Makrinitsa is one of the most popular tourist destinations of central Pelion, a breath away from the city of Volos. Known as "Pelion 'balcony because of unrestricted views that have from where to look, it is a village with restored mansions, accommodation taverns with delicious food and paths surrounded by nature. Makrinitsa is there to welcome you all year round.
A stop in the square must to see the panoramic view of the city of Volos, the Pagasetic Gulf and the mountains but also enjoy a coffee or lunch in the adjacent shops, under the plane trees of the square. In the central square you will also see the marble fountain with the 'Immortal Water', which adorn the four bronze lion heads gushing water and the Byzantine church of St. John the Baptist.
From the main square you can follow the path downhill and uphill to enjoy a walk in the village and admire the mansions and chateaus to the Pelion architecture. Makrinitsa has declared a preserved settlement absolute protection since 1980. It is worth visiting the Museum "Folk Art and History of Pelion." Hosted on Mansion Topali, three-story mansion, typical sample local architecture which is located just below the main square of Makrinitsa. Inside you will find local costumes, household utensils, jewelry, tools, etc.
If you find yourself in winter Makrinitsa is a good opportunity to ski in the ski resort in Hania. Ski "Agriolefkes' Center, at 1200 m., It has many slopes, chalet, equipment rental companies. Makrinitsa as the wider region of Pelion is famous for its cobbled streets and paths traversed by many visitors from Greece and abroad.
On the way to Portaria is the "path of the Centaurs" which you can walk and enjoy a relaxing stroll through the nature longitudinally running waters.