Kissos Village in Pelion
Kissos is a mountainous village 63km from Volos and at an altitude of 520m. The scenery is both beautiful and magical, and keeps its traditional style. The landscape of chestnuts and beeches, around which ivy winds up, is beautiful.
In the large paved square is the famous Church of Agia Marina. It is the most famous Basilica church in all of Pelion. Here you can admire the carved wooden icons and frescos painted on the walls by the famous painter Ioannis Pagonis.
You can take a walk and see the many chapels and spring water fountains which are all over the village. A little further out you can follow the path and take a pleasant stroll through lovely scenery. This path will take you to the monastery of Agios Efstathios. Another path will lead you to Hania.
The name day of Agia Marina takes place on July 17th, and that of Agiou Efstathiou on September 2nd. Large celebrations take place with traditional Greek music and dance.
In Kissos you can find rooms to let, restaurants and tavernas. At the barbeque taverna "I.Symantisis", owned by Mr Kostas and located in the village square, you can taste lovely barbequed food as well as traditional food.
Distance from: Volos 36km | Agios Ioannis 8km | Tsagarada 11km | Volos Airport 68km
Nearest Beach: 8km
Places to Eat: Few
Cafe Bars: Few
Other Facilities: Pharmacy
Kissos Useful Telephone Numbers
Kissos - Area Code 24260
Municipality - 24260 49238
Police - 24260 49222
Surgery - 24260 31210
Chemist - 24260 31229
Medical Centre - 24260 22222