We start our tour with a visit to the archaeological area of Dion. Dion is an area at the foot of Mt Olympus. It is known all over the world because archaeologists discovered an ancient Macedonian city and an admirable civilization. Dion was the sacred city of Macedonians. It was closely associated with Zeus as its name implies (in Greek the god is called Dias) .The excavations have exposed paved streets, public buildings, shops and houses, as well as the orchestra, stage and lower seats of Dion’s large theatre. Also we can visit the archaeological museum of Dion.
We continue to Litochoro, a village built on the east side of Mt Olympus (the highest mountain of Greece). According to Greek mythology, Mount Olympus was the house of the Twelve Olympian Gods. Nowadays it is declared a National Park. You can walk the most accessible and famous itinerary, also known as “European path E4” begins from Litochoro and continues on the west to the peaks through the Enipeas canyon.