Mountain Bike Adventure in Mount Olympus

Outdoor Activities in Thessaloniki

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A 4 to 6 hours Easy to Intermediate All Mountain biking trails to the most beautiful section of Mt. Olympus. Alternatively an 8 hours Hard Enduro Mountain biking adventure from 2912m the second highest peak on Mt. Olympus to the traditional and most famous village Litochoro at 330m altitude.
HARD ENDURO DESCRIPTION: We have our meeting at 07:00 in the central parking in Litochoro Pieria. Once you leave your cars there we embark on our own vehicle to follow a mountainous route that combines asphalt and rough dirt road. We will reach the maximum point of the route from the south side of Mount Olympus in a charming others and simultaneously rugged landscape to 2,400m in position Christakis. There we will rest and prepare our equipment for the activity. We follow a well-marked trail for one hour to summit Skolio at 2912m, the 2nd highest peak in Greece after Mytikas, after 2,5km. There we will rest, take photos from the majestic summit and prepare our selves for the descent. The trail is demanding with the first 3,5km in rocky environment until we reach our stop at Refuge A at 2100m. We continue into the pine forest for 5km until we reach Prionia station at 1100m. There will be our big stop for lunch or drinks. Our final and last part is for 10km until we reach Litochoro village at 300m through Enipeas gorge with streams of water and wooden bridges.EASY-INTERMEDIATE DESCRIPTION: A 17 to 26 km routes with 9 km XC and the rest on a trails until we reach traditional villages of the area. We pass through small churches, springs and the beautiful Lake Kati at 1300m altitude. The trails has difficulties depending on our choice according to communication with the guides.

What’s included

  • National Park fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Bikes and private safety equipment