Steeped in Greek mythology and adorned with jagged cliff edges and majestic mountains, Thessaly holidays offer spectacular views and a hefty dose of action and adventure. Nestled in the heart of the Olympus mountain range in historic Greece, this region is renowned for its breath-taking landscapes away from the hustle and bustle of major cities. A secluded beauty spot, Thessaly is the ideal destination for those looking for relaxation or adventure. Indulge in a variety of outdoor activities, savour some delicious Greek fare or venture further afield to the historical delights of Athens and Thessaloniki – you’ll find plenty to do on your holidays to Thessaly.
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With its unique landscape of mountains, lakes and rivers, it is unsurprising that Thessaly holidays attract those seeking adventure. The striking splendour of Mount Olympus, steeped in mythical history, is the so called House of the Gods for its sheer height, drawing in a number of climbers and naturalists that long to admire its natural beauty. Meanwhile, the smaller rock formations throughout the region play host to advanced rock climbing and hiking, with the nearby Varlaam Monastery providing a beautiful backdrop for long walks on holidays in Thessaly. Away from the mountains and towards the water, you’ll find a wealth of water sports available – from kayaking on Plastira Lake to cruising on the waters towards the charming island of Skiathos.