Day trip to Larissa.
The city of Larissa has a history of 8.000 years, with two ancient theaters within its urban structure, while it also has an important current cultural history and infrastructure – the famous first regional Municipality Theatre, The Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa – G.I. Katsigras Museum, with a significant art collection and art workshops for children, the Ethnographical Historical Museum of Larissa and the Archaeological & Byzantine Museum of Larissa, the Municipal Conservatory, the International Film Festival of Larissa / Artfools every spring, the Cultural Festival of Pinios in June, to name a few.
Day trip to Ampelakia
Ampelakia is a beautiful historical village, located on the foothill of mountain Kissavos.
Its history goes back to 18th century. The colorful threads made of cotton, and especially those in deep red color, were the reason “Ampelakia” became famous all over Europe.
At the entrance of the community you will find the mansion of George Swartz, president of the cooperatives, built in 1798. This majestic mansion is a mixture of the topic folklore architecture, the European barock and has some influences from Maroco and Minor Asia.
Also, don’t forget to visit the folklore museum of Ampelakia and the center of Cultural Heritage.
Finally, walk at the beautiful stone narrow streets of the village and let your imagination get you back in time, at another era.