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Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit. It is located at the base of Mount Olympus, on the western shore of the Thermaic Gulf. The town is a popular destination for those wishing to climb Mount Olympus as almost all climbing routes begin to the southwest of the town. A famous son of the town was Christos Kakkalos, who first ascended first Mount Olympus in 1913.

Litochoro is located 22 km S of Katerini, 90 km SSW of Thessaloniki, on the eastern slopes of Mount Olympus, of mythological fame as the home of the twelve gods of Olympus. Two important ancient sites are located in the neighbourhood of Litochoro. Dion with its large archaeological park and a museum is located about 8 km to the north.

Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece (2918m) and you can see it's peak (Mytikas) at the back

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  • Copyright: Piotr FG (PiotrF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 6036 W: 2 N: 12181] (56312)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2022-06-00
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2022-07-06 13:04
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