"Myth and History" Dion and Mount Olympus (Departure from Halkidiki)

Departure to Dion, religious center of the Ancient Macedonians dedicated to the worshipping of Olympian Zeus, situated at the footsteps of the famous Mount Olympus, the mythical home of the Gods. In Dion, Alexander the Great offered rich sacrifices to the Gods before leaving into the legendary expedition to Asia. Visit of the archaeological site and of the museum. We continue to the traditional village of Litochoro. Free time for a tour of this picturesque village and for one walk in the valley of Enipea, on the low slopes of the mountain Olympus,which is the highest Greek mountain, the residence of the twelve Ancient gods and is declared as National Park. It is internationally known as for its important ecological characteristics and incomparable 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. Return to Thessaloniki.

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned coach
    • Local taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
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    Stop At: Mount Olympus, Greece

    The route from Thessaloniki to Olympos is one of most astonishing routes of Northern Greece. Dion is an area at the foot of Mt Olympus. Nowadays it is known all over the world because archaeologists discovered a very important Macedonian city. The Ancient kings of Macedonia had chosen Dion as their summer resort. Today we can admire the ruins of that civilization in the archaeological site of Dion and the archaeological museum of Dion.

    Duration: 55 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Aristotelous 13, Thessaloniki 546 24, Greece
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    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
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    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
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Activity ID: V-34685P26

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