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Platanidia, Ano Lechonia, Kato Lechonia, Agios Minas are in Northwest Pelion. Since these villages are close to each other, they are considered as a single travel destination


Get in[edit]

There are frequently urban buses from Volos (KTEL Volou). Details on buses, can be found online here

Get around[edit]


17th Century Pelion Tower at Ano Lechonia
  • 17th Century Pelion Tower, Ano Lechonia. It used to be the Russian consulate during 17th Century, for this wider area of the Ottoman Empire.


The steam train travelling to Milies.
Ano Lechonia train station
  • The Little Train of Pelion (Moutzouris), Ano Lechonia, +30 24210 39723. Take a steam train journey to Milies. A little train’s fascinating story and the mythical tales of Mt. Pelion, all combined in a single journey. This historical train that used to operate the whole route between Volos and Milies is literally running on the tracks of history.


  • 1 Express Market, Kato Lechonia, +30 2428 093734. Small Super Market


  • 1 Kostas Tavern (Ταβέρνα Κώστας), Malaki, +30 242 809 3250.
  • 2 O Takis (Ο Τάκης), Kato Lechonia, +302428301220. Pizza, Souvlaki, home delivery.


  • 1 Karnagio (On Kato Lechonia, turn south, there is a sign).


  • [dead link] Sonia Studios, Platanidia (Platanidia), +30 2428094783. The accommodation consists of 2 independent houses with in total 9 comfortable studios and is the perfect destination for a carefree holiday near the sea, in a non-touristic area.
  • 1 Villa Ambrosia, Πλατανίδια, +30 6999966669.


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