Platanias Pelion

Our region

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Platanias is a beautiful fishing village on the southeastern side of the peninsula, opposite the Northern Sporades islands Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos and opposite Euboea. In the region of Platanias and throughout the southeastern edge of Pelion found by antiquity Sipiada town which owes its name to the current Municipality Sipiada to which we belong. There is mention in Herodotus saying that this place was dedicated to the Nereids, sea gods and goddess Thetis which grabbed Peleus in one of the caves in the current position "Bournia" near Platanias. The area is dotted with ruins of ancient temples (the goddess Artemis, etc.) and from post-Byzantine monuments and churches with rare murals (frescos) of particular religious and historical interest. Our holy pilgrimage, the monastery of St. Spyridon, unique in Greece dedicated to this saint, with amazing frescoes dependency of Mousgies Virgin, is 2-3 mm from Platanias and is an important and unique religious and historical monument of the region. He contributed greatly to national liberation struggles against the Ottoman yoke. Platanias summer are two festivals on July 1 to celebrate our church of St. Anargyroi and the other at 20 to 25 August organized by our cultural association "Friends of Platania" in honor of the visitors Platania. Several trails and roads kalnterimnia starting from Platanias and lead the walker to neighboring villages and beaches in idyllic locations such as Small Kastri etc. Platanias is the only natural fishing port of Pelion and the port of approaching any kind of purse seine fishing, Drifters and fishing boats, and magnificent sailing yachts and imposing. There are plenty of fresh fish. In the port, across Platanias Beach and elsewhere, traditional taverns, restaurants, cafes, Restaurants and pizzerias, where visitors can enjoy seafood and local delicacies and dishes. In Platanias there is a community clinic with daily drug coverage. Also there are two mini market, butcher, bakery and international press.

Platania Pelion Friends

Discover our region

A paradise

Platanias Pelion

N'Joy your vacations

in Platanias Paradise

endless beaches

Across Platania

Dreamy beaches with crystal blue waters and golden sand.

Platanias village

Traditional houses

Traditional houses and cobbled streets will take you to another time.

Our beach

Coffee shops - Restaurants

In our beautiful beach, overlooking the Aegean Sea and the island of Evia.

Serenity

restfulness

Enjoy your holidays in South Pelion Platania. A dream destination.

Platanias Pelion Friends

Association οf Platania Pelion Friends