Mouresi, another gem of Pelion, is located at 48k from Volos and 4km north of Tsagarada at an altitude of 380m. This picturesque village is built amphitheatrically amongst the wooded glades of apple, chestnut and plane trees and enjoys breathtakingly beautiful views towards the sea and mountain, whilst on a clear day you can even make out Halkidiki and Mount Athos.

This wonderful stone-paved square is also home to the church of the Holy Trinity and both gain shade and protection from the giant Linden (or Tilia) trees that surround it. An excellent example of a Roman Basilica, its outstanding inscriptions and exquisite wood carved icon are incomparable for detail and elegance.

It is also worth visiting the churches of Agias Paraskevis, Agio Fanourio and the Assumption of the Virgin Mary with its famous pierced icon screen; the chapel of the Prophet Elias and the chapel of The Cross, which celebrates its feast day on September 14th.

Take a walk to the village to admire the traditional mansions backed by the lush green surroundings.  You can also stay in the traditional little guesthouses offering tasteful décor and good service to their guests during the summer or winter months.

An ideal spot for a holiday, Mouresi offers interesting walks and places of interest close by and within a 10-minute drive you can reach the famous beaches of Agios Ioannis, panorama icon

Plaka,panorama icon Papa Nero, panorama icon Milopotamos and the scenic bay of Damouchari. panorama icon

Additionally, the ski centre of Pelion, ‘Agriolefkes’ panorama icon is just 16km by the new road of Kissos, bordering the magical villa of Tsagarada panorama icon and the incredibly green Kisso. panorama icon

The ever-changing landscape is unique, even on the provincial road that connects the villages of northeastern Pelion.

The route to Mouresi starts from beautiful Volos and follows the regional road towards Portaria-Hania continuing straight to the new road in the direction of the village of Kissos, touching the outskirts of the ski resort. Then after passing through Hania on the descent through the beech-wooded hillsides, the visitor is awarded with regular glimpses of the Aegean Sea and Halkidiki in the distance.

At just 14km from Hania we arrive at the ‘Karavoma’ crossroads. Right is the road for Makrirachi, Anilio, Kissos, Mouresi and Tsagarada; totalling 47km travelled.

Equally stunning is the coastal route crossing from Volos to Agria. After passing the villages of Agria, panorama icon Upper Lechonia, panorama icon and Kala Nera, panorama icon head towards Milies panorama icon and Tsagkarada. panorama icon Passing these two villages and in between Xourihiti, you continue until you reach Mouresi and Kissos; this route totalling 54km.


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