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1 day cycling tour at  Eastern Olympus 86km
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1 day cycling tour at Eastern Olympus 86km

From 35€/person - Self Guided Tour €/person

  • Cycling
  • Sightseeing

Pierias' beaches are your base for this special cycling tour under the shadow of the mythical Mt Olympus!

In Details

You start the cycling tour to get to know the feet of Olympus and its mountain villages. You ride up the hill heading to the traditional village of Old Panteleimon. It is a picturesque mountainous village, which is built on the slopes of Lower Olympus at a height of 700 m. The village was first built at the end of the 14th century. It is certified as a traditional settlement, as it is one of the best samples of the traditional Macedonian architecture in Northern Greece. The village is a “natural balcony” of Lower Olympus, where one can enjoy the amazing view of the Thermaic Gulf, the beaches of South Pieria and the Venetian Platamon Castle.

You make a short stop to the beautiful village to get some rest and have something to drink and eat. You may want to take a short walk to enjoy the paved alleys, it is restored stone-built houses, the old church of Saint Panteleimon, the picturesque stores that sell traditional and folk art products.

You continue climbing leaving behind the mountainous Ano Skotina. Next stop to regroup and to take photographs is the position Patomeni, some 2 kilometres from Kallipefki of Thessalian Olympus. You continue your way moving to the country road of Larissa to Kalipefki passing some kilometres outside the village of Karya. You take a short break for hydration & food and get ready to take the downhill road of some 25 kilometres to Leptokarya and then follow the seaside road to reach Platamon. The lovely 86 km cycling route is concluded at the initial point.

Your cycling experience is concluded with commemorative photos and greetings! If you like you enjoy a meal at a traditional Greek taverna.

Indicative price for a full meal 10 euros/person.

map Route Details
1 day cycling tour at  Eastern Olympus 86km

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!
  • Full organization from Cyclinghellas
  • Well-maintained bikes
  • Cycling helmet
  • Equipment (toolbox, inner tubes, pump) for the “bicycle’s good health”
  • Bike Service
  • First aid kit
  • Healthy Snack
  • Commemorating partisipation diploma for all visitors
  • The Value Added Tax
  • Travel Insurance

The price does not include



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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