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Pelion-Via Ferrata in Galanorema

Pelion-Via Ferrata in Galanorema

Product Code : 5323

About The Place

Pelion Mountain, situated in central Greece, is a region of unparalleled beauty and diversity. Renowned for its mythical connections and lush landscapes, Pelion attracts visitors with its unique blend of history, culture, and natural wonders.

The area is characterized by dense forests, pristine beaches, and charming villages that dot the mountainous terrain. Pelion is often referred to as the ‘Mountain of the Centaurs,’ a nod to its rich mythology. According to legend, the ancient Greek centaurs, half-human and half-horse beings, roamed these slopes.

Pelion’s fauna is diverse, with a variety of plant and animal species thriving in its ecosystems. The mountain is home to aromatic herbs, wildflowers, and chestnut trees. Birdwatchers can delight in the presence of migratory birds, while the dense forests provide habitat for foxes, deer, and other wildlife.

The region boasts a rich historical tapestry, with evidence of human habitation dating back to ancient times. Ruins and archaeological sites reveal the area’s significance in antiquity. The influence of various civilizations, including the Venetians and Ottomans, has left its mark on the architecture and culture of Pelion’s villages.

Pelion’s villages are postcard-perfect, each with its own unique charm. Makrinitsa, often referred to as the ‘Balcony of Pelion,’ offers panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. Tsagarada is famous for its centuries-old plane trees and traditional stone houses, while Milies captivates visitors with its cobbled streets and the historic Pelion Railway.

Activities in Pelion cater to a range of interests. Hiking trails crisscross the mountain, providing opportunities to explore its diverse landscapes. The crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea invite swimming and water sports. Local festivals, celebrating traditions and folklore, offer a glimpse into the vibrant cultural tapestry of Pelion.

In essence, Pelion is a treasure trove of natural beauty, history, and cultural richness, inviting travelers to immerse themselves in the enchanting allure of this mythical mountain in Greece.

Highlights

  • Training duration : 20΄

  • Hiking before : 20΄

  • Duration of main activity : 2,5 hours

  • Hiking after : 10΄

Total Duration

  • 4 hours

Full description

Embark on an Unforgettable Via Ferrata Adventure in Pelion’s Waterland. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty of Pelion as you combine thrilling activities of via ferrata, canyoning, and water games. Your journey begins at the Hellas Canyon base, where a 20-minute hike through a dense forest of enchanting apple trees sets the stage for your exciting escapade.

The adventure kicks off with exhilarating jumps into crystal-clear waters, invigorating your senses and preparing you for the captivating experience that lies ahead. As you continue, the via ferrata path unveils its exotic and awe-inspiring scenery, surrounded by thick greenery that creates a truly unique environment for visitors to explore.

Take a moment to rest and recharge, savoring a well-deserved break or enjoying a quick bite before the exhilarating abseiling descent. This spot also serves as the starting point for the second part of the route, where you’ll encounter two main abseiling techniques using ropes. Descending gracefully, you’ll be led to a magnificent natural lake, a sight that will leave you fully satisfied and delighted with your adventure.

But the excitement doesn’t end there. Prepare for another thrilling abseiling descent, followed by a traverse through the narrowest section of the canyon. This thrilling passage leads you to an optional 6-meter waterslide, an irresistible opportunity that no visitor should miss. Feel the rush as you slide down, immersing yourself in the refreshing embrace of the water.

With its year-round availability, this via ferrata tour in Pelion’s Waterland offers an exceptional outdoor adventure for all seasons. Experience the perfect fusion of natural beauty and exhilarating activity, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Join us on this unforgettable journey through the stunning landscapes of Pelion Mountains.

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes

  • Sports or Hiking Shoes

  • Water

  • Swimming suit and a Towel (optional)

  • A small backpack

  • A snack

Includes

  • Accredited guides

  • Your personal equipment provided is a helmet and fully equipped harness for the activity via ferrata.

  • Photos /videos

Limitations

  • Minimum number of people : 4
  • Maximum number of people: 10
  • The minimum age is 12 years old
  • Normal physical and mental condition
  • Normal body weight
  • Ease with heights
  • No use of alcohol or drugs
  • Minors accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

Itinerary

  • Starting time 10.00
  • Ending Time 14.00

Meeting point

Galanorema Bridge, Zagora

Cancellation Policy - Moderate

  • If you cancel 10 days or earlier before the booked activity start date, you'll get a full refund.
  • If you cancel within 4 and 10 days before the booked activity starting date, you'll get 50% back.
  • Cancellations made 4 days or beyond, before the booked activity starting date, are treated as last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds.

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