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5-Night Pelion Peninsula Private Tour from Athens

Price USD$1084.36


5-Night Pelion Peninsula Private Tour from Athens
Five nights in the Pelion Peninsula, mythical home to the Centaurs and unspoiled Greece at its best. Rising from the Aegean between Athens & Thessaloniki, Pelion is a designated ?Natura 2000? area of outstanding natural beauty with clean mountain air, rich forest, pristine blue waters, & home to over 20 idyllic villages set in mountain perches, charming fishing bays & woodland hamlets. Private Return transfers from Athens are included along with two full day Private guided tours of the most beautiful northerly & southerly routes.

The Pelion Peninsula: Pelion the mythical home of the Centaurs rises from the Aegean coast between Athens & Thessaloniki & is a designated ?Natura 2000? area of outstanding natural beauty with clean mountain air, rich forest and pristine blue waters & dotted with over 20 idyllic villages in \'picture post-card\' settings from mountain perches, to charming sea side fishing bays, to woodland hamlets (location for the movie ?mama mia?). During this tour you have the opportunity to enjoy Pelion?s wonderful & unique mix of mountain, sea, forest, village & culture with tours thoughtfully designed with over 10 years of experience in Pelion.

Accommodation: Enjoy all this from your base, a Boutique A class & newly renovated 1884 traditional Pelion stone mansion house situated in the center of ?Portaria?, the most popular & accessible village in Pelion and within easy walk of its beautiful sister village \'Makrinitsa\'.

Program: Day 1. From Pickup at your Hotel in Athens we take the opportunity to stop at the site of Thermopylae & visitors center which recreates the ancient battle where King Leonidas led the 300 Spartans in 480BC. After, we continue to a very warm welcome and settle into your comfortable room enjoying the panoramic mountain views before a seasonal fresh buffet as we orientate you with details of the main sights, attractions and special cultural aspects of the region. Enjoy our free hydro-massage suite before a stroll around the village & dine underneath the 900 year old Plane trees in the main square in an award winning restaurant (dinner included in price).

Day 2: After a refreshing night sleep we take a Nature trek through one of the most beautiful valleys in Pelion along gentle waterfalls & pools lined by the ancient forest learning about the many unique inhabitants of the area from Wild Boar & Dear, to fire Salamanders, Snakes & medicinal plants & ending at the beautiful traditional sister village of ?Makrinitsa? for lunch over the panoramic sea views. Days 3 and 4: Two full day tours of the most beautiful scenery on earth traveling along the northern Aegean side and Gulf sides of the peninsula with time to explore some of the most charming local villages in Pelion & including stops at some of Greece?s most famous beaches. Day 5: Free days to explore shop, unwind & enjoy the peace of Pelion before your return transfer on day 6.

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Five nights in the Pelion Peninsula, mythical home to the Centaurs and unspoiled Greece at its best. Rising from the Aegean between Athens & Thessaloniki, Pelion is a designated ?Natura 2000? area of outstanding natural beauty with clean mountain air, rich forest, pristine blue waters, & home to over 20 idyllic villages set in mountain perches, charming fishing bays & woodland hamlets. Private Return transfers from Athens are included along with two full day Private guided tours of the most beautiful northerly & southerly routes.