Pieria is a significant historic prefecture and
geophysically privileged region
. It spreads between the big rivers Pineios and Aliakmonas, and includes two of the most renowned mountains in the country, Mount Olympus & Pieria Mountains which are both associated with the birth of the Greek nation. Pieria combines history and nature in a unique harmony,
and it is easy to access, almost next to the second largest urban centre of the country, the city of Thessaloniki, which is a major transport & cultural infrastructure.
The Cavo Olympo Luxury Resort & Spa is close to the majority of Pieria's most popular attractions
such as the world-renowned Mount Olympus, the sacred city of the Macedonias "Dion", the castle of Platamonas and the Ski-centre of Elatochori.
Places of interest include:Litochoro
Litochoro is the big traditional settlement of northeast Olympus. It offers a harmonious combination of mountain and sea, historic tradition and traditional architecture with natural beauty.Dion
The archaeological area of Dion is one of the most important and fascinating areas in Greece
as it is rich in antiquities, springs gushing through ancient stones, a clear water river and thick vegetation with shady trees. A visit to the monumental ruins of Dion, which belongs to the Hellenistic, roman and early Christian periods, is not only a visit to the historical past of a Macedonian city with an excellent city plan of horizontal and vertical roads, it is also a trip of recreation through an archaeological park surrounded by natural beauty. Platamonas
Platamonas is a modern holiday destination that attracts thousands of visitors. It combines beautiful beaches, rich vegetation and historical monuments
. The castle of Platamonas is a castle city of the mid-byzantine period with some recent additions. It was built on the ancient city of Heraklion and restored by the Franks after 1204, the Byzantines in the 14th century and the Turks. In the summer it hosts many of the events organized in the context of Olympus festival. Olympus - Residence of the Gods
Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, is the symbol of the Greek spirit
, centre of the Olympian religion and the ancient Greek mythology, a leading global Nature Monument
. On the summit of Olympus, the popular imagination, faith and philosophical pursuits of ancient Greeks pleased the seat of the twelve Gods, with Zeus as the head of the Greek Pantheon, the God of the sky and ruler of weather changes, founder and ethnarch of the Greeks.