Private Day Trip to Mountain Olympus & Ancient Dion

Overview

Discover the Mountain of the Olympian Gods and see the top attractions of Pieria. Visit the Archaeological Park of Dion. A must tour for history and nature lovers.

  • Follow in the footsteps of Zeus and Hera as you explore Mt. Olympus
  • Photograph wooden bridges, classical ruins, a Christian monastery, and more
  • Great choice for cruise visitors with limited time in Thessaloniki
  • On board Wi-Fi saves on roaming charges and lets you share as you go

About this activity

Duration: 6-hour private tour

Tour type: Private Day Trip to Mountain Olympus & Ancient Dion

Points of interest: Archaeological Park of Dion, Monastery of Saint Dionisius, Enipeas Waterfall, Litochoro

Starting point: From Thessaloniki (your Hotel, airport, port)

Licensed Guide (recommended): Upon request (extra charge)

Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts

Tour Description

Discover the Archaeological Park of Dion (duration 1 hour)

The Archaeological Park of Dion is the most important archeological site at Mt Olympus. In the area comprised by the archeological park of Dion Sanctuaries, where found from Hellenistic and Roman periods.

Expore the Monastery of Saint Dionysius (20 minutes)

The Monastery is the most important Greek Orthodox monastery in the Pieria Prefecture. It is located at the Enipeas ravine at an altitude of 850 m. The original monastery, established in 1542, was destroyed by the Germans in 1943.

Walk through the Enipeas Ravine and admire the Waterfalls (duration 1 hour)

If your are a mountain lover you will be enchanted by the impressive slopes, the lush vegetation, the picturesque wooden bridges and the large waterfall of Enipeas with its crystal clean running waters.

Enjoy a stroll in Litochoro Village (duration 1 hour)

An authentic Macedonian village with a history dating back to the 14th century is called Litochoro, and it is located along the foothills of Mount Olympus.In this picturesque you will enjoy your lunch in a local greek tavern.

* Please note that the Archaeological Park of Dion is CLOSED every Tuesday! If your prefer to book additionally a professional licensed English speaking guide let us know during your booking.

** The above sample itinerary can and will be tailored according to your preferences and needs in order to include or exclude additional spots as long as the total duration of our tour remains up to 8 hours. Upon demand, you may as well extend your tour-schedule. So whether you have something in mind or would like your driver- guide to take the lead and make recommendations, feel free to make a request about it – Your wish is our command!!

*** Please keep in mind that anytime you feel hungry there will always be a place in the course of our tour to grab a snack. Otherwise, our tour may incorporate a lunch break at a local restaurant to taste and experience the traditional food.

Includes

Round-trip transportation
English-speaking driver
Basic travel insurance
Bottle of water
Mobile phone charger

Excludes

Entrance Fee to Dion Archaeological Park: Full admission 8€, Reduced admission 4€
Lunch, refreshments
Official Licensed Guide (upon request)

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dion Archaeological Park is closed on Tuesdays (winter season)
  • Most travelers can participate

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