The town of Nea Anchialos
Nea Anchialos is a seaside town and a small port city in the north-west of the Pagasetic Gulf, soth-west of Volos, in Magnesia (regional unit).
The town was founded in 1907 by Greeks who fled the Black sea town of Anchialos (modern Pomorie in Bulgaria). Nowadays it is part of the municipality Volos and its population is about 6500 inhabitants. It is located 17km from Volos city centre, 10km from the airport, 40’ drive from Pelion, and only 10km from Athens-Thessaloniki highway.
Tokalis Boutique Hotel & Spa is a beach-front property 20 metres away from the beach (less than 1 minute walk).
You may wander around the streets of Nea Anchialos to discover the rich history of this place that survives through the ancient ruins of the Early Christian temples of Fthiotides Thibes dated back in the 5th and 6th centuries AD. Their magnificent mosaic floor is still preserved in the town centre.
Moreover, you can visit the private folk museum “To Aletri” (The Plow) of George Dionysiou, a local folklore scientist and author of several books. The museum has been functioning since 1982 on the ground floor of his house.
The collection includes traditional rural life objects, costumes, utensils, tools, photos, etc, as well as traditional occupations.
Sports Installation and other activities
There are facilities in Nea Anchialos for various sports:
- Football pitch and Basketball court
- Contemorary shooting range of Olympic standards
- Tennis court
- Private gyms and martial arts centres