4 Days in Pelion (Pagasitikos) Magnesia - Thessaly every Thursday
Tour program in Western Pelion.
Pelion is popular for its beautiful beaches, dense vegetation, abundance in water, ancient history with the Centaurs and its traditional architecture.
This program combines Hiking with descentin a small Canyon and Cycling. Recommended places to stay: Afissos and Kala Nera.
Suggested period: May to October.
Arrival day in Pelion and check-in at the Hotel. Meet the attendants and be informed about the program. Welcome greet with local dishes and acquaintance with the region. Free Day from activities and getting to know the area.
Activity: Canyoning descent with four waterfalls. Total duration of 4 hours.
We start with a relaxed walk lasting one(1) hour by dirt road and forest path towards the top of the Gorge. Once we get there we start with information and training, immediately after we make the descent of the small Gorge. Finishing the trip we rest and have a picnic. From 2:00pm and onwards there is free time for lunch, swim, visit the surrounding area and relax.
Activity: Bicycle ride in the western region of Pelion in the Pagasitic area, Afissos. Duration 4 hours. Bicycle route passes by the most interesting parts of Western Pelion. The route passes through path, dirt road and old traditional villages. Finishing the trip we rest and have a picnic with a visit to the old railway station of Mileon.
From 2:00 pm and onwards there is free time for lunch, swim, visiting the surrounding area and relaxing.
Check-Out from the Hotel day
You do NOT need to have previous experience, provided that a rudimentary physical shape and love for nature and sports exists.
Have a moderate endurance, know swimming, you may carry a backpack with your personal equipment.
Special equipment for all sports is provided.
Participants should bring a small backpack, windbreaker jacket, hiking pants, towel, hat, sunglasses, bottle of water, a second pair of hiking shoes, sports socks and two swimwear.(Participants need to state their height and weight in order to provide equipment according to each person dimensions)