Experience pure Pelion !
Damouchari worth to be selected as one of the locations for the film “Mamma Mia”.
In order to enjoy a relaxing holiday far from the beaten track, the charming place Damouchari offers perfect conditions for it. The forested mountain Pelion, which is situated on the east coast of mainland Greece, is the perfect spot for those who seek hiking or relaxing holidays.The forested mountain Pelion, which is situated on the east coast of mainland Greece, is the perfect spot for those who seek hiking or relaxing holidays.
Anyone who has seen the successful musical film “Mamma Mia!” , will have probably wondered where can be found nowadays such a primitive Greece. In fact, the film was shot in Skiathos, Skopelos and Damouchari.
The crystal-clear, turquoise sea, surrounded by an impressive mountainous landscape, undiscovered beaches with little traffic is everyday life for the inhabitants of Damouchari. The settlement is located on the east coast, almost exactly halfway between Athens and Thessaloniki. The closest town “Volos” is located about 48 kilometers from Damouchari. Volos is also the capital of the region and is often referred as the gateway to Pelion. The romantic place Damouchari consists of two bays, where you can choose from a sand and a pebble beach. You will also find in this hamlet two small grocery stores, as well as five taverns. The houses in the settlement are all built in the traditional Pelion style. Charming is also the natural harbor of Damouchari.
Would you like to get to know Greece in its original form, then you are exactly right in Damouchari!
Water sports enthusiasts they are not only swimming in Damouchari, but also do sailing, canoeing, surfing and fishing. Are you one of those people who would like to explore unspoiled natural landscapes on foot, then find out about the many fantastic footpaths arround Damouchari and generally in Pelion. This will guide you through olive groves and along chestnut tree-lined routes.
When Venetian sailors established a trading route along the Aegean Sea, they built a castle on Mount Pelion as a place of rest and refuge from the pirates that threatened their voyages. As it is being said the ruins of this castle survive near the hamlet of Damouchari. Others say that this is a byzantine castle. One way or another the remains of this castle are located just across our Apartments on the top of the slope.
The next larger villages are Mouresi and Agios Ioannis . There, you will expand the entertainment and shopping opportunities.
Only a few steps from the accommodation, our tavern offers all the ingredients to taste various dishes in a very pleasant environment. From our outdoor terrace the splendid sea view for sure will… tickle your stomach, and our mezedes will satisfy every appetite! We offer Greek traditional breakfast. Breakfast is definitely the most important meal of the day, a great source of energy to start an exciting day full of experiences and new adventures! The high nutritional value and the quality of the Mediterranean products, along with their tradition and experiential character, account for Greek breakfast’s special features.
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