Activities and Recreation - South Pelion
The entire region of Pelion is one where visitors can enjoy a
huge range of activities and recreation. With the beautiful natural
scenery and inspiring landscapes, Pelion is a destination where
one can enjoy both relaxing and active holidays throughout the
The village of Platanias has a beautiful natural environment and
is surrounded by flourishing nature, combining the mountain with
the sea and which offers many options for the development of various
forms of alternative activities and holidays.
There are plenty of historical monuments that visitors can visit,
such as the monastery of Agios Spiridon. Pelion is home to a huge
number of churches and monasteries, each of which is worth a visit.
The stunning landscape of South Pelion makes it ideal for interesting
activities such as trekking and hiking, where one can follow the
many paths and routes, and enjoy a unique walk, passing through
the rich vegetation of the region, as well as enjoying some truly
spectacular panoramic views that stretch out towards the sea.
Another popular ativity is to visit the magical sea caves in which
the famous seals of the monachus monachus family resided.
One popular trekking route leads to the spring fountains of the
village Mousges, while you will have the chance to observe the
production of natural soap and collect various aromatic plants
and herbs ideal for collections or personal use.
South Pelion is a region that truly needs to be explored to be fully
aprpeciated. There are so many wonderful activities that one can
enjoy, as well as some areas that are just too beautiful to put
into words. Pelion was the holiday destination of the Gods - we
are confident that you will soon realise just what an excellent
taste the Gods had.