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A nice weekend in Volos, Greece

 
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blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 review
added on 30th of July, 2009
Although it is an industrial city, I really enjoyed Volos. The sea is impossibly blue there and the city by night from the surrounding hills is amazing.
The Archeological Museum of Volos is really great, exhibits include items from the Trojan War as well. Several of the oldest factory buildings changed function and became schools or museums, like the Silk Museum and Museum of Industrial Archeology.
Maybe the factories make it appear a little unfriendly but Volos is very pleasant and the people are very kind and helpful.
 

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However, the most notable museum in this city is the Archeological Museum of Volos which houses an array of ancient jewelries household utensils and agricultural tools which date back to the Neolithic period. There are also extensive artifacts from the Geometric period, Classical Early Christian and Byzantine periods.  And of course many travel to Greece for their great serene beaches, so for those geared up to enjoy your day in the water, the road southeast of Volos will take you to a coastal suburb with an extensive beach in an area abundant with groves and orchards.  ... Read more »

 
 
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