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Monastery of Agia Triada | Vrontou

In a rocky cavern, near the monastery of Agia Triada in Vrontou, there is the chapel of Agia Kori, where there is also a spring-holy water, surrounded by an impressive scenery of shady trees.

Gorge of Orlia

Orlias Canyon is the paradise of Olympus. The road route is short and easy, starting from Dion and leading to the chapel of Agios Konstantinos, which is where the hiking through the canyon begins. Amidst the luscious vegetation, wonderful waterfalls cascade from the slopes, forming pulpits with crystalline waters gliding amidst the rocks, making this a perfect opportunity for leaping and frolicking in the water, not to mention for shooting one-of-a-kind photos! Towards the midst of the canyon, the stunning 20-meter-high “Red Rock” waterfall is an awesome sight of unearthly beauty.

Enipeas Gorge

The Enipeas canyon, the largest of mount Olympus, combines imposing rocks with spring tides and woods.
The Enipeas riverbed carries abundant water throughout the year. According to the ancient Greeks, the Pimpleids muses use to live in its bed and on its woody sides. They were named after the town of Pimpleia, which the archaeologists situate at the beginning of the gorge.

Tempi

The suspension bridge of Tempi leads the visitors of this picturesque valley to the country church of Agia Paraskevi, which welcomes hundreds of worshippers everyday. The imposing beauty of the setting alternates each season throughout the year.

Rapsani

On the national Athens – Thessaloniki highway, right after the valley of Tempi, we come to a sign in front of the railway station building that reads Rapsani. The road snakes up and meets Rapsani at an altitude of 640m.
The village is built on the south-eastern slopes of kato Olympus, at a location bathed in sunlight throughout the day. The village’s unique position, its clear and digestive waters and cool climate have made it a very popular summer resort. The paved square of Rapsani with its plane trees, mulberries and linden trees offers a view of Tempi is filled with small traditional cafes and shops selling tsipouro and, of course, the famous Rapsani wine.

Cave of Agios Dionysios

Following Ε4 and leaving behind Palaia Moni, the monastery of Agios Dionysios, we reach Holly Cave, the saint’s hermitage, visited by many pilgrims within a year.

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