Olympus

 

 

Olympus is the tallest mountain in Greece known worldwide mainly for the mythological framework, and on top of (Mitikas-2917 m) inhabited by the Twelve "Olympian" gods in the religion of the ancient Greeks. It is also the second highest mountain in the Balkans, but throughout the European region of the Alps to the Caucasus. The compact volume of the mountain dominates the imposing limits Macedonia and Thessaly, a series of peaks that furrow deep ravines, around which spans an area of special biodiversity. To protect this unique heritage, proclaimed since 1938 as the first National Park in Greece.

Each year thousands of nature lovers visiting Mount Olympus, to admire the charm of nature and enjoy browsing the slopes and the conquest of peaks. Organized mountain refuges with a variety of hiking and climbing routes are available for guests who want to explore its beauty. Classic start is the picturesque town of Litohoro on the eastern slopes of the mountain, 100 km from Thessaloniki, where at the beginning of summer ends, the Marathon Climbing Mt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olympus

 

 

Olympus is the tallest mountain in Greece known worldwide mainly for the mythological framework, and on top of (Mitikas-2917 m) inhabited by the Twelve "Olympian" gods in the religion of the ancient Greeks. It is also the second highest mountain in the Balkans, but throughout the European region of the Alps to the Caucasus. The compact volume of the mountain dominates the imposing limits Macedonia and Thessaly, a series of peaks that furrow deep ravines, around which spans an area of special biodiversity. To protect this unique heritage, proclaimed since 1938 as the first National Park in Greece.

Each year thousands of nature lovers visiting Mount Olympus, to admire the charm of nature and enjoy browsing the slopes and the conquest of peaks. Organized mountain refuges with a variety of hiking and climbing routes are available for guests who want to explore its beauty. Classic start is the picturesque town of Litohoro on the eastern slopes of the mountain, 100 km from Thessaloniki, where at the beginning of summer ends, the Marathon Climbing Mt.