Activities are optional and are carried out by local professionals. We undertake to inform our customers who are interested in exploring Pelion and contacting them.
Hiking on old graphic paths (well marked on the map and on the ground): Facing the Aegean Sea. We suggest the following routes from downhill paths that pass through the forest and end up on well-known beaches. There you can swim and spend your afternoon. If you are tired we can get you back by car …
- MOURESI – DAMOUCHARI BEACH: (~ 1h + 15min)
- TSAGKARADA – DAMOUCHARI BEACH: (~ 2 hours)
- As well as other routes
You can find detailed instructions, photos and tips at http://walking-pilion.blogspot.gr.
Exploring the Pelion coast with an inflatable boat You are boarded at 10:00 on an inflatable boat from the port of Agios Ioannis and then sail at the famous Damouhari beach. Continue northwards while enjoying the panoramic view of Mount Pelion by the sea and you reach the splendid beaches of Papa Nero, Plaka, Banika, Agioi Saranta, Chorefto, Parisena, Analipsi, Elitsa and Ovrios to reach the mysterious Poseidon Caves. During the journey diving is not forbidden, although above all we put your safety. All the way adults and children wear their life jackets. After exploring the caves, the return begins and around 14:00 you get off at the harbor of Agios Giannis where your car is waiting for you.
Day Trip to Skiathos. Start at 7:30 from the Germani’s House and drive up to the port of Platanias in south-eastern Pelion. Wonderful drive about 1 hour & 45 minutes in the green, passing through the picturesque villages of Mouresi, Tsagkarada, Xourichti, Neochori, Miriovriti, Argalasti, Metohi and Lafkos. In Platanias you leave the car and board to the boat for Skiathos. The boat departs at 9:30 and after an enjoyable cruise to the Aegean (between islets and rocky islets) and a stop for diving in the blue waters, you arrive at Skiathos Town before noon. There you stay 1-2 hours for a small tour and then go back to the boat that starts for Koukounaries. In Koukounaries, the most famous resort of Skiathos, you can spend a special afternoon, swim in the blue beach, take part in organized water sports, visit the lagoon with swans and eat at one of the numerous taverns. At 18:00 in the afternoon, the boat will pick you up from the port of Koukounaries and before sunset will return you to Platanias. From there you will return by road and before 21:30 in the evening you will be back to the Complex, to get rest from a busy day …