2 Adults &2 Children Discount may vary, depending on the child’s age

AD4: Apartment Type D for 4 Adults AD5: Apartment Type D for 4 Adults+ 1 Child Discount may vary, depending on the child’s age

VL4: Villa for 4 Adults

For further information please consult the price list section.

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THESSALY The Thessalian basin was created at the end of the 3rd period of the Caenozoic era (60 to 4 thousand million years ago). The basin originally contained a large lake, the waters of which were confined by the surrounding mountain ranges. The geological activity which created the Tempe Valley, allowed the waters of the lake to exit into the sea. This natural irrigation of the area left behind the lakes of Voiviida (a.k.a. Carla), Nessonida, and a large plain, which has been the basis of the area's agriculture for centuries. Surrounded by mountains of renowned beauty, Thessaly stands out by the uniqueness of its nature and the vastness of its geographical variation. The Northern Sporades island complex, (Skiathos, Skopelos, and Alonnisos being the larger islands), Mount Pelion, Mount Olympous, Mount Kissavos, and the Agrapha mountain range, are all areas of immense and celebrated beauty. The area also enjoys high historical and mythological repute. Mount Olympous has been made famous because of its role in ancient Greek mythology, that is, being the home of the twelve Olympian gods (Zeus, Hera, Athena, etc.). Mount Pelion was supposed to have been home to the Centaurs, and the school of the most famous Centaur of all, Heron, a school through which all the ancient heroes of Greece had passed, Hercules and Theseus included. Iolkos, an ancient cite located at the bottom of the mountain is also the home city of Jason, and departing cite of the Argonauts. Historically, the area is not famous for legends alone. The greater Thessalian area is home to a very large number of archeological cites, some of which enjoy worldwide fame and are of immense importance. With the earliest sights dating from the time of the early cave man, and a number of unique Paleolithic and Neolithic sights, ancient Greek and Roman excavations become almost common. The area is not short on Byzantine and Medieval cites either. Byzantine churches such as those found at Meteora are a worldwide attraction. In particular, the vertical rocks on which the monasteries are build, constitute a unique geological phenomenon of unequaled beauty and interest.

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METEORA

Everyday life itself is traditional with settlements and villages composed of neoclassical houses constructed in the last two or three centuries, and connected by rock covered streets and alleys that seem to have been brought out of the past. Pelion is home to a number or such traditional villages, and the Abellacia and Metaxori areas are also well known for exactly this type of traditional village. Throughout the year a number of important festivities take place, in every city and town, denoting the rich cultural and social background of the people. Heritage, customs, traditions, and the local folk are honored and religiously observed, providing the visitor with an immense amount of colorful and interesting events, and activities to watch, or participate in.


OLYMBUS

OLYMBUS

PILION

PILION

SKIATHOS

PELION

ALONISSOS

SKOPELOS

BEACH OF LARISSA

PLASTIRA LAKE

METEORA

SKOPELOS

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Pelion Welcome in Pelion! Relax and be our guest! Vacations in the land of the Centaurs among enchanting mountain villages and picturesque sandy creeks. Northwestern of the beautiful city of Volos, rises the mountain of Pelion heading South towards both to Aegean sea and the gulf of Pagasitikos, where it «dives» into the deep, blue, crystal like, water. The beauty of Pelion and its surrounding area makes it the ideal scenery for fairytales and stories. No wonder it’s connected to so many Myths and tales. It’s said to be the birth place of the Centaurs and the home land of Argonauts. This is the place, where the wise centaur, Cheiron taught everything he knew to warriors and Gods. The place, where semi gods used to hunt, where the famous beauty contest between Thetis and Eris took place. Pelion, nature’s favourite child was the connecting link between Gods and mortals. All the great poets and authors have written about it. Pelion’s grandeur inspired the Fathers of the world known Greek Revolution and it stood by as a hideaway to all those who were fighting for their freedom. So Pelion became for them the symbol of it. Something entirely understandable for only the calm air it self that rulls up here gives you a unique feeling of freedom and carefreeness that accompanies you in everything that you do, even in your sleep. Inner state Pelion is smothered by all kinds of colourful flowers and high shady trees, that hide the mountain villages next to a mountain torrent, that sometimes seem to reign like aeries on the rugged summits. Eastwards Pelion slopes away to the wild romantic coast of Aegean Sea, while westwards riches the calm and full of creeks Gulf of Pagasitikos. No other region in the land of Greece can offer the tourist these indescribable, unique feelings of serenity, tendency to romance and even to adventure, that Pelion offers him. Sunny beaches and secluded bays just a few steps away from picturesque, fishing villages Besides it’s divine atmosphere, there are thousands of reasons that explain why for so many years people think of it as the ideal place to live here on a permanent basis. It’s dense forests, olive groves, endless acres of fruitful trees vegetables and medical herbs, its magnificent climate, the fact that it’s only a few kilometres away from Volos, but most of all it’s warm, smiling people make it Heaven on earth. We are welcoming you for an unforgettable vacation!

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The Greek Peninsula of Pelion


... Classic Greece - Delightfully

Pelion Distance from Airports in Greece Pelion (ZONE A) West Pelion (Makrinitsa-PortariaAgria Drakeia) Central Pelion (Agios Georgios Agios Lavrentios-PinakatesVizitsa-military-Koropi AfissosKala Nera Gatzea) Pelion (ZONE B) East Pelion (Chania-ZagoraChorefto-Agios Ioannis-Mouressi Tsangarada) South Pelion (ArgalastiLefokastro-Kalamos-ChortoMilina-Trikeri-Ksinovrisi-Platanias Katigiorgis) From the airport to VOLOS Western and central Pelion is between 40 - 50 km Eastern and Southern Pelion is between 70 - 85 km From Thessaloniki airport to central and western Pelion it is approximately between 273 - 283 km Thessaloniki Airport to Eastern and Southern Pelion is approximately between 303 - 318 km From the airport Eleftherios Venizelos in Athens to the western and central Pelion is approximately between 378-388 km From the airport Eleftherios Venizelos in Athens to Eastern and Southern Pelion is approximately between 408 -423 km.

Activities in Pelion Pelion is an ideal holiday destination for travellers who want to enjoy their sports and activities in the beautiful landscape of the Gulf and the Aegean, enchanted with original charm. Our travel agency, Les Hirondelles organises recreational activities that use all the possibilities offered by the mountain of the Centaurs. This includes hiking, cycling with a mountain bike, sea kayaking, water sports, sailing, diving, horse riding and excursions to learn about the flora and fauna of the Pelion region. In addition, you can rent a car and explore Pelion further. During your holiday in Pelion you will realise why Pelion was chosen as the holiday destination for the Greek Gods themselves.

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Eastern Pelion

Eastern Pelion Here is one of the most imposing mountain sceneries, harmoniously combined with the sea. Departing from Volos, following the road to Portaria and Makrinitsa, which leads to Hania you can witness breathtaking views over the Pagasitikos Gulf. Continuing, behind the serpentine road leads along the dense beech and chestnut trees down to Zagora (47km, 480m above sea level). This is the largest village of Pelion and provides many stunning views of the sea. Here you can visit the famous school where the spiritual fathers of the Greek revolt studied. Also worth visiting is the historic library, with rare books and manuscripts, along with the Byzantine churches of Agios Georgios and Agia Kyriaki. The port of Zagora has a beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear waters. From the tree-studded town square, the view extends over three levels, which is also known as the "Balcony of the Aegean". South of Zagora you will find the village Makrirahi (46km from Volos, 300m above sea level). A deep picturesque ravine divides the town from the neighbouring village Anilio, which is a typical traditional village found in the Pelion region. Further south, it pays to leave the main road and to visit Kissos, one of the most mountainous villages on the east side of Pelion. Continue (44km from Volos) to Agios Ioannis, where the green of the mountain blends harmoniously with the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea, you will find a popular vibrant resort.

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Agios Ioannis,Tsangarada,

In Agios Ioannis you can swim at the long beach, or on the adjoining beaches of Plaka and Papa Nero. In the Bay of Damouchari, where the filming of scenes from the famous film MAMMA MIA took place! Here you can find delicious fish served in the local taverns along the coast. The nearest town is Mouressi (59 km from Volos, 370 m above sea level) the site of construction for an amphitheatre between the fruit and chestnut groves. Five kilometers from Mouressi, on a path running through lush groves, you will arrive in Tsagarada, the supporting pillar of Pelion (54km from Volos, 450m above sea level), this is one of the most beautiful places in Greece. There are several hotels and the place is rich with plane and chestnut covered trees. Featured characteristics of the place are the many mansions that fortify the village, between them run the old cobblestone streets and beautiful views of the Aegean. Not to be forgotten is the landmark of the town, the thousand year old plane tree in the village square, which has a diameter of 14 meters. Do not miss out here to try the traditional dish Spezofai and the traditional bean soup. An 8km long asphalt road from here leads to Milopotamos, the port of Tsagarada. Here the rocky coast takes on many stages and ends on a sheltered beach.


Mouresi,Kissos,Zagora,Horefto

Eastern Pelion

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AGIOS IOANNIS Boutique Hotel & Bungalows Kentrikon

By fully upgrading our hotel’s facilities, both structurally and decoratively, we have transformed the Kentrikon Hotel into a unique Boutique Hotel offering high-class hotel services for even the most demanding of guests. We now have new communal areas and have created new types of rooms such as executive suites, superior suites, and executive, superior and standard rooms.

AGIOS IOANNIS

The best place for holidays for all season, almost 55km from Volos in the eastern coast of Pelion, invites its visitors to a refreshing swim at the crystal – clear blue water of the most beautiful beaches of the region. Each year Agios Ioannis attracts regular clients as well as new visitors from all over the world, to this beautiful and natural landscape that has a characteristic healthy climate and plentiful green mountain, forests which slope down to reach the borders of the village. At the shore with its promenade, everybody meets for chatting over the last events while a lot of restaurants, taverns, ouzeri and cafes take care of your well being offering you the specialties of the region. The village itself is situated on a magnificent beach of sand and pebbles that goes on to the beach of Plaka while southwards meets the beach of Papa Nero. It’s worthwhile to make a tour around Pelion in order to visit the villages near Agios Ioannis but mostly to admire their unique architecture, their beautiful churches and monasteries not to mention their exquisite, traditional, red wine.

Location: The hotel can be found in the heart of the village. It is built in five tiers in the shape of an amphitheatre with 20-100 stairs between each tier. It is located in a quiet part of the village, a mere 30 meters from Agios Ioannis beach, 500 meters from the picturesque and seldom-visited Plaka beach and 800 meters from the popular Papa-Nero beach. The hotel is accessible by car from both the lowest and the highest tier οf the hotel

Per Person in DBL/Low Season 27,00€ High Season 52,00€ Per Person in DBLS /Low Season31,00€ High Season 58,50€ Per Person in DBLE2 /Low Season 55,00€ High Season 97,50€ Per Person in SUS2 /Low Season 78,00€ High Season 117,50€ Per Person in SUE4 /Low Season 53,00€ High Season 79,80€

Low 15,00€ High 15,00€

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EXCECUTIVE SUITE

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Description: Having retained aspects of traditional Pelion architecture after it was renovated; the hotel consists of various types of rooms, whose description you can find below. The ground floor of the main building consists of four large areas for the guests. The reception area, a sitting area with a TV corner and an open fireplace, a bar and a multi-purpose lounge located at the hotel’s transparent roof atrium. In these beautifully decorated corners, guests will spend many unforgettable moments whatever the season of the year – winter or summer, spring or autumn. Room description: All rooms are equipped with modern technology facilities, energy management systems, high-speed Internet access and voice-over IP telephony, satellite television, wireless Internet, a safe, fast-heating water kettle, hair dryer, mini-bar, central heating and air-conditioning. The executive suites have also private hydro-massage facilities, whereas the executive rooms and superior suites are equipped with Turkish bath, a fireplace and DVD-CD-RADIO. The four person capacity Swedish sauna is available to all guests as well as a communal Turkish bath with aromatherapy and hydro-massage. The Standard Room (for 2 persons), 17 sq. m, consists of a bedroom with two single beds or a double, WC – shower and a veranda or balcony with view of the sea. The Superior Room (for 2 persons) 17 sq. m. consists of a bedroom with two single beds or a double, WC –

shower and a balcony with view of the sea. The Executive Room (for 2-3 persons) 35 sq. m., consists of a bedroom with double bed, a bathroom with power shower facilities, a fireplace, double sofa, DVD -CD-M RADIO and a LAPTOP. The Superior Suite (for 2-4 persons) 40 sq. m., consists of a bedroom with double bed, a living room with a double sofa, fireplace, DVD-CD-M RADIO and a LAPTOP, as well as a bathroom equipped with power shower facilities. The Executive Suite (for 4-6 persons) 65 sq. m. consists of two bedrooms with double bed, a living room with a fireplace, DVD –CD- RADIO and a LAPTOP, a private WC with Turkish bath with aromatherapy, power shower, bathtub with Jacuzzi and a small WC. Services: The hotel offers an extensive self -service breakfast buffet that also offers light meals. In addition, there is a four person capacity Swedish sauna available to all guests as well as a common Turkish bath with aromatherapy and Jacuzzi. There is also the possibility of organising excursions to Pelion and transfers to and from the airport, port and bus & train stations. Our opinion: The attention and extra care that the Leventis family shows its customers, guarantees the high-quality services you will be the recipient of. We are waiting to offer you the same Greek hospitality we have successfully been providing since 1937, contributing to the development of tourism in the region of Pelion.

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AGIOS IOANNIS Hotel Galini 01-01-09 AGIOS IOANNIS

The best place for holidays for all season, almost 55km from Volos in the eastern coast of Pelion, invites its visitors to a refreshing swim at the crystal – clear blue water of the most beautiful beaches of the region. Each year Agios Ioannis attracts regular clients as well as new visitors from all over the world, to this beautiful and natural landscape that has a characteristic healthy climate and plentiful green mountain, forests which slope down to reach the borders of the village. At the shore with its promenade, everybody meets for chatting over the last events while a lot of restaurants, taverns, ouzeri and cafes take care of your well being offering you the specialties of the region. The village itself is situated on a magnificent beach of sand and pebbles that goes on to the beach of Plaka while southwards meets the beach of Papa Nero. It’s worthwhile to make a tour around Pelion in order to visit the villages near Agios Ioannis but mostly to admire their unique architecture, their beautiful churches and monasteries not to mention their exquisite, traditional, red wine.

Location: This hotel, which is also under family management, consists of 10 rooms and is adjacent to hotel Kentrikon, in a quiet location in the middle of the centre of Agios Ioannis just 30m away from the main beach of the village, 500m. away from Plaka beach and 800m away from the popular beach Papa Nero.

Per Person in DBL with Front View /Season Low 25,00€ High 46,00€ Per Person in DBL with BackView /Season Low 22,50€ High 41,40€

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Hotel description: The ground floor of the hotel hosts all the common use areas including the reception lounge, the winter restaurant, the main lounge, the kitchen, the main bar, the garden restaurant and finally the pool and the pool bar. Room description: The hotel has twin-bedded rooms, each with its own shower facilities. All rooms are named after a basic color that vividly describes and refers to the rich color palette prevailing in Pelion. The amenities in the room include WC/shower, TV, telephone and mini bar. Two out of the ten rooms do not have a balcony, whereas the view is limited to the hotel’s outdoor areas and the flower girdled garden. Our opinion: A hotel with services is going to satisfy even the most demanding customers. The hotels facilities, combined with those of the adjacent hotel Kentrikon can undertake the organization of conferences (capacity: 80-100 people).


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AGIOS IOANNIS

AGIOS IOANNIS Location: The hotel is located in the ring road cutting across Agios Ioannis, which during the peak season is used as a one-way road, 5-10 minutes away from the Agios Ioannis beach on foot. The centre of the village offers many entertainment possibilities, such as restaurants, taverns and various kinds of shops.

Facilities: The hotel consists of double rooms, with either two single beds or a double bed, whereas they are equipped with TV, fridge, hair dryer, air conditioner, WC and shower. All rooms feature a balcony with view of the sea, though in some cases the view might be shrouded due to the thick foliage.

Hotel description: Two separate buildings with excellent view of the sea comprise this hotel complex. Breakfast is served either in the breakfast hall or outside in the courtyard. The hotel’s proprietor owns also a tavern where you can try out savory local dishes.

Services: Breakfast. Our opinion: A very beautiful lodging, where you can surely enjoy moments of relaxation.

See the area description on page 14

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 26,50€ High 42,00€

Garden Haus 01-01-17

Location: Bordering on Agios Ioannis, through maple-trees, and a huge garden with flowers, one discovers this oasis of calmness. The house is just 200m away from the beautiful sandy beach of Papa-Nero and you can reach the beach of Agios Ioannis after a short distance of 100m In spite of the quiet location, restaurants, taverns, shops, and bars, are available in the immediate vicinity (150), where one can have fun and mingle with other people. For those who prefer a quiet romantic evening, we suggest a stroll down the shore. Your accommodation: The house consists of three floors. The ground floor is under the owner’s use. The other two floors consist of more than 4 apartments. Type B: 2 x for 2-4 persons on the 1st and 2nd floor. Each apartment is furnished in a cosy way, and consists of one bedroom with two single beds and a living/ bed-room with two sofas, a kitchenette (separated by a bar from the rest of the room). A fireplace in the livingroom makes you feel cozy, and creates a relaxed and carefree atmosphere. Besides this each apartment offers you heating, TV, bathroom with shower, and

balcony with view to the sea (partly disrupted by the maple trees). Type D: 2 x for 4-6 persons on 1st and 2nd floors. Each of these spacious apartments consists of 2 bedrooms, with one double bed and two single beds, a living-room with sofa bed and an armchair that converts into bed, fireplace, TV, heating, and kitchenette (separated by a bar), bathroom with shower. Both apartments have balconies with view to the sea, partly disrupted by the maple trees). Our opinion: An ideal resort for a vacation with your loved ones, and/or friends. The pleasant surroundings make you come back.

Per Person in AB2/Season Low 41,00€ High 61,00€ Per Person in AD4/Season Low 24,00€ High 37,50€

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PAPA IOANNIS NERO Hotel Galini 01-01-09 AGIOS Vigla Studios & Apartments

01-03-15

The local description can be found on page 17

Per Person in STA2 /Season Low 22,50€ High 32,50€ Pro Person in AB2/Season Low 40,00€ High 55,00€

Location: You will find this isolated little house in a nice, sloppy site with wide panoramic view only 100m away from the sea, Papa Nero beach, and 200m from the main road that leads to the center of Agios Ioannis. The sun set from the veranda/ balcony from this accommodation is something that worth seeing. In Papa Nero you can find restaurants, and taverns and in Agios Ioannis the same and also bar, mini markets, and shops. During high season, the entrance to the beach is prohibited to any vehicles. Your accommodation: The two-storey house is properly equipped and offers 2 studios on

Filitsa House

the ground floor and 1 apartment on the first floor. Type A: 2 studios for 2 persons. Each studio consists of 1 bedroom with two single beds, TV, air condition, kitchenette with electrical rings and small fridge, shower/WC and veranda. Type B: 1 apartment for 2-4 persons. The apartment is furnished in a very stylish way and consists of 1 bedroom with 1 double bed, 1 living/ bedroom with 2 sofa beds and a fireplace, TV, air condition, kitchen with small oven and fridge, shower/WC and balcony with sea view. Our opinion: Ideal for people that are looking for something different in there holidays.

01-03-18 Type B : The house is functionally furnished and suitable for 2-4 persons. It consists of one bedroom with two single beds, one bed/living-room with 2 bed-settee, fireplace, separated kitchen, small oven, fridge, shower/WC, TV, air condition and roofed balcony with sea view. Our opinion: Isolated house for quite vacations and ideal for families.

Per Person in AB2 /Season Low 40,00€ High 60,00€

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Location: The “ Filitsa House” is embedded in the rich green landscape of Pelion in the region of Papa Nero, with a magnificent view of the Aegean Sea. Near the beach and the forest it is the ideal place for visitors that seek a quiet vacation and love nature. It is as well ideal for families - no fast cars and noisy streets disturb your children playing outside. Your accommodation: On a footpath you reach the beach of Papa-Nero after 250m and after 10 minutes of walking down the beach you will see the village of Agios Ioannis with its vivid promenade, tavernas, cafes and shops. If you have decided to take your own car on your vacation you shouldn't worry about a parking space because a parking site is just a few meters from the front of your accommodation. But please have in mind that in high season the entrance to the beach is forbidden for all kinds of vehicles.


Kima Studios & Apartments 01-03-14

PAPA NERO

PAPA NERO This charming little settlement with the virgin beach (sand/ pebbles) is situated just about 400m southward from Agios Ioannis, is 56km from Volos and 4km from Mouresi. Here the green of the mountains blends with the deep blue of the sea. It is still a secret place for the visitors of Pelion- the white endless beach and the various shades of the blue of the sea create a gorgeous contrast. Along the beach you will find picturesque small, traditional and cozy taverns, where you can enjoy tsipouro, whereas during the peak season the entrance to the beach is forbidden to all kinds of vehicles. A magnificent place for those who wish for relaxing holidays, enjoying the sun, the sea and the Greek lifestyle. Enjoy your vacation under the Greek sun with the crystal clear blue water of the Aegean Sea inviting you enticingly for a swim

Location: This lovely three-story house is being attended to by the hospitable owner himself, and is situated right on the sandy beach of Papa-Nero. If you’ve always wanted to try the unique flavors of the Greek home-made cuisine, this is your chance, since you find several taverns just next to your accommodation (30100m). A short distance away, Agios Ioannis (about 700m) will give you the chance to go shopping, meet people, have fun, or just enjoy a calm afternoon by taking a stroll down the sea. During high season, the entrance to the beach is prohibited to any vehicles. There is a parking area available a 100m away. During your arrival and departure our staff will assistance you with everything, including luggage. The location's surroundings are suitable for tours, and a motorcycle and bicycle rental station is available nearby. Equipment: The house consists of a small recep-

tion booth, with information desk on the ground floor, attended to by the owner. In total there are 11 units on the first and second floors. Your accommodation: Type A: 8 studios for 2 people. Three of them are on the 1st floor, and five of them on the 2nd each of them consists of one bedroom/living-room with 2 single beds, direct-dial telephone, kitchenette, bathroom with shower, and balcony with view to the sea. Type B: 3 apartments for 2-4 people. Two on the 1st floor, and one on the 2nd. All of them offer you one bedroom with 2 single beds, and a single-area bed/ living-room, with 2 seats convertible to beds, direct-dialtelephone, kitchenette, bathroom with shower, and balcony with sea view.

Per Person in STA2 /Season Low 30,00€ High 40,00€ Per Person in AB2 /Season Low 41,00€ High 55,00€

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PAPA NERO

Papa Nero Studios & Apartments 01-03-13

PAPA NERO This charming little settlement with the virgin beach (sand/ pebbles) is situated just about 400m southward from Agios Ioannis, is 56km from Volos and 4km from Mouresi. Here the green of the mountains blends with the deep blue of the sea. It is still a secret place for the visitors of Pelion- the white endless beach and the various shades of the blue of the sea create a gorgeous contrast. Along the beach you will find picturesque small, traditional and cozy taverns, where you can enjoy tsipouro, whereas during the peak season the entrance to the beach is forbidden to all kinds of vehicles. A magnificent place for those who wish for relaxing holidays, enjoying the sun, the sea and the Greek lifestyle. Enjoy your vacation under

Per Person in STA2 /Season Low 29,00€ High 40,00€ Per Person in AB2 /Season Low 41,00€ High 55,00€

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Location: Named after the beautiful beach, this accommodation is located only a few steps above it; it is surrounded by olive trees, and offers a splendid view. The nearest tavern is close to the accommodation, whereas a variety of shops, markets, bars etc. can be found within a short walking distance (400 m. in the village of Agios Ioannis). During the peak season the entrance to the beach is prohibited for all vehicles. A parking lot for public use can be found 500m away from the house. Accommodation description: The two-story house consists of 9 studios and apartments, all equipped with air conditioners. Type A: 5 studios for 2-3 persons on the ground floor. Each of them contains a bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 single bed, kitchenette with small oven and fridge, bathroom with show-

er, and large terrace covered by vines. Type A1: 2 studios for 2-3 persons on the 1st floor. Both studios consist of a bedroom with two single beds, kitchenette with small oven and fridge, bathroom with shower, and roofed balcony with view of the sea. Type B: 2 apartments for 2-4 persons on the 1st floor. Both apartments consist of one bedroom with 2 single beds the first one and a double bed the second one, with a living-room, with sofa/bed and an armchair that converts into bed, a separate kitchen with small oven and fridge, bathroom with shower, and covered balcony with view of the sea. Our opinion: Ideal type of accommodation for those who want to spend their vacation in a relaxing environment, only a few steps away from the crystal clear blue sea.


Panorama Studios & Apartments 01-03-12

PAPA NERO The local description can be found on page 14 and the description of the beach on page 18

Damouchari is the nearby fishing village where filming took place for several scenes for the film "Mamma Mia!"

Location: This accommodation is situated in a fantastic location surrounded by olive trees and absolute calmness right above the white sandy beach of Papa Nero. The charm of these twostorey houses with their own little gardens will captivate the visitor so much that the minute he sets foot on the premises he'll look forward to dive in the crystal-blue sea that's waiting for him in a distance of just 200m. The village of Agios Ioannis full of traditional and picturesque, little taverns, shops with fresh products and local goods and many possibilities to entertain oneself is situated in a distance of 1 km from your accommodation. A parking lot is directly in front of the houses, whereas in close proximity, you can also find an office enterprise, where you can rent a car, motorbike, mountain bike or boat. Accommodation description: The accommodation consists of 4 apartments, 1 studio type A1 and 3 apartments TYPE B. There is a grill on the promises at your disposal. Furnishing the studios and the apartments is

something that's been done with the owner's personal attendance and care so please try not to rearrange this lovely decoration. Type A1: 1 studio for 2-3 persons with bed/ living-room with 2 single beds and 1 sofa/bed, kitchenette, small oven, fridge, shower/WC and roofed veranda with sea view and air conditioner. Type B: 3 apartments for 2-4 persons. Each of these specially configured apartments consist of a bedroom with 2 single beds, a bed/living-room with a sofa and armchair, that convert into beds suitable for 2 children. Their equipment features a fireplace and kitchenette, small oven, fridge, shower/WC, air conditioner and veranda or balcony with sea view. Our opinion: Ideal for families with children, this particular lodging is considered as one of the popular choices due to the easy access it provides to the two neighboring beaches, namely Agios Ioannis and Papa Nero.

Per Person in STA2 /Season Low 22,50€ High 37,50€ Per Person in AB2/Season Low 37,50€ High 55,00€

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DAMOUCHARI

Chariklia Masonite's 01-02-16

Damouchari

Damouchari is the only natural port in the eastern part of the Pelion mountains. Agios Ioannis and Papa Nero beach can be reached after 4km from the centre. Visitors find here a dreamy village of unique beauty and unusual calm. Whitness the past at the ruins of a Venetian castle overlooking the two pebble beach bays. Here at Damouchari the blue of the sea appears more intense, the trees and the flowers more vibrant and the air crisp and fresh. The area of Damouchari offers unique, picturesque, charming and traditional locations. This is perhaps a reason why it was chosen as a backdrop for the filming of “Mamma Mia!”. The most successful musical of all time was filmed throughout the Aegean and we are sure you will agree that Damouchari is home to some of the most romantic and beautiful places in Pelion. A beautiful landscape with turquoise blue waters and gorgeous scenery. The pleasures of fresh seafood are always available and on offer at many local tavernas, ready for you to enjoy. Damouchari - The scene of the hit movie Mamma Mia! is waiting for you.

LOCATION: Damouchari – a magnificent settling known for its natural small port and the beach with the white pebbles. At the beginning of the settling, on a privilege position, on the hill, with a panoramic view you can find the two new building. There are a few meters for the public car park, next to an old church of Agios Nikolaos and 250m from the beach. Walking among the small paths of Damouchari you will find the natural port, the traditional taverns, the beach with the big pebbles and the clear, crystal waters of Aegean Sea. From that point there is a path way that leads to TSAGARADA village and the beach of FAKISTRA. YOUR ACCOMMODATION: Two buildings each one has a mezonette, one type B with a veranda in the ground floor and the other one type B1 that consist of veranda on the ground floor and balcony with a view on the first floor. Every mezonette has autonomous central heating that can be controlled from the guests and every floor has air-conditioning. ΤΥPE Β1: For 3-5 people. Mazonette with a view of the settling of Damouchari, that consists of a ground floor and a first floor. On the ground floor you can find the kitchen fully equipped that has a fridge, a coffee maker, two electrical rings and also a dinning table with a wooden sofa, that can be converted to a semi double bed for 2 people. In the same space there is a fire place, TV, office and WC/ shower. An internal staircase

leads you to the first floor where you can find the bedroom with a double bed and one single bed and WC/ shower. Form the French windows of the bedroom on the first floor you can exit to the veranda enjoy the view and relax on the veranda furniture. TYPE Β: For 4-6 people. A mazonette that consists of a ground floor and a first floor. On the ground floor you can find the kitchen fully equipped that has a fridge, a coffee maker, two electrical rings and also a dinning table with a wooden sofa, that can be converted to a semi double bed for 2 people. In the same space there is a fire place, TV, office and WC/ shower. Form the french window on the ground floor you can exit to the veranda enjoy the view and relax on the veranda furniture An internal staircase leads you to the first floor where you can find the bedroom with a double bed and a sofa that can be converted to a double bed and a WC/ shower. Our opinion: Ideal for families and friends that want to relax and enjoy the Aegean Sea.

Per Person in AB3 /Season Low 27,33€ High 40,00€ Per Person in AB2 /Season Low 41,00€ High 60,00€

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TSAGARADA

Hotel & Apartments Aglaida 03-01-01

Tsagarada

The eastern side of central Pelionapprox. 47 km east of Volos and about 10 km from the beach of Agios Ioannis. It is a green landscape with rich vegetation, high plane trees and chestnut trees. One of the most beautiful tourist places of the dreamlike landscape of Pelion, is the village of Tsagarada, which is located approximately 450 m above the sea level. Tsagarada was founded in 1500 in a wild chestnut forest. Around the churches of Taxiarxes, Agia Paraskevi, Agia Kyriaki and Agios Stefanos, four wonderful settlements have formed. On the square of Agia Paraskevi, a special surprise awaits the visitor: a huge one thousand year old plane tree with a trunk whose circumference reaches 14 metres. Another special characteristic that catches the eye are the houses with large flower gardens.The view from the surrounding ridges is unforgettable, the old churches of Agia Paraskevi, Agios Georgios and Agia Kyriaki are now restored and in the churches of the Taxiarches and Agios Stefanos there are wonderful carved wooden iconostases. From Tsagarada we continue down the tarmac road for a few kilometres to the sand and pebble beach of Mylopotamos, with light coloured crystal waters, which is usually packed with tourists in the summer.

Mylopotamos Beach is located in 3km from Aglaida Hotel

MYLOPOTAMOS

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 28,81€ High 45,76€ Per Person in DBL3 /Season Low 22,70€ High 35,08€ Per Person in AB4 /Season Low 19,43€ High 33,15€ Per Person in DBL4/Season Low 19,21€ High 32,83€ Per Person in SU1/Season Low 44,55€ High 65,00€ Per Person in SU2/Season Low 51,18€ High 83,00€

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Location: Hotel and Apartments “ AGLAIDA” is a new-built accommodation, built in the slope of the mountain, in the district of “Agia Kyriaki” in Tsagarada, with view of the Aegean Sea. It is just 4 km. away from the centre of Tsagarada, 4 km. away from the beach Mylopotamos and2,5 km. from the beach Fakistra. Only few metres away from the hotel starts the stone path that leads to the famous, beautiful, rocky beach of Damouchari. Hotel description: It consists of independent groups of flats, built and decorated according to the traditional style of Pelion. Each room has a separate entrance. At the central building there is the reception, the living room, bar and restaurant and also an area where conferences and various functions take place. At the outdoor area you will find the swimming pool, available to all guests. Room Description: Each room has a separate entrance and along with its own bath, hair drier, TV, air condition and fully equipped kitchenette. Several of the rooms feature a fireplace. All rooms offer either a view of the sea or the mountain.

Two Room Suite: (Type B, for 2 persons) the suite consists of a bedroom with a double bed and a living room with sofa. Junior Suite: (one room suite, Type A, for 2 persons) it consists of a bedroom with canopy bed and a separate living room with armchairs. Double Room: It consists of a double bed Triple Room: It consists of a double bed and a sofa that converts into bed with an anatomical mattress. Superior Double Room: Its amenities include a hydro massage facility in the bathroom. Superior Triple Room: It consists of a double bed and a sofa that converts into bed with an anatomical mattress and a bathroom with a hydro massage facility. Services: Breakfast can be served in the lounge or in a separate room. Our opinion: A very nice apartment hotel built in a peaceful area with unique panoramic view. In the immediate vicinity set out many of the paths that lead directly to some of the most beautiful beaches in East Pelion.


Ellis House

TSAGARADA

03-01-25

TSAGARADA

Description of Tsagarada can be found on page 22

Possible activities in eastern Pelion Pelion is an ideal holiday destination for travellers who like their sport and want to explore. The landscape situated on the Aegean is enchanted with endless original charm. Our travel agent, Les Hirondelles organises recreational activities of all kinds such as Hiking, biking in the mountains, sea kayaking, water sports, sailing, diving, horse riding and excursions to learn all about the secrets of the Pelion region. In addition, you can rent a car and explore the entirety of eastern Pelion. During your vacation you will also be able to understand, furthermore why this area was the home for so much fascination from the Greek Gods themselves. Location: Situated in a special location with breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea, this traditional lodging surrounded by thick vegetation can be found in Tsagarada, one of the biggest villages of East Pelion. 8 km away you can find the beach Mylopotamos, whereas 12 km away you can find the beach Agios Ioannis. Hotel description: The house was built in 1917 and was full renovated in 2007. The customers can make use of and enjoy its many amenities that will meet the needs of even the most demanding clientele. The ground floor consists of the reception, a living room with fireplace, a dining room and a kitchen. Moreover, the house is encircled by a garden with roses and hortensias. Room description: Two suites with fireplace and three rooms comprise the ground- and first floor of the building. The new rooms are decorated with fine materials and tasteful vintage furniture. The decoration inside the suites and the exquisite colours show the extra care that was given to detail. All rooms are equipped

with hydro massage facilities, scale, hair dryer, TV and safe. Services: The breakfast varies each day and can be arranged according to your particular wishes. The same goes for the other meals during the day, that can be served in any of the rooms comprising the house. Our opinion: The traditional lodging “ Elli” is also available to small groups consisting of four persons. The special care you’re going to receive from the proprietress, render this particular house an excellent choice for guests accustomed to high quality services.

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 24,33€ High 44,14€ Per Person in Hole House ( 1 0 Persons ) /Season Low 21,60€ High 39,64€

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TSAGARADA

12 Months Luxury Resort 03-01-09

Tsagarada

The eastern side of central Pelionapprox. 47 km east of Volos and about 10 km from the beach of Agios Ioannis. It is a green landscape with rich vegetation, high plane trees and chestnut trees. One of the most beautiful tourist places of the dreamlike landscape of Pelion, is the village of Tsagarada, which is located approximately 450 m above the sea level. Tsagarada was founded in 1500 in a wild chestnut forest. Around the churches of Taxiarxes, Agia Paraskevi, Agia Kyriaki and Agios Stefanos, four wonderful settlements have formed. On the square of Agia Paraskevi, a special surprise awaits the visitor: a huge one thousand year old plane tree with a trunk whose circumference reaches 14 metres. Another special characteristic that catches the eye are the houses with large flower gardens.The view from the surrounding ridges is unforgettable, the old churches of Agia Paraskevi, Agios Georgios and Agia Kyriaki are now restored and in the churches of the Taxiarches and Agios Stefanos there are wonderful carved wooden iconostases. From Tsagarada we continue down the tarmac road for a few kilometres to the sand and pebble beach of Mylopotamos, with light coloured crystal waters, which is usually packed with tourists in the summer.

Fakistra Beach is located in 6,5 km from 12 months Hotel

FAKISTRA

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 55,06€ High 101,64€ Per Person in DBLS/Season Low 75,08€ High 129,59€

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Location: You will find 12Months Luxury Resort in Tsagarada of Pelion. Just 600meters away from the main square of Agia Paraskeui and a breath away from the spectacular nature of Mountain Pelion, the 5 star Hotel offers you the relaxation you were looking for. The nearest beach of the, Mylopotamos, is only 7 kilometers away and at a distance of 8 kilometers you have plenty of other beaches to choose.

consisting of two rooms, a bedroom with a double bed and a leaving room with two sofas. The apartment also includes a bathroom with a hydro-massage shower, a kitchenette, mini bar, fireplace and a private garden after request. Superior double sea view: 55m2 an apartment consisting of two rooms, a bedroom with a double bed and a leaving room with two sofas. The apartment also includes a bathroom with a hydro-massage showHotel description: At the main building of the Hotel er, a kitchenette, mini bar, fireplace, sea view and a you will find the communal areas. The reception and private parking after request. the Spa & Fitness center are at the ground floor of the Family room: 63m 2 a triple apartment which comHotel. One level down you will find the conference bines harmonically 4 different spaces. As you enter room, which accommodates maximum 180 persons, the room you will find a kitchenette and the leaving and the cellar, where you can enjoy a special drink or room with the fireplace and a sofa. Also you will find a cigar with a perfect view to the wine-cellar of the one bedroom with a double bed and a second one at Hotel. At the basement of the hotel there is a place of the exact opposite sight with a single bed, having a endless playing, the playroom. complete view from the one room to the other and to st Visiting the 1 floor of the main building, there is a the rest of the apartment. perfect place for your breakfast, lunch or dinner, our Suite- The businessman’s suite: 70m 2 an apartment restaurant and the deck, for the summer, where you that consists of one bedroom with a double bed and a can also enjoy your cocktail. At the same level a perleaving room with two sofas. There are also private fect swimming pool, together with a pool bar offers you bathroom for each room, mini bar, a kitchenette for a cool brake from the hot days of summer. each space, a connecting door and a separate enAt the 2nd floor there is the coffee-shop, a place made trance. in order to offer you endless relaxation. Family suite: 70m 2 a combination of one double room At the area of the Hotel you have also 2 main parking and one single room with a private bathroom, mini bar places and a tennis court. and kitchenette for each one of them. You will find a separate entrance for each room and a connecting Room description: in all of the apartments you will door that connects the rooms with the leaving room. find air condition, central floor heating, LCD television, The sofa in the leaving room can be used as a single sound system, shower with hydro massage, hairdryer, bed in order to accommodate one more person. safe box and fire safety. Superior double mountain view: 55m2 an apartment


Manini Mansion

01-05-20

AGIOS DIMITRIOS Agios Dimitrios is located 40 km away from Volos on an altitude of 300 m. A small picturesque village on the mountain’s backbone, that was named after the old cloister superseded by the diocese church. Remarkable murals and iconostases can be found in the church of “Ai Giannakis”. The village has evolved into a holiday destination with noteworthy development of its infrastructure. By following the stone path starting in Agios Dimitrios, you can reach the beach of Agios Ioannis.

Location: The mansion is located in the east side of the mountain Pelion, in the village of Agios Dimitrios. It has a panoramic view of the beautiful sea and the surrounding green scenery. 40 kilometers away you can find the center of Volos, whereas 65 kilometers away is situated the airport of Nea Anchialos. It is a few meters away from the local square of Ksirovrisi near to the national road of Pelion. The house’s location is privileged, since it is 10 minutes away from Kissos, 20 minutes away from Chania (ski resort) and Tsagarada and only 10 minutes away from several wonderful beaches. Moreover, in the immediate vicinity of the house, set out several of the paths that will take you to several beautiful places, where the mythical Centaurs used to reside. Lodging description: A two storey traditional house that consists of 6 double rooms. Three double rooms, a living room with fireplace and a kitchen comprise each storey. In the beautiful garden, you will be

able to relax and enjoy the view of the mountain. Both floors can be booked separately for families or small groups.

Room description: All rooms are equipped with television, phone, central heating, wireless internet, fireplace and WC with shower. Our opinion: A traditional lodging ideal for small groups of friends. Modern decoration combined with the traditional Pelion architecture will make your vacation even more gratifying. A few of the most popular beaches of Pelion are within a short distance of 5-10 minutes.

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 29,00€ High 45,00€

Hotel-Apartments Atrapos & En Kisso

02-01-01

Location:These hotels are located in the traditional village of Kissos in East Pelion, 500 meters from the sea and at a central point in the village, opposite the church of Agia Marina. Hotel Description: Consisting of two adjacent buildings these hotels have separate entrances. ‘Atrapos’ offers 4 double rooms and 3 apartments on the first and second floor. While the second building ‘En Kisso 1753’ has 6 double rooms on the ground floor, first and second floor. Both buildings also have wireless internet in the rooms and public areas. Room Description: The double rooms have a double bed, while some others have the possibility to accommodate an extra guest with the use of the sofa bed that converts into a single bed. Type B apartments have a bedroom, living room, kitchenette and a bathroom. Type D apartments have 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchenette, WC and a bathroom. All rooms have a fireplace, central heating, small refrigerator, TV, telephone, hair dryer and wireless internet. Our Opinion: This is a friendly environment that keeps alive the architecture of Pelion through its unique and distinctive elements. Visitors can enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of the place with a variety of all day excursions throughout the surrounding areas. Per Person in DBL /Season Low 29,70€ High 33,41€

KISSOS It’s 55 km away from Volos (65’). Is worth visiting the church of Agia Marina which is of the 17th century and has a woodcut temple, the hagiographies and ethnographies of the painter Gianni Pagoni. Near the church, there is a small museum of icons and woodcuts of Byzantine art. In Kissos, during the Turkish domination teach Rigas Fereos. In the school there is his bust.

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Hotel-Apartments Zagora

ZAGORA HOREFTO

05-01-01

Zagora

Location: The hotel is located in the centre of the village, 400 meters away from the central square of Agios Georgios. Hotel description: Two buildings comprise the hotel. The central building consists of the reception area, the bar and the breakfast room, whereas the second building consists of the 15 furnished apartments. The hotel features the following amenities: wireless internet in the bar, coffee and breakfast areas, as well as in the rooms, access to the rooms by elevator, garden, parking lot and facilities for the physiologically disabled. Room description: All apartments feature fully equipped kitchenette with electric hobs, mini bar, central heating/ air conditioner, fireplace, TV, phone, wireless internet and WC with shower facilities. Some of the

Studios & Apartments Aeolos

Location: Horefto, one of the m ost beautiful beaches of east Pelion, 7 km from Zagora and 52km from Volos you can find the apartments "Aeolos". It is situated at the edge of the village Horefto It was build in 1989 and is 20meters from the beach. Your accommodation: This establishment is consisted of 7 two space apartments and 7 studios in 7 one floor buildings and finally 3 small two spaces houses, all in an area of 8sqm. The high stoned wall isolates the apartments -houses from the busy (during the summer months) seashore. The establishment has a reception area with a small living room and fire place. The swimming pool and the pool-bar that offers snack and is also use for night entertainment are in the same level with the reception area. Both of them are open from the time period 01/5-01/9. Some of the studio/ apartment have central heating and other air conditioner. Type A: All 7 studios are ideal for 2 people. There are one space apartments in the ground and 1st floor. They have build double beds, small living room area, telephone,

roms feature a balcony with view of the Aegean Sea. Our opinion: A recently renovated hotel that has managed to maintain the traditional architectural style of Pelion, creating thus a unique, cozy environment, ideal for moments of relaxation away from the strain of daily life throughout the year.

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 38,50€ High 46,47€

06-01-17

open plan kitchen with electrical rings and small fridge, fire place, WC/ shower, TV and veranda or balcony. Type B: All 7 apartments are ideal for 2-4 people. There are two space apartments in the ground and 1st floor. They have a bedroom with build double beds, a living room with 2 sofa beds (build), fire place, telephone, open plan kitchen with electrical rings and small fridge, fire place, WC/ shower, TV and veranda or balcony. Type B1: 3 small two space houses 33-45m2, for 2-4 people in the higher spot of the area of the establishment for those that wish to relax and withdrawn in peace and quite. They have a bedroom with build double beds, a living room with 2 sofa beds (build), fire place, telephone, open plan kitchen with electrical rings and small fridge, fire place, WC/ shower, TV and veranda or balcony . Our opinion: An ideal accomm odation next to the sea in traditional style with all the modern comforts.

Per Person in AB2 /Season Low 53,82€ High 96,52€

Leaving back the mountain and taking the road to the sea the visitor passes from Zagora, one of the most famous villages of Pelion, at an altitude of 480m. and 47 km away from Volos city. It is s an ancient town with a great development and prosperity during the Middle ages and more recent times and also an important centre of trade, cottage industries and culture during the 17th –18th century. The cultural prosperity relied on “Elinomousseio”-Greek Museum, a school of higher education with a boarding school, known today as the School of Rigas, because it was there that the heroic-freedom fighter, Rigas Velestinlis-Ferraios, was going as well as other great spiritual personalities such as the ring leader of the national revolt of Pelion, clergyman and scholar Anthimos Gazis and many other eminent Greeks. In Zagora, the visitor can see the library , can visit old churches such as the church of Agia Paraskevi, Agia Kiriaki, Agios Nikolaos, the old church of Metamorfosis and chapels all with interesting murals and valuable postByzantine icons. This small town, in the middle of the woods of Pelion, is the home where thrive the famous fruits of Pelion and handicrafts, rare pieces of folk-art are produced. 7 km from there founds someone the seaport of Zagora, under the name of Horefto, the old trade and maritime center, one of the most beautiful and largest, intricate, sandy beaches of eastern Pelion. HOREFTO Horefto, a dreamy village, east of Pelion surrounded by the Aegean Sea has the most beautiful houses built in the traditional Pelion style, picturesque, narrow alleys and one of the most magnificent sandy beaches of this region with clear, deep, blue water - and ideal resort to relax and do water sports as well. The local taverns and restaurants spoil you with fresh seafood and you will have the chance to get to know the famous and traditional ouzeries which coddle your taste with an unbelievable variety of local specialties. You'll get a hint of Pelion's tradition and national costumes visiting the folklore-festivals. It is worth discovering the beautiful shore in as small boat - northwards you come across unique long and sandy beaches with few caves drown by the sea known since the ancient times. Going on a trip, just 9km away, up to the mountain village of Zagora whose origin goes back to the Homer days, it will give you the chance to discover the old manor-houses of this region and the history of the local hero Rigas Ferreos who urged his people to take the first step towards the world known revolution against the reigning dynasty of the Turks.

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South and Central Pelion

Central and South Pelion Around 28km from Volos is one of the most picturesque villages of Pelion, Milia, which is the main village of central Pelion. From Lechonia the railway runs between olive trees as if finds its way up through the mountain. You'll pass the stations Ano Gatzea, Agia Triada, Agios Athanasios Pinakaton, also the settlement in Argireika Vizitsa before you enter the final destination station of Milies. The train of Pelion climbed up the mountain for 76 years, from 1895 to 1971, and transported people and goods, contributing significantly to the sharp growth in the region. It was built by the Italian engineer Evaristo De Chirico, father of the famous painter Giorgio De Chirico. The neighbouring Vizitsa, which is a Grade II listed village impresses its visitors from the outset. The same applies for Pinakates, where you can admire the beautiful natural scenery, the abundant waters, the wild vegetation and enjoy the most soothing quiet of the countryside. Kala Nera, a picturesque coastal town with a large sandy beach, in summer is full of life. Attractive sandy beach, crystal clear waters, water sports and activities, cafes, picturesque fish taverns, folklore art shops will satisfy even the most demanding guests. Neochori, with the wonderful climate and the unique village square over several levels, hosts the entrance to the imposing church of Agios Dimitrios, a must for you to explore.

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Afissos, Horto, Milina, Portaria

Afetes, the village that was built over Afissos offers spectacular views overlooking Pagasitikos Gulf. The southern coast is especially beautiful for its landscape at the charming little village on the Bay of Tzastena Valtoudi, by the Gulf of Pagasitikos. The beach of Potistika in Paltsi, whose shores wash with the Aegean Sea, is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Pelion region. The south of Pelion has its many traditions including the special celebration in August, in Argalasti and Trikeri, the Olive Festival. Celebrated on the first Friday after Easter, the feast Zoodochos Pijis. Here and at other local church festivals you can still see the rich, goldembroidered costumes, the older women wear in Trikeri, full gloss is celebrated in Agia Kyriaki the great Sea Festival on 7 July, which is celebrated every year in the port of the village. In the small taverns of Agia Kyriaki is offered an abundance of fresh fish from the Aegean. In the lively resort of Milina, there is a turbulent and cosmopolitan nightlife and you can also experience the most beautiful sunsets of Pelion. From the port of Platanias there is also regular ferry service to the northern Sporades Islands of Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos. Gulf.


Milies, Vizitsa, Agios Georgios, Agria

South and Central Pelion

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PORTARIA

Hotel & Spa Portaria 08-01-06

PORTARIA

Going back the road, the traveler reaches Portaria (altitude 600m) where some researchers place the ancient town of Ormenio. The guest can visit the mansions of Portaria, where survive memories of former glories and also Taxiarchon square with its plane tree and the stone fountain, the location of Karavos were there are waterfalls, as well as the church of Agios Nikolaos which has wonderful reliefs in the sanctuary and next to this church a small chapel with hagiographies. During the last years of Byzantine Perriod (12461276) in the location of Portaria, there was a settlement of Ano Dryanouvena. Also the village was flourishing during the years of Turkish occupation and not only because of the silk products and the cottage industries. In Portaria were born and raised a number of important donators who used their fortunes for public work all over Greece. The cultural activity of the village is remarkable. In the mid of August there is a unique opportunity to see the enactment of a Pelion wedding at which folkcustoms are revived. MAKRINITSA 12 km from the city of Volos, at an altitude of 450 m. is the settlement of Katichori-the lower village, as it is below Portaria. A way of 1km leads to Portaria but before reaching there a side road of 3 klm leads left to Makrinitsa . Both villages in an altitude of 600 m. are two of the most famous villages of Pelion with their mansions, climbing, cobbled streets and the babbling brooks beside them. In the large square of Makrinitsa with its tall old plane trees and the ice-cold crystal water of the carved fountain, there is the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos. At the edge of the square survives a hagiography by Theofilos and in the location of the ruined Topalis mansion, has been built the wonderful Folkore Museum which hosts a collection of rare objects and mementos. In Makrinitsa the known custom of "Maidon" still survives; a series of wild ceremonial performances that have their origin in the ancient pagan Dionysiac ceremonies. A visitor can also admire the old churches, chapels and monasteries, many of them were rebuild or restored but other ruined and abandoned can be found in all round the village till the settlement of Koukourava, the place that join the city of Volos with Makrinitsa, too.

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 39,19€ High 66,36€ Per Person in DBLS /Season Low 45,38€ High 76,84€

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Location: This hotel w as built in the traditional style of the region and is located at the outskirts of Portaria. Due to its location on a slight mountain slope the hotel offers magnificent view to both the village, and the gulf. The accommodation offers you many comforts, has a huge garden, and its own parking site. A village with taverns, cafes, and shops, is at a distance of about 500m. Equipment: The accommodation consists of 45 rooms and suites. It offers you reception, spacious lounge with fireplace, restaurant and tavern, with live Greek music. Furthermore, facilities for conferences, swimming pool with bar, heated inside pool, massage, gym and sauna are at your disposal. In the garden there is a meadow, beach chairs for sunbathing and a playground.

Your room: All the stylishly furnished rooms have radio, color-TV, telephone, central heating and bathroom with shower. Board: Breakfast (buffet)


Montagna Verde Hotel

08-01-20

PORTARIA PORTARIA

Description of Portaria Village can be found on page 30

Location: The brand new Montagna Verde located on Portaria village and is looking towards the Pagasetic Gulf and the mount of the Centaurs. It offers airconditioned rooms with panoramic view.

PORTARIA

Hotel Description: The small boutique hotel combines tradition with modern accommodation. Each of its tasteful rooms has wooden floors, flat-screen TVs, minibar, internet and modern bathroom with hairdryer. Services: At the spacious and comfortably furnished dining area, guests can taste a traditional breakfast featuring local delicacies. Our opinion: Meticulously clean rooms, very nicely decorated with big balcony offering great views. You can enjoy your breakfast in a beautiful dining room or on the terrace. For ideal accommodation in traditional style with all the modern comforts.

Kritsa Hotel 08-01-14 Location: The hotel is located on the square of Portaria, a village that is 20 minutes from Volos. In the central square you can find taverns, shops with folk art, kiosks with traditionally made deserts, and marmalades that Portaria is famously known for. Your hotel: The hotel has 3 floors, 8 rooms on the 2 floors of the hotel, 4 on the 1st and 2nd floor, 2 singles that can be doubles as well, 1 double and 1 apartment suitable for 4 people. On the ground floor there is a restaurant with fire place where you can taste the traditional cuisine and enjoy local products during breakfast. There is a reception and a bar that has a capacity of up to 70 people. There are different entrances for the hotel and the public carpark in 100 meters away. Your rooms: Single rooms: Single room with the ability to become double. It has a double bed, TV, radio, phone, internet, fax, WC/ shower and balcony for the singles of the 1st floor and window of the 2nd floor. Double rooms: It has 2 single beds, TV, radio, phone, internet, fax, WC/ shower and balcony. Apartments for 4 people: It has 2 single beds, a living room that there is a sofa that can be converted to a double bed, TV, radio, phone, internet, fax, WC/ shower and balcony. Our opinion: A hotel with a traditional character but at the same time has modern

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 36,00â‚Ź High 55,00â‚Ź

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VOLOS CITY

Hotel Xenia Volou

09-01-01

VOLOS

Volos, a coastal port city situated at the center of the Greek mainland, is the capital of the Magnesia prefecture. The privileged location of the city along with the beauty of the mountain Pelion has endowed the city of Volos with many places of interest. Life in the city is gathered around the coastal road stretching from the commercial part of the port to the east coves of the city. Volos, throughout the years, has evolved into a city full of entertainment possibilities. Many visitors from Greece and abroad visit the city for its beautiful beaches and green slopes. The beauty of Pelion has led to a rapid tourist development; thousands of tourists visit Pelion throughout the year along with its small villages. During the winter, most visitors comprise of mountain climbers and skiers, gliding through the snow covered slopes of Pelion. During the summer, the beaches are full of bathers practicing various water sports. Among the most notable sights is the metropolitan church of Agios Nikolaos and the churches Agios Konstantinos and Metamorphosis respectively. Home to the University of Thessaly, one of the most important in country, the city also offers a wide range of facilities for the organisation of conferences, exhibitions and major cultural and scientific events, together with international-standard sporting amenities.

VOLOS

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 89,00€ High 89,00€

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Location: It is a built on the beach of Volos with a magnificent view to the Pagasitkos Gulf, offering ideal holidays and suitable for excursions to the beautiful villages of Pelion.

Rooms: It has 77 rooms w ith bathroom, unique view, air condition, T.V, radio and telephone. Description: Restaurant and Bar by the sea. It’s famous for the successful reception and weddings in its garden with palm trees by the sea, creating a unique atmosphere. There are also two rooms of 20-400 people for the organization of conferences, seminal and business meetings. Our Opinion: A cozy and modern hotel w hich is able to offer you a relaxing and unforgettable holidays.


Valis Resort 09-02-01

AGRIA AGRIA

Agria

Location: The Valis Resort Hotel is located on the picturesque beach of Agria, just 6 kilometers away from the city of Volos, 12 kilometers east from Pelion and very close to the organized beaches of Afissos, Kala Nera and Gatzea. Hotel description: The hotel features a main restaurant as well as three more restaurants that revolve around a certain theme. A pool bar and a large lounge bar are open. Moreover, you can make use of the spa facilities, relaxing by enjoying alternative massage treatments, steam baths and other kinds of wellness treatments. You can find a swimming pool in the outer grounds of the hotel, whereas an indoor heated pool, a gym, an outdoor parking lot and several shops are also available for the customers. The hotel can also undertake the task of organizing conferences in specially arranged halls with state of the art equipment.

Another picturesque village located in the vicinity of Volos is Agria. The village consists of an esplanade, where the visitors can enjoy traditional Greek cuisine in one of the many taverns and ouzeris (traditional Greek taverns where sea food is served). A remarkable cultural event that takes place in the area is the so called “fish night” that is organized every summer in the beach.

AGRIA

Room description: the hotel consists of spacious double rooms, junior and executive suites, fully equipped rooms with view of the sea or the mountain. All rooms are equipped with autonomous air conditioning, satellite TV, safe, mini bar, wireless internet, hairdryer, telephone, whereas some of them feature even more amenities such as a fireplace, Jacuzzi, multi functional oven, microwave ovens, scales, DVD, Playstation, HI-FI, etc. Our opinion: A unique hotel unit, Valis Resort was created to offer unforgettable experiences in a luxurious environment with style and services that can satisfy even the more demanding customers.

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 53,00€ High 8100€

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AGIOS GEORGIOS Hotel Anovolios

10-03-04

AGIOS GEORGIOS NILIAS It’s 22 km (30’) away from Volos. It’s built on 620 meters height; the village is me of the most beautiful and richest villages of Pelion. Has a nice view to Pagasitic Sea, nice climate and wonderful locations, Saint George of Nilia is an excellent mountain resort. You can visit the churches of Saint George, Saint Athanasios and Virgin as well as the Monasteries of Archangel Michael and Gabriel, of Transfiguration and of the Holy Trinity. In the church of Saint George distinguish the bell-tower of the stone and the fifty old bas relieves. The basilica of Saint Athanasios (1795) is built by the architect Dimos Zipaniotis. The Monastery of archangels and Gabriel function since 1976 as a monastery of the Holy Trinity is located since 1988 fraternity of monks. ‘Dimitrion Habitation’. At the communal museum you can admire the sculptures the engraving creature of Nikolas. You can also visit the ecclesiastic museum of the region.

Prer Person in DBL /Season Low 36,00€ High 70,00€

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Location: The traditional hotel Anovolios is located in the village Agios Georgios Nileias, 20 kilometers away from the city of Volos and just 10 minutes away from the villages Vizitsa and Milies. The hotel is easily accessible from the country road between Ano Lechonia and Pinakates and has the advantage of offering its guests easy car parking. Hotel Description: This particular hotel complex consists of six stone-built houses, offering thus accommodation in 15 rooms. Nine out of the 15 rooms are equipped with fireplace, whereas three rooms are equipped with Jacuzzi. The hotel offers its guests a magnificent view of the Aegean sea and the Pelion mountain. The two-storey restaurant/bar can host events with maximum capacity of 40-50 persons. Room Description: All rooms are equipped with satellite TV, phone, internet, safe, hairdryer, writing desk and central heating. Offered Services: room service, half board meal

plans (optional) consisting of traditional homemade dishes, possibility of participating in various activities. Our Opinion: This hotel combining in a unique way the traditional architectural style with the modern luxury, is ideal for guests who want to experience a memorable vacation.


Glorious Peleus Luxury Castle Hotel 11-02-06

VIZITSA MILIES Vizitsa

The little mountainous village of Vizitsa is nestled between Agios Georgios and Milies with the well preserved traditional manors as its main features. In the entrance of the village you can visit the cloister of Agios Ioannis o Prodromos, built in 1797 by Sipaniotis.

Milies Milies is the biggest village in the area of Pelion and the cultural centre of the area, a fact corroborated by the great collection of books garnered in the library. The traditional manors, the cobble-stone pavements, the springs and the green olive groves compose the image of a long forgotten harmony. The rich history of the village is also showcased in the old train station, where the route covered by the traditional little train of Pelion used to end. The little train after being out of operation, is now back and fully functioning, attracting many tourists. You should not leave without trying first the traditional delicacy of “tyropsomi” (bread baked with cheese) and “firikia” the traditional Pelion apple variety.

Location: Glorious Peleus is located on the beautiful, picturesque village of Vyzitsa, 4 km away from Milies. This 18th century castle adhering to the principles of the Pelion architecture harmonizes the beauty of nature with the tradition of the local architecture and the modern luxury. Lodging description: It comprises of 11 rooms each one with its own distinct features bearing the touch of the proprietors’ personal taste. The wooden ceilings, staircases and polished floorboards give you a sense of aristocratic elegance and coziness. The rooms are all located on the first and second floor of the castle, as well as in the ground floor. The living room, with its library and the room with board games are perfect for moments of relaxation. A sauna, hydro massage and training room with fitness and exercise equipment can be found in the basement. The castle’s patio, paved with slabs, is equipped with garden furniture and surrounded by flowers. Room description: Each room contains bathroom with shower, telephone and television. Some of the rooms feature even crenellations that will garner the children’s attention and interest. Services: Breakfast, room service, plush candlelit

restaurant and piano bar. The castle’s owners organize promenades and pick-nicks. Our opinion: A beautiful place near Volos where one can escape the routine of daily life and live in an environment stepping out of dreams.

Per Person in DBL /Season Low/High 71,50€

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HORTO Leda Hotel Apartments & Villas 14-03-01 Horto

LEDA VILLAS

46 km south of Volos, nestled deeply in the green Pelion landscape, you come across Horto, a village that lies precisely on the Pagasetic Gulf. This beautiful village with the small port and the two picturesque beaches is inviting you for relaxing vacation. Moreover Horto is the ideal starting point to explore Pelion. Walking around the village you will come across cloisters with old frescos. In the village you will find taverns, cafeterias and super markets, for more entertainment possibilities, you can visit Milina, three km away.

Location: The Leda Hotel is peacefully located in a stunning landscape on the outskirts of the traditional coastal village of Horto in the Pelion Peninsula. Just a few minutes walk from Leda takes you to the small, typically Greek village of Horto, with several traditional waterfront taverns and two mini markets. A few kilometres further you will find the beautiful village of Milina, offering a larger variety of taverns, shops and a livelier atmosphere.

LEDA VILLAS

Hotel Description: In an area of 30.000 square meters there is a complex consisting of small traditional houses, built according to the Pelion architectural style, surrounded by thick vegetation. Each house consists of different rooms, studios and apartments all with their own veranda or terrace and wonderful sea view. Out of the 85 rooms comprising the hotel complex, 52 are simple rooms (without kitchenette), 21 are Type A Studios (with kitchenette) and 12 are Type B Apartments. The Beach Bar offers an extensive assortment of drinks, cocktails, snacks and ice cream flavours. You can relax in the hotel’s swimming pool, which contains also a children’s pool, use the tennis court, or train in the fitness room. The hotel also features a sauna facilities, as well as Jacuzzi, an outdoor chess board, ping pong and a large parking lot. Room Type A, A1: Each room (with view of the sea) consist of a bedroom with double bed or two singles. The difference between the type A and A1 rooms lies in their distance from the sea. Type A rooms are 90-110 metres away from the sea, whereas the Type A1 rooms are 45-85 metres away from the sea.

Per Person in A /Season Low 20,63€ High 65,33€ Per Person in B /Season Low 24,06€ High 49,84€

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Type A2, A3: Each Studio consists of a double bed and one to three sofas that convert into beds. All Studios offer a view of the sea and either a balcony or a garden. The difference between the type A2 and A3 studios lies in their distance from the sea. Type A2 rooms are 5-10 metres away from the sea, whereas the Type A3 studios are 10-35 metres away from the sea. Type B, B1: Two room apartments that consist of a bedroom with view of the sea and two sofas that convert into beds. The difference between the type B and B1 rooms lies in their distance from the sea. Type B apartments are 5-10 metres away from the sea, whereas the Type B1 apartments are 10-45 metres away from the sea.

Equipment: All rooms are equipped with air conditioner, kitchenette, dining table, internet access, phone and hair dryer. The simple rooms contain the same equipment as the studios and apartments, without including, however, a kitchen. Our opinion: A special hotel that offers high quality services, as well as a plush environment. Ideal for family vacations.


AFISSOS KOROPI

Maistrali Hotel 13-01-01

Afissos

Only 26 km away, towards the direction of South Pelion, you come across this ideal coastal village on the roots of the mountain. The houses are spread in the upper half of a beach surrounded by olive groves. Very impressing is also the architectural style of the village founded in the beginning of the last century. In the antiquity, Afissos was also famous for the quality of its water, a fact that is proved by the legend of the Argonauts, who used this village as a replenishment station. This particular village can offer you relaxing vacations along with many entertainment possibilities (taverns, cafeterias, bars). Three more beaches (Kalifteri, Abovos, Lagoudi) are waiting for you to take a swim in them. Location: The hotel is situated in the center of the telephone, mini bar, and air conditioner, and central village, on a quiet location close to the sea. The nearest heat, bathroom with shower facilities, WC and balcony beach is just 50m away. Many taverns and shops can be with view of the sea. found within short distance from the hotel. Services: Breakfast (buffet). Hotel description: The hotel consists of 10 cozy rooms, namely 2 suites, 4 double rooms and 4 triple Our Opinion: Wonderful view in an amazing environrooms. In the ground floor you can find the breakfast ment ideal for those who want to escape the stress of room, where you can indulge in traditional, Greek dishes, daily life. enjoying the amazing view. Room description: Enjoy a peaceful vacation in a calm and relaxing vacation. All rooms are equipped with

Per Person in DBL /Season Low 21,00€ High 51,98€ Koropi

Saily Beach Hotel 12-03-01 Location: This family operated hotel is located in Koropi, a small distance away from Kala Nera (3 km), and some 20 km from Volos. Built in the Pelion traditional architectural style, the hotel is only a 150 meters away from the beach (pebbles).

Koropi is a settlement built on the location where once the ancient city that bore the same name stood. The city was famous in the 5th century B.C. for the oracle of the Apollon Koropaios. According to the historians, a two-day parade consisting of locals and visitors alike who brought sacrifices with them took place every year, in honor of the ancient god.

Hotel description: The complex consists of 28 rooms distributed among several buildings; it also has a reception area, lounge with TV, and a bar, breakfast lounge/ restaurant with fire place, tavern, swimming pool, children’s swimming pool and a pool bar.

Room description: Each room is equipped with central heat, air conditioner, mini bar, telephone, TV, WC, shower and balcony or veranda. Services: Breakfast and room service. Once a week, you will have the chance to enjoy a Greek night.

Our opinion: A nice family hotel for nice and enjoyable holidays. Per Person in DBL /Season Low 22,28€ High 48,26€

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Holiday on the peninsula with its mountain villages in Pelion Traditional mansions

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Among the important works of folk art independent of Pelion the past centuries, the architectural creations and decorations are the best preserved. This traditional manor house in Pelion is a massive structure with usually three storeys. The first two floors are of stone, have thick walls and few windows. The door usually has a lintel of stone or marble, through which one enters the ground floor and basement. The basement was used as a storage space for food. A wooden staircase leads to the first floor where the family stayed during the day. Here was the kitchen. In contrast to the two lower floors was the third floor is a lighter wood construction with many windows and skylights where you lived in the summer and received visitors. Since the mid-19th Century appeared in mansions and the first classical decorative elements. Groups of artisans were in the 18 Century by the commissioned by the trade to prosperity citizens have come to build bridges but also monasteries and churches. Since most of the artisans from the village Soupani (now Pentalofo) came, they were called Soupaniotes or Sipaniotes. One of them, the builder Dimos Sipaniotis left his mark in countless churches of Pelion. He worked with his friend, the sculptor Milios. Of these builders and locals have been trained, those who built most of the streets on the Pelion. The traditional mansions - in Greek "Archontika" - are mostly from the 18th Century and offer the visitor a wealth of features. Built by ancient craftsmen, who value the typical architecture have set, you now bring the glory days of old reap-

peared. Many of the mansions have been from individuals or of the Greek National Tourism lovingly restored and furnished with old pieces of furniture to rent it. The 17th Arisen century house type of town houses on approximately square consists of three floors - with the bearing and the working spaces below, the winter home in the middle and the representative summer residence above. For houses on the hillside, the two lower floors are partially sunk into the hillside. The upper floor is one with a very shallow conical roof covered, usually projecting on all sides of the basement with lattice structure. This tower houses permitted it up, all aspects of life under a slate roof - work, bearing and housing. Most houses are in the villages of Portaria, Vizitsa, Makrinitsa, Mili, Agios Georgios, Pinakates, Zagora and Tsangarada. All these villages are characterized by the typical architecture, the friendly atmosphere, the usual local dishes and homemade treats such as jam, preserves, cheeses and much more. For your accommodation in the holiday, we offer 10 of these houses, zulernen.Pilion to know the true feeling of living pilioritische will enchant you with its lush green and the variety of sources. The beauty of the environment, invites you to explore the natural landscape in its full glory. Each, of these villages with its own picturesque character, the typical cafe "Kafenio" and restaurant in the village square, is like a postcard picture.


Combination holidays Combine Stately homes in the hinterland "Small is beautiful"with the slogan can be the most appropriate description of the Pelion area. All is quiet clear. This is especially true for the landscape of the Pelion. You need to be a mountaineer to explore the Pelion. The Pelion with its different landscapes and a dense network of hiking trails offers a variety of opportunities not to discover the local flora and fauna and enjoy. The exchange of impressions between predominantly lush green forests and the deep blue waters of the Aegean are unique in Greece. We have holiday programs of nature walks in combination organized with other holiday activities: mountain hikes, bicycle and boat tours, trips on the narrow gauge railway, (we will organize your participation, such as sailing courses) of water sports activities, teaching Greek dances and other cultural Activities throughout the Pelion. And all this with a large number of subscribers to small groups. We have the alternative for your holiday to discover the Pelion peninsula, the legendary mountain of the Centaurs, the land of the Argonauts in a uniquely beautiful landscape.

In addition to the programs carefully to your needs, the free choice of COMBINED HOLIDAY: We have selected a range of accommodation for you, you can match well if you know the Pelion in an individual tour want to learn. The districts lie in the mountainous hinterland and on the beaches of eastern Pelion.

Mouressi: a village up seems far from where the Aegean Sea like a mirror. The beaches of Papa Nero, Plaka and Damouchari are just a few minutes by car. Tsangarada: On, cozy angles in deep green village. The resort Milopotamos with crystal clear water, sandy beach On the following pages, we suggest a and rocky cliffs, is only a few minutes number of hotels and apartments, by car. which can be combined with car in Vitzisa: A village that is famous for its other prices. This alternative for your traditional architecture mansions. vacation gives you a wide selection of Agios Georgios: is tipped as the undisday trips such as: the Petrified Forest of covered village. Meteora, the mountainous hinterland of Agios Georgios: A jewel of the mounKarditsa (Plastira Lake) and Mount tains. In addition, the village is located Olympus - the mountain of the Greek in the heart of the Pelion peninsula, and gods. Take a day trip to southern allows you easy access to the footpath Greece and visit the ancient site of the network Eastern and Western Pelion. oracle of Delphi, as well as the temple Agios Lavrentios: One of the oldest of Apollo and the ancient oracle or visit villages in the region with northern Greece with the archaeologikopfsteingepfasten streets, chapels, cal site of Dionysus and Vergina, the churches, farms and manor houses site that served as the burial place of Agria: A 12 km from Volos remote fishthe Macedonian kings. ing village that has grown into a small town with many taverns and entertainOur proposed route is as follows: ment venues. Portaria: A very typical village of Pelion, Volos & Alykes: Pagasitic port city on overlooking the golf Pagasifkos. the Gulf. From Volos to the legend be Chania: The highest peak of Pelion broken with the Argonauts for the GoldZagora: The largest village in the east- en Fleece to rob Jason. The ancient ern Pelion with its wonderful views of sites and Dimini Sesklo are worth a the endless Aegean Sea. visit. Horefto: The sleepy village with authen- Koropi & Kala Nera: Well-known seatic Greek atmosphere, surrounded by side resort, the village Koropi is particubeautiful beaches and green mounlarly easy and accessible by ringing tains. Volos. Agios Ioannis: He's one of the most Kala Nera: A fishing village which offers beautiful resorts of the eastern Pelion, guests a range of entertainment options where images of the film Mamma Mia! with the various small shops and tavwere rotated. Also of note are the erns. beaches of Plaka and Papa Nero Horto: A small unspoilt village with Damouchari who are also famous. plane trees and olive trees, ideal for Kissos: A beautiful old mountain town visitors who want to relax and unwind. with the most beautiful carved wooden screen of Pelion (Church of Agia Marina).

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Combination holidays Combine Stately homes in the hinterland Hotel & Spa Portaria

PORTARIA

PIL-08-01-06

Location: Located in the traditional Pelion style property lies on the edge of Portaria. Because of its location on the slopes you can enjoy a breathtaking view over the village and the Pagasitic golf. The plant is equipped with all comforts, is located in a large garden and has its own parking. The village center with tavernas, cafes and shops, and is about 500m away. Facilities: The hotel has 80 rooms and suites. Further, the system consists of a reception, large living room with fireplace, restaurant and taverns with live Greek music. To provide you with every comfort to the hotel has meeting rooms, swimming pool with bar, heated indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room and sauna. The garden has a large lawn and a children's playground. For more information, please see page 30 Per person in DBL / Season From 39,00 € up € 83.00

Kritsa Hotel

PORTARIA

PIL-08-01-14

Location: The hotel is located in the central square of Portaria, just 20 minutes from Volos. . All entertainment venues are available through the hotel's central location quickly and easily (5 minutes). Hotel Description: The three-story, newly renovated hotel Kritsa was built at 1900 in the neoclassical style and has 8 rooms divided into two floors. Each of the two floors comprises 4 rooms including 2 single rooms that can be used as double rooms, 1 double, 1 suite for 4. The restaurant with the fireplace, located on the ground floor, offers traditional, gourmet treats and breakfast with traditional local ingredients. The hotel and restaurant have a separate entrance. All rooms are equipped with wardrobe, LCD TV, music, telephone, Internet access, fax machine, bathroom and central heating. For more information, please see page 31 Per person in DBL / Season From 36,00 € to 55,00 €

Hotel Naoumidi

PORTARIA

PIL-08-01-09

Location: In the fantastically beautiful mountain village of Portaria, at an altitude of 650m and only 14km from Volos removed, lieth the traditional guesthouse Naoumidi Your accommodation: The guest house has 12 double rooms spread over two buildings and a suite in a separate building, you can have breakfast during the summer months under the shade of the chestnut tree of the garden and in winter in the breakfast room enjoy the warm fireplace. Your room: All rooms have TV, telephone, central heating, from a bathroom Marble. Five of the rooms have a fireplace and four of them with Jacuzzi. Our opinion: A luxurious guest house with a romantic atmosphere they lived in former Times seduced and lodging, whether in summer or winter, something special can be. Per person in DBL / Season

Hotel Manthos

From 30,00 € up € 51.00

HANIA

PIL-07-01-01

Location: Surrounded by the magnificent natural scenery of Pelion, only 20km from the city of Volos, is the Hotel Manthos. From the garden with a swimming pool, they may be enchanted by the beautiful views of Volos and the Gulf Pagasitic. Facilities: The building was built in 1910 and has 44 rooms and two dining rooms that can be used as meeting rooms. For a cozy atmosphere makes the fire of those premises. The hotel also has the capacity for training on the two-site soccer fields to accommodate. To make your stay as pleasant as possible, hence, place the hotel is further from a children's playground, sauna, fitness room, basketball court and a heated swimming pool at the hotel. The traditional cuisine of the hotel you will love! Your room: The rooms are equipped with telephone, central heating and a safe. Per person in DBL / Season From 38,00 € up € 68.00

Hotel Zagora

ZAGORA

PIL-05-01-01

Location: The hotel is located in the center of the village of Zagora, 400 meters from the central square of Agios Georgios. Hotel Description: The hotel consists of 2 buildings. The main building houses the reception, the breakfast hall and bar The second building consists of 15 furnished apartments. The hotel has wireless Internet access in the reception, breakfast hall, bar and apartments, elevator, garden and parking. In addition, the hotel has some rooms for disabled people. Room description: All apartments have fully equipped kitchenette, mini bar, central heating / air conditioning, fireplace, TV, phone, wireless Internet access and bathroom with shower. Some apartments also have balconies with sea views. For more information, please see page 27

Per person in DBL / Season From 39,00 € to 58,00 €

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Combination holidays Combine Stately homes in the hinterland Hotel Marabou

HOREFTO

PIL-06-01-01

Location: The hotel is surrounded by green marabou nature Pelion. It was in the traditional Style built on a hill, and promises a panoramic view of the beach of Horefto and the Aegean Sea. The village Horefto offers a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes, the approximately 900m from the hotel. In the same distance lies the long sandy beach, on the a small path in 10 minutes is reached. Facilities: The resort has 24 rooms, reception on the ground floor, lounge with Fireplace and TV area and a breakfast room and large veranda. Your room: All rooms are equipped with television, sofa, small refrigerator, Internet access, safe, Hair dryer, shower / WC, air conditioning (heating / cooling) and balcony or veranda. Our opinion: A simple, charming hotel in a quiet location, ideal for relaxing. Per person in DBL / Season From 36,00 € to 55,00 €

Boutique Hotel Kentrikon

AGIOS IOANNIS

PIL-01-01-01

Location: The hotel is located in the village center in a quiet location. It is terraced on five levels, each level disposed 20-100. The distances to the sea amounted to 30m to the beach of Ag. Ioannis, 500m to the beautiful and secluded beach of Plaka and 800m to the famous beach of PAPANERO.Hotelbeschreibung: interspersed After his basic renovation, with elements of traditional architecture of Pelion, it has various types of rooms, which are described below. The ground floor has four large common areas: The reception has a TV area with sofas and a fireplace and a bar Moreover, there is still a multi-purpose room under the glass atrium of the hotel. Tastefully decorated areas to give our guests unforgettable moments throughout the year, whether winter or summer, spring or autumn. For more information, please see page 12-13 Per person in DBL / Season From 27,00 € to 58,00 €

Hotel Manthos Blue

AGIOS IOANNIS

PIL-01-01-18

Location: Agios Ioannis, one of the largest villages of Pelion currently in, this family-run Hotel Manthos, only 15m above the Ortstrandes. Not far from the hotel are shops, taverns, bars, souvenir shops and the extension of the travel agency, Les Hirondelles that will fulfill your needs you. Whether renting a vehicle, boat, bicycle, etc., or the organization of trips, we make it possible. Facilities: The hotel has 20 rooms distributed on two floors. The ground floor is the breakfast room. On 1 Floor, there are 10 double rooms, on the 2nd Floor two triples and eight doubles. Some of the rooms at the 2nd floor has no balcony. The rest have either sea view or the fantastic views of the verdant hillside. Your room: The rooms are equipped with air conditioning (heating / cooling), a refrigerator, TV, telephone and shower / WC.. Per person in DBL / Season Of 41,00 € to 89,00 €

Hotel Iliodora

KISSOS

PIL-02-01-02

Location: The inn is located in a mountainous Kissos-traditional village on the east side of Mount Pelion, with panoramic views of the blue sea and the green hills surrounded by a deep forest green (at 600 meters above sea level). The property is situated 51 km (by Chania) from Volos, 7 km from Agios Ioannis Ortstrand and 12 miles from the ski center in Chania. Your accommodation: The newly renovated guest house dates from the 18th Century. It consists of 6 spacious rooms, 5 triple rooms (with a double bed and one single bed) and 1 double room. The property has a breakfast hall with fireplace, where in winter you can enjoy your breakfast. In the summer months, guests can relax in the garden and relax. In addition, the inn also has a car park. Room Description: All rooms have TV, central heating, fireplace, wireless Internet access and minibar. In addition, four of which are equipped with bathroom with whirlpool and two rooms also have balconies. Per person in DBL / Season From 30,00 € to 50,00 €

Hotel Antis Onirou

MOURESI

PIL-03-03-02

Location: The property consists of two newly constructed buildings that were built after pilioritsicher Art. Antis Onirou is surrounded by dense vegetation in Mouressi, just 10 minutes from Tsagarada and Agios Ioannis. Your accommodation: The guest house has 5 triple rooms, 2 of them on the ground floor and 3 upstairs. The property has a breakfast hall, terrace, where guests can enjoy a drink, as well as a flower garden, all guests free of charge. Moreover, there is the accommodation of private parking. Room Details: The Inn has 5 luxurious rooms in an environment with a particular style, offering guests modern amenities. The rooms are for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old and consist of a double bed and a semi-double bed.

Per person in DBL / Season From 53,00 € to 81,00 €

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Combination holidays Combine Stately homes in the hinterland Hotel Aglaida

TSAGARADA

PIL-03-01-01

Location: The apartments "that lowers" are newly built houses, located in the village of Agia Kyriaki in Tsagarada on the slope of the mountain, overlooking the infinite blue Aegean Sea. The center of the village Tsagarada is 4 km away, also 4 km is the famous beach of the Milopotamos and 2.5 kilometers of beach Fakistra away. A few yards from the hotel begins the walk, which leads to the famous beach and settlement of the same Damouchari. Hotel Description: It consists of independent housing complexes built after pilioritischer Art and decorated. Each room has a separate input '. For more information, please see page 22 Per person in DBL / Season From 29.00 € to 57.00 €

Hotel Glorious Peleus

VIZITSA

PIL-11-02-06

Location: In one of the most picturesque mountain villages of Pelion, in a quiet location surrounded by green forests our guesthouse GLORIOUS PELEUS. Most of the houses in the village date from the 18th Century are well maintained and give the place a special atmosphere. The traditional tavernas and the genuine hospitality invite you to linger. The unspoiled nature with hiking friends, let your heart beat high. Hotelbescreibung: A lovingly restored and luxuriously furnished palace from the 18th Century. The common rooms are just like the 11 spare room with antiques. For more information, please see page 33

Per person in DBL / Season From 63,00 € to € 76.00

Hotel Anovolios

AGIOS GEORGIOS

PIL-10-03-04

Location: This traditional hotel is situated in Agios Georgios Anovolios Nilias and is 20 km from Volos and 10 minutes from the villages of Vizitsa Milies and removed. It is on the road between Ano Lechonia Pinakates and easily accessible and has sufficient parking. Facilities: The facility consists of six stone houses with a total of 15 rooms, nine of them with an open fireplace and three with a Jacuzzi. From the site has a unique view over the Aegean Sea and the mountains of Pelion. The hotel has to take place over a twostory restaurant-bar with a lounge, in the events for 40-50 persons. Room Description: All rooms are equipped with satellite television, telephone, internet, safe, hairdryer, mini bar, desk and central heating. For more information, please see page 32 Per person in DBL / Season From 48,00€ to 61,00€

Hotel Driades

AGIOS LAVRENTIOS

PIL-10-01-01

Location: Located in the mountains are high, picturesque village of Agios Lavrentios (at 600 meters above sea level) about 21 miles from Volos and 13 km from Chania ski center and 12 kilometers from the nearest beach. The village of Agios Lavrentios-one of the oldest villages in the region interacts with its kopfsteingepfasten streets, chapels, churches, farms and manor houses an open -air museum. Your accommodation: The hotel Dryades consists of an old, traditional mansion built in 1860, which is newly renovated and a newly built terraced building. The complex has 18 spacious rooms, 5 triple rooms and 13 double rooms, each different in tone and style. Room Description: All rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer, mini bar, air conditioning, central heating, balcony and veranda with magnificent sea views. In addition, the rooms have anatomically correct mattresses and bathrooms with hand-made sinks and bathtubs. Per person in DBL / Season From 29,00 € to 45,00 €

Hotel 1716

AGIOS LAVRENTIOS

PIL-10-01-02

Location: Located in the mountains are high, picturesque village of Agios Lavrentios around 21 miles from Volos and 13 km from Chania and 12 kilometers of ski resort from the nearest beach. Hotel Description: This unique guest house was built in 1716 and is in traditional pilioritischer architecture (like fortress) built. The guest house has 2 twin bedrooms, 1 roomed room, which consists of Wihnzimmer and bedrooms, and 2 three-roomed suites. The ground floor bar of the inn, where you can enjoy a drink at the Turkish fire. In the dining room you can have breakfast, desserts and the traditional drink of the region, "Tsipouro" enjoy. Room Description: All rooms have central heating, fireplace, whirlpool bath, hair dryer, telephone, TV, DVD player and the sea. The suites are equipped with Internet access and home theater.

Per person in DBL / Season From 43,00 € to 52,00 €

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Combination holidays Combine Stately homes in the hinterland Hotel Valis

AGRIA

PIL-09-02-01

Location: The Valis Resort Hotel is located on the picturesque beach of Agria, just 6 kilometers away from the city of Volos, 12 kilometers east from Pelion and very close to the organized beaches of Afissos, Kala Nera and Gatzea. The hotel features a main restaurant as well as three more restaurants that revolve around a certain theme. A pool bar and a large lounge bar are open. Moreover, you can make use of the spa facilities, relaxing by enjoying alternative massage treatments, steam baths and other kinds of wellness treatments. You can find a swimming pool in the outer grounds of the hotel, whereas an indoor heated pool, a gym, an outdoor parking lot and several shops are also available for the customers. For more information, please see page 33 Per person in DBL / Season From 53,00€ to 81,00€

Hotel Domotel Xenia

VOLOS

PIL-09-01-01

Location: It is a built on the beach of Volos with a magnificent view to the Pagasitkos Gulf, offering ideal holidays and suitable for excursions to the beautiful villages of Pelion.It has 77 rooms with bathroom, unique view, air condition, T.V, radio and telephone. Restaurant and Bar by the sea. It’s famous for the successful reception and weddings in its garden with palm trees by the sea, creating a unique atmosphere. There are also two rooms of 20-400 people for the organization of conferences, seminal and business meetings. A cozy and modern hotel which is able to offer you a relaxing and unforgettable holidays. For more information, please see page 32

Per person in DBL / Season From 89,00€

Hotel Kalloni

ALIKES OF VOLOS

PIL-09-03-20

Location: “Kalloni Hotel” is placed in Alykes, a place just 15 minutes from Volos. The hotel is just 300m. from the sea if someone use the road which passes in front of the hotel. At this distance you can find an organized beach, restaurants, cafés, bakery, mini market, pharmacy and anything else that is necessary for your holidays. Your hotel: The hotel consists of a three-floor and of a four-floor building which communicate to each other with an inside stair. In total the two buildings have 30 Rooms, 26 Double and 4 Triple rooms. The four-floor building owns a sitting room area at the one of its floors. The total amount of the rooms to both buildings at each floor is 10 Rooms. Alongside of the buildings is placed an area where is the reception, the breakfast room and a living room. At the back place of this area is an inside pool with an open roof and area around it for deck chairs and chairs. The hotel owns also outside areas at the front and at the back place. There are enough green trees and tables at the disposal of the clients.

Per person in DBL / Season From 31,00€ to 49,00€

Hotel Saily Beach

KOROPI

PIL-12-03-01

Location: This family operated hotel is located in Koropi, a small distance away from Kala Nera (3 km), and some 20 km from Volos. Built in the Pelion traditional architectural style, the hotel is only a 150 meters away from the beach (pebbles). The complex consists of 28 rooms distributed among several buildings; it also has a reception area, lounge with TV, and a bar, breakfast lounge/ restaurant with fire place, tavern, swimming pool, children’s swimming pool and a pool bar. For more information, please see page 37

Per person in DBL / Season From 22,00€ To 60,00€

Hotel & Appartements Leda

HORTO

PIL-14-03-01

Location: The Leda Hotel is peacefully located in a stunning landscape on the outskirts of the traditional coastal village of Horto in the Pelion Peninsula. Just a few minutes walk from Leda takes you to the small, typically Greek village of Horto, with several traditional waterfront taverns and two mini markets. A few kilometres further you will find the beautiful village of Milina, offering a larger variety of taverns, shops and a livelier atmosphere. In an area of 30.000 square meters there is a complex consisting of small traditional houses, built according to the Pelion architectural style, surrounded by thick vegetation. Each house consists of different rooms, studios and apartments all with their own veranda or terrace and wonderful sea view. Out of the 85 rooms comprising the hotel complex, 52 are simple rooms (without kitchenette), 21 are Type A Studios (with kitchenette) and 12 are Type B Apartments. You can relax in the hotel’s swimming pool, which contains also a children’s pool, use the tennis court, or train in the fitness room. Per person in DBL / Season Von 41,00€ Bis 144,00€

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Walking tour Groups

On the summit where Greek Gods reside: Nature and Tradition Program code PWT 103-8 On the summit where Greek Gods reside: Nature and Tradition Duration: 8 days / For Groups

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night Stay: Agios Ioannis

Day 5: Excursion to Tsagarada (Agios Ioannis– Tsagarada – Fakistra). After breakfast, we start our hiking tour, by following the pathway leading to Day 1: Arrival in Volos Airport. Meeting at the Damouchari. After a two-and-half-hours walk we airport of Volos with the English/German speaking arrive in the square of Tsagarada. Then we continue guide of our travel agency. Transfer by bus from the from Tsagkarada to the beach of Fakistra (1 hour newly built airport of Volos to the hotel in Portaria – walk) where you will have the opportunity to enjoy an (Pelion) located in the heart of the village. After you afternoon swim. Later in the afternoon, we depart on have settled in the hotel and had the chance for retaxi boat to Agios Ioannis (the duration of the transfer pose, during the afternoon you will meet your guide in by taxi boat depends on the weather conditions). order to obtain more information and further discuss Mode of transportation: Walking-Taxi boat the details pertaining to the program. Later on, our Route :Agios Ioannis – Damouchari program includes a short walking tour in the village of Duration: 3 hours Makrinitsa (3 kilometrs away, 45 minutes) and dinner Route: Damouchari-Tsagarada in a traditional Greek tavern. The dinner is followed Duration: 1 ½ hours by return to the hotel in Portaria. Mode of transporta- Route: Tsagarada –Fakistra tion: Private A/C motor coach, walking. Duration: 1 hour Route: Portaria-Makrinitsa-Portaria Walking: Cobbled lane, country road, stone path, Walking: Country road, stone paths, asphalt road, trail, asphalt road Overtrail Dura- night Stay: Agios Ioannis tion: 1 ½ hours Overnight Stay: Portaria Day 6: From the peak of the mountain Pelion to the sea (Agios Ioannis–Chania-Kissos –Agios Day 2: Transfer from Portaria to Litochoro and Ioannis). After breakfast, the bus will take us to hiking and a walk to the mountain refuge in PriChania, and then to the refuge Agriolefkes (duration: onia. After breakfast, transfer by bus to Litochoro, 45 minutes) where we will begin our hiking tour, at an and then to Prionia where our hiking tour begins, at altitude of 1200 metres, through the Eastern Pelion an altitude of 1.000 metres. We will have the chance woodland. After 3 hours and 15 minutes we arrive in to walk through fir forests and admire the diverse flora the village of Kissos. In the square of the village we and fauna of the area. We continue our way up at an will have the chance to visit St. Mary’s church with the altitude of 2.100m, where we reach the refugeornate chancel screen. After our visit in Kissos, we restaurant named “Zolotas” (3 ½ hours). After a light start our hiking to Mouressi and later on to Agios snack, we start our descend back to Prionia (3 ½ Ioannnis (duration: 2 hours). Our route through the hours). Our bus will wait for us in Prionia to transfer cobbled lane starting from the village will give us the us to Meteora, about 2 ½ hours away from Prionia. chance to admire the breathtaking view of the AegeMode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, an Sea. After half an hour, we arrive in Papa Nero. walking. Walking: Overnight stay in Agios Ioannis. Country road, cobbled lane, stone paths, trail Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, Route: Prionia-Zolotas Refuge-Prionia walking Total Duration: 7 hours Duration: 6 ½ hours Route: Chania-Kissos Duration: 3 ½ hours Route: Overnight Stay: Kalambaka Kissos- Mouresi -Agios Ioannis Duration: 3 hours Walking: Day 3: Day trip to Meteora the “Stone Forest”. Cobbled lane, country road, stone path, asphalt road After breakfast, the bus will take us to Meteora in Overnight Stay: Agios Ioannis order to visit the monasteries built on those imposing cliffs. Our hiking tour combined with the visit monasteries will take about five hours. Early, during the Day 7: The longest hiking tour in Pelion afternoon the bus will take us to Pelion (4 hours). (Makrinitsa-Pouri). Transfer by bus to Makrinitsa Overnight stay in a hotel in Agios Ioannis. about 80 minutes away, where we will start our hiking Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, tour to the other side of Pelion, Pouri. The trail Mawalking. krinitsa-Pouri leads you from the west side to the east Walking: Country road, cobbled lane, stone paths, side of mountain Pelion. A large part of the forest trail, asphalt road Duconsists of oak trees, while we will come across ration: 5 hours Overnight springs, churches and virgin forests. After a sevenStay: Agios Ioannis hour-and-thirty-minutes walk we arrive on the northern point of Pelion – Pouri, where our bus will await for us to take us back to Agios Ioannis. Mode of Day 4: Trip around Eastern Pelion (Milies– transportation: Private A/C motor coach, walking Tsagarada-Agios Ioannis). After breakfast, the Route: Makrinitsa- Pouri bus will transfer us from Agios Ioannis to Milies, Duration: 7 ½ hours where we will begin our hiking tour. The route we Walking: Cobbled Lane, stone path, trail have selected, will take us to a path leading us across Overnight Stay: Agios Ioannis the coasts of Eastern Pelion. After a three-hour walk we arrive in Xourixti and further on to our final destination- the village of Tsagarada. During our hiking Day 8.Departure Day – (Agios Ioannis-Volos Airtour we will come across the old river bridge separat- port): After breakfast, transfer by bus to Volos ing Xourixti from Tsagarada. In Tsagarada, the bus airport. awaiting for us, will take us through a 30 minute drive back to Agios Ioannis. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, walking. Walking: cobbled lane, trail, stone path, country road Route: Per person in DBL / season 1 week Milies-Tsagarada DuraFrom € 1,190.64 up to € 1,289.86 GROUP tion: 3 ½ hours Over5-10 people


Walking In Paradise. Hiking and trekking in the footsteps of the Centaurs Hiking and trekking in the footsteps of the Centaurs Program Code: PWT 104-8 Duration: 8 days / for groups

Walking tour Groups

Route: Portaria-Kala Nera or Koropi (29 miles) Duration: 40 minutes Hike: road, cobblestones, walking path Overnight: Kala Nera or fourth Koropi

With the words "small is beautiful", the region is around the Pelion of describing accurately. Everything is wonderfully straightforward contemplative. This is to be, to discover the Pelion, with the hiking boots can be used for the whole region as well as for the Pelion mountain itself you do not need a mountain climber.

Day 4: Migration of Kala Nera or to Agios Ioannis Koropi After breakfast hike from Kala Nera or Koropi on Piliondörfer of Pinakates Vizitsa and the station of Milies. Duration: about two hours. There lunch in a traditional tavern. Afternoon ride (about 1 ½ hours) with the historic narrow-gauge railway to Pelion Ano Lechonia. Transfer by bus through Day 1: Arrival at the airport or Thessaloniki the eastern Pelion Agios Ioannis after. Night. Volos Arrival in Greece on Macedonia Airport Mode of transportation: coach with air condiin Thessaloniki, or at the airport of Volos. tioning, walk, narrow-gauge railway Transfer to Kala Nera or Koropi. Overnight in a Route: Kala Nera or Koropi-Milies hotel in the area. The Pelion is sure to impress Duration: 2 hours with its striking contrasts. In the northeast, for Route: Milies-Ano Lechonia example in Tsagarada related dense sycamore Duration: 1 ½ hours and chestnut forest. In Milies and generally in Route: Ano Agios Ioannis-Lechonia (44 the southern Pelion a very different vegetation miles) predominates with small stature trees and anDuration: 1 hour cient olive groves. In the area near Kala Nera Hike: asphalt road, cobblestones again, there are many fruit orchards and flower Overnight stayAgios Ioannis fields. Mode of transportation: coach with air condi- Day 5: All-day trip to the city of Volos. tioning After breakfast we make a day trip to the city of Route: Airport Thessaloniki-Kala Nera or Volos. A cultural excursion to the Museum of Koropi (241 kilometers) Volos and visit the ancient sites of Diminios Duration: 3 hours and 20 minutes and Sesklos. Then lunch with a snack in a traRoute: Airport-Kala Nera Volos or Koropi (45 ditional Tsipuradiko in Volos. Return to Agios miles) Ioannis. Night. Trip type: coach with air condiDuration: 1 hour and 5 minutes tioning Overnight stay: Kala Nera or Koropi Mode of transportation: Agios Ioannis Volos Duration: 1 ½ hours Day 2: Hike around the southern Pelion Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis After breakfast take a about three and half hour hike around the southern Pelion (Boufa Day 6: Trip to Tsagarada Damouchari and Afissos - Lefokastro -. Ag Sostis - Kalamos Papa Nero. In the morning we make the bus a Paou) and a tour of the monastery of Argalasti. little trip to Tsagarada and a hike in the area of Our bus trip to Kala Nera or Koropi and overDamouchari and Papa Nero Agios Ioannis afnight. ter. Hiking time: about two hours. Hotels in Mode of transportation: coach with air condi- Agios Ioannis. tioning, walk Mode of transportation: coach with air condiRoute: Kala Nera Boufa-Afissos-Lefokastrotioning, walk Agios Sostis-Kalamos-Paou (path, cobbled Route: Tsagarada-Damouchari-Papa Nero road) Agios Ioannis (cobblestones, walking path, Duration: 3 ½ hours paved road) Overnight: Kala Nera or Koropi Duration: 2 hours Overnight: Agios Ioannis Day 3: Migration of Kala Nera or Koropi to Portaria. After breakfast, transfer by bus from Day 7: Free available.After breakfast the day Kala Nera or Koropi to Agios Georgios. From for a swim at the beaches of Agios Ioannis, there we'll walk at the foot of Pelion Chania to Plaka and Papa Nera at leisure. Agios Lavrentio below to Drakia. At Agios LaOvernight: Agios Ioannis vrentio the forecast is for the cave of Chiron Zentaurenführers. From Drakia, we make an Day 8: Departure. The program ends with approximately three-hour climb up to Alikopetra breakfast. Then transfer to the airport or the Portaria. Medium difficulty. From there, return airport Macedonia of Volos. It is possible to by bus to Kala Nera or Koropi for overnight. extend the program or combine it with another Mode of transportation: coach with air condi- program. Please give us aware of this when tioning, walk booking. Route: Kala Nera or Koropi-Agios Georgios Mode of transportation: coach with air condiDuration: 20 minutes. Range: Agios GeorgiPer person in DBL / season 1 week os-Chania-Agios Lavrentios-Drakeia Duration: From € 773.72 € 837.98 Until GROUP 5-10 2 ½ hours people Route: Drakeia-Alikopetra-Portaria Per person in DBL / season 1 week Duration: Approximately 3 hours From € 432.00 € 468.00 Up group 16-25 persons

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Mamma Mia! The movie and the holiday region Mamma Mia! Vacation on the settings where the movie was filmed Program Code: PSO 704-8 Duration: 8 days / group program Day 1: Arrival in Greece and the airport of Volos, where our bus will transfer us to Portaria- one of the most beautiful, traditional Pelion villages. After we have settled in the hotel and had the chance for repose you will meet with the tour guide for a briefing over the program. The briefing is followed by a short walk to the square of Portaria. Return to the hotel for dinner. After dinner, we are going to watch the film Mamma Mia! Overnight Stay. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, walking Route: Volos airport-Portaria (31 kilometers) Duration: 50 minutes Overnight stay: Portaria

Mode of transportation: Boats Route: Exploration of the beaches surrounding East Pelion, indicatively: Chorefto, Damouchari, Fakistra, Mylopotamos etc. Duration: approximately 5 hours Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis Day 6: After breakfast, you have the rest of the day at your disposal to spend it in the beaches of Agios Ioannis, Plaka and Papa Nero. In the evening we will visit the fish fair in Damouchari, where we are going to have dinner. Return to the hotel and overnight stay. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach Route: Agios Ioannis-Damouchari Duration: 10 minutes Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis

Day 7: Breakfast and transfer by bus to Kissos, Chorefto and Zagora. We will have Day 2: After breakfast, we depart by bus to lunch in a tavern in Agios Georgios. Later on, the port of Volos in order to embark on the return to the hotel for dinner and overnight ferry that will take us to Skopelos, one of the stay. Northern Sporades islands used as a setting Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor for the film. After we have settled in the hotel, coach we can go for a short walk in the alleys Skope- Route: Agios Ioannis-Kissos-Choreftolos consists of. Return to the hotel for dinner. Zagora Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor Duration: 40 minutes coach, ferry Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis Route: Volos Port-Skopelos Duration: 3 ½ hours Day 8: Breakfast and transfer to the airport Overnight stay: Skopelos of Volos. Mode of Transportation: Private A/C motor Day 3: After breakfast, we will spend the coach day on a cruise around the beaches of SkiRoute: Agios Ioannis-Volos airport athos and Skopelos, where scenes of the Duration: 2 ½ hours movie where filmed, with Pelion as our final destination. Transfer by bus to East Pelion. You have the possibility to extend your stay in Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel. Agios Ioannis. Please, notify us when booking. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, ship Route: Skopelos-Skiathos-Pelion Duration: approximately 6 hours Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis Day 4: After breakfast, we embark on a hiking tour from Agios Ioannis to Damoucharifishing village used as a setting for several scenes of the film. After we have explored the area, we are going to enjoy a light meal in a tavern located in the natural port of the village. In the afternoon, we will return by bus to Agios Ioannis. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, walking Route: Agios Ioannis-Damouchari Duration: 30 minutes Walking: stone path, country road, asphalt road Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis

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Day 5: Breakfast and departure on small boats for a day trip around the beaches of East Pelion. We will stop in a beach of your choice for a swim and a light meal. After lunch, we will return by boat to Agios Ioannis for dinner and overnight stay.

Per person in DBL / season 1 week From € 1,135.20 up to € 1,229.80 GROUP 5-10 people Per person in DBL / season 1 week From € 674.20 € 729.80 Up group 16-25 persons


In search of beauty Healing and reflection

Reflection Groups

Iliohoos: Qi Gong at the Greek Pelion In refuel griechiscer Sun Life Energy

8 x 1.5 hours daily meditation, and Qi Gong Self Massage 2 Dance evenings Note: no previous experience necessary. Iliohoos has been established in recent years Exception: "Qi Gong intensive" is aimed at in Europe with the excellent quality of its Telinehmer experience with Qi Gong courses as THE place for people looking for something extraordinary. Something special Trainer Team: here means concretely: Qi Gong trainer with Dr. Yorgos Pappas: Master of Science, Docseveral years experience in live Qi Gong, the tor Phil for various posts at universities in coach, what they teach. Given the fantastic England and Germany, he is replaced in the location right on the bay with crystal clear age of 30 years, a site for mathematics water. The sea view from one genieβt of eve- Proffesur. Following an internal drive, he ry hotel room! Furthermore, an indescribable gives up his promising academic career. Is hiking area, known for its variety of medicinal followed by ten years of world tour, during herbs. Jorgos Pappas and his wife Lina have which he meets various Qi Gong and meditacreated much attention and life experience a tion masters. For many years he has lived very special type of holiday that can see the and taught his doctrine pursuant to the mounparticipants sustained enrichment. tain Pelion. Lina Kasviki-Pappas: Dipl. - engineer, spent The following priorities will be offered: several years at the University of ThessaloniContent Qi Gong I ki operates. She studied in India and Thailight body and breathing exercises in the style land, Qi Gong, Yoga un massage techniques. of Tai Chi Qi Gong Exercise + silkworm She specializes in Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Thai and The six healing sounds Ayurvedic massage. Qi Gong abdominal massage Taoist relaxation Included services the small and big celestial energy cycle 14 nights Meridian theory Breakfast Buffet Content Qi Gong II Program-scope according to the description the 10 simple movements for rejuvenation a slide show of Pelion and its medicinal and longevity plants Qi Gong massage the fundamental exercise-merger of the five elements the method of the three breaths Qi Gong for quiet self-healing Taoist Weiheiten Dates and prices per person sharContent Qi Gong intensive ing light body and breathing exercises in the style 2 weeks of Tai Chi Qi Gong 14/4-28/4 Hara Ke Jia € 890 silkworm Exercise 28/4-12/5 Hara Ke Jia € 890 the 10 simple movements for rejuvenation 12/5-26/5 Qi Gong I with Lina € 990 and longevity 26/5-09/06 Qi Gong Intensive with Jorgos € the fundamental exercise-merger of the five 990 elements 09/06-23/06 Qi Gong II with Jorgos € 1,090 illuminate the body 25/08-08/09 Qi Gong I with Lina € 1,090 Qi Gong for quiet self-healing 08/09-22/09 Qi Gong I with Jorgos € 1,090 Extent of Qi Gong programs: 45 hours 22/09-06/10 Qi Gong II with Jorgos € 990 strengthen the life energy with Gi Gong 06/10-20/10 Hara Ke Jia € 890 Special program with Jorgos in Italy / Umbria 26th June 11 3.10.Juli Single supplement Content Hara Ke Jia Qi Gong for all programs: € 260 8 x 1.5 hours easy breathing and body exer- for Ke Jia Hara programs: € 220 cises, Qi Gong after breakfast

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Walking Tour For individuals

On the trail of Chiron: Nature and Tradition ON THE TRACKS OF CHIRON: NATURE AND TRADITION PROGRAM CODE: PWT 105 - 8 Duration: 8 days/for individuals An alternative solution for different holidays is hiking in Pelion the magnificent mountain of the Centaurs, homeland of the Argonauts with the exceptional natural beauties. A program clearly custom made for you with complete freedom in the choice of the departure and arrival dates. We have already taken care of all the difficult parts of your holidays, hotels, transports, information e t c. We welcome you in our office in Volos where you can get a complete information pack with information material for hiking. The first overnight stay occurs in Portaria, we have undertaken the task of transferring daily your luggage to the hotels of your destination. Unique courses, unique experiences getting to know the flora, the fauna and the beautiful villages of Pelion. You will hike through pathways or old Pelion stone paths and you will encounter farmers, in their daily occupation.

Day 5. Hiking from Agios Ioannis to Tsagarada After breakfast, we will be hiking from Agios Ioannis to Damouchari, where the landscape alternates from that of the mountain to that of the sea. From Damouchari, the stone path will lead us to Tsagaarada, where we are going to spend the night. Mode of Transportation: walking Route: Agios Ioannis-DamouchariTsagarada Duration: approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes Walking: stone paths, trail, country road, asphalt road Overnight Stay: Tsagarada

Day 6 and 7: Hiking from Tsagarada to Milies On the sixth day we are going to hike from Tsagarada to Milies, through the following route: Tsagarada-Xourichti-Milies. Overnight stay in Milies, Vizitsa or Koropi. Mode of Transportation: walking Route: Tsagarada-Xourichti-Milies Day 1: Arrival in the airport of your choice Duration: 4 hours ¶From the place of oyur afrFrom the place Walking: stone paths, trail, country road, of your arrival in Greece we will take you to asphalt road Volos and from there to your first destination Overnight Stay: Milies, Vizitsa or Koropi in Pelion, Portaria, where you’re going to spend the night. Mode of Transportation: Private A/C motor Day 8: Departure coach/car The program end on the 8th day.You have Route: Airport “ Macedonia” (Thessalonica) the possibility to extend your stay in one of -Portaria (224 kilometers) our lodgings in the area of Pelion or you can Duration: 3 hours visit another place in Greece. The only thing Route: Airport Eleftherios Venizelos you will have to do is to contact us during (Athens)-Portaria (347 kilometers) your stay in order to give you our suggesDuration: 4 hours tions. Route: Volos Airport-Portaria (28 kilometers) Duration: 50 minutes Overnight Stay: Portaria Day 2: Hiking from Chania to Chorefto After breakfast, we are going to transfer you by car to Chania. Hiking from Chania to Chorefto, where you’re going to spend the night. Mode of Transportation: car, walking Route: Chania-Chorefto Duration: approximately 4 hours Walking: stone paths, trail, country road Overnight Stay: Chorefto Day 3 and 4: Hiking from Chorefto to Agios Ioannis After breakfast, awaits us a hiking tour from Chorefto to Agios Ioannis. We are going to stay in Agios Ioannis for two days, enjoying 23 hour hiking tours in the surrounding area. Mode of Transportation: walking Route: Chorefto-Agios Ioannis Duration: approximately 3 ½ hours Walking: stone paths, trail, country road Overnight Stay: Agios Ioannis

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Per person in DBL / season 1 week From € 732.00 € 793.00 Up


Hiking, Mountain Biking and water sports activities Hiking, cycling and sea activities Program code: PSO 705-5 & PSO 705-15 Duration: 8 days & 15 days / group program

Walking tour Groups

Dinner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis. Mode of transportation: Boats/canoe kayaks Route: Agios Ioannis-Damouchari-FakistraMilopotamos-Lampinou-Agios Ioannis Duration: approximately 4 hours Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis Day 7: After breakfast, you have the rest of the day at your disposal to spend it on the beaches of Agios Ioannis, Plaka and Papa Nero. Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis

Day 1: Arrival in the Volos airport and transfer by bus/mini bus of our travel agency to Agios Ioannis. After you have settled in the hotel and had the chance for repose, you will meet in the afternoon with the tour guide for a briefing over the program. Dinner. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach Route: Volos airport-Agios Ioannis Day 8: Breakfast and transfer by bus to Duration: 2 ½ hours Volos airport. Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach Day 2: Breakfast and transfer to ChaniaRoute: Agios Ioannis-Volos airport the starting point of our cycling tour that will Duration: 2 ½ hours take us to Anilio, Kissos and finally Agios Ioannis. During the route, we will pass Please, note that the program can be exthrough thick forests and will make several tended one more week (both weeks will instops (e.g. Tsagarada, Mouressi, etc.). Din- clude activities) ner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor Included Services: coach, mountain bikes Accommodation in Standard Double Route: Agios Ioannis-Chania-Anilio-KissosRooms with breakfast Agios Ioannis Seven dinners Cycling: asphalt road, forest trails Transfer by bus/mini bus from/to the Duration: 7 hours (cycling: 4 ½ - 5 hours) airport (1st & 8th day) Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis Transfers by bus/mini bus on the days of the activities (2nd & 4th day) Day 3: After breakfast, you have the rest Equipment of the day at your disposal to spend it on the Light meal (optional) on the 2nd and 4th beaches of Agios Ioannis, Plaka and Papa day** Nero. Meal in restaurant (optional) on the 6th Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis day** English speaking guide during the acDay 4: After breakfast, we depart by bus tivities to Milies, where the hiking route we have Civil liability insurance planned for today, will take us to Xourichti VAT and Tsagarada. During our hiking tour, we will have the chance to make several stops, ** Not included in price like for example in the square of Agia Paraskevi (Tsagarada). Transfer by bus to our hotel in Agios Ioannis and dinner. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, walking Route: Agios Ioannis-Milies-XourichtiTsagarada-Agios Ioannis Walking: asphalt road, trail, stone path Duration: 7 hours (walking: 3 ½ - 4 hours) Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis

Day 5: After breakfast, you have the rest of the day at your disposal to spend it on the beaches of Agios Ioannis, Plaka and Papa Per person in DBL / season 1 week Nero. From € 488.00 up to € 688.00 GROUP 5-10 Overnight stay: Agios Ioannis people Per person in DBL / season 2 weeks Day 6: After breakfast, we will embark on From € 976.00 Up to € 1,476.00 GROUP 5-10 boats that will take us to the following beach- people es: Damouchari, Fakistra, Milopotamos, Per person in DBL / season 1 week Lampinou. Alternatively, we follow a route From € 385.00 € 566.00 Up group 16-25 persons from Milopotamos to Agios Ioannis on canoe Per person in DBL / season 2 weeks kayaks. During the activity, we will have the From € 770.00 € 1,132.00 Up group 16-25 perchance to stop in a beach of your choice for sons a swim and lunch (optional) in a restaurant.

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In Pelion you is the proximity to nature certain. Almost spoiled there, the human eye of the deep green forests, crystal clear blue sea, picturesque villages, the shady glens with their mountain streams, which will enchant you with its incomparable beauty and abundance of the most demanding visitors. With us you will be taken to the mountain of the Centaurs, along the rocky coast and the nostalgic pot stone-paved streets. With us you will relax in the shade of centuries old plane trees and its sweeping views of the deep blue sea of the Aegean and Pagasitikos. Our respect, love and respect for the landscape with the unique combination of the sea with the mountains, have enabled us to create an alternative to for your holiday. We try to combine a new concept of leisure activities, different sports with recreation and entertainment to create. The leisure activities in the natural landscape (hiking, walking, cycling with mountain bikes, horse riding, sea kayaking, diving and excursions by boat) use all the possibilities offered by the mountain of the centaurs for enterprises and are ideal for people of all ages and fitness levels. Come explore with us, and Pelion, with its different landscapes and variety of options. Let your soul and feel the morning dew and enjoy the peace and quiet of the evening. We have the experience and the means (sea kayak, mountain bikes, Mini Buses, loading ramps for transporting the equipment) to allow you a range of activities and experiences. We invite you to the many myths, traditions and beauty of the surrounding area. Choose one day trips and come not only nature but also himself closer.

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Mountain Biking in Pelion Ascending and descending the mountain Mountain Biking in Pelion Sights and impressions-Ascending and descending the mountain Program Code: PWT 301-8 Duration: 7 days / for groups

the starting point of our third cycling route that will take us through Tsagarada-Milies-VizitsaPinakates-Agios Georgios-Agia Triada-Ano Gatzea-Kato Gatzea-Kala Nera. Overnight stay in Kala Nera Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor The mountain, the sea and your bicycle. Ready! coach, mountain bikes Set! Go! Discover on two wheels the virgin Peli- Route: Tsagarada-Milies-Vizitsa-Pinakateson landscape with its rampant vegetation and Agios Georgios-Agia Triada-Ano Gatzea-Kato multiple charms. Enjoy the fresh air, the diversi- Gatzea-Kala Nera ty of the flora and fauna and the crystal clear Duration: 11 hours waters. Cycling: dirt road, asphalt road Overnight Stay: Kala Nera Day 1: Arrival in the hotel in Portaria, where we are going to spend the night. After you have Day 5: After breakfast, we depart on our settled in the hotel and had the chance for rebicycles through the coastal road for South pose you will meet your tour guide in order to Pelion, where our planned route will take us to obtain more information and further discuss the Argalasti-Lefokastro-Afissos. Late in the afterdetails of the program. During the afternoon, noon, we return by bus to our hotel. after we have picked up our mountain bikes Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor and the necessary equipment, we are going to coach, mountain bikes depart for a short ride to Makrinitsa (3 kilomeRoute: Argalasti-Lefokastro-Afissos ters). Late in the evening we return to the hotel. Duration: 9 hours Overnight stay. Cycling: dirt road, asphalt road Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor Overnight Stay: Kala Nera coach, mountain bikes . Route: Volos Airport-Portaria (38 kilometers) Day 6: After breakfast, we depart on our Duration: 50 minutes bicycles through the coastal road to Volos. In Route: Portaria-Makrinitsa between, we will visit the train station in Ano Duration: 45 minutes Lechonia, Agria and finally Volos, where we will Cycling: asphalt road have the chance to visit the Archaeological Overnight stay: Portaria Museum as well as the ancient settlements of Sesklo and Dimini. Late in the afternoon, we Day 2: After breakfast, we depart by bus to will return by bus to our hotel. We hand back the peak of the mountain, where the first cycling the bicycles and our equipment. Farewell night. route we have planned will take us through Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor Chania-Anilio-Kissos-Agios Ioannis. Overnight coach, mountain bikes stay in Agios Ioannis. Route: Kala Nera-Ano Lechonia-Agria-Volos Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor Duration: 7 hours coach, mountain bikes Cycling: dirt road, asphalt road Route: Chania-Anilio-Kissos-Agios Ioannis Overnight Stay: Kala Nera Duration: 6 hours Cycling: dirt road, asphalt road Day 7: After breakfast, we depart by bus to Overnight Stay: Agios Ioannis the airport. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor Day 3: After breakfast, we depart by bus to coach the starting point of our second cycling route Route: Kala Nera-Volos Airport (45 kilometers) that will take us through: Kissos-MouressiDuration: 1 hour and 10 minutes Damouchari-Agios Ioannis. Overnight stay in Agios Ioannis. Mode of transportation: Private A/C motor coach, mountain bikes Route: Kissos-Mouressi-Damouchari-Agios Per Person in DBL /Season 1 Week Ioannis Low 834.10€ High 903,60€ Duration: 7 hours GROUP 16-25 Persons Cycling: dirt road, asphalt road Per Person in DBL /Season 1 Week Overnight Stay: Agios Ioannis Day 4: After breakfast, we depart by bus to

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Low 1289.64€ High 1397.11€ GROUP 5-10 Persons


Diving & Water Activities

DISCOVER LOCAL DIVING For the certified scuba divers who wish to have an orientation to the local underwater environment, we start our diving excursions from the beach Pagania of Horto in front of Leda hotel, in a variety of unique dive sites within three seas, to explore the islets of the Pagasitic Gulf, towards the islets of Evoean Gulf, as well as the wild areas along the eastern coasts of Pelion and North Evia in the Aegean Sea. The area is ideal for diving 365 days of the year, independent of the weather. The water conditions are ideal; the water is crystal blue and limpid, offering perfect underwater vision, while the underwater morphology is most impressive. Ship wrecks, vertical walls, reefs in the middle of the sea, gorgonian forests and contacts with large mammals (seals, dolphins) are the aims of our daily excursions. The particular geographical position and the strong permanent currents at some points, contribute to the preservation of the rich underwater flora and fauna in the wider area. This also contributes to the maintenance of exceptionally rich submarine biodiversity in the wider region. ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER Aim of Program: To allow the Open Water Divers to expand their abilities in the water and have a more spherical practice experience. Requirements / Restrictions: To participate to this program someone must have certification as an Open Water Diver, of any internationally recognized organization and must be at least 12 years old with written approval by a parent or guardian, or at least 18 years old without written approval by a parent or a guardian. Content of Program: This course consists of 4 dives that introducing the student to more specialized diving forms (deep water diving, night diving, underwater orientation, search and recovery, wreck diving, etc.), while at the same time helps (the student) to have experience and confidence to the underwater world. After the course’s completion the student is certified for diving in depth of 30 m.

essary for the development of a safe amateur diver and for the improvement of the self- confidence to everyone who shares the adventures of the underwater exploration. Requirements / Restrictions: For people at least 15 years old with written approval by a parent or a guardian or at least 10 years old for certification of Junior Diver, or at least 18 years old without written approval by parent or guardian. Content of Program: It is the first course for those who wish to dive in security to depths up to 18 m. For someone to receive the certificate of Open Water Diver, he/she must complete successfully the theory as well the practical courses of the diving school. The theory classes include: Equipment of the scuba diving Physics of scuba diving Physiology of the scuba diving Sea Environment Diving Plan

PDV 800-7 FREE WATER DIVER Per Person in DBL/Season / 1 Week Low 974,00€ High 1151,00€ PDV 801-7 ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER Per Person in DBL /Season / 1 Week Low 911,00€ High 1125,00€ PDV 802-7 DISCOVER LOCAL DIVER Per Person in DBL /Season / 1 Week Low 689,00€ High 817,00€

OPEN WATER DIVER Aim of Program: The supply of a complete training to whoever wishes to become SCUBA diver, giving emphasis to the skills and the knowledge that is nec-

Argonautical Park Argonautical Park is based at Kallifteri Beach near the beutiful coastal village of Afissos. It is a holiday adventure playground, which lies between the Pelion mountain and the clear blue waters of the Pagasiticos Gulf. the Park provides a comprehensive range of activities for the adventurer seeking new challenges and is the first Greek Activities Park with a focus on athletic, educational and recreational water and windbased activities. The activities are run by professionals yet are designed for fun, so come and spend some time with us. Dinghy Sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, day

sailing, powerboating, water skiing, scuba diving, RC Laser sailing and the Sea Fun Park are waiting for you. And of course if you are not a sport addict you can simply relax at the Beach Bar or the restaurant and just enjoy the sea and the sun Afissos, where Jason and the Argonauts set sail on their search for the Golden Fleece, is the ideal location for everyone to explore the crystal clear waters of the Pagasiticos Gulf and the area of outstanding natural beauty that surrounds it. If your idea of heaven is sailing trips along gorgeous coastlines, with picnic lunches in secluded beaches, excellent instruction and equipment, then the Argonautical Park at Afissos is the perfect location.

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