Located between mountain and sea, this place is an ideal base for excursions to Mount Olympus. Mountain Olympus is the highest Greek mountain and in ancient times is was believed to be the mythological residence of the twelve Greek gods. It has also been announced to be the first area declared as a National Park. Many villages lie on its slopes whereas the whole area is a favorable destination for nature-lovers and visitors who wish to relax. The mountain offers plenty of opportunities for activities such as hiking, mountaineering, mountain cycling, skiing and air sports which are an alternative way of spending your free time. This place attracts a lot of tourists who want to visit the historical monasteries located in the area of Elassona. In Litohoro you can stop over in Prionia and take a rest in a tavern, while admiring the small waterfalls of the river Enipeas (near its springs). The beaches, the surrounding nature and the traditional character contributed to tourism development in this region.