Kissos of Pelion, unique and picturesque
A village with the highest altitude of the villages of East Pelion, unique and picturesque, immersed into the greenery of a beautiful landscape, "hidden" from the eyes of the uninitiated people.
According to the historian C. Kordatos, the name of the village comes from the paraphrase of the word “Chrysos”.
Proof of the old economic boom of the village and famous landmark, is the three-aisled basilica of Agia Marina, in the equally charming village square. It is considered as one of the best and most representatives of its kind sacred monuments of Pelion.
Radically renovated, this famous church was decorated in the second half of the 18th century and has the best wooden temple in Pelion. Also, it was decorated with hagiographic and mores representations and cool landscapes and paintings by the painter G. Pagonis. The church of Agia Marina houses, in one of its chapels, the Ecclesiastical Museum of the village, where one can see mainly old images and church archival documents.
Interesting are also the religious monuments of St. Efstathios, which is in a higher position than the village, and the temple of the old church of St. Constantine, in Mavroutsa district.
The visitor of Kissos is not only enhanced by its beauty but also by the excellent service of the tourist facilities in the village.
For your stay in Magnesia, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Kissos, as well as in many other areas of Pelion, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
You can find list of hotels and rooms to let, as well as special offers for low cost holidays, in the list of lodgings in the area and the accommodation offers and deals.
You can access Magnesia by car through the road network.
The best way to explore the area is to have your own car and is worth to visit places that are not accesible by the local public transport and tours.
Moving around within Magnesia is made possible by using the bus from Magnesia, with regular routes between areas.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.
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