Pelion uniquely combines the beauties of the mountain and the sea.
Some of the activities we suggest and can organize for you are the following:
Sailing to Sporades
We organize cruises (daily or multi-day) to Sporades islands with our yachts. Our experienced skippers will sail you safely and away from the crowds to places that only a yacht can reach. Our yachts have up to 4 double cabins and can host up to 6 pax. The yachts depart from the port of Platanias which is the closest port to Skiathos, the first island of Sporades. Explore the unknown paradise of Skiathos, Skopelos & Alonisos, enjoy the sea and the sun and feel free!
Cycling to the Eastern Side of Pelion – Full day Trip Cycling & Swim to Chorefto Beach.
This tour connects the top of Pelion with the north and east side. We start cycling after our breakfast and arrive at Pouri. Here we make a stop in the village square with the large plane tree for a snack and continue to the beach of Chorefto. The entire route is uniquely beautiful and is in the woods. Our finish line is at the beach! Chorefto Beach is one of the most popular sandy beaches of the East Coastline. We swim and leisure under the sun!
Duration 6+ hours.
Degree of difficulty: moderate – not recommended for children and for totally inexperienced riders.
Minimum Participation 4 pax
Equipment: A pair of snickers and socks, swimming suit and towel for the beach.
Hιking to the waterfalls and Swimming
This route is one of the most beautiful walking routes in Pelion. On rural roads and paths we will walk through the virgin beech forest. We depart from Pleiades Hotel and we will descend and visit waterfalls and running streams. The scenery is unique and the quietness of the forest will accompany us. Experience a 5-hour-walking under the shadow of the beech forest and the sound of the water falls. It is an amazing excursion for all those who love nature and do not hesitate to swim in the fresh water, inside natural bubble baths. We will stop for a pic-nic after our swim and relax. Then our mini-van will return you to Pleiades Hotel.
Duration : 5 hours walking, 2 hours for swim, rest and pic nic.
Degree of difficulty : easy*-moderate**
Participation: min 4 pax, max 8 pax
Equipment: Swimming suit, towel, a pair of sneakers and socks in case they get wet.
Day Of Canyoning – Activity Details
Discover a secret paradise: The Centaurs Gorge . A unique experience for all ages, even for families with children, fun is absolute, while discovering the activity of canyoning in a green landscape.
If you have never tried this activity, Centaur Gorge will seduce you to outdoor sports. If you are already experienced, the Centaur Gorge is an incentive for further exploration of the Greek gorges.
Characteristics of the Route: Heights: Jumps (3m up to 6 m max – optional), natural water slides, swimming, rappels (maximum 26m), amazing environment with lavish green. A total refreshing experience inside a vast green environment with crystal waters.
Age: This is a gorge for everyone, minimum age: 10 years old.
Minimum number of participants: 1
Maximum number of participants: 12
Canyoning journey duration: 6 hours
ICOpro CAI training program: 30-40min
Approaching hike: 20 minutes
Starting point: Tsagarada, East Pelion
Descent: about 2-3 hours
Little Train Ride, excursion to Milies, hiking & swimming
This little train from the past is one of Pelion’s Highlight. The journey begins from Station (Lechonia) . Our guide and herbalist is waiting for us at the station of Milea. There is a tour and reference to the History of the Train (its engineer was De Chirico, the father of the famous painter), and a historical review of the place. Hiking until the village, a visit to the library and the Holy Temple of Taxiarchon with the great paintings. Stop in the central square of the village for a stop and a snack and then gentle hiking on the stone cobbled path. During the walk we learn about the flowers, herbs and shrubs that thrive here, we meet arched bridges and learn about their history and visit the cave of Centaur Chiron, learn about the great herbalist and healer. Our hike continues ending at the beach Kala Nera for swimming and relaxing in the calm waters of the Pagasetic Gulf.