The Rise of the Pelion`s balcony

Hiking through the villages of Pelion...

This is a circular route which passes through three villages, Portaria, Stagiates, and Makrinitsa. The route can be followed in reverse, or you can complete only a part of it. One important advantage of this route is the stunning views from many spots, looking towards Volos, over the sea and the green slopes of the ravine.


What’s included:  A break for coffee or tea in the square of Portaria or Makrinitsa (and transport to Portaria).

Season: All year round
We can organise groups of between 4 and 20 participants
Availability: places available every day except Sundays, all year round
Cost varies, according to the number of participants



Duration: 2-2.5 hours

Walking: country roads, cobblestone paths, footpaths

Altitude: 670m-850m


  1. Portaria