Escaping Athens - Travel Blog

Combining beautiful modern Greek towns, atmospheric accommodation in historic mansions and mountains, routes in nature, stunning beaches, and abundant local cuisine, Pelion, -the 'mountain of Centaurs' in Thessaly as it has been known since antiquity- is not accidentally one of the most popular destinations in Greece for all seasons.

Although an Athens travel guide will prove to you that Athens is one of the most significant destinations in Greece, it is not the end-all-be-all.  Even if you only have a few days to spare, there is plenty of time to indulge in a day-trip from Athens, getting to know the Greek countryside and its beauty. Here, we suggest the best day-trips from Athens we can think of for you to enjoy.