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Chania and Drakia are in Northwest Pelion.


Get in[edit]

Map of Chania (Magnesia)

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

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Drakia Massacre Memorial, Drakia (on the left as you ascend Pelion through Drakia, just before St. Nicholas church). The memorial remembers the 115 men who were victims of a mass execution by SS soldiers on 18 December 1943. The massacre was one of multiple Nazi reprisals against the Greek Resistance in occupied Greece. In 2011, Drakia had a population of 381. Drakeia massacre on Wikipedia



  • 1 Koumoutsi Family Farm (Palia Chania), Palia Chania, Mount Pilio (6 km after you leave Portaria as you ascend Pelion on national road 34A, and 6 km after you leave Chania on the descent), +30 24280 92610, . A roadside shop with large vats of at least five styles of organic honey harvested by the Koumousti family. A family member will provide samples, and you can purchase some to take with you at around € 10 - 13 per kilo. The store also sells other handmade bee-derived products as well as homemade tsipouro. Fresh, cool mountain spring water is provided from a fountain in the parking area. .





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