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Under Olympus by beautiful, blue sea

Updated on March 16, 2017

Beautiful Greek sea-Nei Pori

Olympian Riviera in Greece

Under Mountain Olympus , a magic mountain which is the home of Twelve Olympian Gods, according to Greek mythology, by beautiful, blue sea, there is an amazing Olympian Riviera in the North of Greece. It is unique for many reasons: beautiful, romantic beaches and places, clear transparent sea, legendary mountain Olympus, great nature, agreable climate, comfortable hotels and apartments, restaurants with national specialities and amazing air.

The combination of pure air and chrystal-clear sea is exceptional for health, especially for respiratory system.

Nowhere, I didn't see and feel this amazing combination. Walking by the clear sea and breathing fresh air, which comes from magic Mountain Olympus and at the same time, breathing drops of sea aerosol is an unforgettable experience and a great benefit for the health. Because of these facts this region is convenient for doing sports, fitness and training.

Greek Olympian Riviera has a very good climate. Obviously, this climate was created in the will of Gods.

Olympus was not shaken by wind, nor ever wet with rain, nor did snow fall upon it, but the air is incredible, pure as a tear,outspread and cloudless.

Olympian Riviera is a right choice for anybody who wants to take a break from the busy, stressful town life.

It is a place for a total recovery of the organism, for " charging the batteries".

Places of Olympian Riviera

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There are a lot of nice places, villages and cities of Olympian Riviera.

In my opinion, the most beautiful places are Nei Pori, Platamonas, Olympic Beach and Paralia, where there is a big choice for accommodation. You can choose cheaper variant if you hire nice suites-apartments in Greek villas or you can choose luxurious hotels.

Each apartment in Greek villas is equipped with its kitchen, bath, wardrobe, table, chairs, TV, air conditioning, suitable dishes and terrace with amazing views. After you have all conditions for cooking and your creativity, you can prepare your meals in well-equipped kitchens with fridges where you can put your food. These villas have their own solar system of heating and you always have warm water in your apartment. To my mind, this fact is very important and you can have shower when you want it.

The places of Olympian Riviera are peaceful and romantic, with romantic restaurants with traditional Greek music and beautiful gardens full of flowers. Also, there are a lot of open markets , where you can buy fresh healthy vegetables and fruit without GMO FOOD,with the flavour capturing from the Sun of the South and beautiful Mediterranean.

Zorba the Greek - by director Mihalis Kakogiannis

This film represents the soul and the spirit of Greek people.The music and dance in this great film is amazing. It was directed in 1964 with legendary Anthony Quinn in the main role. This acclaimed classic co-star Irene Papas and Lila Kedrov is an Oscar winning performance.

On the Greek Isle of Crete , Basil (Alan Bates), a shy inhibited writer from England meets Zorba who is a Greek peasant with an astonishing love for life. As English discovers the earthy pleasures , he finds his view on life changing....

The aim of man and matter is to create joy, according to Zorba.

Zorba The Greek
Zorba The Greek

This a fantastic film with Anthony Quinn in the main role-Zorba.This film represents the soul and the spirit of Greek people.The music and dance in this great film is amazing. It was directed in 1964 with legendary Anthony Quinn in the main role. This acclaimed classic co-star Irene Papas and Lila Kedrov is an Oscar winning performance.

On the Greek Isle of Crete , Basil (Alan Bates), a shy inhibited writer from England meets Zorba who is a Greek peasant with an astonishing love for life. As English discovers the earthy pleasures , he finds his view on life changing....

The aim of man and matter is to create joy, according to Zorba.

 

Music and dance Zorba the Greek

Olympian Riviera

Olympian Riviera of Northern Greece has an extraordinary climate, created in the will of Gods of legendary mountain Olympus. The salt water of this amazing sea allows the vitality of the mountain air.

Walking by the sea and breathing pure mountain air mixed with sea aerosol is a fantastic benefit for health, especially for respiratory system of organism.

Olympian Riviera - Greece

There are a lot of nice places of Olympian Riviera in Greece whose the beauty takes breath, for example. NEI PORI, PLATAMONAS, OLYMPIC BEACH, PARALIA....

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The Mountain OLYMPUS( OLYMPOS) - GREECE

Mountain Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, about 100 km away from Thessaconiki, Greece ' second largest city. This magic mountain has 52 peaks and the highest peak Mytikas, meaning nose, rises to 2917 metres. It is a National Park of Greece and World's Biosphere Reserve.

Olympus was regarded as the home of Twelve Olympian Gods of the ancient Greek world in Greek mythology.

This is a meeting point for mountaineers and nature lovers all over the world.The town Litochoro , built at the foot of Mountain Olympos is the ideal starting point for the visitors of this legendary mountain with fascinating flora and fauna.

It is estimated that 10 000 people climb Mount Olympus,the setting of many Greek mythical stories, each year.

Nei Pori - Greece

This beautiful place that I visited in June in 2009, staying in the villa Apostolis, is a tourist place, located in the foot of the mountain Olympus, 36 km from the city Katerini, the capital city of the Greek region PIERIA.

NEI PORI was once only a fishing village and it was transformed into a modern,elegant destination for holiday, a perfect combination of the tradition and the present.

The exotic, wonderful view to mountain Olympus and its vegetation,chrystal clear sea and sandy beaches are ideal for swimming and relaxation. The lovers of water - sports will find here all kinds of offers.

The biggest advantage of Nei Pori are beautiful beaches and romantic restaurants by the sea, where you can eat gyros - Greek speciality. There is only 150-200 m from sea to the street in Nei Pori.

There is a little tourist train from Nei Pori to Platamonas and its price is 3 euros in one direction.

If you are a lover for walking ,you can walk to Platamonas, It takes 30-40 minutes.

Tourist Train - Nei Pori

There is a little tourist train from NEI PORI to PLATAMONAS and its price is 3 euros for one direction. If you are a lover for walking, you can walk to PLATAMONAS and it takes 30-40 minutes.

Platamonas - Greece

Platamonas is about 3 km far from Nei Pori. In this part Aegean coast Platamonas is one of the oldest tourist destination with warm sea, cultural riches and agreable mediterranean climate and atmosphere. This place offers vacation and entertainment for all age.Platamonas is a traditional Greek place where is kept an old traditional spirit. It is very romantic and it is an ideal choice for holiday with old traditional music in its restaurants and gardens.Also,there are a lot of shops with modern clothes.

Olympic beach - Greece

In this beautiful, charming place of Olympian Riviera, 170 km far from Solun I had a nice time four years ago. It was amazing and I was enthusiastic about my apatment in the villa situated near the church., sandy beaches and blue transparent sea, green parks full of vegetation and flowers, restaurants and hospitable owner of the villa.

I tasted chicken gyros, original Greek Feta cheese , Greek olives, baklavas and pizza with three kinds of cheese in Olympic Beach. Everything was very delicious but juicy strawberries from an open market were fantastic.

There were many sport and fitness groups that did sports on the sandy beaches. In the morning it was amazing to walk by the sea and breath the healthy air.

Olympic Beach is 2 km far from Paralia and there is a very nice promenade, pathway with many benches from Olympic Beach to Paralia.

Water-sports - Olympian Riviera

The air is fantastic in this region. The chrystal clear sea and sandy beaches are ideal for swimming, diving, surfing and relaxation.

The lovers of water sports will find here all kinds of offers.

Paralia in Greece

One a sunny day,walking from Olympic Beach I visited the tourist place called Paralia. It is a village and a former municipality in the Eastearn part of Pieiria in Greece. There are a lot of shops , restaurants with excellent gyros, ice cream and a small port located in the southeastern end. Also,there are excellent taverns with fish specialities near the port in Paralia.

When I was shopping, I noticed that shops have high-quality leather and fur coats and jackets which are not expensive.

Shopping in Paralia is a real joy

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