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1day school, educational, religious cycling tour in Mt Kissavos
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1day school, educational, religious cycling tour in Mt Kissavos

Price: upon request

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Sightseeing
  • Visit Museums
  • Visit Monasteries
  • Visit churches

Arrivals in Anatoli village, which belongs in the Municipality of Aghia. It is a beautiful and picturesque village and it is built at an altitude of 1100 m. Student's rich program includes cycling, hiking, visit in the historic Monastery of St John the Baptist and other beautiful sights. 

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Students start their rich program by visiting an ecclesiastic and folklore – historical museum, they will admire the beautiful church, the picturesque square, the stone bridge, the cobbles streets and the historic churches of the village.

By bike, they start off the central square of the village and they reach the renovated, historical Monastery of St John the Baptist, which is only 4 km from the village of Anatoli. They will get to know about the renovated monastery, which had been built out of stones back in 1500 A.C.and  the well-conserved church with its rare icons and the exquisite surrounding space. In the following, they will have the opportunity to enjoy the hospitality of the nuns, to listen to them and to be toured in the monastery’s farm, so as to view with your own eyes the biological methods of cultivation, the mountainous breeding, the way they have managed to be independent with their food and fanatic supporters of any ecological means of growing. They can always offer their help to the Monastery.

   As they leave the Monastery apart from the glass of milk that will be waiting for them, they will also listen to words of wisdom, tradition, history and Christian love. In the following, they return to the central square of the village, where they can have a short break to grab a snack or even to have lunch in the local tavernas. As they hike,  they follow the path towards the south and you cross the old street that was built for the horses, which is now part of the National path O2 (which connects Kissavos to Pelion and to Olympus). The route is easy, suitable for children over 10 years old, very well signed and it passes through a forest path to end up in a cobbled street. After having hiked for almost two and a half hours you arrive at the historical village of Metaxochori, which is built in an altitude of 200 m. It is one of the most beautiful villages of the area, with lots of traditional houses, most of which are mansions, a rich history and tradition, since in the past the people of the village developed an industry of silk, from where it took its name.

   The excursion gets completed in Metaxochori.

 

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1day school, educational, religious cycling tour in Mt Kissavos

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  • Full organization from Cyclinghellas
  • Well-maintained bikes
  • Well-maintained cycling helmet
  • Experienced cycling guide
  • Experienced mountain guide
  • Equipment (toolbox, inner tubes, pump) for the “bicycle’s good health”
  • Bike Service
  • First aid kit
  • Service car with distinctive lights and mechanical support for the cyclists
  • Trailer for the bikes’ transfer
  • Van or bus for companions-friends of yours.
  • Commemorating partisipation diploma for all visitors

The price does not include

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