Afetes Pelion  

 


Afetes Pelion - Magnesia (Greece)

AFETES. Afetes is the name of a municipality and a village in Pelion, Thessaly in Greece. The village of Afetes is located 24 kilometers southeast of Volos and above the seaside resort of Afissos. It has a sweeping view over the Gulf of Pagasitikos. The main attractions in Afetes are the "Square of Love", the Church Prodromos (John the Baptist) and the three stone arch bridges.  The name Afetes is derived from the Old Port Apheta.

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LAMPINOU. The beautiful bay of the same village. Near the coast is the monastery of Panagia Lampidona. According to tradition led a godsend phenomenon ("Lampidona"), a captain for a safe haven where he built a monastery.

Siki. The village Siki is 38 kilometers from Volos, on the eastern side of Pelion, on the side of the Aegean. Here is the church of Profitis Ilias. From here there is a magnificent view of Skiathos, Skopelos and the other Sporades.

Kalamaki. This is one of the oldest villages of Pelion where before seamen and sailors came from. Kalamaki which has been occupied since 1550, is close Lampinou. The houses are built in the traditional local style and has used the famous silver-green stone of Pelion. Kalamaki beviden are the churches of Agios Athanasios and the small monastery of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul.

Average temperature Afetes Pelion
January
5.2°C
February
6.8°C
March
9.4°C
April
13.8°C
May
19.7°C
June
25.0°C
July
27.2°C
August
26.2°C
September
21.8°C
October
16.2°C
November
10.8°C
December
6.6°C

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