Embark on a full day Mount Olympus And Dion Day Trip From Thessaloniki By Train and discover the ancient site of Dion, the Castle of Platamon and many more along the way!
|Departure||Thessaloniki Railway Station|
Your journey to Olympus begins in Thessaloniki where you will board the train at the Thessaloniki Railway Station at 12:15pm. Make sure to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure in order to find your train and seat.
First stop on our all-day Olympus trip is the archaeological site of Dion. Coined the holy city of the ancient Macedonians, the site of Dion hosts statues of the ancient city as well as an impressive museum where you can observe all the ancient findings from Dion and Pieria.
Next stop on our trip from Thessaloniki to Mt. Olympus is a visit to the Castle of Platamon. This Crusader castle was built between 1204 and 1222 on a strategic position overlooking the valley of Tempe where the main road connects Macedonia with Thessaly and southern Greece. Explore this medieval fortress before heading to Olympus.
Upon arriving to Mount Olympus, we’ll take a short hike to the gorge of Enipeas. Observe the bathtub of Zeus with its accompanying waterfall and take in all nature has to offer in this alluring scenery.
Final stop on this Olympus all-day tour is the village of Litochoro. Built right at the foothills of mount Olympus, Litochoro is a traditional Macedonian village surrounded by lush greenery. Here, you will have some time to eat at a local tavern or to explore this historic town.
Once our Olympus and Dion trip comes to an end, we will drive you to the city of Katerini where you will board the train back to Thessaloniki.
Take a step back in time and explore the culture and history surrounding Mount Olympus on this Mount Olympus And Dion Day Trip From Thessaloniki By Train. Explore the ancient sanctuary of Dion, which was once a center of worship of the gods of Olympus, before visiting the medieval Castle of Platamon. Soak in the exceptional view from Platamon Castle that overlooks the Thermaikos Gulf. Continuing the Olympus day trip you’ll have the opportunity to observe the captivating bathtub of Zeus, hidden within the gorge of Enipeas. Finishing off a day of exploring the mythical home of the Greek gods, we will drive you to the Katerini train station to board the train back to Thessaloniki.
Shall you intend to continue your trip to Athens instead, we can arrange the tickets for an additional cost.