Like it springs straight from tangible sea, the most densely populated mountain in Greece.
The inhabited from birth by gods, demigods, Centaurs, Dryads, Nymphs, "Giants", "Titans."
Here studied Asclepius the Medical, Achilles was born here from the wedding of the mortal Peleus with the Nereid Thetis, here Aphrodite, the goddess of love was chosen by Paris.
From Iolkos, in its foothills, began the legendary Argo with Jason, in its Argonauts’ journey to Colchis.
Pelion was chosen, by the gods of Olympus as their summer residence ...
Pelion is a "living" mountain. The houses are made from materials taken by the environment and so, are fully integrated into it. One can see hostels, that carry within them the whole art of Epirus craftsmen and artisans, who first built them, and renovated with respect by the subsequents of their owners.
You will walk in the cobbled.
It was once the only way of communication between residents, passing stone bridges, and drink water from countless fountains, scattered on your way.
You will visit the monasteries (the cell mountain, its name was), numerous churches and chapels, built centuries ago to warm the souls of the faithful, and are home to masterpieces of painters, woodcarvers and painters.
You will know what a real organic cultivation means, giving unique flavors .
And when you get to some of the famous beaches, then you will understand how wrong a photo can do to real beauty.
It is not just a tourist destination in Pelion.
It is a myth, history, tradition,and the winds carry these to Makrinitsa, Zagora, Tsagarada, Milies, Trikeri and the other villages.
It's a walk in the paths, which makes the senses be on alert to hear the riding of the Centaurs.
Are the songs and dances of a "Pelion Wedding", is the ceremonial features of the cult of nature and the Dionysian atmosphere of May.
The tradition and customs is not just a tourist attraction in Pelion, is intertwined with the life of the inhabitants themselves.
It is the rides with the “Moutzouri”, an initiation, a time travel.
Pelion of escape and exploration of myth, history and culture.
The Pelion , wild and serene in an idealized balance, always in human measures, paradise for lovers of nature.
Since the tour guide "Pelion from end to another, Volos" magazine ENTOS.