Holidays in Pieria

Pieria info

The prefecture of Pieria boarders north with Imathia Prefecture, eastwards there is a Thermaikos gulf, west it boarders with the prefectures of Kozani and Imathia through Pieria Mountains and south with the one of Larissa. Over Pieria`s all green meadows and the beautiful seashores dominates Olympus, the mountain that the ancient Greeks chose for their gods` residence. Pieria does not have a common history; each city, each village has its own historical course. The capital of the prefecture, Katerini, an agricultural and tobacco centre, is located between the Pieria plain and Mt. Olympus. Paralia, its port on the Gulf of Thermaikos, is one of the few landing places along a shore of dunes and saltpans, the largest ones in Greece. Pieria has unexpected changes in scenery; this is the region where you can combine your mountain holiday with a vacation by the sea. Not only will you find the Thermaic coast enchanting, you'll also admire Olympus, the mountain of the gods. Pieria is thickly forested, with plane trees, pines, poplars and firs on Olympus. That means that Pieria is ideal any time, any season… Pieria is the place where the beauty of the natural landscape unites with the myths and the traditions of Greece, where the holy mountain unites with the emerald of the sea. It is the magical region at the foot of Mt. Olympus.

Airtickets to Pieria

Pieria doesn't have an airport, so it can only be reached by car or public transportation. We can offer airtickets to Kozani or Thessaloniki airport through our online booking system and then there is connection to Pieria by bus, train or car.

Hotels in Pieria

There is a variety of hotels, apartments and rooms to let in places like Katerini, Litohoro, Nei Pori, Leptokaria and many more, depending on the type of holidays you would prefer. You can find more information at the section of Pieria hotels.

Transfer & car rental in Pieria

In order to reach Pieria without using a public transportation, you can rent a car from Kozani or Thessaloniki airport through our online booking system.

Sightseeing and tours in Pieria

Pieria has two significant archaeological sites: Dion and Pydna. The access there is easy through the national road from Athens to Thessaloniki that goes through the eastern Pieria. The green all around Pieria mountain with the traditional settlements and routes that are included in the European Mountainous Paths are ideal for alternative tourism. In Elatochori during the winter months you will enjoy ski at the ski centre. In Palaios Panteleimonas you must visit the traditional settlement at the slopes of Olympus on 700 meters altitude with view to Thermaikos gulf. Also, there is the gorge of river Enipeas near Litohoro. There the waters coming down from Olympus shape small beautiful lakes. Finally, the forest of Palaia Leptokaria, the traditional settlement of Morna and the water biotopes with more important the water biotope of Axios - Loudias - Aliakmonas – Alikis Kitrous worth visiting.

Travel tourism information in Pieria

•Katerini (capital)
•Police:                  +30 23510 46623
•Port Authority:      +30 23510 61209
•Hospital:               +30 23510 57202 
•Bus Terminal:      +30 23510 29317
•Leptokaria
•Police:                  +30 23520 31111
•Municipality:         +30 23520 33100
•Litohoro
•Police:                 +30 23520 81111
•Health Center:    +30 23520 22222
•Bus Terminal:     +30 23520 81271


Restaurants and nightlife in Pieria

Pieria is famous for its nightlife. There are literally hundreds of places all over the county where visitors can find every type of entertainment. Taverns and bar-restaurants offer visitors the opportunity of enjoying a drink or a meal accompanied by live music. In a quiet cafe you can enjoy a drink in a peaceful atmosphere, in another the rhythm is vibrant with Greek or International music.The large discos and night clubs of the region are a big attraction for the young people in North Greece and Thessalia and they promise of an unforgettable time.Particularly worth noting are the "Greek Nights" organized by the hotels and travel agencies for tourists and other visitors, with traditional live music and dancing.

Special places of interest in Pieria

The prefecture of Pieria has a lot of beaches with beautiful sandy beaches and blue waters at its shoreline with hotels, tourist lodgings, tourist market, places for amusement and recreation. All the beaches have credentials of light blue flags form the European Union. Wide beaches of unspoilt natural beauty, with rich golden stretches of sand interspersed with pebbles and cool groves of pine, lead down to the peaceful blue waters of the warm inviting sea.