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Churches you shouldn’t miss in Thessaloniki

Churches you shouldn’t miss in Thessaloniki

Many forget that for centuries, while Athens had been reduced to a small hamlet under the Akropolis, Salonika was the biggest and most important city in the Byzantine (and later Ottoman) Empire after Constantinople/Istanbul. There is a continuity in the city’s history, which one can not find in Athens, whose sights flip-flop between ancient and […]

Trekking on Mount Olympus

Prionia Litohoro Greece

Only 1hr 15min by comfortable bus from Salonika and є14  return, stands the village of Litóhoro, gateway to the Mount Olympus National Park. The full ascent is a two-day endeavour in June-August, but there are numerous hiking trails around the park, one of which is the 12Km/5hr  moderate climb to Prionia, starting by the small […]