Top 20 Experiences in Volos
Volos Pelion Full Day Tour
Your driver is local and knowledgeable about the area, not only he will be fluent in english but he will also provide an insight as a local about the area. Thus you will stop at the best spots, swim at the best beach and in case of anything unexpected he will be eligible enough to find an alternative and help you have a wonderful day. We help people to create memories ! Note that the tour is fully customizable and can be adjusted to your needs and preferences.
HIKING PELION - Private Guided Full or Half Day Tour
The Pelion Peninsula (location for the movie 'mama-mia') is the mythical home to the Centaurs and a designated ‘Natura 2000’ area of outstanding natural beauty with clean mountain air, ancient forest, and pristine blue waters. The length of the peninsula is scattered with old stone villages' set in mountain, seaside and woodland hamlets. Before roads, the local villages were connected by a network of paths. Forgotten with the advent of roads, they have been reopened in recent years by local guides & now form the basis of one of the best Hiking regions of Greece. For visitors base in Volos, or arriving by ship we can start the activity from there on request.
Private Full Day Tour to Meteora from Volos
This wonder of nature would be worth visiting just for the picturesque landscape even if the monasteries weren't there. The thing is that they are. The old Greek Monasteries blend in perfectly with the surrounding environment creating a once in a lifetime sensation. It is my most popular tour(more than 100 times a year)and there is a good reason for that. During the ride I will explain a lot about geology,history, orthodox religion,and the impact Meteora has had on Greece over the centuries.We will also talk about Greece and the Greek way of life. Since I've been doing this for so many years, I know the best traditional local restaurants, I know where are the best stops, where to go, we will visit the spots that are "off the map" for the majority of tourists, for you to take the best photos that you would otherwise miss, and to give you an unforgettable experience. The tour is fully customizable and can be tailored in your needs. Most travelers usually visit 2 or even 3 monasteries.
East Pelion Mini Boat Tour
Discover the beaches of the East Coast of Mountain Pelion’s Peninsula with our daily boat tours! Out trip begins from the small port of Agios Ioannis to the historical cove of Damouchari that used to be the area's centre of commerce a long time ago with the same-named impressive beach – where the film Mamma Mia was shot. Then, we approach Agios Athanassios Bay where we can swim and feel the difference in the water's temperature due to the underwater springs running into the sea. We then approach the Fakistra Cave. Here the stalagmites and the stalactites have started being formed thousands of years before creating a fascinating scenery! After that, we pass the beach of Fakistra and then Mylopotamos, the most popular of the area characteristic of which is the azure waters and the naturally formed rock arch. Last but not least comes Limnionas a peaceful beach with wild beauty at the same time
Pelion Boat Trip to "Poseidon's Caves"
The shipwreck of WWII next to one of the caves, not too deep where snorkeling is a must! The different colors in each cave's interior
Private tour to Meteora rocks from Volos
Take the chance to visit one of the most unique places in Greece and not only ! It was characterised by UNESCO as a world's cultural heritage monument. We highly recommend it for the photo shooting lovers !!!
East Pelion - Boat Trip "Mamma Mia"
A short trip at the central part of Mountain Pelion’s east coast, in Greece. Enjoy swimming at the crystal clear waters of Fakistra beach, one of the most beautiful in the region, and visit the famous and picturesque, tiny coastal village of Damouchari, where scenes of the film “Mamma Mia” were shot! Meet with your tour leader at the small port of Chorefto or Agios Ioannis and embark on our journey. We will travel to the south, to one of the most beautiful beaches in the region. Once there we will visit a small sea cave, where we can take a short break for swimming, just before we enjoy the crystal clear waters of Fakistra beach. After our main break, you can enjoy the trip back!
Cook like a local Greek Cooking lesson in Mt Pelion Greece
Are you in Volos city (Greece) and you interesting in culinary experiences? In this workshop we will learn you how to make the famous Greek fast food called "Souvlaki" in a authentic Greek farm at Portaria village (12km far away from Volos) Learn to make pita bread, Greek cucumber yogurt dip "Tzatziki" and all the meat baking secrets.
BIKING PELION Private Guided Full or Half Day Tour
Pelions paths that intersect its many picturesque stone villages and Local landmarks are set along some of the best coastal and forest scenery in Greece ideal for those looking for an 'off-the-beaten-path experience in this designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our Half-Day and Full-Day Biking tours are carefully chosen with years of experience and local knowledge in order to make the most of the Pelion Landscape and local cultural highlights with the best routes in the forest and along the coast. Suitable for all levels, our routes may also be be fully tailored to your preference.
Boat Trip "Sea Caves of Thetis"
The guided trip to the “Sea Caves of Thetis” is a unique attraction, that no visitor should miss. Learn more about the history and myths of the sea caves from your local tour leader and enjoy the magnificence of the surrounding landscape. Meet with your tour leader at the small port of Chorefto or Agios Ioannis, get briefed about the tour and embark on our journey. We will travel to the north, and secluded part of Pelion. Our destination, the area of the sea caves, is located almost at the end of the mountain. Once there, we visit the caves and we make a small break for swimming at the last cave. Then we return to the south edge of the sea caves area, at the most beautiful and isolated beach of Pelion, for our main break. Have fun with your family and friends, while swimming, snorkeling and playing at the sea. After our break, enjoy the way back to Chorefto or Agios Ioannis.
Sea Kayaking Tour 'Short Paddle'
The “Short Paddle” guided sea-kayaking tour is a fun and easy way to explore Pelion’s east coastline. A family-friendly tour, the “Short Paddle” is suitable for those who want to get acquainted with sea-kayaking, or who simply want to visit a beautiful secluded beach nearby. Meet with your sea-kayaking tour leader at the port of Chorefto. Get briefed on the activity, enter the water and become acquainted with your kayak and gear. Paddle along the coast to the sandy beach of Agii Saranta and through the “Monk” rock’s opening, at the end of the beach. Board off your kayak, for a break at a beautiful secluded beach south of Agii Saranta, and a swim in the clear waters of the Aegean Sea. Paddle back slowly to our base at the port of Chorefto, while enjoying the scenery.
Sea Kayaking Tour 'East Coaster'
The “East Coaster” guided sea-kayaking tour is a half-day excursion discovering Pelion’s east coastline. A mildly active tour that requires no previous kayaking experience, the “East Coaster” is suitable for everyone who is in a relatively good physical condition and likes to explore. Meet with your sea-kayaking tour leader at the port of Chorefto. Get briefed on the activity, enter the water and become acquainted with your kayak and gear. Paddle along the coast to the sandy beach of Agii Saranta and through the “Monk” rock’s opening, at the end of the beach. Board off your kayak, for our first break at a beautiful secluded beach south of Agii Saranta, and a swim in the clear waters of the Aegean Sea. Continue paddling south, along with the playful rocky coast, until our second break at the long pebble beach of Plaka. Take a swim, or simply rest before starting the journey back. Paddle back to our base at the port of Chorefto, while enjoying the scenery.
Cooking Class "Family Kitchen"
This hands-on cooking class is a fun learning activity for both children and adults and the best way to impress your friends back home! Meet with your cooking instructor, and be welcomed with freshly baked Greek coffee and fresh orange juice for our little friends. We cook with local products of Pelion and Thessaly such as olive oil, vegetables, herbs, "feta" cheese, and honey. Everyone gets the chance to be actively involved in the preparation of a greek traditional meal. You will learn how to cook “Gemista”, a traditional, homemade dish of the Greek countryside and the cheese pie “Skopelitiki”. While our courses get ready, you can try our local drink “tsipouro”, served with local snacks. Dishes will be served on the table accompanied by "feta" cheese, seasonal salad, and Greek white wine or local beer. Enjoy your gastronomical creations on our balcony and get the chance to eat and relax overlooking the Aegean Sea.
Kayaking Adventure around Pelion Coastline
For those of you who want to try your stamina and explore the beaches of Pelion ,the excursions by kayak are a memorable experience!You will find yourself in a world of special beauty ,unique for most of you!
Private Transfer from Volos City to Parga
Take the worry out of your departure to Parga and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 50 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis and travel in the comfort of a sedan car, minivan, van, minibus or coach.
HIKE & BIKE PELION 3-Day Private Guided Tour
A UNIQUE BIKE & HIKE PROGRAM IN GREECE including guides, all equipment, support vehicle, Luggage Transfers and Hotels. THE PELION PENINSULA: Mythical 'Moutain of the centaurs' and designated 'Natura 2000' area of outstanding natural beauty with clean mountain air, ancient forest, pristine blue waters, & dotted with over 23 picture post-card 'stone villages' (location for the movie ‘mama mia’). We continue here by bike to enjoy one of Greece's most recognized areas of beauty. Our route is designed to get the most out of Pelion’s wonderful & unique mix of mountain, sea, forest, village & culture & includes an amazing day exploring one of the nearby islands along with a small boat cruise with swimming & snorkeling. The program is thoughtfully designed with over 15 years of experience & carried out at each part by highly experienced English speaking professional guides.
Private Transfer from Volos to Syvota
Take the worry out of your departure to Syvota and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 50 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis and travel in the comfort of a sedan car, minivan, van, minibus or coach.
Glorious touch from the past ! Vergina from Volos
Off the beaten path experience !!! Combines UNESCO site and great sceneries ! Of course with the comfort and luxury of a private transportation.
Private to Delphi ! from Volos
This tour combines an UNESCO world heritage site , a picturesque small village and a great importance historical site , the battlefield of Thermopylae !
A program of science labs aimed at developing observation skills and critical and creative thinking. Within the workshop, students reflect, make assumptions and are called upon to perform simple and striking experiments, to verify or refute their original assumptions, and to draw conclusions. It is aimed at students from 6 years old who want to wear aprons, glasses and become young scientists! Each laboratory will include a concept (eg air properties, static electricity, mixtures, etc.) that will be approached through experiments. The lessons are taught by a teacher using audiovisual media and a powerpoint presentation. It is aimed at children from 6 to 12 years.