|lively town. The city has an important waterfront
which is lined with many pastry shops, cafes-bars, restaurants
waterfront is also the place where local people go for
a stroll which is a walk before or after the dinner.
The place gets really crowded during Friday and Saturday
nights. The surrounding streets are also of interest as
are bustling with life.
The streets are very commercial with many shops. The municipality
has made a lot of efforts to transform Volos into a pleasant
city, with many paved streets that cross the city.
The port of Volos is also very active with daily schedules
to the islands of the Sporades: Skiathos, Skopelos and
is a necessary stop on your way to Pelion which is situated
just next to it. From Volos you can sea the Pelion villages
perched on the pine-covered mountains. It is an agreeable
spectacle especially by night when only their lights
can be seen.
The town of Volos is also interesting from a cultural
point of view. There is the Volos Archaeological Museum
which contains finds from the surrounding areas that
ere dated from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period.
The Municipal Gallery also is of interest. It is housed
in the Town Hall and exhibits a collection of paintings
and sculptures by Modern Greek artists.