Secret Greece: 18 hidden gems you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

 

 

According to the national British daily newspaper “The Telegraph’’ Mount Pelion is among the hidden gems of Greece. It is referred to as one of the 18 unexplored destinations which make up the “unknown’’ Greece and focuses specifically on its unique beauty. “Mount Pelion was allegedly where the gods of Olympus idled away their summer holidays,… “And with its cascading rivers, cobbled villages and olive groves, Pelion still feels like a mythical wonderland’’ It also mentions that many of the 19th century mansions have been converted into guest houses and emphasizes the amazing beaches of Papa Nero, Agios Ioannis, Plaka as well as the single-gauge railway which chugs over stone bridges and giddying gorges from Ano Lechonia to Milies.

 

Pelion, Thessaly
“Mount Pelion was allegedly where the gods of Olympus idled away their summer holidays, … “And with its cascading rivers, cobbled villages, and olive groves spilling down to glassy bays, Pelion still feels like a mythical wonderland. There’s even a single-gauge railway that chugs over stone bridges and giddying gorges from Ano Lechonia to Milies. Many of 19th century mansions have been converted into guesthouses……




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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/greece/galleries/secret-greece-best-quieter-islands-and-destinations/pelion/