Visits

What to see

Poseidon Palace is the ideal place to enjoy your relaxing holidays while having small trips and excursions to Olympus and Tempi, suitable places for walks through green paths as well as walks to lakes and rivers.


Mount

Olympus


Is the highest mountain in Greece, located on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia, about 100 km away from Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city. The highest peak Mýtikas, meaning “nose”, rises to 2,919 meters high (9,577 feet). It is one of the highest peaks in Europe. Olympus is noted for its very rich flora with several endemic species. In Greek mythology the mountain was regarded as the “home of the gods”, specifically of the Twelve Olympians, the twelve principal gods of the ancient Hellenistic world.




Archaeology

Dion


Dion is a municipality and village in the Prefecture of Pieria, Macedonia, Greece, best known for its archaeological site and archaeological museum. Zeus was honored at the ancient city of Dion located at the foot of Mount Olympus. It is located 15 km. SW of Katerini, 425 km to the north of Athens and 65 km to the north of Larissa.




Castle

Platamonas


Μost famous landmark is the venetian Castle of Platamon. The town is home to numerous restaurants, cafeterias, hotels and camping resorts while it is 54 km from the city of Larisa and 38 from the city of Katerini. Nearby is the tallest mountain in Greece, the famous Mount Olympus. Platamon is connected to the cities of Katerini and Larissa through the bus and train transportation system. With its calm and laid back atmosphere, high vegetation, panoramic views, the venetian castle and the traditional settlement of Palios Panteleimonas in the area, Platamon makes an ideal destination for a short visit and a break from the city.




Visit

Meteora


The Meteora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece.