Volos bearing as a symbol the mythical boat, the "Argo", waiting for you to visit the city of Jason, king of ancient Iolkos and Pelion where he studied alongside the wise centaur Chiron. The aim this time is not to find the Golden Fleece, but the acquaintance with the endless beauty, people and tradition of this blessed place.
Athanassakio Archaeological Museum
The Athanassakio Archaeological Museum of Volos is one of the oldest museums in Greece. The first exhibits that were housed there are the tombstones written columns of Demetrias, while notable are the Neolithic findings exhibited in the museum.
City Museum of Volos
The Museum of the City of Volos is the first and unique to this time modern City Museum in Greece. Housed in the building of the former tobacco warehouse Papantou and has plenty of photographic and audio material regarding the history of the city and its people
Kitsos Makris Folklore Centre
The Folklore Centre of Kitsos Makris is housed in a two-storey house of the famous folklorist. It includes unique folk art exhibits, such as works of folk painter Theophilos, by Pagonis and Christopoulos, and a large library.
Museum of Olive Oil (Pelion)
Located in Ano Gatzea, to the point where the train of Pelion stops. The museum exhibits various objects found in the place where the sorting small industry worked, processing and producing the oils.
House-museum of Alexander Papadiamantis (Skiathos)
In the house of the great writer Skiathitis one can see photos, personal items, furniture and clothes of his family and be mentally transferred to the past and the lifestyle of the island in the 19th century.
Monastery Museum Evangelistria (Skiathos)
The museum hosts collections of church relics and folklore items, the collection of "The epic of the Balkan wars," and have also kept there the first Greek flag since (1807). The old bank and the oven of the monastery have also been turned into a museum.
The famous mountain of the Centaurs, the summer residence of the Olympian gods, with 24 villages and rich cultural heritage awaits you all year round to visit and sample local dishes such as spetzofai, admire the stone mansions and churches, browse the cobbled streets and arched bridges, stop to rest at the squares with the platanus trees making it so cool and skiing in winter and bathing in summer, are alternative activities throughout the year.
The famous train of Pelion, the legendary "Moutzouris" that was first heard whistling in 1897, waiting to take you to Milies of Pelion following a magnificent route, crossing the green slopes with dense vegetation of trees and holly, clicking on one of the most intimate railroad tracks in the world (60/100), which was constructed by Evaristo De Chirico, father of the famous painter Giorgio de Chirico, who was born in Volos.