Olympus – Dion Excursion

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About The Tour

Excursion to the mythical mountain of the 12 Gods of Olympus, the history and the culture!

The cultural heritage of the ancient city of Dion is combined with the incomparable beauty of the foothills of the mythical Mount Olympus. The residence of the 12 Gods couldn’t be something less than majestic, with the charming nature and its unique biodiversity, forms the first national park in Greece. Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, interwoven with the greek mythology, is a challenging invitation to discover its greatness and capture amazing photos! Feel the enchanting aura walking through Enipeas Gorge!

Departure Dates

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday Applicable from the 1st  of April, 2024 to 31st of March, 2025.

Meeting point & Departure time

08:00, “Statue of Venizelos” Aristotelous Square & Egnatia street

Tour Duration

approximately 8 hours

Tour Description

Thessaloniki - Dion

We depart to Dion with the luxurious bus of “Tsokas Travel” along with our English-speaking trip attendant, at:
– 08:00 from the “Statue of Venizelos”, Aristotelous Square & Egnatia street

The distance is 90 km and lasts approximately 1 hour (one way).


We reach Dion and we visit the archaeological site, walking back in history and admiring the various findings around the ancient park. The unique statues, the mosaics and the various artifacts that were brought to light are left in their original place and that so, we pass through the same paths as the ancient Greeks used to do. Don’t miss the chance to visit the ancient theater with the perfect acoustic balance since antiquity. Until nowadays many ancient tragedies are revitalized by modern actors and various festivals every year. Next we visit the modern museum with many statues and findings of the ancient city with more characteristic the Hydravlis (an ancient wind instrument) and the unique mosaic that represents the “Villa of Dionysos” lying in the building next to it.

Dion - Olympus

Later on we head to Olympus, the mountain of the 12 Gods and we enjoy a 20΄ trekking through the Gorge of river Enipeas, above the village of Litochoro. According to the mythology, Enipeas was the most beautiful among the river gods. The path is magical; let the glory of nature, the running waters, the picturesque wooden bridges, the green banks and the small canyons charm you. We have the chance to admire the view of this “divine area” which was chosen carefully by the 12 Olympian Gods as their residence. More specifically, it is said that the residence of the Olympian Gods were the canyons of the mountain, the “mount folds” as they are described by Homer, where their glorious palaces were also located.

Our day trip ends in the picturesque village of Litochoro where we enjoy our lunch in a beautiful traditional restaurant. Litochoro is located right on the foothills of Olympus and forms the main starting point for the various trekking paths of the mountain that reach until Mytikas, the highest top of Olympus.

Don’t miss the chance to visit the second highest mountain in Balkans and the most mythical of all times!

We depart to Thessaloniki at around 15:30p.m and we are back after an hour (around 16:30p.m), making the same stops where we started from.

Included in price
  • Transportation by luxur air-conditioned bus.
  • English speaking trip attendant.
  • Pick up/drop off service.
  • All taxes.
  • Full insurance coverage for passengers on the bus.
  • FREE tickets for open-top sightseeing bus tours of the company “City Sightseeing Thessaloniki” (Hop on-hop off tour)


 Additional services


  • FREE passengers’ tips.
Not included
  • Entrance fees for the one hour boat ride 10€/person
  • The cost of the horse riding 5€/person for 20’ (upon notification)
  • Personal Expenses & Gratuities (optional).
Useful Info
  • You will meet our staff members at the point of departure/arrival “Statue of Venizelos”, Aristotelous Square & Egnatia street and our tour leader on the bus.
  • You are recommended to have contact with the tour leader and comply with the guidelines for avoiding misunderstanding.
  • Try to arrive at your desired point of departure at least 10 minutes prior to the time referred to in the timetable.
  • Get information on weather conditions.
  • Dress casually with casual footwear. Do not forget your hat, sunglasses and sunscreen (in summer).


Applicable from the 1st of April, 2024 to 31st of October, 2024.
Price per person: Adult
66,00 €
Minor (3-12 years old)
34,00 €