True Adventure is a tourist agency specialised in alternative tourism, organising all kind of outdoor trips, adventure holidays in Greece and all around the world.
Our office is located in Volos, an Olympic City in the games of 2004 in Greece, at the base of Mount Pelion. Volos (ancient name: Iolkos) is the place where the Argonauts started their mythic journey from, in order to bring back the Golden Fleece and where the famous Centaurs (half men-half horses, according to Greek mythology) used to live.
Pelion, is a hidden gem lying somewhere between Athens and Thessaloniki just waiting to be explored. With over 70 villages spread across the Pelion peninsula, from traditional mountainous villages to seaside fishing settlements.
Pelion is an all-year-round destination with so many things to do and see. So here we are to help you explore this fantastic nature, that people from all around the world have loved, with our team and our equipment.
True Adventure focuses on experiences and adventure activities in nature, both in mountain and sea. Adventures that anyone can do all year round, from skiing the Greek mountains to sailing the crystal clean waters. We love travelling and exploring nature by hiking, rock climbing, paddling and sailing.
Our programs are organised by experienced and distinguished professionals, well known for their achievements.
We visit places where only a few people have dared to visit before, in unique destinations, experiencing the true beauty of nature and the spirit of mother earth. From the top of the mountains, all around the world until the striking beaches of Greece with the mesmerising blue waters in the summer at seaside villages.
George - Apostolos Raios was born in Volos, in 1989 and he lives in Agria – Magnesia. He is a physical education teacher, specialized in Skiing, Outdoor Sports and Sports Management. He is an Outdoor Activities Guide with many years of experience in rock climbing, sea kayaking, mountain biking and ski touring. He is a member of BCU and Hellenic Alpine Club of Volos and he has taken part in survival expeditions, sport climbing and high altitude climbing in mountains abroad (Himalayas, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, Kenya, Alps, Caucasus, etc.).
Nikolaos Magitsis was born in Agria Pelion on 2nd of October 1968. He is a teacher of physical education and sports (graduated from the University of Thrace, Komotini). He is a rock climber, sea kayaker, mountain biker and winter skiing expert. His Masters of Science is on Recreation and sports, specializing in” Reaction time and high altitude". Nikos has accomplished more than 50 survival expeditions all over the world in the mountains, sea, and deserts. He has been walking and climbing with Greek and foreign people since 1998. Nikos has already climbed the "7 summits" and he is the first and only Greek who reached the North and South Pole skiing.
Evanthia Bellou was born in Athens in 1995 and now lives in the city of Volos. From a young age, she has been sailing small and big boats. She studied and started her carrier in Marine Biology in 2013. She is trained as an Ichthyologist (MSc, BSc) and has been working as a sailing instructor with adults and children since 2014. She has been sailing the Aegean Sea with people from all over the world with monohulls and catamarans. Eva loves sailing for science and being around people that love nature. In her free time, she loves, traveling, being outdoors and active, from hiking on the top of a mountain to scuba diving into the blue.
Georgios Kyriakos was born in Larisa in 1986. He studied sports science and physical education, specialised in maximisation of athletic performance and works as a personal trainer and fitness coach in different teams. He has many years of working experience in outdoor summer camps with kids and as a guide with adults in activities like hiking, climbing, kayak and archery. The last 10 years in wintertime George has being working as a ski-snowboard instructor on Mount Pelion. In his free time loves being in the mountains with friends exploring the nature and doing extreme sports like climbing, highlining and split boarding.
Christos Papageorgiou is a native of Agria City, was born on 21st March 1985, graduated from Merchant Marine Captain's Academy, achieving the rank of first mate-working at ocean shipping, holder of BCU sea kayaking, L2 English, worshiper of outdoor activities, participant in international mountaineering expeditions, summited at Elbrus(Caucasus), Point Peter-Lenana (Mt. Kenya), Breithorn (Alpes). He is a member of BCU and Hellenic Alpine Club of Volos and he has taken part in survival expeditions, sport climbing and high altitude climbing in mountains abroad (Himalayas, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, Kenya, Alps, Caucasus, etc.).
Vangelis Theos (aka Van Theos) was born in Thessaly, Greece in Spring 1977. He is an Environmental Scientist and an outdoor enthusiast. He has many years of experience working with kids as a climber and Canoe-Kayak instructor and helping people with disabilities have access to outdoor activities. Once he was a full-time climber taking part in World Championships for the Greek team. Since 2009 is working for the Hellenic Federation of Mountaineering & Climbing as a route setter for the National climbing competitions and as an Environmental Scientist freelance. In his free time, he loves spending time with friends and family outdoors doing sports and having lots of fun.
Tsaknakis Alexandros was born in Volos, in 1986 and he has a diploma from University of Athens, Department of Science and Physical Education in with a Ski Instructor – Coach Specialisation (2012). He has also a MSc Degree from University of Thessaly in ‘’Ergospyrometry - exercise and rehab’’ School of Medicine, University of Thessaly (2017). He was a member of National alpine ski Team, participating in major events all over Europe, and he had started in about 320 Fis Ski races. He is an expert alpine ski coach and instructor on high level skiers (Tourists or Professional). He is working privately (Tsakas Racing Ski) in several ski camps all over Europe and New Zealand. During Winter as Head Coach and Ski serviceman, in his local ski club from 2012. He is a member of ISIA and also in the coaching stuff of Greek (Children-Junior) alpine ski team from 2012.