Magnisia / Magnesia Greece
Magnesia is located in the Region of Thessaly
, halfway along the North-South road and rail axis (Athens-Salonica) and is traversed by the new, already planned, east-west axis (Igoumenitsa - Volos). Magnesia - a region of central Greece, combines in a unique way the green mountain landscape with the deep blue of the Aegean sea, offering visitors a variety of destinations for holidays or short excursions:
on the mountain of the Centaurs - Mount Pilion
on the cosmopolitan island of Skiathos
on 'traditional' Skopelos
on Alonnisos, the 'ecological' island
in the Olympic city of Volos
the 'unexplored' villages of Almyros, Pteleos, Sourpi and the plain of Thessaly
The lavish abundance of natural beauty, the ever-changing landscape, the beauty of the changing seasons, the ideal geographical position, history, culture, the high quality of amenities and the many forms of tourism available all year round - these are the assets of the region which make Magnesia such a comprehensive tourist attraction.
Special offers in Magnisia
The Olympic city of Volos
The Olympic city of Volos: Capital of the prefecture of Magnesia - a large, modern, dynamic city, in one of the most attractive areas of Greece, guaranteed to enchant the tourist from the first moment. The city is also famed for its rich cultural life, for its archaeological museum and for the important Neolithic settlements at Dimini and Sesklo.
Pilion / Pelion
Twenty-four picturesque villages to delight the visitor, as well as the fine old houses in traditional architectural style, cobbled streets and paths, the Agriolefkes skiing centre, a miniature steam railway and a mountain activities centre offering all sorts of alternative sport and leisure opportunities more Pilion
The islands of the northern Sporades
Beautiful, idyllic Skiathos, the island of sixty magical beaches, one of the most cosmopolitan of Greek islands but still possessed of all its traditional charm and a rich heritage of vernacular architecture. Holidays to meet the most demanding requirements.
Lush greenery, historic buildings, culture, traditional towns and villages - all harmoniously combined on one of the most beautiful of all the Aegean islands.
The Northern Sporades Marine Park: One of the few natural habitats of the Mediterranean seal monachus-monachus, an invitation to magical adventures.
Unexplored' Magnesia: Mt. Othrys, situated opposite Pilion, with the picturesque villages of Almyros, Pteleos, Sourpi and the traditional Kefalohoria villages of the plain of Thessaly - a landscape full of pleasant surprises.
A wide range of alternative forms of tourism, such as: trekking, conferences, cultural tourism, cycling, sports, riding, mountain climbing, ecology, sea sports, diving, religious tourism and gastronomy - and many more.
Relaxing holidays on the beaches of the Aegean or the Pagasitic Gulf, rides on the miniature railway, walks along the cobbled streets and paths, sea sports, swimming in the serene waters of the Aegean, mountain hiking, skiing, riding, traditional foods in the little tavernas and ouzo bars for which the region is renowned...
The Ski Centre of Pelion
The Tracks and stone-paved paths of Pelion - extended walking network of 190 km with 29 routes
The steam train of Pelion - covering the scenic route Ano Lehonia - Milies
National Marine Park of Northern Sporades - protection and development of one of the most important habitats of the Mediterranean seal
Horse riding Clubs
The map of Thessaly