Pelion is full of picturesque and traditional villages perched along dense green mountainsides or boarding the seaside. Here are some of the most attractive villages to visit in Pelion, all with a different style but yet very beautiful.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Pelion villages, you can also find information about the best beaches.
Guide to 21 villages
Discover our guide to 21 Pelion villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Pelion. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: 15 km north east of Volos
Description: Built amphitheatrically along the slopes of a green mountainside, Makrinitsa is among the most picturesque villages of the region. From the lovely squares, it gives gorgeous views to the port of Volos.
Location: 28 km east of Volos
Description: This is a lovely village in the centre of the peninsula. Surrounded by luch greenery, Milies provides many trekking paths amidst green nature and running waters.
Location: 30 km east of Volos
Description: In perfect harmony with the gorgeous natural environment, Vizitsa amazes visitors with the traditional mansions, the picturesque paths and the view to the Pagasetic Gulf.
Location: 12 km north east of Volos
Description: Portaria is one of the most beautiful villages of Pelion. With traditional architecture and surrounded by lush greenery, Portaria is a popular winter destination of Pelion.
Location: 25 km south east of Volos
Description: This fishing village has developed a bit over the last years with delicious taverns at the port and family hotels, but it hasn't lost at all the traditional charm. Surrounded by lush greenery, Afissos is a nice family place.
Location: 5 km north east of Volos
Description: A picturesque suburb of Volos, Ano Volos distinguishes for its traditional architecture and its great views to Mount Pelion on one side and the large port on the other.
Location: 82 km south east of Volos
Description: Located on the southern side of the peninsula, Agia Kyriaki is a lovely fishing village close to Trikeri. Many fishing boats and yachts moor in Agia Kyriaki in summer.
Location: 40 km south east of Volos
Description: Argalasti is a mountainous village that constitutes an economic centre for the region. The road to the southern side of Pelion passes from this village.