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Thessaloniki to Dion and Mount Olympus – Private Day Trip

240.00

Thessaloniki to Dion and Mount Olympus | Private Day Trip

From 240€

With Luxury Car: For 1 to 4 persons: 240€
With Luxury Minivan: For 5 to 8 persons: 480€
With Luxury MiniBus: For 9 to 15 persons: 750€

Departure Time from Thessaloniki at 09:00
Returns to original Pick up point at 19:00 (approx.)

The program of the excursion can be adjusted always according to the requirements of the passengers.

Description

Thessaloniki to Dion and Mount Olympus – Private Day Trip

Whether you want the challenge of reaching Greece’s highest peak or fancy exploring some of the hiking paths along the lower slopes, Mt Olympus more than lives up to its legend as home of the 12 Olympian gods
Central Greece’s highest and most majestic mountain, Olympus, is a world in itself. There is much to discover even if you don’t make it to the summit: gentle paths, hidden corners, towering trees, wildflowers and unruly rocks, below and above the clouds. You can explore the foothills by car or mountain bike, but the greatest rewards will go to the hikers on these awesome peaks.


Inclusions

  • Pick up and drop off service from your hotel in Thessaloniki
  • Transportation by air-conditioned V.I.P. car or mini van
  • Professional chauffeur (English-speaking)
  • Wifi on board (free)
  • Bottle of water and coffee during the route (free)
  • After the trip you will receive with email edited photos and a small video of your trip.

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Guide who speaks your language
  • Entrance fees

Thessaloniki to Dion and Mount Olympus – Private Day Trip


Additional info

  • Participants under the age of 12 must have a parent or guardian.
  • There are many sights worth seeing in Serres but a day trip is not enough to visit all of them, before starting the trip we will present to you all possible sights to choose what you are more interest for.
  • There are many beautiful sights. You are encouraged to bring a camera along. But if you don’t… we have a camera for you!
  • Weather will not affect the operation of the tours.
  • However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date
  • Pick up from your hotel in Thessaloniki
  • Departure time: 09:00 am
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
  • Return details: Returns to original Pick up point

Excursion schedule

Visit the Archaeological Site of Dion and The Archaeological Museum of Dion
This tour will take you to the footsteps of Mount Olympus. Also known as the “Home of Gods”. Dion is an area at the foot of Mount Olympus. Nowdays it is known all over the world because archaelogists discovered a very important Macadonian city. The Ancient kings of Macedonia had chosen Dion as their summer resort. There the created, centuries ago, a settlement, in the ruins of which the parts of the Ancient Macedonian civilization are evident. Archaeologists discovered an admirable civilization. The findings of graves foun in Dion area are also remarkable. Most royal tombs give away the existence of an eminent and thriving civilization. Today we can admire the ruins of thet civilization in the Archaelogical Site of Dion and the Archaeological Museum of Dion.


Visit Litohoro Village
Later we continue to Litohoro which is a smal modern town. It combines the mountain air with the sea breeze and visitors can walk between the traditional houses of Macedonian architecture, the old wooden courtyyard doors and the gabled roofs.


Visit Enipeas Gorge and Waterfalls
After the lunch break we will have the opportunity to walk around the village and through the Enipea Valley. Olympus, the highest Greek mountain, the residence of the twelve Ancient Gods, is declared a Noational Park. It is internationally known as for its important ecological characteristics and incombarable natural beauty as well as for its strong relationship with Ancient Greek mythology. The importance of the National Park has been recognized not only in Greece and Europe, but all over the world. Enipeas Waterfalls: With a beautiful plunge pool you can swim in.


Visit Orlias Gorge and Waterfalls
The Orlias Gorge start from the town of Dion, heading out from the tiny chapel of Agios Konstantinos (with its picnic tables and benches and little water source). A short forest walk takes you to the gorge where you begin a descent of around 10 waterfalls (the tallest some 28m), freefalling into plunge pools from the smaller ones and slipping down natural water slides (including a 9m near-vertical drop and 16m horizontal slide).

You’ll be expecting the adrenaline rush, but you’ll also be filled with the feeling of peace and tranquility amongst all the incredible greenery and swimming in refreshing mountain water.

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Thessaloniki to Dion and Mount Olympus - Private Day Trip
Service Type
Thessaloniki to Dion and Mount Olympus - Private Day Trip
Provider Name
Hello Thessaloniki,
Karolou Ntil 31-33,Thessaloniki,Greece-54624,
Telephone No.+306907798620
Area
Dion and Mount Olympus
Description
Whether you want the challenge of reaching Greece’s highest peak or fancy exploring some of the hiking paths along the lower slopes, Mt Olympus more than lives up to its legend as home of the 12 Olympian gods

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