(Photo: Olympus)

Places we stayed

& places we ate

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REFUGE APOSTOLIDIS, OLYMPUS

 Τhe place to stay at 2697 m of Olympus Mt. The highest refuge in Greece. Give them a call before you go or stay at the front entrance if necessary.

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OLYMPUS LODGE

Location Sykaminea 950m. Here nature's calling for interaction is strong and substantial. On that basis , a group of young friends decided to build a shelter in order to host all of you that you anticipate to taste the God's nektar. 365 days open !

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SMOLIKAS REFUGE

Maybe one of the most beautiful small refuges in Northern Greece. No electricity and you need to carry the key from Palioseli village ( 7 km away) as well  as all the necessary gear to stay overnight.

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REFUGE MELISSOURGOI

Located at the last point of civilisation in virgin Tzoumerka mountains. Surrounded by traditional villages, old watermills, beautiful trails, natural stone founds and springs amazing created from the nature bath lagoons and waterfalls. Always open !

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KAKALOS REFUGE

Small is beautiful! Locates at Musses Plateau. During winter it is necessary to call before you go. Hosts a live web camera !

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GRAMMOS LODGE

Location Grammos village. A 100% handmade refuge that will take your breath away ! Nice food and hospitality. Call to book it before you go !

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MUNTI SMOLIKAS

Location Pades village , 1140m. If you wish to explore Smolikas mountain don't forget to stop here and ask for all the secret spots of the mountain ! 365 days open.

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REFUGE PRAMANTA

Under Strogoula peak at 1.300m. The refuge is actually the house of a lovely family and you will be their guests !  Always open !

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Takis, Prionia: the place to eat in Olympus

Almost everyone who visit Olympus Mt knows this amazing traditional tavern at 1100m altitude . The last point before the ascent starts. Awesome food but the experience would be to meet the owner , Mr Takis ... !! Give a call  during winter , it is usually closed due to weather conditions.

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Best Souvla in Vasilitsa Mt.: Mpriaza , Distrato

If you visit Greece you can't avoid Traditional Souvla. Is a way of cooking local meat and believe that in this place, Souvla after a long day on the mountain will be all you need. Don't forget to try the local wine & tsipouro.

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Best Tsipouro Night Stou Anasa Ton Onta, Pades

Just go. Open all seasons. Don't forget to try tsipouro ( local grapa).  

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Best Cafeneion is at Tzoumerka, Akanthos, Kalarrytes

Cafeneion is a traditional cafe that you can find in every Greek village. Usually at Kafeneio you can taste also greek traditional meze (small plates). This one is one of the oldest and most well known of the area and the most important .. it is always open!

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