The beautiful peninsula of Pelion is perfect for both winter and summer holidays In Greece. Mountainous scenic villages, lush nature, amazing beaches, and interesting sites create the marvelous picture of Pelion. Makrinitsa, Milies, Vizitsa, and Tsagarada are among the most beautiful villages of Pelion. In fact, in Milies is the marvelous church of Taxiarches dating from the 17th century. Most beautiful beaches of Pelion are found on the eastern side of the peninsula and are famous for their exotic blue water. Such beaches are Agios Ioannis, Mylopotamos, Papa Nero, Fakistra, Damouchari, and others.
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Centaur’s Path in Portaria village is a hidden gem in Pelion, surrounded by splendid nature. The path is marked with red circles on stones, so as not to deviate from it. There is also a fountain with drinking water and some benches for you to rest before continuing your journey.
Spring of Manas
Spring of Manas is found in Portaria, in a forest with dense vegetation, really close to Centaur’s Path. The unspoiled natural surroundings will awake all of your senses. There are some lovely bridges that help you cross the small stream.
The Museum of Folk Art and History of Pelion is housed in Topali mansion, beneath the central square of Makrinitsa. The mansion was built in 1844 and looks like a fortress. It hosts items depicting folklife on Pelion.
Greek Museum is the name given to the old school where the famous freedom-fighter (against the Turks), Rigas Valestinlis-Feraios, was attending. This building, also known as the School of Rigas, was also the school of other famous Greek personalities. Nearby, there is the library of Zagora which has more than 15,000 old books and manuscripts.