This is an 8-day tour that combines cycling and walking in the paths of Pelion. Starting from the city of Volos and passing through the nicest parts of central, northern and eastern Pelion, participants will have the opportunity to discover some of the rare beauty of the mountain. Walking in unspoiled countryside, waterfalls and the Caves of Poseidon are just some of the unforgettable places that participants will experience.
1st day. Arrival in Volos. Check in at hotel. Information meeting about the city and the next day. In the evening, walk on the sea side and initiation into the culinary secrets of the region.
2nd day. After a good breakfast, we start on a quick tour of the city of Volos. Museums, churches and market are some of what we`ll see. At 13.00 we will board a bus and go to Portaria. In the afternoon we will walk the path of the Centaurs and practice archery. In the evening on the square will eat and drink local food and we will discuss the next day.
3nd day. After a good breakfast, we will walk along one of the most beautiful trails of Pelion, from Portaria to Chania. This will take about 4 hours (with stops for picnics in the forest). We arrive at a hotel with excellent amenities and accommodation (pool-spa), and where the countryside at 1100 meters altitude is at its best. Relaxation, good food and ready for the next day.
4th day. After a good breakfast, bikes and equipment will be waiting for us to take us to Chorefto. The route is uniquely beautiful, going through beech and chestnut forests. The bicycle tour will take about 4 hours with stops in the woods and ends at the magnificent beach of Chorefto. Relaxation, swim in its purest water, and "tsipouro" with seafood in the evening.
5th day. Breakfast with local jams and juices and we go for a walk in the surrounding area, which will take about four hours. The beauty of the green mountains, combined with the deep blue of Aegean are breathtaking! Back in Chorefto, where the food tasting and relaxation will continue.
6th day. This day starts early with breakfast to be picked up at 7.30. Then we board a boat to arrive half an hour later at the Poseidon`s caves! A beautiful place where you will spend the morning visiting caves and swimming in crystal waters. We return to Chorefto where we collect our things and are transported by bus to Tsagarada, where we will spend the night. Walk around the square and getting to know one of the biggest and most important villages of Pelion.
At night over wine and local delicacies we will organize the next day.
7th day. We eat a hearty breakfast and start to walk perhaps the largest and most historic trail that connects Tsagarada to Milies. The changing landscape on the way will be memorable. Duration is about 5 hours with stops in the forest. Arrival at Milies, relaxation and of course stroll in the village square.
8th day. The last day of this trip is relaxed. After breakfast we will visit the sights of the village and we will be happy in the shade of the plane tree in the square. At 3 pm we will take the path that leads to the old train station. The train of Pelion - one of the oldest in Europe - will take us along a very beautiful route to Kato Lechonia. The trip takes one hour and a half and the views are incredible.
In the package is included :
- KTM bikes and equipment (helmets, backpacks, gloves)
- Certified guide and companion while 24 hours speaking excellent English and moderate German and Italian.
- Transportation from and to the airport
- Accommodation in excellent traditional guesthouses (usually with a swimming pool where present) in two-bed room. (For a single room there is a 150.00 euro surcharge.)
- Breakfast and one meal (excluding drinks).
- Entry to local museums (where applicable).
- Support car throughout the route.
- BIO daily snacks, water, energy drinks
- Train tickets
- Free videos and photos from the trip.
The real country side
Portaria, be our guest
For Volos city cultural tour is included cofee or tea or "tsipouro" tasting at the end of the tour
In all tours we offer snacks, fruits, water..
There are special prices for big groups ( like companies, schools, e.t.c ).