Independent, large BEACH HOUSE right at the foot of Mount Olympus & Ossa, with own entrance, large roofterrace & large balcony. Situated in a quiet location in the small, modern seaside village New Pori, directly at one of the largest, broadest, sandy beaches of Greece. You have direct beach/sea-view plus a wonderful outlook at the Olympus. Supermarket, shops, restaurants etc close by. Picturesque mountain villages, green forests & mountain gorges and many other sights are near. The location is easily (by motorway or train) and quickly (60-120min) reachable from airports VOLOS or THESSALONIKI.
Excellent train/shuttlebus connection from/to airports.
Optional: we can organize your quick, secure and comfortable transfer from/to airport for up to 8 persons with our Minivan (starting at 75 Euro 2 persons/Volos). Ideal for late-night charterflights, traveling with luggage or small children. Pay 2-4 days less for rental car).
Optionally we can organize excursions to wonderfull sights in the region, that are unknown to the large public, eg. to:
The wonderful Tempi Gorge, visit to Byzantine church & possibility for a boattrip over the river Pinios in the gorge.
The medieval castle of Platamon, with excavations of the Byzantine city within its walls.
Old Pantaleimon, a traditionally rebuilt mountain village in the Lower Olymp mountains.
The mountain village Litochoron at the foot of the Olymp with the Enipeas Gorge with or without a little hiking up the mountain.
Visit at the wine village Rapsani above the Temi Gorge and the village Ambelakia on the other side of the gorge with its famous Schwarz Mansion of 1776 with rare wallpaintings.
The old monastery St. Dimitrios (500 AD) near Stomion in the Ossa foothills with a magnificent view on the Pinios Delta plains towards Platamon and the Bay of Thessalonica (Thermaikos Kolpos).
The ancient Macedonian city Dion in Pompeii style and similar fate, with temples, theaters, bathhouses etc.
The ancient theater and acropolis of Larissa and its picturesque old center and museums of antiquities and modern art.
lake Plastiras at Karditsa.
The Meteora & mountain
The wellknown Pilion penisula with its pituresque village and the city of Volos with promenade and harbor.
TRANSFER TO PORI: BY CAR: from direction Thessalonica by motorway A1 towards Athens you leave the tollway after about 100 km and 20 km south of the city of Katerini at toll-station (Situation 2011). Here you already see the Castle of Platamon and after 8,6 km you take the exit Platamon/Nei Pori. Turn sharp right under bridge, turn right after 1 km after traintracks & follow old rail tracks to Railwaystation N Pori ~ 2 km. At station turn left , after 400 meters take the roundabout, 3rd exit (~1/3 round). Follow the road with separate drivelanes and turn left at 3rd road (500m) on left hand. Stop here at the first yellow house on your right hand, 2nd door (no 3A).
BY TAXI: for 4 Pers, ~125€ (~120min).
BY TRAIN: from the airport Thessaloniki take bus 78 to the trainstation (50min) and local train (pro-astikos) to Nei Pori (70 min). Do NOT take Intercity. Taxi/walk last 900m. Bus and train costs: ~13€/P Einzelfahrt.
From airport Volos take bus to Volos, train to Larissa 1hr, train to Pori 25min. Bus and train costs ~15 €/P Einzelfahrt.
From Trainstation Pori we can pick you up or you can call a taxi (contact us to arrange one or the other), or you can walk the distance (900mtr).
There are train discounts available for: return trips, for children, students (studentcard!), elderly and people under 25 years, groups of 6 or more people, families with 4 or more children, for e-tickets and for tickets paid 3 days in advance.
PLS DO NOT SMOKE INSIDE THE HOUSE, but only outside. There is ample space on the balcony, the roof terrace, parking or garden and the weather is always good. Pls consider the people who come after you.
The house & marmor staircase should not be entered with sand from the beach on shoes or body (Pls use the shower on the groundfloor near entrance first).
The house has a solar boiler for free warm water supply.
In the few cases that you need extra warm water, you have to switch on the boiler. Please shut off the appliance after about 0,5 hour and/or after use. The switch is located in the fuse box near the entrance on the 1st floor.
At the end of your stay pls take care of the following:
Clean oven, microwave and stove.
Empty the refrigerator,
Clean cutlery, pots & pans,
Close windows, sun-blinds & shades,
Leave used bed-clothing, towels in the shower.
Dispose of garbage in the green container & put it on the streetcorner(!) & not in front of the house (garbage is collected every day +/- 07.00 hours).
Switch off Main Electricity Switch.
Leave keys on the table. Close front-door behind you, WITHOUT leaving key inside lock