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Agria

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Agria is east of Volos, separated from Volos by Goritza hill. Is it famous for the "tsipouradika", oil products and ΕΨΑ lemonade. The population in 2011 was 5,191.

Get in[edit]

By bus line no 5, from 5:00 in the morning to 22:30 in the evening. Timetables over here

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Do[edit]

In the summer months it becomes a popular tourist destination. The large beach at nearby Soutrali beach is good for swimming. At the end of July exhibitions of popular art and local dances take place. Also in the middle of summer when there is a new moon there is a celebration in honor of the fishermen (psaradiki vradia) where fresh kakavia (traditional fish soup) is served.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Agria has a lot of taverns and tsipouradika at the seafront.

  • 1 Tzimis (Τζίμης), Leof. Dimokratias (Λεωφ. Δημοκρατίας) 119 (At the waterfront), +30 2428 092433.

Pastry shops[edit]

  • 2 o Mpoukis (ο Μπούκης), Iroon Polytechniou (Ηρώων Πολυτεχνείου) 5, +30 2428 091005. well known for the famous ice cream.

Drink[edit]

Nightlife is busy during the summer, where a lot of Volos residents go to Agria for a drink.

  • 1 Da Leste, Leof. Dimokratias (Λεωφ. Δημοκρατίας), +30 2428 092494. 08:30 - 03:30.
  • 2 O-Bar, +30 2428 092000. Open during the summer, late hours. Club

Sleep[edit]

Budget[edit]

Mid-range[edit]

Splurge[edit]

  • 1 Valis Resort, Pelion Street & Democratias Avenue (At the city end, on the waterfront, 5.5km from the city centre), +30 24280 97260, fax: +30 24280 97260. A new luxurious hotel with three restaurants at the sea front, two bars and spa. Modern, comfortable rooms, half of which have a sea view, the other half facing Pelion. Parking.

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