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Volos: meze and tsipouro in the shadow of the mountain of Centaurs

Description

Volos: a Mythical Destination

Volos is one of the most important trading and industrial regions of Magnesia and Thessaly and the third biggest port in Greece. It is situated at the foot of Mount Pelion overlooking the Pagasetic Gulf.

Magnesia

Magnesia is believed to be the birthplace of a strange race, the Centaurs, beings which were part equine, part human and originated from the union of Nephele and Ixion. Asclepius and Achilles were, among others, pupils of the Centaur Chiron. The famous Argonaut expedition, one of the greatest epics in the Greek mythological cycle, set sail from the Pagasetic Gulf.

Tsipouro spot

Try tsipouro at famous tsipouradika  - the traditional spirit of the area, which is perfect when combined with seafood teasers.

Easy touring

  • Tour the verdant Goritsa Hill with the Church of Zoodochos Pigis (life-giving spring) to the east of Volos, just a short distance away;
  • Explore the traditional villages in Pelion, like Portaria, Tsangarada, Zagora, Vyzitsa, Milies, and dozens more, with their sugar cubes fairy houses that create the fantastic atmosphere.

Breaking the stereotypes

Volos vacations definitely break the stereotypes of the mass tourism offering a unique opportunity to spend holidays in a different way.

 



Hotels
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    Domotel Xenia Volou Hotel
    Region:
    Volos  
     Rooms:
     79
    Exquisite hotel set right on the beach offers a  choice of comfortable rooms, a restaurant , bars, a conference center, a children's playground, indoor and outdoor pools , internet access, and  a luxurious spa .
    Entire year
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    Kalloni Hotel
    Region:
    Volos  
     Rooms:
     39
    Consisting of small three-storey buildings , the hotel offers cozy green grounds , an indoor swimming pool, a restaurant, a  bar, internet , and quality service.
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    Park Hotel Volos
    Region:
    Volos  Volos
     Rooms:
     112
    This classic city hotel set  on the city's  waterfront offers  comfortable rooms, internet access, a  restaurant, a bar, conference facilities , and excellent  service.  S hops, Greek taverns and bars are nearby. The hotel  consists of a six-storey ...