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AMALIAPOLI, Port, ALMYROS

Overview

  Surrounded by dense pine and olive groves, 58 kilometers from Volos, the fishing village of Amaliapolis is beautifully laid out in a natural amphitheatre.
  It has two natural harbors, one of them sheltered by the little island of Kikynthos, home to the picturesque little church of Agios Nikolaos, built by the people of Trikeri in 1805. The village has an unbroken history dating back to medieval times.
  The visitor will enjoy his holiday in immaculate hotels or rented accommodation, he will taste the village's traditional fish appetizers and visit the new monastery of Panayia Xenia. He can also sail by caique to enjoy the delights of the sea at Pagasitikos, the Northern Sporades and Evoia. Just 8 kilometers from Amaliapolis lies Sourpi and the beach of Nies, the ancient port of the Myrmidons, from where Achilles set out to the Trojan War. A picturesque beach for swimming and fishing.
This text (extract) is cited November 2003 from the GNTO - Region of Thessaly - Prefecture of Magnesia - Magnesia Prefecture Tourism Committee tourist pamphlet.

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Geographical Data

Type of location: Beach, Natural harbour, Beaches under Ministry of Environment Inspection, Fishing village, Village, Bay, Blue Flag 2002
Postal Code: 37008
Tel +30 24220
Altitude: 20 meters
Longitude: 22o 53' 18.79" E
Latitude: 39o 10' 04.37" N

Population Census

Year Population
1991 486
1981 466

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