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Volos
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The city of Volos is the capital of the Magnesia regional unit and is situated in the innermost part of Pagasitikos bay, the population is approximately 90.000. The Mount Pelion is standing on the one side of the city and the extensive plain of Thessaly is developed on the other side.

The origin of the city's name is an alternation of the ancient city of Iolkos. According to the Greek mythology, Iolcos was the port from which the Argonauts had started their famous journey in quest of the Golden Fleece.

It is a destination that combines the winter with the nearby ski resorts and summer with the beaches of Pelion. Make sure to try the local products.

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