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Mount Olympus Hiking

Once home to the Greek gods, now an iconic climbing destination with a unique biosphere reserve

Join a hiking tour and climb some of the most spectacular peaks in Greece, such as the famous Mytikas (2,918 m), the highest point in the country. During the traverse, you will enjoy  beautiful landscapes and sea views. The usual starting point is the town of Litochoro. Choose a trip from our selection below and climb the mountain of the Greek gods. Visit between June and October for prime hiking conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Mount Olympus

From base to peak, Mount Olympus offers incredible views of the rugged mountainside. You’ll weave through forests near the base, tread across wooden river crossings, and pass legendary rocks.


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Best time to visit

Visit between June and October for prime hiking conditions

What's the weather like?

Mount Olympus generally has a Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers, and cold and humid winters. Higher in the mountains it is more humid, with temperatures varying in summer from 0 °C to 20 °C. And winds are an almost ever present

More info about Hiking in Mount Olympus:

Mount Olympus is located in the Olympus Range on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia in the north of Greece. Hanging over the Aegean Sea, the snow-covered summit often soars beyond low-hanging clouds, cultivating a strong sense of Greek mythology covering the mountain, which is said to have been the great throne of Zeus. Surrounded within a protected national park, founded in 1938, Mount Olympus has fostered a rich diversity of flora


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