The largest beach in Olympus Riviera is located on the beach of Katerini – Paralia Katerini and the Olympic Coast. Several kilometers of sandy beach with a blue flag, shallow sea with sandy bottom and countless choices at beach bar, cafe, organized beach but also several places where you can freely set up your own…

  Olympus Riviera is undoubtedly a favorite destination for both Greeks and foreigners, as it combines mountain and sea. Whether you choose Olympus Riviera, Pieria for your winter or summer holidays or a one day excursion, you will definitely be excited, as it offers you a wealth of choices that will surely not disappoint anyone.…

Easter in Olympus Riviera, Pieria hides many surprises for both young and old. Various events take place in various regions throughout the Prefecture, reviving customs and traditions. Pieria offers guests unique choices for all seasons. So, Easter, whether you choose the mountain or the sea for your stay, the distances are relatively small and you…

Built in a beautiful forest of beech trees and perennial robola trees, Petrostrouga Refuge is located in Mount Olympus, and is managed by the Greek Rescue Team. The visitor, having some basic equipment such as a pair of mountaineering boats, a good jacket and some warm clothes, can now live around every time of year,…

Elatohori, a mountainous village in Pieria, is built at the foot of the Pieria Mountains at an altitude of about eight hundred meters, with a population of about 500 inhabitants. Situated in a special position overlooking Mount Olympus and the plain of Katerini (28 km away), as well as the Thermaikos Gulf and Thessaloniki, it…

At the beginning of the Muses festivities in 1972, the Olympus Festival was transformed through its course in time into a modern cultural institution that counts thousands of friends and appreciates the aesthetics and completeness of the cultural proposals it presents every summer. In its many years of presence in the artistic events of Northern…

Giosos Apostolidis refuge was built in the summer of 1961, by the Mountaineering Club of Thessaloniki (S.E.O.) at an altitude of (2.697m), on private land. In 1962 a second floor was added, bringing, thus, the number of guests to 80 people. The refuge runs permanently from early June to October, and following agreement with the…

Refuge ‘A’ or “Spilios Agapitos” is set into a small rocky outcrop, called “the Balcony”, at an altitude of 2.060m. The refuge belongs to, and is governed by, the Greek Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (E.O.O.A.). Founded in 1930, it was the first Greek refuge (Refuge A). It was named “Spilios Agapitos” in honour of the…

The park of Katerini is an area of ​​about 50 acres with lush vegetation, lakes, housed animals, playgrounds very close to the city center and is definitely an ideal destination for relaxation for both locals and visitors.   Until the liberation, a large area of ​​Katerini’s park was used by the Ottomans as a barrack,…

The Elatochori Ski Center is located on the northeastern side of the Pieria Mountains, at “Papa Chorafi”, at an altitude of 1450m. It enjoys a privileged location with spectacular views of Olympus and Aliakmonas. It is only 8 km from the picturesque village of Elatochori, 36 km from Katerini, 474 km from Athens, 105 km…