Litochoro built at an altitude of 300 meters is a semi-mountainous town, situated in the southern part of Pieria, in the eastern foot hills of Olympus.
Litochoro is a popular town and constitutes a base for those who desire to begin every mountain excursion to Olympus. All the efforts for conquering the summit of this legendary mountain begin from there along with trekking excursions in breathtaking EnipeasGorge, the most famous Gorge of Olympus. The well-known and imposing mountain attracts thousands of visitors each year from all over the world.
The historical Holy Monastery of Agios Dionysios on Olympus is situated to the northwest of Litochoro accessible by crossing the gorge.
The area Plaka is situated to the East of Litochoro, known in Pieria as Plaka Litochorou that constitutes a very organized beach as also a famous touristic destination.