Are you ready for a unique mountain bike experience? If so, we will visit Pelio. In Greek mythology, Pelion was the summer residence of the Olympian Gods and the home of the Centaurs? Mount Pelion, a so beautiful mount, took its name from the mythical king Peleus, father of Achilles. It was the homeland of Chiron the Centaur, tutor of many ancient Greek heroes, such as Jason, Achilles, Theseus, and Heracles. So, be ready to explore together, by cycling, all the secrets of the famous mountain?
Today, Mt. Pelion is part of the Magnesia regional unit, with Volos as its capital city. We will cycle at 1,400 m. through towering beeches in a breath-taking view. Are you ready to embrace twenty-four “Pelioritika” villages in seven days? Be ready, then, to start cycling along the train line, observing the restored train which once connected Volos with the mountain villages. You know modern Pelion's villages retain traditional Pelian architecture and construction, with stone buildings made out of expertly carved local grey, blue, or green slate and red clay. We can take amazing pictures!
As we cycling, in this haven for mountain bikers which is covered with shady forests and f running waters we will admire a unique panorama where Pelion offers to us, with views of the valley, the mountains of western Magnesia, Mount Olympus, the plain of Thessaly and its nearby mountains, Mavrovouni, Euboea, Central Greece, and the northern Sporades islands. Depending on the humidity of the atmosphere, we can view the holly mountains of Agio Oros from our e-bikes!
A so delicious piece of information is that we will taste magnificent and delicious homemade pies as well as fresh sea-food “mezedes” in the famous “tsipouradika” of Volos. Finally, following the route at the olive groves and crossing the bridge of Evaristo De Chirico, we will return to our company’s transfer car ready for a rested return in Athens.
See you soon :-)
We will cycle past historic and archaeological sites, picturesque, old neighborhoods, the heart of the shopping center, but also traditional Athenian places of green suitable for walking and recreation.
At the afternnon we will travel from Athens to Pelion
09:00 meeting in Milies, start of excursion
Visit Meteora, a light hiking route and return back to Athens
· Electric Mountain-Bicycle Hire - HAIBIKE SDURO HARDSEVEN 4.0 model 2017
· Equipment - Helmet, Handle-bar bag
· Professional Guide - MIAS, RTI
· Maped Route & Sightseeing Guiding
· Snack & Water (for every route - excursion)
· Bike Service and Spare Parts (wheel air-tubes etc)
Basic Package + Accommodation
· All the above + Accomodation to Traditional Boutique Hotels (in a double bed room)
Basic Package + Accommodation + Trasfer
· All the above + Full Transfer with a private Mini-Bus
· Air Tickets
· Transfer From - To Athens International Airport
· Single bed Room (can be offered on request)
· Lunch & Dinner