Pelion holiday with Greeka.com: Mount Pelion is one of the most beautiful places in Greece. Pelion is found in the centre of Greece, near the city of Volos.
Pelion in a few words...
The incredible beauty of this place is due to the combination of mountains and sea. Everything is beautiful in Pelion: mountains are of an amazing greenness with high trees and dense vegetation, and the sandy beaches look like paintings, with wonderful deep blue waters.
The peninsula of Pelion Greece is also the land of the Centaurs who were mythical creatures with a body half human and half horse. The most famous Centaur was Chiron, teacher of the great Greek hero Achilles and of others such as Jason and Hercules.
Traditional villages built with the grey stone of the region, stone bridges, Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches and monasteries contribute to the unique beauty of Pelion and fascinate everyone who is lucky to see them.
Holidays in Pelion are interesting and beautiful every time of the year. It offers many summer and winter sports. During summer, the picturesque beaches and the superb green mountains welcomes the visitor, making him enjoy the must wonderful holidays of his life.
In winter, the beautiful mountains of the peninsula dresses in white and the snowy slopes offer to the visitor the possibility to enjoy the well-organized pistes of the ski centre in Chania, or to walk in the snowy paths and rest in the warm and welcoming traditional villages of Pelion.