Our 1day hiking excursion starts from the Central Square of Anatoli village at 950m. Heading to the historic Monastery of IoannisProdromos by bikes, we have a guided tour at the monastery and then we return to Anatoli. We make a short stop for rest and a snack and continue the descend following two options:
1rst: By choosing the route to the south, crossing the part of the national path O2, uniting to Kissavos to Pelion and Olympus. The route is easy, adequate for all ages, well signaled, rich in vegetation and passes through forest path to cobbled street. After about two and a half hours we reach at the village of Metaxochori at an altitude of 200 m. .It is one of the most beautiful villages of the area, with many traditional houses, most of them mansions, with rich history and tradition, as it had, in the past, developed the artisanship of silk, as its name denotes (metaxi=silk).Our excursion is complete at town of Agia.
2nd: we continue by bicycles for the 17 kilometers descend from Anatoli to Metaxochori and to Agia, enjoying at the same time the unique natural beauty of Mt. Kissavos and the coastline of Chalkidiki, Pieria, Agiokampos, to Pelion, which fills up the horizon.
Come with us, we guarantee wonderful view and an unforgettable experience!
Duration: ~2 hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
Meeting Point: Central Square of Anatoli
Start: Anatoli (900m)
Suitable for: participants ages older than 18 years old with moderate level of fitness
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