Along the Northern Pelion coast in a journey of approximately 45-50 min by a speed boat from Agios Ioannis we find a cluster of caves. The locals named them caves of Poseidon because according to the myth the ancient god of the sea used to live in them. We sail close to the beautiful beaches of The north side of Eastern Pelion peninsula.Our first stop is at Plaka beach and then the beach of Banika. We also pass from the sandy beach of Agioi Saranta, the village of Horefto with a beach of 2 klms length and finally Elitsa beach and Omvrios. We have our first stop in the Caves of Poseidon. Apart from the caves one can see closely a ship wreck from World War II.With our speedboat we can enter in some of the Caves whose interior will astonish even the most demanding or we can swim and feel the unique beauty of the place. Price includes: Transportation with motor boats. Sea equipment (life jacket, snorkels etc). English speaking guide ( or other language if requested). Travel insurance All taxes What you should have with you: Hat,sun protection and sun glasses, water. Changes may occur in the above program upon agreement with the team leader or according to weather forecast.
If you are keen on trying unique experiences, Pelion mountain invites you to a very special one.Greek Cooking Classes! A world of aromas and herbs used by the Centaurs for healing purposes are now offered for your cooking skills. Have you ever tried to collect herbs and vegetables before cooking? The "Karaiskos" Farm offers a complete cookong-lesson experience and will set the table for you, so as to enjoy your own creations. Live the art of making traditional Greek recipes and draw your own memories, living and cooking like locals do! Prices include: Cooking Lessons Insurance and Vat
Mini Boat Tour Discover the beaches of the East Coast of Mountain Pelion’s Peninsula with our daily boat tours! Out trip begins from the small port of Agios Ioannis to the historical cove of Damouchari that used to be the area's center of commerce a long time ago-with the same-named impressive beach – where the film Mamma Mia was shot. Then, we approach Agios Athana ssios Bay where we can swim and feel the difference in the water's temparature due to the underwater springs running into the sea. We then approach the Fakistra Cave.Here the stalagmites and the stalactites have started being formed thousands of years before creating a fascinating scenery!After that, we pass the beach of Fakistra and then Mylopotamos, the most popular of the area characteristic of which are the azure waters and the naturally formed rock arch. Last but not least comes Limnionas a peaceful beach with wild beauty at the same time. Don’t miss this out! Price includes: Transportation with speedboat. Sea equipment (life jackets, snorkels etc). English speaking guide ( or another language if requested). Travel insurance All taxes
Hiking on Pelion mountain and walking along different helps you get closer to nature and feel its energy.. Pelion was the summer residence of the Olympian gods, the myth says.So take the chance to discover it among the forests of chestnuts and pines on the one side or among the olive trees on the other side..Behold the big contrast between the calmness of Pagasetic Gulf and the wild magnificence of the Aegean Sea. Just wander along the stone bridges or the cbbles paths, light a candle in the numerous churches builtmore than 2 centuries ago and have a little stop on the squares shadowed by plane trees. Price includes:snacks, coffee or tea or juice Season: May until October We can organise groups of between 4 and 20 participants Availability:Every day Cost varies, according to the route covered
Horse Riding in Pelion is no doubt a strong recall of a beloved Greek habit, related to the Centaurs, the mythical creatures (half-men and half-horses) famous for their bravery, wisdom and wide knowledge of herbs and their healing effects. Horses had been for centuriese the only way of transportation until machines showed up.Either through cobbled paths or the forest,the routing is really enchanting.Listen to the peaceful pacing of the horses trotting through small traditional villages, old monasteries and castles.. We ride for one hour and a half, covering a distance from Koropi up to Milies village combining magically the mountainous landscape with the sea view. Join us for a guided horse riding and live the adventure in Mount Pelion!
Our experienced tour guides will help you out discover all possible hotspots, ideal for photos illustrating unforgetable moments!!!
What about exploring the beauties of the Pelion coastline with your own kayak? Different types of Sea Kayaks are offered according to your style and needs. Single and double kayaks or even SUPs ready for you to discover the secrets of many caves, gulfs and beaches. Get ready for an outstanding wandering along rocky coasts forming natural sculptures, a different aspect of the green scenery reaching the sea and the golden sandy beaches and of course crystal clear waters! All awaiting to be discovered.. Set off from Damouchari/Agios Athanatios sailing to Fakistra,Mylpotamos or Limnionas and be simply enchanted from the fairytale landscape..
At the northwest edge of the Plain of Thessaly the stone giants of Meteora stand still and silent. The imposing aspect of Meteora "The Stone Forest" comes to stimulate the religious sentiment of the visitors offering a breathtaking view.We can usually visit 2 of the historical Monasteries such as those of Agios Stefanos, Big Meteoro, Varlaam or Agios Nikolaos, depending on the day. Afterwards, we drive down to Kastraki, where we can have a meal in a traditional Greek tavern enjoying the view. The trip continues across the Thessalian plain towards Volos (appr.3 hours).There, (according to your choice) we can also spend some time wandering around the town or having a coffee. Price per person depends on the number of participants and there is also a minimum number of participatints in order to organise this tour.Please inquire a booking so as to advise the corresponding price. Price includes: Transfers by modern air-conditioned buses from Volos or Pelion to Meteora and returning back to our place. English speaking tourist guides with thorough knowledge on Meteora region history and culture (or other language if necessary) Meal in Kastraki or Kalampaka city Entry tickets for the Monasteries Travel and Liability insurance Experienced guide from Les Hirondelles travel agency All legal taxes What you should have with you: Trekking shoes, Hat, comfortable clothes Sun protection Sun glasses, Water. The final schedule will be determined by the tour leader as will be affected by resort starting points and number of participants.
Paintball field with full personal equipment and gear for up to 10 people with a short demonstration of use,
Have you ever thought of becoming a modern Argonaut?Just follow the steps of the mythical king Jason who sought and enjoy the legendery scenery of the eastern Pelion coastline. There are many hidden trasures for you to find out! Starting from Damouchari port, we are going to paddle and have some off kayak / SUP time for relaxing, walking or exploring, swimming – snorkelling, sea cliff clibing and jumping. No experience is necessary. Also beverages made by local products are provided as a healthy lunch during the stop(s). All the trips are starting & ending at Damouchari, reach Agios Athanssios, Mylopotamos,Fakistra. Prices include: All the kayaking / SUP equipment provided Guiding + briefing before the trip Morning snack & healthy lunch (on certain tours only) Snorkelling equipment Waterproof bags of various sizes Photos of the tour Safety & emergency equipment (carried by our guide) Fishing rods (upon request)
Discovering the coasts of Pelion with your own boat! Renting a boat for as long as you wish in Pelion offers you the possibility to enjoy and explore the endless sandy beaches.From our part, we make sure that the boat you choose is ready for you at the harbour of Agios Ioannis. You enjoy the sun and who knows ?You may find your own private beach! Alternatively you can pre-book your boat along with your holidays and thus you are offered a discount. . All boats being in excellent condition, have a special canopy to protect you from the sun, full tank of petrol and all the lifeguard means . Our agency also organises guided boat tours either in th south -eastern Pelion with its many beaches or moving north to the caves of Poseidon ( For details please visit the corresponding activity in this site) Price includes: 1. Pick-up & drop-off by our subsidiary company of Agios Ioannis 2. Third party insurance only -ATTENTION - Pay attention to this information, as insurances do not cover any damage in the propeller, the engine, or the loss of equipment and personal safety. The fuels are not included in the price.
Get to know and enjoy the land of Centaurs in a one day trip.
This day trip offers the chance to experience a ride on the famous little steam train of Pelion, created and launched in 1895. Designed by engineer Evaristo de Chirico – father of the renowned painter Giorgio de Chirico – has been an ambitious attempt for its high aesthetics and its architectural harmony, parts of which are the bridges we cross along our way. The Pelion little train's whistle signals the beginning of an unforgettable experience.The ascent on the slopes of Mt.Pelion has begun,History unfolds upon a 60 cm gauge line one one of the narrowest in the world. Setting off our journey by bus from Volos or Agios Ioannis to Ano Lechonia we are about to enjoy a historical rotting through the trip since reality harmonically embraces the legend Prices include: Transportation with minibus & the train's tickets The time of departure and return depend on the starting times(Volos and other areas of Pelion).The route can be done either having Ano Lehonia or Milies as our start, always depending on availability of seats on the train. Minimum participation: 5 Persons CODE: ADE 808
Can you think of something more exciting than climbing and swimming in one of Pelion's hidden paradises? A via ferrata canyoning route has been designed in one of Pelion's canyons, either for beginners or advanced , so give yourself the chance to admire waterfalls and naturally formed pools. All security measures were taken to construct 148 iron steps and handles to help participants reach the finish line of the 300m route. After a break for resting and snacking the team returns either from the Via Ferrata or with canyoning of 5 abseils, jumps, slides, flying fox and swimming in large lakes. A natural park for amazing adventures in the mountain of Pelion. Just dare to live an extreme experience. Difficulty Level: Easy -Beginners Duration: 4 hours. Equipment provided Helmet Wetsuit neoprene (5mm) Harness Special canyoning backpack Waterproof container Life jackets for younger children Equipment necessary to have with you Bathing suit Shorts or leggings and shirt for trekking t-shirt for hiking A bottle of mineral water and a snack Bath towel 2 pairs of shoes:The first will be wet during canyoning (special canyoning shoes or trekking shoes or oil resistant labor shoes, that protect the ankle. The second will be used after the activit Prerequisites Normal physical and mental condition Normal weight Capable swimmer Not afraid of heights Minors accompanied by parent or legal guardian No prior use of alcohol and drugs Duration Total activity:4 hours Training: 20' Hiking to enter the canyon:15 ' Canyoning:3 hours Hiking to exit the canyon: 15' Activity starts at 09:30 Activity ends at 14:00 Canyoning Season: May-October