In Olympus' shadow, Litochoto stands out for its elegant blending of mountain and sea, jungly green beaches, as well as for its delicious food.

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in Litochoro

Litochoro Municipal Park

By the central road at the center of the town, it combines the green landscape with the maritime museum, the playground, and the fountain.

km 0

Litochoro Maritime Museum

Contemporary and well-informed museum that reveals the long nautical heritage and history of the city and the broader area.

↙ SW
< 1km

Agios Nikolaos Church

Church dedicated to the patron saint of the naval at the center of the town. Founded in 1580 but it was renovated three times since then.

↙ SW
< 1km
A rural narrow road among the dense vegetation and the mountain range of Olympus in the background..
photo: afilitos

Mount Olympus

Home of the Greek Gods and numerous endemic species, Olympus is just excellent for trekking. Do not skip a visit to Dion - you will love it.

← W
≈ 1.1km

Agia Marina Chapel

Small chapel close to the entrance of the town that hosts several weddings and baptize ceremonies during the summer season.

→ E
≈ 1.3km

Old Monastery of St. Dionysios in Olympus

Located at the foothills of the highest Greek mount stands for its great history and heirlooms.

← W
≈ 9.3km

Leptokarya Beach, Pieria

Sandy and small pebble beach of the settlement located at the foothills of mount Olympus includes excellent infrastructure and facilities.

↘ SE
≈ 10.5km

Archaeological Site (Park) of Dion

An ancient settlement in the shadow of mount Olympus that served as the holy city of the Macedonian State.

↑ N
≈ 10.6km
A picture of the beach of Skotina at east Olympos with the Castle of Platamonas in the background.
photo: Zdvihak / CC BY 3.0

Skotina Beach, East Olympos

Fine golden-sand beach that is more than 2 km long, is blue-flag awarded and stands for its quality infrastructure and its lifeguard service.

↘ SE
≈ 15.8km
A picture of the exterior of the Kanalon monastery surrounded by the dense vegetation of the area.
photo: Hermann Hammer

Kanalon Monastery, Karya

An old and historical worth-visiting monastery hidden in the dense vegetation of the southern part of Mount Olympus.

↓ S
≈ 16.9km

Panteleimonas Beach, East Olympos

Organized sand & small pebble beach where tall trees are reaching the coast and the nearby castle of Platamon offers a great view.

↘ SE
≈ 17.6km

Platamon Castle, East Olympos

Medieval fortress that dominates the landscape of Platamonas and has a great history during the centuries.

↘ SE
≈ 19.2km

Platamonas Beach, East Olympos

Combining the green of the trees with the blue of the sea, while being next to a medieval castle and having Mount Olympus in the background.

↘ SE
≈ 22km

Olympiaki Akti (Katerinoskala) Beach, Pieria

Well-organized, sandy, and shallow beach that is 4 km long and attracts many families with children.

↗ NE
≈ 23km


A cute town made more interesting by many choices present close by: beaches, an impressive medieval castle, and almighty Olympus, Home of the Gods.

↑ N
≈ 25.4km
The long beach of Nei (Neoi) Pori with a lifeguard tower close to the sea and the Mount Olympos in the background.
photo: BANÁR / CC BY 3.0

Nei (Neoi) Pori Beach, East Olympos

Wide & long blue-flag beach of 5 km takes advantage of the amenities offered by the hotels, bars, and restaurants of the local settlement.

↘ SE
≈ 26.3km

Paralia Katerini

The beach of Katerini is so popular that, in time, it grew into a village offering accommodation, restaurants, and other services to those visiting.

↗ NE
≈ 26.5km

Waterpark Kariba, Paralia Katerini

Numerous big waterslides which are suitable for children over 7 years old. Entertaining, adventurous, and fresh-looking destination.

↑ N
≈ 27.4km

Nea Mesangala Beach, Tempi (Kato Olympos)

Organised beach located close to Pinios river delta, offers many amenities and accommodation options.

↘ SE
≈ 33.7km
A beach volley court, a blue flag sign, and numerous umbrellas and sunbeds at the Korinos beach of Katerini.
photo: Lemur12 / CC BY 3.0

Korinos Beach, Katerini Pieria

Α less crowded option than other Katerini beaches with fine sand and shallow waters compose an ideal choice for families & tranquility seekers.

↗ NE
≈ 34.2km
The front side and the main entrance of the Holy Shrine of Agia Paraskevi in Tempi.
photo: Lemur12 / CC BY 2.0

Holy Shrine of Saint Paraskevi, Tempi

Dating from 1910, it's famous for its holy water and the surrounding landscape of great vegetation.

↓ S
≈ 36.6km

Valley of Tempe


Narrow natural pass along with the flow of Pinios River, famous for its dense vegetation.

↓ S
≈ 38.4km

Stomio Beach, Agia (Evrymenes)

Beach of the settlement that is located south of the Pinios delta and stands for the stream that separates the coast from the mainland.

↘ SE
≈ 45.9km

Elatochóri Ski Center

A relatively new ski resort located at a historical and picturesque village that is quite close to the national highway of Greece.

↖ NW
≈ 48.2km

Questions & Answers about Litochoro

Why Visit Litochoro?
  • Famous tourist resort with traditional architecture, nice tavernas, and easy access.
  • The starting point for all who want to climb or hike on the Mount Olympus.
  • Combining the mountainous landscape with amazing sea views.