Welcome to Makrinitsa, Pelion Greece
The beautiful Pelion peninsula is filled with picturesque villages, towns and resorts of various shapes and sizes, each of which has it's own charm and beauty.
The traditional village of Makrinitsa is one of the most famous in all of Pelion, and provides a beautiful destination to visit to enjoy holidays and travel in Pelion.
With it's charming traditional appearance, beautiful views and interestings paths to follow to enjoy walks around the village, Makrinitsa is a great place to visit, and should be on everyone's list of places to visit when in Pelion.
Located just 16km from the city of Volos, and at an altitude between 350-700 meters depending on which part of the village you are in, Makrinitsa offers visitors the chance to step back in time and experience Pelion of years gone by.
Marinitsa makes an excellent base from which you can enjoy and explore this majestic part of Greece. Pelion has many gorgeous beaches along the coast of the Pagasitic Gulf and the Aegean sea to the east. With nature and landscapes of sheer beauty found all over Pelion, the region is one that visitors will instantly fall in love with.
As well as the wonderful beaches you can find in Pelion, it is also home to the famous Agriolefkes Ski Centre, which attracts huge numbers of visitors each year who come here to enjoy ski and winter sports at the wonderful facility.
Every visitor to Pelion will most likely find themselves visiting Makrinitsa at one point. It is known as the "balcony of Pelion", and you will see first hand why it has this nickname when you visit the main square and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views that you can see here.
On this website, you will find lots of information about Makrinitsa that will be useful for your holidays to this beautiful Pelion village.