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,
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.