MOUNT OLYMPUS IS IN THE NORTH OF GREECE, ABOUT 80KM FROM THESSALONIKI, THE SECOND BIGGEST CITY IN GREECE, ASCENDING RIGHT FROM THE AEGEAN SEA UP INTO THE CLOUDS.
Its highest peak Mytikas, with its 2918m is the highest mountain top in Greece and the second highest in the Balkan Peninsula.
WE HAVE A NUMBER OF ARTICLES AND RESOURCES RELATED TO MOUNT Olympus and other mountains:
Includes details on its location, peaks, its connection with Greek mythology as well as some information about organized walking tours.
Visit our Mountain info section to find lists of the most important mountains in Europe and other continents.
Read about some of the best long distance trails across Europe and choose a new adventure to explore some of Europe’s most impressive landscapes.
Browse a list of books about mountains and mountaineering.
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