Located on the slopes of Mount Pelion, at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level, Agios Georgios Nileias is one of the most beautiful villages in the area. Combining the picturesque natural surroundings with lush greenery and fresh air along with the stunning views to the Pagasetic Gulf, the village offers a wonderful option for 365 vacations in absolute relaxation and invigoration. And all that, not far from Athens.
The village is situated within short distance from Volos in Magnesia and therefore it is idyllic for explorations in the wider region. You will have the chance to stroll quietly through its neighborhoods and feel the sea breeze from the gulf, in between heading to the fish taverns of Volos for tsipouro and other Greek spirits. And the village itself is a true masterpiece of unpretentious art, to say the least. Stone houses with red tiled roofs, steaming chimneys and fragrant gardens. All that surrounded by chestnut trees and olive groves, trees bearing pears and apples, blossomed bushes and colorful pots. As for history buffs, they will have the privilege to learn more about the monastery of Agios Georgios (Saint George), which was located right on the very same place.
Plane trees and water fountains, chapels and churches, old mansions with exquisite architectural style and the nearby villages of Makrinitsa and Pinakates are just few of the attractions, when visiting Agios Georgios Nileias. And finally, do not forget to taste the local cuisine. High quality local products combined perfectly in a fusion of tradition and modern cooking techniques. Amazing dishes that will complete your journey of the senses in the most spectacular manner…in an experience you should not miss out on!