One of the most interesting archaeological sites is in Dion village in the municipality of Dion-Olympos. If you are a culture and monument lover you should definitely visit this historical site. Large sanctuaries were founded here during the Hellenistic and Roman periods. Visit the natural springs, the mosaics and the Roman private houses and mansions. The archaeological museum of Dion should be visited as it safeguards many treasures found in the excavations. During the summer don’t miss out on the events organized in the ancient theater of Dion which was built in the Hellenistic period.
Visit the Platamon Castle, a Crusader Castle of the middle-Byzantine period located southeast of Mountain Olympus. This uniquely preserved castle dates back to the Frankokratia. It is located in a picturesque setting and its 16-meter-high tower, which overlooks the highway, is an imposing medieval fortress.
Maritime Museum of Litochoro
Visit the Maritime Museum and discover the cultural maritime heritage of Litochoro. You can admire the craft of wooden shipbuilding from the Minoan civilization to the 20th century. Tour the museum to find memorabilia from former seafarers, old pictures, nautical devices and original replicas of ships.