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ΣΕΣΚΛΟ

Phone. : 24210-85960.
Working : Open every day except Monday from 8:30-15:00 summer and 8:30-15:00 winter.
Automatic guided tour in Greek and English.
Near the present village Sesklo, 8 about miles west of Volos, developed the prehistoric settlement on the hill Sesklou “Kastraki”. The settlement is one of the oldest discovered in Europe and was first inhabited in the middle of the seventh millennium. Excavations in the area revealed one Neolithic settlement, to the 5th millennium acquired unprecedented extent with small houses and narrow streets, often forming squares.
The residents had developed a remarkable civilization, characterized by painted pottery, improved technique baking pottery and extensive use of stone tools or obsidian.

 

ΔΙΜΗΝΙ

Phone. : 24210-85960.
Working :Open every day except Monday from 8:30-15:00 summer and 8:30-15:00 winter.
Automatic guided tour in Greek and English.
Neolithic Dimini
The Neolithic settlement of Dimini is 5 km from Volos, on the northwestern outskirts of the village Dimini. Inhabited by the end of the fifth millennium until the end of the Bronze Age. The architectural remains extend over the hill gives us a picture of a Neolithic community organizations, presenting a unique architectural element: six stone enclosures, were built in pairs around the settlement.
Mycenaean Dimini
In 1980 to the SE of the hill with the Neolithic remains discovered important Mycenaean settlement. The city, according to the latest opinion, coincides with Iolkos, home of Jason. From the settlement have so far revealed eight independent private homes. Also, are the foundations of a large Mycenaean palace, which was in a hegemonic position with full Gulf of Pagasae, and two domed tombs of kings Iolkou.

 

ANCIENT Dimitriadis

Phone. : 24210-88091.
Working : 8:30-14:30 year-round, Monday-Friday
The ancient city of Demetrias, one of the greatest cities of antiquity, occupies a spacious area in the southern Gulf of Volos, opposite the modern city. Founded by Demetrius Besieger the 294 p. X. and at one time was the capital of the Macedonian state.
Among the most important public buildings, identified and excavated, prominently positioned the theater, the palace, the basilica of Damokrateias and the remnants of the Roman aqueduct, known as teeth.
The extent of Ancient Demetriada, the importance of monuments and its position near the modern city of Volos, made possible the creation of a standard archeology park, that highlights and utilizes the site as a whole.

 

NEW ANCHIALOS (FTHIOTIDES THEBES)

Phone. : 24280-76468 & 24280-77057.
Working : 7:30-15:00 every day throughout the year.
The site lies the city of New Anchialos, developed Fthiotides Thebes, one of the most important centers of early Christian and Byzantine Thessaly. Among the most important findings in the area are surviving portions early Christian churches, placed chronologically in the 5th and 6th AD. century.
The remains of these early Christian churches and other public buildings and baths of the city stand the wonderful mosaics, retained in particularly good.
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