the winter months, the appearance of Mount Pelion can be
transformed within hours of snow fall. Trees, houses, and
entire villages are covered with a blanket of pure white
is beautiful place to visit and admire any time of the year,
but during the winter months when the snow fall, it becomes
even more beautiful. A winter scene in Pelion would not
look out of place on a Christmas card.
in Pelion is very cold, and the snow fall can reach several
meters in height in some places, especially the more mountainous
and higher places in the area. The village of Hania for
example can find itself buried under 2 or more meters of
snow during a very harsh winter.
the cold winter months, you will see endless smoke coming from
the chimneys of houses, as people have their fire lit all day
long to wam up. There are many bars, cafes and tavernas where
you can go to eat or drink, and in which you will see their fireplaces
roaring with heat.
time in Pelion is beautiful, and it is very enjoyable to take
a walk around the area, providing you wrap yourselves up first.
There are photo opportunities nearly everywhere you look, and
you can also find yourself a quiet spot to either build a snowman,
or if with children, take part in a snowball fight.
ski centre of Agriolefkes on Mount Pelion is of course the most
popular winter activity in Pelion, and people come from both all
over Greece, and the rest of world to enjoy the great ski facilities
that are on offer. Snow fall usually starts in late November in
Pelion and can last until March.
will find that most coastal facilities during the winter months
are closed. However, higher up Mount Pelion, you will find the
numerous villages bustling with people, all coming here for the
winter season. Christmas is also very popular in Pelion, and many
of the hotels and places of accommodation can be fully booked
for Christmas as early as October. If you are planning to spend
Christmas in Pelion, be sure to reserve your accommodation as
early as possible to avoid any disappointment.
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