ACTIVITIES

Starting from Sofokles Hotel in Pelion and having a relaxing stay at Sofokles hotel rooms in Pelion,  and with the assistance of hotel staff who are always willing to advise you on all activities you can enjoy your stay in Aghios Ioannis beach and get even closer to nature, the sea and the surrounding areas.

Swimming

Enjoy swimming in the sea in front of Sofokles Hotel with deckchairs and umbrellas all supplied by the hotel. Enjoy a swim at the beach of Aghios Ioannis just in front of the hotel.

The neighboring beach of Plaka, five minutes from the hotel with its white pebbles and trees is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean on the opposite side is the beach you will find the beach of Papa Nero, just ten minutes stroll from Sofokles Hotel .

For those who still prefer tranquility, the hotel's pool is available for endless hours of relaxation under the sun.

Walking

Discover the mythical mountain of the Centaurs with its wild natural beauty, quaint villages and  the stone architecture that are still standing - witnesses of tradition and history of one of the most beautiful mountains of Greece. Mapped paths that pass through dense vegetation, small rivers with clear waters give you a unique experience and bring you closer to the natural environment of the mountain.

Cycling

If you want to discover the beauty of Aghios Ioannis in Pelion and the surrounding areas on two wheels, you can also hire a bike and wander up the mountain, the forest or the coastal line of this unique area of Greece.

Fishing

For those who seek times of relaxation by the sea combined with fishing the sea in front of the picturesque harbor of Aghios Ioannis is offered to enjoy hours of calm in any way that you like to fish.

Excursions

Guided tours in the surrounding villages, cities and attractions of Magnesia perfecture and neighboring counties. Do not miss the opportunity to experience closely the changing landscape of Thessaly, and discover the long history of the area.

Daily excursion to Meteora

A unique natural phenomenon.  A landscape that is breathtaking, the giant rocks of Meteora in the middle of the valley make visitors stand in awe before them. Visit Meteora, with monasteries that nest on top of the rocks and see up and close the miracle of nature. The distance of Meteora by St. John is 180 km