HORSE RIDING

HORSE RIDING IN PELION - FEEL LIKE A CENTAUR

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Horse Riding in Pelion-Feel Like a Centaur

As part of our multi-day riding trip, you can experience Pelion‘s unique nature in all of its glory and be part of the legendary world of the Centaurs (half men and half horses), the masters of Pelion,that dealt with medicine and the power of herbs.

Information for participation: Basic knowledge of riding, love for action, nature and horses. The routes of our program, lead us in olive groves, squares with old plane trees and traditional houses, via old paths in good condition.We pass by galloping, little traditional villages, old monasteries, ruined bridges. We also admire two bodies of water, the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean Sea.

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Horse Riding in Pelion-Feel Like a Centaur

Day 1

Day 1

Arrival in Pelion. Transfer from the airport of Thessaloniki or Volos and arrival in Pelion. In the afternoon briefing by our escort about the program we will follow and the cognitive field that will occupy us. Dinner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis.
Day 2

Day 2

Experience the environment of a riding club. After our rich breakfast with local products of Pelion, meeting with the riding escorts in the base from where we will realize our daily excursions. Their love and care for horses, along with the patience are the main characteristics that will make us feel comfortable during the tour. Familiarity and short stroll on horseback, learn about horse and equipment care, horse anatomy and several others. Dinner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis.
Day 3

Day 3

Horse riding in Milies. After our rich breakfast, transfer to the riding club, where we start a trip of about 3 hours.Crossing the old paved path we reach the cave of Cheiron, right across Milies. We find in the lower district of the village,the station where "Moutzouris", the train of Pelion terminates.Walking on the railway line,passing the last stone bridge ,we reach the metal bridge, De Chirico, in honor of the Italian rail line designer. We can enjoy coffee in the area of the station or we can let the horses and walk 15 minutes on the paved path to the village square. Along the main street there are shops, restaurants and cafés. From Milies we return on horseback to the riding club. Transfer to Agios Ioannis. Dinner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis.
Day 4

Day 4

Horse riding in Vyzitsa. After breakfast, we transfer to the riding club, where we start a trip of about 3 hours, passing by the railway line and Argireika district, we arrive in Vyzitsa, a traditional village. We leave our horses below the square and walking in the well-maintained stone paths, we enjoy the beautiful ornate three-story mansions and tower houses that stand imposing and in harmony with the natural environment. From the paved path we reach its beautiful Pelion square with the huge plane trees and the stone fountain, where we can taste delicious traditional recipes or drink coffee. We return on horseback to the riding club. Transfer to Agios Ioannis. Dinner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis.
Day 5

Day 5

Horse riding in Kala Nera-Koropi- Choreftra. After our rich breakfast, we transfer to the riding club for a trip of about 5 hours.In a beautiful natural scenery alongside River Belegrinos,we reach Kala Nera beach.Through olive groves we arrive at Koropi or Boufa with a huge sandy beach by the Pagasetic Gulf, fully organized, with recreation areas and restaurants, ideal for swimming and walking. Passing it,we reach the Panagiotiko dam.Then, we gallop higher for Choreftra and we almost reach the top where we begin to descend to the riding club. Transfer to Agios Ioannis. Dinner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis.
Day 6

Day 6

Horse riding in Tsagarada. After our rich breakfast with local products of Pelion, we transfer to the riding club for a trip of about six hours through olive groves, chestnut, apple , cherry and beech trees and stone paths. We move from Milies to Tsagarada in order to get to Xourihti through an area designated NATURA 2000. Transfer to Agios Ioannis. Dinner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis.
Day 7

Day 7

Horse riding in Chania. After breakfast, transfer to the riding club, from where we start to Chania's highest peak where the ski center is situated, a five hour route.Passing groves we arrive at the beautiful beech forest, area designated NATURA 2000. In the evening, farewell dinner and in a festive environment the Diplomas of participation in Cheiron Centaur Program will be awarded. Dinner and overnight stay in Agios Ioannis.
Day 8

Day 8

Departure for the airport. After the rich breakfast with local products from the land of Pelion, we depart for the airport.

The services included in the program:
1. Transfer by bus/mini bus from airport of Thessaloniki or Volos airport or another upon request to the hotel and return (days 1 and 8).
2. Transfers by bus/mini bus from hotel to Pelion as indicated in the program (days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).

Seven (7) nights in double standard room.
4. Seven (7) breakfasts.

Seven (7) dinners.

Disposal of a hotel meeting room for the group’s briefing (day 1).
7. Escort (day 1, 8).

Horse riding by the escort of an experienced trainer (days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).