For nature lovers and adrenaline seekers there is no dearth of mountain and water activities in our region.
Mountain Bike Tours
Whether you are a casual rider or an avid cyclist, an excellent way to explore Pelion is on a bike. From a short pedal along the railway of Pelion’s Little Train, a full-day bike through several mountain villages to a wonderful e-bike tour from the top of the mountain to the spectacular Horefto beach, your options on Pelion are endless. All of our bike tours can be guided or self-guided.
Pelion Via Ferrata & Canyoning
Embrace adventure and enjoy the mountain to its fullest! Our team of experts will lead you through beautiful apple orchards down to the beginning of the Galanorema gorge before they introduce you to the techniques of Via Ferrata and rappel and Canyoning. This is a 4-hour long activity full of exciting jumps, exhilarating slides, stunning waterfalls, and jungle-like scenery.
Trail of the Centaurs’ 3-Hour Guided Hike
Families and amateur hikers will enjoy this inspiring hike dropping down from the small village of Chania, close to the summit, to cosmopolitan Portaria on the lower slopes of Mount Pelion. Experience the thrill of hiking in the land of the Centaurs, enjoy the magnificent views to the Pagasitikos Bay, and reflect on life as you cross a region steeped in history.
Meteora & Pelion 8-Day Guided Hike
Hike through the famous Meteora rocks and the slopes of legendary Mount Pelion on an adventurous 8-day trip and enjoy a slower and more sustainable way to travel. Explore a breathtaking side of Meteora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at captivating views that most visitors do not get to see. Walk on ancient footpaths on Mount Pelion, visit traditional villages, and plunge into the deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea.
Discover Pelion on a 3-Day Guided Hike
Choosing a Pelion hiking trail is not an easy task – with hundreds of marked paths connecting the picturesque mountain villages with old monasteries and stunning beaches along the coast, it is hard to know where to start. Explore the best of Pelion trails on our 3-day guided hiking adventure, experience the authentic side of the mountain, visit traditional villages, and connect with the locals along the way.
Hike on the Centaurs’ Path & Tour
The iconic ‘Trail of the Centaurs’ is a must do on any Pelion itinerary. Enjoy a delightful 30-minute hike next to beautiful streams and waterfalls, have a delicious picnic prepared by us, and tour the nearby charming village of Portaria with the spectacular traditional mansions.
Stroll along the Balcony of Pelion
Experience the natural splendor and cultural richness of Mount Pelion during our half-day guided tour of Makrinitsa, one of the most picturesque mountain villages near Volos. Stroll on centuries-old cobbled streets, marvel at majestic views, taste local flavors, and visit the Byzantine Museum of Acute Visitation to learn about Pelion’s rich history and culture.
Follow the Legend – Horse Riding
The horse was Poseidon’s gift to the people of Thessaly and in antiquity the Thessalians were known to have the best horses. In a region with such a longstanding tradition of horse rearing, don’t miss the opportunity to take a horseback ride and explore the land of the Centaurs. You don’t need to be an experienced horseback rider to gallop the Pelion trails or enjoy a saunter along the beach.
Scuba Diving Experience
Discover the magical underwater world of the Aegean Sea and learn how to dive under the guidance of an experienced certified instructor. Have your first scuba diving experience in the Pagasitikos Bay, take amazing pictures, and explore marine life.
The Argonauts’ Sea Kayaking
Embark on a coastal adventure and experience the beauty and serenity of south Pelion. Settle into a comfortable kayak and paddle behind an experienced guide along the coast of Marathias. On the tiny islet of Prassouda, visit the abandoned monastery and learn about the history of the area before you head to iconic Tzasteni for a relaxing swim and snack.