Activities

Activities


Activities for the four seasons…Spring, autumn, even winter in Pelion can be enjoyable. With the mountain covered in an aromatic canopy of pine trees Platanen and different spieces of remarkable natur, is a perfect place for activities as diving, hiking, water sports and horseback riding


Hiking

A network with footpaths and cobbled “kalderimia’ is being built across this beautiful land for tourists to discover the spectacular natural beauty of the landscape and the magic of varied wild vegetation
For a walking plan check out in http://pelionwalks.wordpress.com/

Friends of the Kalderimi of South Pelion

It is a group based in Pelion, Greece, formed a society ‘The Friends of the Kalderimi of South Pelion’ A Kalderimi is a cobbled mule path. They were constructed hundreds of years ago linking villages to one another. With the advance of mechanised transport many of these kalderimies have fallen into disuse and disappeared under a forest of vegetation.

The groups aim to promote and engage in the reopening and use of these paths. So far have established a network of about 80km of signed walking routes. Some of these are on kalderimi, and others on earth roads or simple footpaths.

We organise group walks, encourage membership to our society, fundraise and work parties. more...

Pilionwalks

"A website with walks that you can download for free gives you the opportunity to explore the beautiful countryside, the forests and the magnificent views. The walks are circular, so you always end up where you started. Every walk description is accompanied by maps, photographs and GPS. There are both easy short walks and longer more strenuous ones."
www.pilionwalks.com
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Diving

Diving schools offer scuba courses to beginners and experienced divers giving particular emphasis on the safety rules which govern this wonderful sport.

Specially designed excursions for all divers' levels, to imposing marine environments at the foot of the majestic Pelion Mountain, will offer you the delightful experience of scuba diving.

Water sports


A delightful way to get to knowPelion is by boat. You can hire a speedboat or go on one of the organized excursions to discover the region's magical beaches.
There is also a possibility for water sports such us rowing or canoe. Volos has two water sports clubs.
In the Pelions villages someone can try sea ski or other kind of sports.

Riding

There are short and longer trails through the forests of beech and chestnut trees, or along the beautiful coast of Pilion, with well trained horses and experienced instructors.


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