The Zagora

The largest and most historical village of East Pelion...

spread on a green and sunny slope, divided into four quarters (or Perachora Agia Paraskevi, Agia Kyriaki, Saint George, Savior). Name in a version derived from the Slavic "ga offeree" meaning behind the mountain. Place renowned for its natural beauty but also for its tradition of arts and letters from the Ottoman era. Homeland eminent men who have excelled in science and commerce. Then very important commercial center, with a sizeable fleet, famously storied "Zagora ships", which in base Chorefto carrying local products to major ports in Europe.

The tradition continues today. Zagora also has significant activity with the cultivation of the famous "Zagorianou apple 'by Agricultural Cooperative main factor of the current boom. Founded in October 1915 and is today considered one of the most remarkable partnerships in the country and the largest aggregator of more glykochymon and fragrant apples. Women Zagora have their own "special" where Association with passion and imagination of sweets, jams, liqueurs. Zagora beautiful any time of year, perfect for winter and summer holidays, with a large number of companies that offer the discerning visitor hospitality, good traditional food, and all modern conveniences. With its stone houses to emerge through the lush vegetation, magnificent palaces, churches, fountains, stone bridges, the delightful paths and various cultural-sports activities during the summer months, a real gem, it gives opportunities for relaxation and fun giving generously wrists and hospitality.