|Trikeri Village - South Pelion
Trikeri is a beautiful and traditional village situated at the southern
tip of the Pelion peninsula, 81 km from Volos. Its instant appearance
is that of the village climbing upwards on a hill and appearing
as if a balcony.
It has preserved its traditional and picturesque character, and
is a village with a great nautical past and history. For this reason,
the village has more of an
island characteristic about it.
During the Greek revolution of 1821, it played an important role
with its boats and its brave seamen.
The view towards the sea is magnificent, and the combination of
the old mansions and the towerhouses of its Captains, sets a unique
The picturesque cobble stone paths invite you to take an interesting
stroll through the this charming village that has changed little
The traditional and cultural events and festivals are very interesting
and take place during Easter and the 1st of May, with traditional
feast, folklore music and dance.
If you are lucky enough you can see a traditional wedding or engagement,
and sample the local traditions. The women of Trikeri wear their
beautiful golden embroidered traditional clothes.
It is worth visiting the church of Agios Athanasios that is dated
since 1799, the church of Agii Anargiri ( 1781 ) and the church
of Agia Triada with the wooden and golden plated throne of Napoleon,
and the wooden crafted iconostasis that are dated from 1739.
The village has a surgery and is serviced by the Medical Center
and the Pharmacy of Argalasti. There are organized routes of KTEL
buses of Magnesia ( Public Coaches ) on a daily basis, and the port
serving this village is Agia Kiriaki with the picturesque fishing