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.…

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,…

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…