Are you searching for a destination that offers a combination of mythological history, natural beauty, and thrilling adventure? Look no further than Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece and the legendary home of the Greek gods.
Clean Monday at Mount Olympus: A Guide to Celebrating the Start of Lent in Greece
Clean Monday at Mount Olympus: A Guide to Celebrating the Start of Lent in Greece2023-02-27T10:00:32+03:00 Traditions
If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience to celebrate Clean Monday, Mount Olympus is the perfect destination. Here’s our guide to celebrating the start of Lent in Greece.
Taramosalata: A Delicious Greek Dip to Try in Mount Olympus
Taramosalata: A Delicious Greek Dip to Try in Mount Olympus2023-02-26T10:00:45+03:00 Gastronomy
When it comes to Greek dips, taramosalata is a true classic. Made with a base of fish roe, bread crumbs, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic, this creamy dip is a staple in Greek cuisine and a must-try when visiting Mount Olympus.
Platamon Castle: A detailed view
Platamon Castle: A detailed view2022-12-05T13:00:26+03:00 Olympic History, What to see
Platamon Castle is a castle – city of the Middle Byzantine period (10th century AD) and is built southeast of Mount Olympus. Its tower, which dominates the national road, is the most impressive acropolis in a Greek castle.
The Pierian Mountains
The Pierian Mountains2022-12-01T10:33:43+03:00 Olympic History, What to see
The Pierian Mountains, a continuation of the ridge of Mount Olympus, is a natural border between the prefectures of Kozani, Imathia and Pieria. The highest peak of the mountain range is Flamburo with an altitude of 2,188 metres. They are covered by one of the most accessible forests in the country, which can be accessed
Pydna: A city throughout ancient history
Pydna: A city throughout ancient history2022-09-08T10:05:37+03:00 Olympic History, What to see
The ancient city of Pydna is located 15 klm from the city of Katerini. It is said that its first name was Kydna, although we have no information about its foundation. It is worth noting that Macedonia became a possession after the Persian wars and specifically carved a course with the reign of Alexander I,
Orlias River2022-08-29T11:33:47+03:00 Nature, What to see
The Urlias or Orlias is the ancient river of Pieria, Elikonas. The river was named “Urlias” after the roar of the water.The Orlia stream crosses the slope of Mount Olympus and forms waterfalls and natural pools. Two of these waterfalls with their pools are easily accessible from the village of Dion.
Enipeas Myths and Legends
Enipeas Myths and Legends2022-08-19T11:47:33+03:00 What to see
Enipeas is a tributary of the Pinios in Thessaly and is located in Pieria, whose total length reaches 85 km, which makes it one of the ten longest rivers that flow exclusively in the Greek territory. Its gorge has been highlighted and exploited for tourism, attracting many visitors every year!
The Castle of Platamon through History
The Castle of Platamon through History2022-08-15T09:43:41+03:00 What to see
The Castle of Platamon is a castle – city of the Middle Byzantine period (10th century AD) and is built southeast of Mount Olympus. Its tower, which dominates the national road, is the most impressive acropolis in a Greek castle. The castle is located in a strategic position that controls the crossing of the Tempi
Litochoro of Olympus
Litochoro of Olympus2022-07-28T15:52:08+03:00 What to see
Litochoro of Olympus was founded by the inhabitants of ancient Pimpleia. Ancient Pimpleia was an important cult center of the Pimpleian Muses and belonged to the city of Dion. The ancient settlement was built on the banks of the river Enipeas, but due to frequent flooding the inhabitants were forced to settle in the present