Little Train of Pelion
Train of Pelion – Daily trips in Pelion
This day trip offers the chance to experience a ride on the famous train of Pelion, created in 1895. In this itinerary, we can discover details of one of the most characteristic railway lines in the world (60 cm wide narrow gauge railway).
Being a work by Evaristo de Chirico – the father of the famous painter Giorgio de Chirico – is known for its high aesthetics and its architectural harmony, parts of which are the bridges we cross along our way.
We depart by bus from Volos or Agios Ioannis to Ano Lechonia. We board on the train and enjoy the 1:30 hour adventure with the famous “Mountzouris”, meaning in Greek ” being covered with coal dirt” (by the colas that used to be the fuel).
Having arrived at the railway station of Milies, we follow a path towards the village center, with its famous square and the exceptionally decorated -with the wood-carved interior- church.
Optionally, we can continue by bus to Vizitsa, where we will have a traditional lunch and visit the traditional attractions of villages.
Return to our place early in the afternoon.
Transportation by minibus & the train tickets
The time of departure and return depends on the starting times (Volos and other areas of Pelion). The route can start from Ano Lehonia or Milies, always depending on the availability of seats on the train.
Minimum participation: 5 Persons
CODE: ADE 808
- The Train “Moutzouris” itself
- The bridge of De Chirico
- The square and church of Milies.
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DepartureVolos or Agios Ioannis to Ano Lechonia
Departure TimeApproximately 09.00PM
Return TimeApproximately 15.00AM
Not IncludedAccommodationAirport TransferBreakfastDinnerLunchPersonal Guide