A modern port city on the mainland of central Greece, Volos has a good archaeological museum (Paleolithic jewelry and painted tombstones) and a mountainous countryside.
The cold air and pleasant forests of nearby Mount Pilion (mythical home of the centaurs) provide a welcome break from the summer heat. Volos is located 110 mi/175 km northwest of Athens.... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.