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Volos and Makrinitsa
Volos Shore Excursion - Volos and Makrinitsa


 



This 4 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Meet at the Port or your Hotel in Volos
  • Private English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Included - Archeology Museum
Please Note: The prices shown below are not valid on Sundays or local National Holidays. If your only day in this city is Sunday, please Contact Us for pricing and availability.

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Tour Number:
GVOLO-02

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2 People - $402 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $392 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $296 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $240 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $200 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $176 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $155 Per Person (Private Tour)
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TOUR DESCRIPTION
 
Type: Antiquities, Charming Town, Scenic Drive
Length: 4 Hours
Walking: Difficult (steep streets)
Mobility: NO wheelchairs
Guide: Licensed Guide
Language: English

Volos Shore Excursion - If you only have a short time available then a visit to Volos' Archeology Museum and the charming hill top village of Makrinitsa is an excellent half day excursion.

Volos stands at the head of the Gulf of Pagasae which is almost enclosed by the Magnesia peninsula. The natural setting of Volos is it's main attraction. You start your tour by driving along the waterfront to the Archeology Museum. Here you will see beautiful jewelry which dates back 3,500 years. You also see a unique collection of painted grave stones from ancient Hellenistic times.

After your museum visit you drive up the slopes of Mount Pelion, one of the most beautiful regions of Greece. This area receives more rain than much of the country so you see lush vegetation and an abundant amount of trees. There are a number of small quaint villages which are quite delightful. On your tour, you visit our favorite, Makrinitsa.

Makrinitsa clings to the mountainside at an elevation of about 2,250 feet and is aptly called the Balcony of Pelion. Due to the steep slope, the traditional houses were built with three stories at the front, and only one at the back, giving the impression they are stacked one on top of another.

While you are here you enjoy exploring the narrow cobbled streets, leading you towards the main square with its old hollow plane tree, a sculpted marble fountain and the little church of Agios Ionnis. You will marvel at the unparalleled view of Volos below and your ship in the bay.

After visiting this charming town you return to the port in Volos.


If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Volos tours and Volos Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Volos tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing - The shore excursion times are approximate based on your interests and traffic conditions.
  • Drive to Archeology Museum - 10 Minutes
  • Visit Archeology Museum - 1 Hour
  • Drive to Makrinitsa - 20 Minutes
  • Visit Makrinitsa - 2 Hours
  • Return to Volos - 20 Minutes