Mount Olympus ”Treasure Hunt”
Exploring the Enipeas Canyon at Mount Olympus!
The teams will have to follow the map, search for hidden “treasures” while following a beautiful single track trail, crossing wooden bridges and waterfalls. The treasure hunt will be both fun and informative. More over, It will entail a Mythological theme related to the mountain of the 12 gods. Most importantly, the teams will enjoy stops at view points, while descending to the ancient Monastery.
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- Vacation Style Holiday Type
- Activity Level easy
- Group Size Large Group
Combine hiking with a treasure hunt at a mythical scenery!
Our starting point is Prionia refuge, where the road ends and the mountainous routes to the throne of Zeus begin. We hike towards Litohoro village through a beautiful canyon and we search for mythological “objects”. The clues are placed behind certain landscape items, which the participant has to identify from photographic material & locate accordingly!
The First team to cross the finish line at the bombed Monastery of Saint Dionysus Monastery wins the challenge!
Tour Time: 3-4 hours.
Tour price: € 30 for over 20 people | € 45 for less than 20 people
*Minimum participants of 5 persons
- Guiding at all times by professionals
- A treat at the end of the hike (Greek pie and tsipouro)
- First aid kid available at all times
- Transports are not included. (Can be arranged upon request)
- Journey Information Day Trip
- Hotel Pick Up at 09.00 (110km Thessaloniki to Prionia)
- Our guide will talk to you about the history of the place
- The Game begins
- Hike to the ancient monastery of St. Dionysus
- Lunch at a traditional village (40km away)
- Return to Thessaloniki by 20:00
In Greek mythology, Mt. Olympus was home to the Twelve Gods of the ancient world, and also the set-up for the most popular mythical stories.
It is the place where the King of the Gods, Zeus, released his thunderbolts onto humanity, as a sign of anger or wrath.
Nowadays the mountain, which is the tallest one in Greece, is a darling for hiking and climbing expeditions.
Mount Olympus is located on the border between Macedonia & Thessaly, and boasts for its astonishing nature, its popular slopes, its Christian monuments & its ancient/medieval sites.
It is considered a non-technical hike, except from the summit to the peak of Mytikas 2.918m
Apart your personal items, you would need to bring with you the following:
- Hiking shoes
- Comfortable clothes