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Map of Agios Vlasios

Agios Vlasios, Agios Georgios Nileias, Peleokastro, Servanates, Agios Lavrentios and Strofilos are in Northwest Pelion. Since these villages are close to each other, they are considered as a single travel destination.


The name of Agios Vlasios is due to the village church, which is dedicated to its namesake saint. The oldest name of the village was Karabash or Karabasis, which in Turkish means black head.

During the Ottoman period, the settlement of Paliokastro, located in the ravine between the Upper Lechonia and Agios Vlasios, was inhabited almost exclusively by Turks. The settlement had a mosque. Its minaret was partly ruined by the end of the 20th century, when Greek vandals blew it up.

Get in[edit]

Agios Georgios Nilias village. On the left we see Agios Georgios church

By bus from Volos Interurban Bus Terminal ("Yperastiko KTEL") (KTEL Volou), Details on buses, can be found online here

Get around[edit]



Aloni theater at Agios Georgios, with a view at the Pagasetic golf.



  • To Moutaki (Το Μουτάκι), Agios Vlasios, +30 697 419 4406. Mostly meat dishes, grilled or cooked.




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