Mountain biking is an alternative activity that combines nature and fitness, creating a feeling of freedom and liveliness. Cycling in Pelion is quite popular and there are many beautiful and enjoyable routes. Some of the route you can enjoy maybe demanding due to mountainous terrain and other less tiring but equally beautiful. The cyclist is magnetized by cycling “Centaur Mountain” as he has the opportunity to cross dense forests, small picturesque beaches, chapels built just above sea level and exploring beautiful landscapes. Organized cycling programs can include along the coast routes that can be combined with other activities (such as gastronomy and sailing), long routes between villages, as well as demanding peaks and also city biking. This experience is provided by specialized companies that cooperate both in Volos and Pelion, providing both pleasures and enjoyment for visitors.
POINT FOR CYCLING IN PELION
The most popular routes are mainly on narrow forest and rural roads with lush vegetation, as well as on the old lines on the historic Pelion train, the legendary “Moutzouris”. This route is ideal for cycling, as the narrow low of the railway line is ideal for the cyclist to gain altitude without getting too tired. Along the way you will find stone bridges and arched arches.
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