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Olympus, the Mountain of the Gods

Mountain Olympus
Mountain Olympus

Mountain Olympus

Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece known worldwide mainly for the mythological context, as the peak of ( Mytikas 2,918 - m ) lived Twelve ' Olympian ' gods according to the religion of the ancient Greeks.

It is also the second highest mountain in the Balkans but also in the whole region of Europe from the Alps to the Caucasus . The compact footprint mountain dominates imposing limits Macedonia and Thessaly , with a number of high peaks Slots deep ravines , around which spans an area of ​​exceptional biodiversity . To protect this unique heritage , already proclaimed 1938 as the first National Park in Greece.

Every year thousands of nature lovers visit the Olympus , to admire the beauty of its nature and enjoy browsing the slopes and conquer peaks . Organized mountain huts with varied hiking and climbing trails are available to visitors who want to explore its beauty. Classic starting point is the town of Litochoroy at the eastern foot of the mountain , 100 km from Thessaloniki , where at the beginning of each summer concludes Alpine Marathon Olympus.

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