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Northeast Pelion

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Northeast Pelion

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Agii Saranta beach

Mount Pelion (also spelt Pelio or Pelium; Greek, Modern: Πήλιο, Ancient/Katharevousa: Πήλιον) forms a hook-like peninsula between the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean Sea.

North East Pelion lies near the Aegean Sea

The mountains are entirely forested, with beech, oak, maple and chestnut trees. Pelion is a tourist attraction throughout the year: the mountain includes trails and sidewalks for walking within small and large beaches with sand or pebbles.

Located near the city of Volos, in the prefecture of Magnesia.


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It takes about 1 hour from Volos by car to reach the North East Coast of Pelion.

By bus it takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Get around[edit]

satellite image of Pelio

The only way to get around is from Volos Interurban Bus Terminal ("Yperastiko KTEL") (KTEL Volou [2]).

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  • Walk along the recognized hiking routes.
  • Sea Kayaking, Damouchari (at the port), +30 24260 49872, [1]. 09:00 - 21:00. Sea Kayaking guided tours & rentals. View the area from a different perspective, noise-free.  edit


There is a good variety of beaches on Pelion. Beaches on the Aegean sea are huge sandy beaches with deep waters and sometimes big waves.

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