• Gateway Of Mount Olympus

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in or near Litochoro

A photo showing a part of the Litochoro municipal park.
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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.

A big anchor in the front yard of the Maritime Museum of Litochoro.
↙ SW   < 1km

Litochoro Maritime Museum

Contemporary and well-informed museum that reveals the long nautical heritage and history of the city and the broader area.
A photo of the exterior of Agios Nikolaos Church of Litochoro.
↙ SW   < 1km

Agios Nikolaos Church, Litochoro

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.

A rural narrow road among the dense vegetation and the mountain range of Olympus in the background..
photo: afilitos
↙ SW   ≈ 1.1km

Mount Olympus

Hosting a great number of endemic and other species of flora and fauna, while it is famous for its amazing landscape and rich history.

A picture showing the yard and the front side of Agia Marina Chapel of Litochoro town.
→ E   ≈ 1.3km

Agia Marina Chapel, Litochoro

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

The inner yard, the main church, and the surrounding buildings of the old monastery of St. Dionysios.
← W   ≈ 9.3km

Old Monastery of St. Dionysios in Olympus

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

The facilities of a beach bar at the beach of Leptokarya.
↘ SE   ≈ 10.5km

Leptokarya Beach, Pieria

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

Remains of the Isis Temple at the archaeological site of Dion.
↑ N   ≈ 10.6km

Archaeological Site (Park) of Dion

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

A picture of the beach of Skotina at east Olympos with the Castle of Platamonas in the background.
photo: Zdvihak / CC BY 3.0
↘ SE   ≈ 15.8km

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.

A picture of the exterior of the Kanalon monastery surrounded by the dense vegetation of the area.
photo: Hermann Hammer
↓ S   ≈ 16.9km

Kanalon Monastery, Karya

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

A photo of the beach of Panteleimonas with the castle of Platamon in the background.
↘ SE   ≈ 17.6km

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.

The walls of the castle of Platamonas among the dense vegetation and the blue sky in the background.
↘ SE   ≈ 19.2km

Platamon Castle, East Olympos

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

Some steps leading to a part of Platamon beach among the dense vegetation.
↘ SE   ≈ 22km

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.

A picture showing the beach of Olympiaki Akti (Katerinoskala) with many people enjoying the sun and the sea.
↗ NE   ≈ 23km

Olympiaki Akti (Katerinoskala) Beach, Pieria

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

The fountain at the central pedestrian street of Katerini.
↑ N   ≈ 25.4km


The capital of the county of Pieria that is characterized by its numerous historic settlements and beautiful tourist destinations.

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
↘ SE   ≈ 26.3km

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.

A central street of Paralia of Katerini with numerous shops on both sides.
↗ NE   ≈ 26.5km

Paralia Katerini

The settlement that serves as the official coast of Katerini city and was developed to a major tourist destination during the summer months.

A photo showing many umbrellas and sunbeds at the beach of Nea Mesangala at Tempi (Kato Olympos).
↘ SE   ≈ 33.7km

Nea Mesangala Beach, Tempi (Kato Olympos)

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

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
↗ NE   ≈ 34.2km

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.

The front side and the main entrance of the Holy Shrine of Agia Paraskevi in Tempi.
photo: Lemur12 / CC BY 2.0
↓ S   ≈ 36.6km

Holy Shrine of Saint Paraskevi, Tempi

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

Suspension bridge in Tempi Valley, that connects one bank of the Pinios River with the of Shrine of Agia Paraskevi area.
↓ S   ≈ 38.4km

Valley of Tempe

« Tempi »

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

An image that depicts a part of the beach of Stomio in the region of Agia (Evrymenes).
↘ SE   ≈ 45.9km

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.

A snowy slope of Elatochori ski resort with ski-lovers going downhill under the sun shining.
↖ NW   ≈ 48.2km

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.

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.