Holidays in Thessaly

    The region of Thessaly is located on the northern side of Greece, between Macedonia and Sterea. Watered by the Aegean Sea from the eastern side, only few parts of Thessaly are open to tourism. Meteora is the most impressive site of Thessaly Greece, with huge rocks standing in the middle of a valley and monasteries constructed on top of these rocks. Pelion is also a great place for holiday: gorgeous natural beauty, with amazing beaches and lovely villages in the mountains. According to the Greek mythology, Pelion was the homeland of the Centaurs, the mythical creatures half-men half-horses. Nice beaches are also found in the coasts of Larissa, the largest town of Thessaly.

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    Travel guide to Thessaly, Greece

    Thessaly Greece is a region located on the northern side of the country. Except for Meteora and Pelion, the other tourist places of Thessaly are not open to foreign tourism. This region is bordered by mountains from three sides and the Aegean Sea on the eastern side. In the centre, there are vast plains and this is why many inhabitants occupy with agriculture.

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    Thessaly is a region of the Greek mainland, geographically between Macedonia and Sterea. The eastern coasts of Thessaly in the Aegean Sea form many lovely beaches and places for summer holidays. Our Thessaly travel guide will give you all the necessary information to understand this region of Greece.

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    Have a look on our travel guides about Meteora and Pelion, the two tourist destinations that we present in Thessaly. These travel guides include detailed texts, photos, 360 pictures, maps, advice on how to go there and many more useful information to help you organize your holidays.

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    Meteora and Pelion have many accommodations in Thessaly. The region of Lake Plastira also has beautiful hotels but it is not open to foreign tourists. Here are the accommodations that we suggest in Thessaly, including hotels, villas and studios. Each accommodation is presented with photos, detailed text and Google map.


    Pelion Trikeri village, Thessaly

    The peninsula of Pelion has the most beautiful villages in Thessaly, located on the slopes of hills and offering breathtaking view to the sea. Makrinitsa, Portaria, Tsagarada, Milies and Trikeri are the most famous mountainous villages of Pelion, while Afissos, Agia Kyriaki, Platanias and Agios Ioannis are equally nice villages on the seaside. Volos and Larissia are the largest towns of with special character each, while Trikala, Karditsa and Kalambaka are small towns built in the flat plains. View our travel guide of Thessaly villages and find information about some of the most beautiful villages of Greece.


    Pelion Agios Ioannis beach, Thessaly

    The most beautiful beaches of Thessaly are found on the eastern side of Pelion. Mylopotamos, Fakistra, Agios Ioannis, Horefto, Damouchari and Papa Nero are only few of the gorgeous beaches in eastern Pelion. They distinguish for the exotic water and the wild nature. You can also find relaxing beaches in Pagasetic Gulf, such as Kala Nera and Afissos. Other beautiful beaches in Thessaly are located close to Larissa, in the region of Agiokampos. View our travel guide of Thessaly beaches and find information about some of the best beaches in Greece.

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