Where Mythology Meets Majestic Mountains and Crystal Clear Waters
From Olympus to the Aegean: Pieria's Rich History and Natural Wonders
OUR HOTELS IN Pieria
Pieria is an area with rich history, natural beauty, and cultural significance.
One of the most famous attractions in Pieria is Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, said to be the home of the ancient gods. It is a popular destination for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The mountain is also home to many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna, making it an important ecological site.
Leptokarya beach is long and sandy with crystal clear waters. The town is lively with a variety of cafes, restaurants, and shops and an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area like the scenic Enipeas Gorge and the traditional village of Palaios Panteleimonas.
Litochoro is a charming town about 20 kilometers southwest of Leptokarya. It is known for its traditional architecture, narrow cobblestone streets, and stunning views of the mountain Olympus and the sea. Litochoro is also the gateway to Mount Olympus National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is home to rare plant and animal species, crystal-clear springs, and ancient monuments.
Pieria is a beautiful and culturally rich region of Greece. Whether you are interested in hiking, beach-going, or exploring ancient history, you are sure to find something to enjoy in this fascinating part of the country.