Stunning Photos Of And Amazing Facts About Mount Olympus
Nature and Travel
On 9th May 2018
#5 How do you get there?
From Athens, one would travel about 258 miles to Litochoro. This town located in the foothills of the mountain is this primary location for starting out on an Olympus expedition. You could also enter Olympus National Park from Petra, Karya, Dion or Kokkinopilos.
#6 When should you visit?
Olympus National Park is an amazing place to visit year-round. There is no specific time of year that is better to visit than others. No matter what time of year you visit there is sure to be some kind of religious, cultural or athletic event going on that celebrates the areas historical and modern culture.
#7 How to get there.
The mountain is the perfect location for climbing and hiking enthusiasts. The park is littered with all kinds of routes and trails for people to enjoy. If you want to make a vacation of it there are 9 refuge stops where you can stay overnight. Each refuge can sleep 12+ people some even have restaurants.
#8 The Christian influence.
It might come as a surprise to you but there are many Christian monuments in the region. There are chapels and monastery's littered around the park. If you ever visit you should stop by the Old Monastery of Dionysios or the Agia Triada Sparmou Monastery.