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On central Pelion’s most verdant side, the village of Milies combines natural beauty with quaint folk architecture, local delicacies and culture, and vibrant community life. Within close distance to other must-see Pelion villages such as Vizitsa and Pinakates, it attracts thousands of visitors every year who come to admire its manifold sights and some prime samples of the traditional Pelion architecture.
The area’s trademark is “Moutzouris”: The train that connected Milies and Pelion with Volos, was built in the 19th century by the Italian engineer Evaristo de Chirico, father of the famous artist Giorgio de Chirico. Distinguished personalities both father and son, they became inextricably associated with the city of Volos: The former for leaving behind a railroad and one of the country’s most beautiful railway stations, and the latter for a series of masterpieces inspired by Greece that earned him the reputation of one of the 20th century’s greatest artists.