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Take the chance for a "dive" to the most spectacular Olympus streams and gorges where you will have fun at their waterfalls! We visit Aghia Kori, Orlias and some other hidden gems! Take you swimsuit and towel with you and leave the rest to us!
Orlias, one of the most important streams of Olympus as it has been associated with the god of modern music, Orpheus. The next stop is the waterfall of Aghia Kori with its special beauty, the Byzantine monastery of Ag. Triados and the village of old Vrontou with the post-Byzantine church and the panoramic view to Katerini and the Thermaikos gulf.
Highlights: Orlias Waterfalls, Aghia kori Waterfall, the Old monastery of Agia Triada, the old village of Vrontou
Duration: half day
Level of difficulty: 1/5
Children friendly: yes (10+)
Activity: Fun day at the waterfalls of Olympus and a visit to a byzantine and post-byzantine church.
Operation Period: All year round (The ideal period to swim is from end of May to September)
We will first visit the ponds and waterfalls in the low part at Orlia stream, where we will have the chance for dives, swimming and photos. From there we will head to our second waterland the one at Aghia Kori. In a landscape of well-hidden unique beauty, we will have time to enjoy the waterfall with its beautiful lake, breeze, cool water, sun and our snack... Through a short circular route we will visit the chapel of Ag. Kori and from there we will reach the car and in 5 minutes we will find ourselves in a forgotten Byzantine monastery, the monastery of Holy Trinity with beautiful frescoes, then we will visit the ruins of the village of old Vrontou with its post-Byzantine church and the panoramic view to the plain of Katerini and the Thermaic Gulf.
Profile of Aghia Kori trail:
Hiking duration: 30 minutes
Distance: 5,5 km, round trail (total distance)
Starting Point: 320 meters
Highest Point: 400 meters
Positive altitude: 520 meters (for both excursions)
- Guided tour during the hiking (history, mythology)
- Mountain leader
- Local transfer
- snack pack with sandwich or local delicies
- "Full package" includes a meal in a local tavern (main course, salad shared by two, side dishe shared by two)
- In the "Basic package" the meal is excluded
- Beverages and alcholol drinks
- personal expenses and consumption
- Expenses that may arise due to early departure
- Gratuites (optional)