- Duration: 3-4 days
- Participation: min 6 - max 70 persons
Platanias is situated in the unexplored south end of Pelion, just across Skiathos and the peninsula of Evia. The beautiful scenery consists of gorgeous accessible beaches and a rich green natural environment that makes this place an ideal destination for swimmers during the summer as well as for nature lovers during autumn, winter and spring who like walking in virgin paths inside mountains and by the sea.
Our hotel has 14 rooms-studios with two, three or four beds. We also cooperate with the hotel next to us when there is a large group of visitors, providing 30 modern rooms-studios with two, three beds etc in total.
There is central heating installation and we serve breakfast and dinner.
We recommend our delicious homemade preserves and jams that we serve for breakfast.
Finally, we propose a three day activities plan in the unexplored Southern Pelion that you will like to talk about for a long time afterwards./h4>
The amazing journey to the hidden corners of Pelion Mountain
Arrival in Platanias in the afternoon and arrange check-in the hotel rooms. If the arrival is early enough we can walk around the village to get to know it.
Then we can enjoy traditional local food at dinnertime accompanied with local music and dancing if you wish.
Apart from the standard things, our breakfast (8-9am) consists of our delicious homemade pies, eggs and cheese or “Batzina” made from eggs, courgette, tomatoes and white cheese etc.
After that: You can either go (11am) to the village of Trikeri (35km) that is situated in the southern end of Pelion; and from there travel a few more miles to Agia Kyriakh fishing village to enjoy fresh fish, seafood and traditional dishes or
You can go to nearer destinations such as the village of Argalasti (17 km) or Lafkos (10km), have a coffee in the traditional village plazas of Pelion and visit the marble sculptures museum in the village of Lafkos..
Dinner is served in our hotel in the evening.
Breakfast is served (8-9am) and then we can go to Milies picturesque plaza where we can enjoy a cup of coffee, walk the cobbled paths, visit the library and the museum and admire the wonderful iconography and woodwork of Agioi Taxiarhes church. There is a central Pelion tour as well.
Breakfast is at 8 - 9am and then we will check-out. We suggest you get on the steam old fashioned train, (condition to availability) that departs from Milies and arrives to Lehonia, a village on the outskirts of Volos (info and OSE train ticket line 24210 24056). When you get off in Lehonia, your bus will be waiting for you to continue your return journey to Athens.