Find out useful information on how to organize your travel to Pelion.
Accommodation in Pelion Greece is spread all around the region. In summer, the most convenient accommodation is found in the villages in the north and south of Pelion, in close proximity to the beaches. Agios Ioannis, Tsagarada and Horefto in the north, and Platanias, Milina and Horto in the south, offer a good variety of hotels, family apartments, and rooms to rent. For winter holidays in Pelion, accommodations in the mountain villages closer to the ski center of Pelion are more convenient. Portaria offers many small and large hotels, with a variety of facilities, while the villages of Makrinitsa, Milies, and Chania offer more traditional accommodations, with stone guesthouses, simple studios and rooms.
Things to see and do
Pelion is actually a large mountainous peninsula in Thessaly, central Greece. Dotted with traditional villages and exotic beaches, Pelion Greece is a favorite family destination for all seasons of the year. Makrinitsa, Portaria, Milies, Vizitsa and Tsagarada are among the most traditional villages, with elegant houses and grey stone roofs.
The high location of these villages gives nice view to the sea. Along the coastline of Pelion Greece, there are lovely seaside places to enjoy summer holidays, such as Agios Ioannis, Horefto, Platanias and Milina. Do not miss the delicious restaurants with local dishes that you will find everywhere in Pelion. Sightseeing is few there and includes mostly traditional churches. Of great interest is the church of Taxiaxhes in Milies.