Top activies from Mt. Olympus

Olympus, the highest Greek mountain, the residence of the twelve ancient gods, was the first area which was declared as a National Park.

Mount Olympus is located on the border of Macedonia and Thessaly between the prefectures of Pieria and Larissa. The highest point of Mount Olympus, Mytikas, is located 263 km from Athens and 78 km from Thessaloniki as the crow flies and 18 km from the coast of Pieria and 24 km from Katerini.

Olympus expands over approximately 500 km2 and covers an essentially circular area with a width of approximately 25 km and a circumference of 80 km. The Olympus National Park covers an area of 238,411,000 m2 with the heart being 40 million m2.

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Best Season:All Year Round
Popular Location: Mytikas, Stefani

Destination: Mt. Olympus

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    2-day Mt. Olympus ( for May only )

    2 Days

    Day 1: We meet in Litochoro’s center (the central open car park behind the church), at 11:30. Transfer to Prionia location at 1100m (car park and café / restaurant) from where we start our first day’s walk, after a briefing…

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      Rock Climbing and Hiking

      6.00' to 7.00' hours

      First option, at Tempi valley, Lower Olympus We meet at the Rapsani railway station. Transfer to the wine growing village of Rapsani on the slopes of Lower Olympus and the starting point of our walk, where a nearby impressive limestone rock face…

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        Rock Climbing. Tempi valley site.

        Rock climbing at Tempi valley site. Here is an other well known  rock climbing area. On the south rocky side of the Tempi valley and its lower rock faces along the river and just above it, there are more than…

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          Hiking. The Enipeas gorge crossing.

          5.30’ to 6.00' hours

          The “Enipeas gorge crossing” route. We meet at Litochoro, the main little town of the eastern side of Mt. Olympus. From Litochoro, transfer by road in your means of transport to the Prionia location or the monastery of Agios Dionysios…

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            Canyoning in Agia Kori – Mt. Olympus.

            3.30’ to 4.00’ hours

            Agia Kori II Section – Mt. Olympus. Start 360m – Finish 280m – Drop 80m. A little further to the west from the Orlias canyon, in a parallel line to it, the Agia Kori canyon is another Mt. Olympus typical…

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              Canyoning in Enipeas II

              5.30’ to 6.00’ hours

              Enipeas II Canyon – Mt. Olympus. Start 620m – Finish 470m – Drop 150m. We meet at Litohoro from where we move by road up the mountain to the monastery of Agios Dionysios in our means of transport, while yours…

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                Canyoning in Enipeas I

                2.00’ and 4.00' hours

                Enipeas I Canyon – Mt. Olympus. Start 790m – Finish 670m – Drop 120m. After meeting at Litohoro, we move by road up the mountain towards Prionia location and the monastery of Ag. Dyonisios in our or your means of transport. 10’ walk down…

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                  Canyoning in Orlias III

                  3.00’ to 3.30’ hours

                  Orlias III Canyon – Mt. Olympus Canyoning Start 320m – Finish 250m – Drop 70m. After meeting and gearing up at the usual meeting place for all sections of Olias Canyon i.e. the Ag. Konstantinos chapel, we reach the starting…

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                    Canyoning in Orlias II.

                    4.30’ to 5.30’ hours

                    Orlias II Section – Mt Olympus. Start 550m – Finish 320m– Drop 230m. A 50’ walk on the same path as for Orlias I Canyoning, leads us into the canyon, at the finishing point of Orlias I. Orlias II offers everything that a canyon can…

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                      Canyoning in Orlias I

                      5.30’ to 6.00’ hours

                      Orlias I Canyon – Mt. Olympus Canyoning Start 770m – Finish 550m – Drop 220m. You come in your own means of transport – unless arranged defferently – to the finishing point of all three sections of Orlias and meeting point for…

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