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South Pelion topoguide: Razi beach
South Pelion topoguide
Razi beach
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Afissos-Lefokastro hike follows almost entirely the coastal asphalt road from Afissos to Lefokastro.

The hike Afissos-Lefokastro starts from the small square of Afissos and follows the coastal asphalt road to the South.

South Pelion topoguide
South Pelion topoguide
The beautiful square of Afissos
Although there are small detours through the beaches or other solutions we will prefer to walk on the road. After the end of the Abovos beach, the route climb up a concrete road un to small saddle, where the chapel of Prophet Elias is on our right.
South Pelion topoguide
South Pelion topoguide
Profitis Ilias chapel, between Afissos and Lefokastro
We descend to Razi beach and continue along the coastal road to Lefokastro, passing over the small beach Agia Thymia. On the left of the road, one could spot the single-aisled chapel of Agios Panteleimon.
South Pelion topoguide
South Pelion topoguide
The chapel of Agios Pandeleimon near Lefokastro

Text and photos: T. Adamakopoulos


The route is not marked at all.
Although the course follows an asphalt road, it is not boring, as it meanders close to the coast and among old and new olive groves.
There is a fountain in Afissos and a tap in Lefokastro.
The length of the hike is 3.2 km and takes around 1 hour.

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Decriptions, mapping, photos and metrics for the Afissos-Lefokastro hike are included in the guide South Pelion topoguide, created by AnaDigit.

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South Pelion is a member of the Central Greece topoguides group.

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