Posted on 03/01/2020
Maria Maria

Pelion Mountain Herbs and Flowers Hiking Tour

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Enjoy a relaxing hiking tour on Mount Pelion and explore abundant nature. Your hiking tour will take you along old village stone paths to the beautiful seaside village of Milina. You will experience the divine tranquillity and magnificence of Pelion mountain, discover its endemic flowers and herbs and become acquainted with ancient myths about the Centaur Hiron.

DURATION: 3.5 hours
MEETING POINT: At Lafkos main square at the shop "Sillogi Zafeiriou", right next to the church
LANGUAGE/S: English, Greek
DEPARTURE TIME: 10.30 am
OPENING SEASONS: All year round
WHO CAN COME: This tour is suitable for everyone with average fitness and children above the age of ten

What is included

✔ An expert guide - botanist
✔ Homemade snack and energy drink

Description - What to expect

You will meet your guide at the main square of Lafkos village at 10:30 am for a short briefing about the hike and a questions and answers session about your hiking tour. Then you will head downhill towards the beautiful sea-side village of Milina, hiking through evergreen olive groves.

Throughout your trip, you will have the opportunity to discover a wealth of flowers and herbs that grow in the area and you will get to know about their therapeutic properties as well as their use in cooking. After an easy gentle walk, you will reach the village of Milina and take photos of its beautiful promenade.

You will have a short break to rest and enjoy a snack and a drink. Depending on the season and the weather you may spend some time at the beach and swim in the crystal clear waters. Your return back will take you through a different equally spectacular path. You will end up in one of the traditional cafes in the village of Lafkos to enjoy a cool drink at about 2.00 pm.

Not included/Bring with you

Bring with you good shoes for hiking, a hat, sunscreen, batons and a bottle of water

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Country

  • Greece