Long Pelion Trail
The fourth part of Long Pelion Trail (Makrinitsa-Agios Onoufrios-Stagiates-Portaria-Chania) is the most popular, soft and pleasant hike in the area of Pelion. Two of the largest and most visited villages of the peninsula, Makrinitsa and Portaria, are connected via this well-preserved and beautiful trail.
The trail crosses a vast area of different vegetation and terrain patterns, as well as various types of paths, such as well-maintained cobbled alleys in the heart of the settlements, as well as grasslands and mountainous forests.
Text: Aik. Zagaretou, photos: T. Adamakopoulos
The whole route is marked with waymarking and direction signs of the Pelion Routes network and signs of the Ultra Pelion Trail.
The length of the route is 16.3 km and can be done in 6-7 hours.
Long Pelion Trail topoguide
The best escort on Long Pelion Trail is the guide Long Pelion Trail topoguide, a member of the Long Trails group of the app topoguide Greece, available for Android devices via the Google Play Store.
The guide Long Pelion Trail topoguide is also available for iOS (iPhone και iPad) devices via the app Topoguide Greece, as a member of the Long Trails group.
The application offers active navigation along the trails, as well as a concise guide on the geography, the nature and the culture of Mt Pelion.