Millies Village in Pelion
Information About Millies
Milies village Pelion: One of the most picturesque and traditional big villages of Pelion, Milies is built in an amphitheatrically style, on the green mountain slopes of Mount Dikri. The village is called Millies (apple trees) known for the production of apple trees. Full of old mansions, marble fountains and olive trees, Milies offers the perfect harmony. Milies is the place with the beautiful famous cave where the mythic Centaur Chiron and his students used to live.
The village is the birthplace of some of the leaders of Neo-Hellenic Enlightenment like Anthimos Gazis, Danil, Philipidis and Grigorios Konstantas. The famous school of Millies is also there, operating as a spiritual and cultural creative centre during the Turkish occupation. Really interesting to see are the Library of Milies which contains four thousand rare books, the Folklore Museum of the community and the three-aisled basilica of Pamegistoi Taxiarches.