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Visited last spring Ano Lechonia with the unique Mountzouris (that;s the name of the small train).

It was a very nice excursion from Ano Lechonia to the small traditional village Milies at the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
christodoulakicissy
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Athens, Greece
Beautiful ride to Milies and walk back to Ano Lechonia

One of the destinations of the trip my wife and I are taking in central and northern Greece was the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
hephaistos2
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Sacramento, California
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Ethniki Odos Volou Neochoriou, Ano Lechonia, Volos 373 00, Greece
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

It was a very nice excursion from Ano Lechonia to the small traditional village Milies at the Pelion mountain. The train runs in the all-green Pelion mountain at a line made by Evraristo de Kiriko, father of the painter Giorgio de Kiriko who was born...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

One of the destinations of the trip my wife and I are taking in central and northern Greece was the narrow gauge train between Ano Lechonia and Milies, about 15 km. We took a similar train last year from Kalavryta in the Peloponnese. Both times,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hephaistos2
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A fantastic trip with superb views over the coast & mountains. On arrival we had a walk round the town and a lovely lunch - well worth the journey. The cafe at the start of the journey is a great place for a meal &...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarkK-P60
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We drove from Afisoss to Milies where we walked through the village to the beautiful hotel built in 1924. Here we bought 2 delicious spinach & feta pies to enjoy on the train. A short walk to the station to buy our return tickets on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We decided to take the train from Milies as we thought doing both trips would be a bit repetitive. A thoroughly enjoyable journey with the most amazing views you've ever seen. Initially I thought it would be a steam train but it was explained that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Perek24
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The locomotive is not steamed and its advertising as such is obviously a trick. The natural views we enjoyed had already been seen from other places, so it was not worth the wait and the lost time, especially the trip there by car through the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

we were a 3 generation group from babies to grandparents and all enjoyed the train very much. The scenery through mountains is spectacular. At the end we went up to the village, some took the bus down and others hiked, One way is sufficient. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gabriel L
Reviewed 31 July 2018

What a georgeous train ride through the Olive groves and up into the mountains. The views along the way and at the top just magnificent.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We had read the reviews here and were keen to try this outing and tried to phone to make a booking as suggested. Unfortunately, there was no answer to the number given and in the end we visited the station in Ano Lechonia. This was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

As referred to the title,it is a traditional and old train.It is called Moutzouris.It was designed by Evaristo De Chirico,father of the renowned painter Giorgio De Chirico.Nowadays,it is used for tourists to take a ride on it.Its destination is a village in Mountain Pelion called...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank _EiriniKlf_
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kiddy24
5 August 2018|
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Response from _EiriniKlf_ | Reviewed this property |
You have to go to the station in Lechonia to buy tickets.
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Response from Yiannisskg | Reviewed this property |
Departing from - summer season: 11:00 από Ανω Λεχώνια για Μηλιές 16:00 από Μηλιές για Ανω Λεχώνια - during winter: 11:00am departing from Ano Lehonia, arriving to Milies. 16:00pm Milies to Ano Lehonia. Train runs Saturday... More
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