Paralia or Paralia Katerinis (meaning "beach'') is a municipality in the eastern part of the prefecture of Pieria. The seat of the municipality is in Kallithea. Paralia is located 4 km E of Katerini, SE of Veria, 70 km S of Thessaloniki and the Makedonia International Airport.
The beach is situated in the Olympian Riviera. Paralia is famous for its hotels, taverns, restaurants, bars and nightclubs (discotheques). Every summer thousands of tourists from all over the world come here on vacation. This place is really unique and breathtaking for any tourtist coming here for the first time and seeing the beautiful seaside on the one hand and the mountains on the other hand.
Platamonas is a town and sea-side resort in south Pieria prefecture, Central Macedonia, Greece. Platamon has a population of about 1,500 permanent inhabitants. It is bordered by many other resorts on the Riviera as Nei Pori Olympus, Katerini Paralia, Olympic Beach and others. The distance between Athens and resort is 440 km.
Situated just 8 kms from Katerini, it is easily reached from The National Motorway E75 (Junctions: Katerini or Korinos) and from the recently completed coastal road from Nea Agathoupoli to Olympic Beach (Katerinoskala). It is also served by the railway from Salonika to Athens (Station: Katerini).
A sandy beach stretching for several kilometres, clean sand and shallow sea, Olympic Beach has been regularly awarded the European Blue Flag for many years, and attracts a large number of tourists every summer.
There is a wide range of accommodation for you to choose for your stay, including Hotels, rooms to rent and bungalows and a campsite.
The small town of 4,000 residents that offers a variety of different atmospheres places to meet individual needs of all bars, taverns and restaurants. For those who like to dance the night there are two discos. There is also the opportunity to practice a lot of water sports including water skiing, pineapple and water bikes.
Korinos is a tourist resort with several hotels, camping facilities organized, restaurants and taverns. It can be reached from Paralia Katerini highway or bus, bicycle and on foot from the town Korinos.
Long beach 1200 meters and 100 meters wide has a fine sand and offers various water sports and activities that are held regularly in summer (Convention archaeological readings, musical nights, etc).
Nei Pori is located at the foot of the legendary Mount Olympus, the gods dwelling, and end the chain of resorts in the region of Pieria, as the newest and perhaps most beautiful of them. It is located on the Aegean Sea coast, 100 km from Thessaloniki.
The landscape is unique, bright green meadows with imbinandu the mountain wilderness of the sea bathing beach and foamy. The resort has a modern infrastructure, recently entering the tourist circuit. Wide streets, hotels and villas, newly built or renovated, giving a feeling of space, the resort also offers numerous possibilities for fun and leisure.
The small town of Litochoro is situated 24km. away from the capital town of Katerini. Being built on the slopes of mountain Olympus, it has a population of approximately 7,000 inhabitants.
Enjoy your coffee at the traditional square or wonder through the narrow streets with the souvenir shops. Additionally, every year several cultural events take place here. In Litochoro, the visitor may find several hotels, apartments, tavernas and cafeterias.
Location and stretch : the county ( or province ) and plastic called Olympus Riviera Pieria , is quite important known .
Pieria is in the heart of Greece, 60 km south - west of Thessaloniki and are 70 km from the beautiful beaches of the Aegean Sea and contains some of the legendary mountains of Olympus ( the favorite place of the gods from mythology ) and even peak Mytikas ( PLACE 2 Balkans with 2917m height after Mussala ) .
A beach of rare natural beauty on the slopes of Olympus, it is a happy combination of pebbles and sand.
Olympus Greek Riviera is a resort that includes 16 beaches that stretch for 70km.
In northern Greece, just 700 km from Bucharest, we are legendary Macedonia, "The first home of the Greeks", in the northern part of Mount Olympus, called "rich country" or "Land of the mountain." Resorts in the region of Pieria - Olympus Riviera, located on the shores of the Aegean Sea (Katerini Paralia, Olympic Beach, Nei Pori, WIESBADEN, Leptokaria, Korina, Gritsa) are an ideal place for summer holidays.
The climate of these resorts is unique in Greece, due to nearby mountains, which serve as protection and create a sensation of coolness especially during summer when temperatures are high.
Pieria is a prefecture located in the south of Greece's Macedonia. In Pieria, there are many important archaeological sites including: Dion, Pydna and Platamonas.
In Pieria is Mount Pierus house of Orpheus and the Muses, and Pierian spring. Mount Olympus, the highest in Greece, the throne of the ancient gods of Greece, rises in the south to perish.