, a region of sheer beauty with mountains, rivers, beaches, the popular Plastira Lake, Tempi valley, and last but not least the unique Meteora
, the most photogenic spiritual site in Greece. Archeological areas, Byzantine monasteries and churches, traditional settlements, and ski resorts complete the fascinating natural beauty of Thessaly
and make it a popular holiday destination. Soaring like a sleepless guardian above the city of Volos, Mt Pelion is gorgeous throughout the year. Set against an idyllic backdrop of olive groves that shimmer in the sunlight, dense forests, and lush fruit orchards, these 24 stone-built villages are the true gems of Pelion.