Activities and Places of Interest
In Agia Kyriaki you can visit churches and chapels (every church has its own architecture). Visits must be arrange in advance so ask Lila to do it for you, except on Sunday when the church is open. All the wall paintings and icons are Byzantine style. The church of Agia Kyriaki, built in 1886, is within a 10 min walk from our premises.
The Nautical and Folk Museums can also be visited.
Day trip to Trikeri Island
You take a water taxi from Alogoporos (go there by car, it’s beyond Trikeri). There you can find 2 taxi services, Anestis tel 6973410908 and Vagellis tel 6980515111. From Alogoporos there is a ‘regular’ connection to the island.
Find your favorite place for swimming: The waters are crystal clear due to the currents at the mouth of Pagassitikos. The search for the desired beach is a matter of personal preference. A little shaped beach is accessible a few metres from our premises (Manos Beach). Furthermore, there is the possibility to swim at the village exit towards the parking space (Tigani Beach). For the adventurous, the beach of Agia Vaso is accessible by a dirt road (for those with the appropriate vehicle or by driving with extreme caution) or using a boat (1 nautical mile from the port of Agia Kyriaki). This secluded beach overlooks the channel Tissaiou and Evia. and it has a spring of drinking water. In Alogoporos there is an organised beach with deck chairs from the nearby canteen and tavern.
Cultural events: The patron saint of the village Agia Kyriaki is celebrated on July 7th with a festival the day before. During the summer similar events are held in the square of Agia Kyriaki.
Eating out: There are five fish taverns at Agia Kyriaki: Mouragio, Manolas, Karnagio, Trechantiri and Kavos. The local speciality is Scampi pasta (Karavidomakaronada). For coffee/ice cream during the day and for a drink later the local meeting point are Stella’s cafe and Damar for coffee and cocktails
Walking routes: The road connection to Volos became feasible only in 1984. Until then the link to Volos was through Agia Kyriaki with boats. Before the advent of cars the local paths were used for internal communication between the various villages and settlements.
Agia Kyriaki – Trikeri: A traditional cobbled path (~1.5 km) which has been preserved and maintained in relatively good condition. The route takes about 30 minutes. Following the road in front of the guesthouse and passing in front of the old elementary school leads you to a steep path. The visitor is compensated by the magnificent view. The path has some difficulty. It is preferable to be walked late afternoon or early morning to avoid exposure to the summer sun.
- Milos – Lighthouse: This coastal route takes about 20 minutes and leads to the lighthouse.
- Trikeri – Kottes: This route takes about 1 hour. It starts just under the public parking at Trikeri. The traditional path is mostly preserved. At the final part , there is an old traditional water spring. The Kottes settlement has its own beauty and a number of fish taverns.
- Trikeri – Alogoporos It is a circular route of about 9 km with a lot of bush in some parts of it. It is a demanding trail for the experienced and properly equiped travellers.
In the Trikeri village you can find:
Rural doctor: 2421091 (Nearest Health Center: Argalasti)
Post-office: it works on Tuesdays and Thursdays
ATM service in central square of Trikeri.
In Agia Kyriaki you can find:
Mini-Market: There is one traditional grocery behind the port police building at the square of Agia Kyriaki.
On a daily frequency two bakers pass through the village (the first at 9:00 the second at 10:00).
A number of street vendors pass through with fruits, vegetables etc.