Mount Olympus is one of the most iconic and beloved destinations in Greece, attracting millions of visitors every year. While the peak season (June to September) is undoubtedly the most popular time to visit, there are plenty of reasons to consider an off-season trip to Mount Olympus.
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.
Discovering the Spring Cuisine of Greece: Traditional Dishes to Try in Mount Olympus
Discovering the Spring Cuisine of Greece: Traditional Dishes to Try in Mount Olympus2023-02-24T11:23:56+03:00 Gastronomy
Spring is an excellent time to discover the cuisine of Mount Olympus and Greece, as this is when the local produce is at its freshest. The region boasts a rich gastronomic heritage, with a variety of traditional dishes that have been passed down through generations.
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.
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!
Gastronomy of Olympus and Pieria
Gastronomy of Olympus and Pieria2022-08-12T10:07:18+03:00 Gastronomy
Thanks to a wide variety of restaurants and taverns, there is a rich gastronomy tradition for Olympus and Pieria. However, some traditional flavours must be sought out in the home cuisine of the local people, in order to get to know them.
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