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1 day cycling tour around Olympus mythical mountain -159 km
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1 day cycling tour around Olympus mythical mountain -159 km

Price: The bike rental cost

Travel Style: Self Guided Tour
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Sightseeing

The route of 159 kilometres around the mythical Mt Olympus is a real mythical cycling tour!

In Details

  You set out for the 159 km cycling tour with road bikes. Your target is to complete the circle ride around the mythical mount Olympus. You have the great opportunity to meet the coastline of its eastern areas, the mountainous villages, the Western Olympus in Thessaly and the Northern Olympus in Pieria.

Starting from  Platamon you follow the route for the picturesque mountainous village of Palaios Panteleimonas where you have a shortstop, so as to admire the beautiful view towards the base of Eastern Olympus and the sea that lays in front of you! You keep on cycling on the uphill road to Kallipefki. The next stop for a catch-up and taking some pictures is in Patomeni, a place that is located 2 kilometres from Kallipefki, in mount Olympus, Thessaly.

You keep going as you move towards the provincial road of Larissa – Kallipefki and from there you move on, passing by all the villages of Western Olympus in Thessaly (Karia, Sikaminea, Kriovrisi, Olympiada, Kallithea, Lophos, Dolichi, Pythio). We keep moving by passing by the villages of mount Olympos in Pieria (Aghios Dimitrios, Photeina, Kato Milia, Moschochori, Neokaisareia, Andromachi, Nea Ephesos, Kontariotissa, Karitsa, Dion, Port of Litochoro, Plaka, Leptokarya, Platamon). 

The 159 km cycling tour around the mount Olympus is completed at the starting point, where there will be a stop for relaxation and refilling or swimming in the beach.


map Route Details
1 day cycling tour around Olympus mythical mountain -159 km
  • Full organization from Cyclinghellas
  • Well-maintained bikes
  • Cycling helmet
  • Equipment (toolbox, inner tubes, pump) for the “bicycle’s good health”
The price does not include
  • Other meals
  • Other personal charges

Your Journey in Greece begins

GREECE, HELLAS, is the Cradle of democracy, culture, philosophy, freedom, architecture, sculpture, of the Olympic Games! Cycling Hellas’ team is pleased to guide you to the masterpieces of Greek nature, to the sacred famous treasures, to the Greek culture and tradition, to the ancient mythology and history! Experience ultimate, fully-guided, selected bike tours to unique colors, tastes and homemade creations and meet the authenticity of Greek people. We are looking forward to seeing you in our country and happy to turn your Greek cycling tours & holidays to life experience!


Platamonas belongs to the the Municipality of Pieria, at the foothills of Olympus Mountain. Thousands of tourists choose Platamonas as their holiday destination during summertime, making Platamonas and Neoi Poroi extremely touristic.

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Mount Olympus

Mount Olympus

  Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, the second-highest mountain range of Balkans, the holy mountain, a landmark of Greek Mythology, the residence of the twelve Gods of Antiquity, a National Forest since 1938, but also a universal monument of culture.

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