Greece Photo Tours
The Region of Thessaly is located at the geographical centre of Greece and there is always a good reason for visiting the area.
List of Attractions
Mountains Olympus, Kissavos
Pilion and Othrys
Rivers (Pinios and tributaries)
The famous Plastira Lake and Lake Karla (Voiviida)
The valley of Tempi, unique Meteora, the beaches of Larissa and Magnesia, and the renowned islands of the Sporades (Skiathos, Skopelos, and Alonissos).
The exciting Thessalian natural landscape is complete with archaeological sites, Byzantine monasteries and churches, traditional settlements and ski resorts,making it one of the most famous holiday destinations.
Don’t miss out on:
The islands group of Sporades (Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos) a unique destination with dense vegetation, rocky landscapes,and pure azure seas. Go island-hopping in a paradise island complex!
• The marine park of Alonissos, a refuge for rare seabirds,dolphins and, most importantly, the Mediterranean monk seal, Monachus Monachus.
• Meteora, the most photogenic spiritual site of the country, famous for the massive stone pinnacles that reach a height of 400m to be topped by imposing monasteries.
• The breathtaking image and important wetland of Lake Plastira, set against an idyllic landscape of unspoiled natural beauty that steals visitors’ hearts as soon as they set eyes on it.
• The enchanting city of Trikala and the nearby picturesque villages of Elati and Pertouli which are in the list of the top winter destinations throughout the country.
• The stunning valley of Tempi, the narrow passage where the Pinios River runs through the mountains of Olympus and Kissavos to form a landscape of unique beauty and host some peculiar floral and faunal species including flamingo birds.
• Mountaineering on Olympus, the abode of the Gods and highest mountain in Greece.
• The thermal spas of Smokovo, whose almost 40°C sulphurous alkaline water’s healing properties make a visit to the anyway beautiful area worthwhile.
• The all year round attraction of Mt Pilion with the scenic villages, the delicious local cuisine, the great mountainous landscape, the ski resort and the gorgeous golden sandy beaches with turquoise waters. To see part of the area, use the oldest railway in Greece which first operated in 1895.
• Tasting the strong local spirit called tsipouro in one of the dozens of traditional Greek tavernas of the seaside city of the Centaurs, Volos.