Pelio - Holidays
Kato Gatzea with Ano Gatzea linked with several trails and paths, today this route corresponds to a rural road. Arriving But the first houses of Ano Gatzea maintained picturesque cobbled street in excellent condition, which continues and reaches the great square. In the area of Gatzea there is the famous monastery of Agia Triada (1 km north of the village), which belongs to the monastery of Great Lavra on Mount Athos. The monastery is in the courtyard of a large cross that is visible from the coastal road. The walled castle-like monastery with the characteristic tower in northern dominates the top of a hill from where you have stunning views of the wooded area and the Pagasitic Gulf. Also you can admire the stone bridge of the railway station in Ano Gatzea, where passes the traditional train of Pelion linking Upper Lechonia to Milies. Do not forget also to visit the beautiful picturesque church of the Annunciation in Ano Gatzea. Two more significant places you should not miss when visiting the Gatzea is the mill and the museum. The olive is the main crop of Pelion is why the Pelion producer pays great attention to the good appearance of the product, which its good and systematic packaging can be kept up to eight years. The fine quality of the olive is mainly due to fertile soils and climate. In the museum you can admire the preserved objects found in the home and in the courtyard.