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Olympos National Park

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Trekking in Olympus mountain

Olympos National Park is in Greece and includes Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece (2917m), located in the north part of Thessaly.



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Get in[edit]

There is a bus from KTEL Macedonia on the west end of Thessaloniki to Litochoro on the east end of the National Park.
The bus takes about 1,5 hours and costs about 8€

You can also take a car and park at Prionia.

Get around[edit]

By foot or by donkey.

You can buy a map of the National Park at kiosks in Litochoro that is one side a geographical map and the other side a touristical map showing only pathways through the mountains.

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Olympos trekking map


Days' Walk from Prionia down to Litochoro Travel to Litochoro and from there take a taxi up to Prionia (25 euros one way, approx. 25 minutes drive). Spend the day walking back from Prionia down to Litochoro (approx. 6 hours walk) along Trail E4 which is a single path all the way and is clearly marked.

Stop to see the waterfalls along the route and visit Agios Dionysios Monastery (free - clothes to cover up are available at the entrance).

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There are a few refuges where you can stay overnight for €15 per person per night. You can also camp.

Winter Season
Refuge A is closed from october until the end of may.
So is the restaurant at prionia leaving you with no place to rest in winter season on the E4 path.

  • Kakkalos refuge, 2648m (Refuge G on map).  edit

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