Volos marine is the gateway to the Pagasitikos Gulf which is a mythical destination with coves beaches and teal-coloured waters . Ideal for relaxed sailing, as the sea is usually relatively calm with light warm winds. Swim in the turquoise water and visit little fishing villages such as Zasteni, Kottai, Ag Kiriaki and Palio Trickery Island where you will find unspoiled Greek culture. Taste the local specialities in one of the many seaside villages - Pelion's speciality (spetzofai) in the delightful Kato Gatzea or Afissos, or crayfish spaghetti in the little fishing village on the island of Trikeri.
Volos port city, is the capital of the wonderful region of Magnesia. Situated at the base of the beautiful Pelion mountain peninsular. Α modern city with mythical roots, welcomes you on the waterfront opposite the yachts where you can enjoy the famous "tsipouradika" (places that offer the local version of ouzo) with great sea food. You’ll also discover , museums, shopping centres and exhibitions. Volos is mainly built on the area of the ancient city of Iolcus. Iolcus was the homeland of the mythical ancient Greek hero, Jason. This is also where he and the Argonauts began their voyage on their ship, the Argo, in search of the Golden Fleece. A replica of the Argo can be seen on the waterfront of Volos.
There are many sailing destinations within a few miles from Volos marine such as :
Trikeri Island - Pagasitikos Gulf - Aegean Just 3hrs from Volos (16nm ) Paleo Trikeri Island is located in the southern part of the Pagasitikos gulf . An island without vehicles, with picturesque small quiet beaches, could be a stop on your sailing trip to Sporades islands and back. Excellent taverns offer the best traditional sea food.
Afissos - Pagasitikos Gulf - Aegean Is a famous touristic resort, surrounded by 3 wonderful beaches.
Milina In the Gulf of Volos, is an attractive sailing holiday destination will suit sailors who prefer good sailing winds while exploring quieter islands and harbours.
Alatas Island - Pagasitikos Gulf - Aegean Well sheltered, natural harbour, close to Milina Village 17 nautical miles south of Volos. surrounded by the most striking and beautiful scenery
Pigadhi - Pagasitikos Gulf - Aegean Is a picturesque village by the sea. Beautiful sandy beaches surround it. Lies on the southern tip of the Pagasitikos Gulf. Approximately 3 hours from Volos . Around the port you will find fish taverns, all serving fresh fish caught by the local fishermen.
Amaliapolis - Pagasitikos Gulf - Aegean This picturesque fishing village is situated in the Bay of Mitzellas on the Western side of the Pagasitikos Gulf
Nies Bay - Pagasitikos Gulf - Aegean Beautiful bay on the western side of the gulf protected from all the winds. Gulf surrounded by steep Olive tree hills.
Northern Evia – Orei Channel - Aegean Oreoi harbour, a stunning and safe harbour with tavernas and bars in abundance, lies just two hours from Trikeri island should you wish to explore further , without going to the Sporades islands. It is on the northern part of the massive island of Evia, which stretches almost down to Athens. You can swim there in the surrounding beaches.