No, there are no surviving ancient monuments on the mountain.
It is better to visit Olympus with an organized group so that can admire the most beautiful and remarkable places safely and with qualified guides who have the information and ability to give answers when its needed.
There are trails that are for beginner walkers and others for more experienced ones who need special equipment.
Our excursions include a tour leader who will be accompanying you the whole time. A state licensed guide is not included, unless specified.
The area has more than one wonderful place to visit, but some are of particular importance such as the monastery of Agios Dionysios, the traditional settlement of Old Panteleimon as well as the Byzantine castle of Platamonas that dominates imposingly.
Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece and the second highest in the Balkans. It is known worldwide because of ancient Greek mythology as at the top of it were inhabited by the Twelve “Olympian” Gods according to the religion of the ancient Greeks.
The best time to visit Olympus is from April to October. It is ideal due to weather conditions and temperature, nature is blooming and the landscape green and enchanting.
There is public transportation connecting Olympus to both Athens and Thessaloniki. Olympus is also conveniently located right next to Greece’s main highway, making it trivial to drive there.