Zagora is a village in eastern Pelion and the seat of the municipality of Zagora-Mouresi in the prefecture of Magnesia and is 47 km from the city of Volos. It is the largest village of Pelion with 2,074 inhabitants and consists of the districts of Agios Georgios, Agia Kyriaki, Agia Paraskevi or Perachora and Sotira. Centuries-old plane trees, running waters, mansions and traditional cafes are some of the characteristics of Zagora and we realize it from the first turn after Chania.

Zagora is authentically Pelion with imposing mansions, stone fountains and impressive public buildings that testify to the long history of the village. On the square is the library of Zagora, which dates from the 18th century and houses on its shelves almost 3,000 volumes, maps and documents of the 17th and 18th century and is, together with the Hellenic Museum, which is the oldest school in Pelion, one of the most important sights of the area.

Pelion dishes

Pelion cuisine is famous throughout Greece and you will have the opportunity to taste it in many restaurants. Try meatballs, cabbage stuffing, kleftiko in the hull, baked noodles and the most famous dish of Pelion..the spentzofai, made from local sausages.

In the tsipouro restaurants and ouzo bars of the area you will taste many seafood delicacies and fish, while the lobster spaghetti is very popular in the coastal villages. In all the villages you will find the famous “Zagorin” apples of the village, but also honey, spoon sweets and jams prepared by the villagers.

How to reach Zagora
By car

You can easily reach Volos following the National Road and from there access to Zagora can be done in two ways. The first and shortest route is through Portaria and Chania. The second route is longer, but smoother and is the one that is usually followed by the visitors of Tsagarada.

Follow the coastal route from Volos to Kala Nera in which you turn left for Milies and then for Tsagarada. In case you prefer to travel by bus, you can contact the Volos KTEL for the routes to the village. For more information visit .

By airplane
If you come to Pelion from abroad, you should know that there is an airport in Nea Anchialos (VOL), a small town 19 km from Volos, which serves flights to and from various European cities. There you can rent a car at the reception or take an airport bus to reach the city of Volos.
By train
You can come to Volos by train and then drive to the settlement of Zagora. For more information you can check the train schedules at