On the east side of the prefecture of Larissa, where the mountains Kissavos, Maurovouni and Olympus meets the Aegean Sea, are some of the most beautiful beaches of Greece. Area infinite beauty combines beautiful mountain and sea and the blue waters of pristine beaches.
The Aegean Sea creates a rich lace of a large area of sandy beaches Kastri Loutro as the Stomio and rugged coastline from Stomio to to Rakopotamos, which meet bays, suitable for swimming as the Psarolaka, Platia Ammos and Rakopotamos.
Particularly popular beaches are those of Agiokampos, Sotiritsa and Velika, which are spread out next to each other, in length 12 km. These beaches, which have been repeatedly awarded the Blue Flag, is the choice for holidays of many tourists, providing options for a range of water sports.
In the middle of the coastline of the prefecture of Larissa encounter the beaches of Paliouria, Koutsoupia and Kokkino Nero which are characterized by their diversity and rich flora of Kissavos.
The area because of unsurpassed natural beauty, in recent years has a boom in tourism infrastructure. Can now meet to stay and feeding requirements, thousands of visitors.
Special schools undertake to initiate beach lovers to sports such as Catamaran, sailing a Laser Optimist, Sea Kayak, Wind Surf, Kite Surf, Diving, and organized trips by motorized inflatable boats are an ideal opportunity to browse hidden coves and caves. Also, the sports facilities of Velika, organized beach volley and football championships.
For those who prefer relaxation and tranquility, the coast of Larissa there are shores as Rakopotamos, Platia Ammos, the Psarolakas, Panagia and Papakosta with vegetation that reaches down to the sea and creeks, ideal for swimming or fishing.
The visitor can combine swimming at beaches with visits to villages, churches and monasteries, with traditional food and music, as well as walks on forest trails and climbs in calm Kissavos and Maurovouni.
From Messagala and Kastri Loutro, north of Delta Penaeus to Pelion, including stops the picturesque villages and the beautiful beaches, Stomio, Karitsa, Kokkino Nero, Koutsoupia, Paliouria , Velika, Sotiritsa , Agiokampos, Polydendri , Rakopotamos and Papakosta reveals an impressive track reserved for lovers of tradition and immutable natural beauty.
The ports of the Stomio and Agiokampos are the anchorage for fishing boats and small sailboats.
Interesting from a cultural point of view the “Filoktiteia” organized each summer by the municipality of
Agia with musical and theatrical events, the festival “With the view of Sea”, the “Festival of the Sea” in Stomio and the celebrations on the nature of the products in the various villages.