For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Tsangarada or seek charm, comfort and convenience there, our rural guesthouse offers a view both to the sea and the mountain since it is situated in Aghia (Saint) Paraskevi, one of the four settlements of Tsangarada. It is a traditional classic mansion of 1902, fully renovated under new administration.
The element of wood and stone dominates in our guesthouse. It is composed by 5 guestrooms (one guestroom on the first floor and five guestrooms on the second floor). Homemade breakfast of local products as marmalade, cake, omelet, ham and pies.
The facilities and services provided here are:
• Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
• 24-hour front desk
• luggage storage
• car park
• room service
• a bar
• a children's playground
• a big garden with BBQ
Many rooms even provide:
•television LCD/plasma screen
Other things to note
Our guesthouse is located in Aghia Paraskevi in Tsangarada, one of the biggest, most touristic and most beautiful villages in Pelion. The privileged location of the village offers the tourist the sea activities in the summer and the mountain sports in the winter with easy access and ascent due to rather good weather. The region offers many activities including:
•Stroll in Tsangarada: The four quarters of Tsangarada with streams, arched bridges, squares, churches, new and old mansions make if an ideal resting place.
•It is a place for all seasons, magic and white in winter, full of wild flowers in the spring, cool and full of hydrangeas in the summer, abunder with red-yellow leaves in the autumn. Free - flowing water goes downhill towards the sea; its sounds becomes part of life.
•In Aghion Taxiarhon square there is the celebrated water fountain with the four taps where the water runs continuously.
•The interior of the temple in Agii Taxiarches, along with the one in Kissos, is the most beautiful in eastern Pelion.
•The church of Aghios Stefanos in the quarter of Tsagarada which bears the same name, appears in the morning mist.
•Thousand Year Old Plane Tree in Aghia (ie Saint) Paraskevi in Tsangarada: A living monument of nature, a tree that captivates anyone that comes across it and instantly becomes a reference to his Pelion stories. That tree is no other from the giant plane that is located in Aghia Paraskevi square in Tsangarada.
•Nanopouleios school: The stone building complex of Nanopouleiou School in Aghia Paraskevi is a fine example of neoclassical architecture, as formulated in the early 20th century in the region of Pelion. UNESCO characterized it as Work of Art in 1985.
•The old arched stone bridge of Tsagarada at the gully of Mylopotamos: The stone arch bridge of Tsagarada is at the beginning of the village and the gorge of Mylopotamos begins from there. It is the oldest and most famous bridge in Pelion, with a characteristic arch. Built in the 18th century (1728) and spans the gorge Mylopotamos located between Tsagarada and Xourichti.
•Koutra Hill (in Aghii Taxiarches): Here, you can sit and enjoy the magnificent views of either the Aegean Sea or the mountain.
•Participation in traditional festivals and religious festivals every summer in Pelion villages
•Traditional architecture of Pelion area: Houses and mansions were built using elements of the era’s urban architecture while maintaining fortifications, a combination that made the unique Pelion building tradition and is used till the present day. Every village is filled with mansions and houses of various sizes and types, many religious monuments, the fountains, the cobbled squares, the bridges and the Kalderimi (cobbled streets) that compose one the most picturesque settlements in Greece. It is no coincidence that many villages such as Vyzitsa, Pinakates and Makrinitsa have been declared as preserved villages of absolute protection.
•Sightseeing at Pelion region:
•train tour: the smallest greek train, 100 years old, Moutzouris (smutty), is on from sprinter to autumn and goes from Lechonia to Milies, up to the beautiful railway station of Milies
•Milies Train Station
•Wider region of Milies: WWII memorial, arched bridge above a ravine that forms a waterfall along large rocks, magnificent steel bridge above the Miliotiko stream
•Milies Folk Museum
•Milies Public Library
•Traditional Olive Press "Hatzigiannis" in Katichori
•Pelion Museum of Folklore and History in Makrinitsa
•Pelion Cuisine: The Pelion cuisine consists of many delicious dishes making the Centaur Mountain a definite gastronomic paradise. It offers a great variety of local delicacies that visitors can experience: traditional dishes, odd and healthy salads, seafood dishes especially in the coastal areas, local drinks (wine, fruit liquers, tsipouro); above all, the exquisite olive oil. The local fruits (apples, pears, cherries, chestnuts, grapes, oranges, peaches and many more) are famous in Greece and in foreign countries. While you are in Pelion, visit the local shops and kiosks of agricultural associations who, by using authentic old recipes from their ancestors, produce traditional products with pure materials from the mountain with no preservatives.
•Tsagarada Escape Festival: At the end of June, the Tsagarada escapr festival occurs in the wider region of Tsagarada. The festival includes a series of adventure sports such as climbing, canyoning, Hiking, Water Canoe, Archery, Horse riding, Mountain Biking, two mountain running races 3 and 10 kilometers respectively, Aerial route 80m. (Flying fox) and paintball, all designed and executed offices for outdoor activities in Pelion and Volos (Mountain Escapes, Hike Away, Pelion Secrets, Racoon City), by specialized high level trainers, some of them with international recognition as Anastasios Apokremiotis (canyon descent) and Alexander Petrucci (mountain bike), as well as associations such as the Greek Rescue Team (Climbing), the Runners Club of Volos Health (mountain running), the Volos Shooting Club (Archery) and the the Jockey Club Naturalist Miles (riding). Boards and other equipment are also available to the experienced climbers wanting to open new routes in the climbing area of Mylopotamos during the Festival.
Theme events such as first aid seminar, lifeguard seminar, racing orientation (Orienteering-Greece), mythological treasure hunting and presentation of the greek horse species, workshop for flora, herbs and wild orchids Pelion, exhibitions and live music events frame the event. Every year the Greek Rescue Team, and the Life Guard Hellas with their high expertise and experience, covering the provision of services in the security field. The Local Coach Liners of Magnesia will be performing one-day trips for the visitors in the settlements of Tsangarada who wish to attend our Festival to Mylopotamos beach.
•canyoning: with a guide, in Mylopotamos (a coastal village)
•trekking: (for approx. 100 min) cobblestone paths connect the four quarters of Tsangarada between each other and with other traditional villages on the Mt Pelion among rich vegetation offering a panoramic view of the Aegean sea
•mountain bike: in Panagiotiko dam
•climbing: 13 routes at the field of St. Nicholas Paou in the village of Argalasti
•camping in Aghios Ioannis
•ski: the Pelion Ski Center, 2 km from Chania village. There are a ski school and a shop with ski equipment. The view of the sea is breathtaking!
•sea cruising: fully equipped ships depart from the port of seaside villages of western Pelion making daily cruises in the Pagasetic gulf and around the North Sporade islands (Skiathos-Skopelos-Alonissos)
•water sports: swimming, diving, rowing, beach volley, beach tennis, sailing, fishing at nearby beaches
•sea kayaking: (in the seaside villages, in a small distance from Tsangarada) discovering caves and inaccessible places
•scuba diving: (in the seaside villages, in a small distance from Tsangarada) in Plaka Beach, Aghios Ioannis (St. John), North-east Pelion in front of the Eden hotel-beach bar and restaurant
•Beaches in Tsangarada: Milopotamos, Fakistra, Ntamouchari, Aghios Ioannis, Plaka and Papa Nero.
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