Breathing Land - Olympus Pieria

Olympus Pieria

The Coastline of Greek Macedonian land
Olympus Mountain
Irresistible combination of mountain & sea

In Pieria you can find an extensive coastline of Greek Macedonian land that is considered one of the most interesting in the Mediterranean. The slopes of the mythic Olympus mountain fade smoothly into the sea revealing a heavenly coastline. The beautiful landscape of Pieria captivates you with its deep green earth lines and the open Aegean sea horizon. Pieria is the perfect combination of mountain and sea, a place ideal for visiting all seasons that offers many options for both coastal and mountain tourism. Its wonderful beaches create a landscape of incredible beauty, under the shadow of the largest mountain in Greece, Olympus. Olympus and sea are harmoniously combined and give a special color to this beautiful corner of northern Greece.

With the coolness of the forests of the divinely inhabited Olympus mountain and the lively presence of Enipeas river, but also the saltiness of the sea hovering in the atmosphere, the beautiful area of Pieria seems an ideal place for excursions and for beautiful walking routes lovers. Walk in the paths of the gods, next to the gorge of Enipeas, where the varied climatic conditions but also the short distance from the sea have formed over the centuries a complex ecosystem with many peculiarities. More than 1700 species of plants and many rare species of European fauna have been recorded here. Since 1981 the area has been designated by UNESCO as a "protected part of the world biosphere".

In Pieria you can also see the archeological site of Dion, one of the most important in Greece, as it was an ancient place of worship of god Zeus and a major religious center of the Greek Macedonians and Alexander the Great. From Plaka Litochoro to the Castle of Platamonas starts the whole beach, which is ideal for swimming in Mediterranean sea waters.

All the destinations of Pieria have their own special beauty, each in a different way. And if you still do not know what to choose, there is no need to worry as they are so close to each other that you can visit all of them, regardless of where you decide to stay. Pieria is waiting for you!

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