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3-Night Pelion Peninsula Private Tour from Athens

Price USD$770.47


3-Night Pelion Peninsula Private Tour from Athens
Three 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 23 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 Penninsula: Pelion the mythical home to the Centaurs is unspoiled, undiscovered Greece at its best. Rising from the Aegean coast between Athens & Thessaloniki it is a designated ?Natura 2000? area of outstanding natural beauty with clean mountain air, rich forest and pristine blue waters. Popular as a local touring destination for decades it is dotted with over 23 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 the help of choices from professionally guided family friendly activities reflecting these aspects, & 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 reach after 2 hours the site of Thermopylae stopping to explore & enter the visitor?s 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 continuing with a stroll around the village to enjoy its setting & dine underneath the 900 year old Plane trees in the main square in an award winning restaurant (dinner included in price).

Days 2 and 3: Villages and Beaches of Pelion. 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 at the pace of the group some of the most charming local villages in Pelion with their shady squares and traditional shops. With stops at some of Greece?s most famous beaches for swimming (if coming in the summer) & lunch. Along the way your helpful and considerate guide will explain many interesting aspects of local history and culture as you fill your camera with the majestic landscape views. Day 4. We say a fond goodbye to this beautiful place & take our return transfer to Athens.

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Three 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 23 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.