Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Thessalia Region1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Thessalia Region with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Thessalia Region areaThis Thessalia Region map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Thessalia Region and surroundings
Greece - moving around the countryThe busiest and most basic routes are air-conditioned. However, in remote regions, the bus service operates old vehicles. Buses from villages outside the resort areas run daily. The most remote settlements are serviced only 1-2 times a week. The cost of a bus ticket is about 4 euros per 100 kilometers. It is worth noting that most of the Greek cities are quite small, and they can be easily walked. Therefore, it makes sense to spend money on buses only for traveling between cities or for moving within such large cities as Athens, Patra, Thessaloniki or Kalamata. The railway is an alternative to buses. However, it is worth noting that the railroad doesn’t go through all regions of mainland Greece. Before Olympic Games, the country has repaired the roads and slightly expanded the route. Trains in Greece are represented by two classes. The difference between the first and second class that connect towns, is quite insufficient. Travelers don’t have to wait for the special comfort. … Open
Nature and parks of GreeceSamaria Gorge is the largest in Europe; its length is about 18 kilometers. It is located on the island of Crete that is one of the most picturesque islands in the country. There is the national park of the same name. The gorge was inhabited since ancient times. You can still find the ruins of the temples of Apollo and Artemis; in the 4th century BC, it housed the city of Tarra. The park has a rich flora and fauna. The forest is inhabited by a rare Kri-Kri goat, which can be found only in the mountains of Crete. Among the animals in the park, you can meet badgers, wild cat, marten, and various birds. … Open
Photogallery of Thessalia Region sights
Our guide to Thessalia Region
Traditions and mentality of Thessalia Region
For the Greeks a family is an integral part of life. Parents try to do everything to ensure their children’s future, and children show deference to their parents and to the older generation in general. This tradition of family succession is especially noticeable during feasts and holidays when all family members get together at the same place. Moreover, they eat their traditional dishes prepared collectively … Open
Travel guide to Thessalia Region
Vegetables and grain are still popular agricultural cultures in Thessalia. There are also plantations with medical herbs. The island is also a great place to see unique Skyros horses. Breeding these horses is also an important occupation of local people. These tiny horses look somewhat similar to ponies. Excursions to horse farms are very popular with tourists, especially tourists with children. Quite an … Open
Thessalia Region for children - what to visit
If you want to see all the beautiful places and sights of Thessaly, you will need to travel across the neighborhood. This may not be very convenient for parents with small children, so we recommend that you still choose those places and monuments, which are located in the immediate vicinity of your place of residence. If you have older children, surely, you need to visit the main sightseeing attractions of the … Open
Shopping, streets and outlets
In Volos, most of the stores are located along the pedestrianized streets; however, if your purpose is shopping, it will not be the right decision to come here since there are no famous brands or designer boutiques in the city. The presented clothing brands include Marks & Spencer, DOCA; leather accessories and clothes can be bought at affordable prices in the store called Leather 100. There are quite a lot of … Open
The most popular beaches of Thessalia are concentrated in Volos Prefecture, as well as in the capital region and its immediate environs. Within the city of Agria the rocky beach of Barba Thomas is notable. It’s known primarily due to high environmental standards. For many years, this charming beach has been the permanent venue for various cultural events. Those include environmental activities, poetry readings, … Open
Advices for travellers
19. If you travel by car, do not leave anything valuable in it and use paid guarded parking facilities to park your car. 20. In the rural areas, women are advised to travel accompanied. By the way, it is necessary to keep in mind the following – as a rule, only men visit coffeehouses and traditional ouzeria restaurants; if a woman comes to such places, her presence will be disapproved. 21. As for … Open