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City Sightseeing: Thessaloniki Hop-On Hop-Off with Olympus-Dion

City Sightseeing: Thessaloniki Hop-On Hop-Off with Olympus-Dion

Thessaloniki, Greece
Tour ID: 1049

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Highlights

  • Visit Mythical Mount Olympus the highest mountain in Greece with the hop on hop off bus tour.
  • Embark on a 20-minute trek through the magical Enipeas Gorge.
  • Explore Dion's archaeological site, marveling at ancient statues, mosaics, and artifacts.
  • Visit the modern museum showcasing a unique mosaic from the ancient city, including the Hydravlis.
  • Conclude the journey in the picturesque Litochoro, and enjoy a delightful traditional lunch.
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted! No need to print.

Overview

The ancient city of Dion, nestled at the base of Mount Olympus, invites you to a captivating journey through Greek history and mythology. This region, now Greece's first national park, showcases the majestic allure of the 12 Gods' mythical residence. Venture into the modern museum, having treasures from the ancient city, including the unique Hydravlis and a mosaic depicting the "Villa of Dionysos." As we climb the Olympus, enjoy a 20-minute trek through Enipeas Gorge awaits. The journey concludes in the quaint village of Litochoro, nestled at the foothills of Olympus.

Itinerary

Explore the myths and wonders of ancient Greece with our incredible day tour that takes you to the legendary Mount Olympus, home to the mighty 12 Olympian gods. Join us as on an amazing journey through the foothills of Greece's highest peak, combining a visit to the archaeological site of Dion, a trek through the magical Enipeas Gorge, and a stop in the charming village of Litochoro. Our adventure begins with a visit to the archaeological site of Dion, a place rich in history dating back to the 5th century BC. This site was once the stage for the original Olympics, a unique festival where people made sacrifices to Zeus. Walki in the footsteps of ancient Greek gods as you marvel at the remains of this ancient site. Our knowledgeable guides will transport you back to 500 BC, sharing stories about the lives of both gods and mortals during that time.

After exploring the historical wonders of Dion, we will then start our journey for the majestic Mount Olympus. This tour offers a pleasant 20-minute trek through the enchanting Enipeas Gorge, the country's first national park. Be captivated by the beauty of the natural pools, charming wooden bridges, and lush riverbanks. Keep an eye out for the diverse wildlife, including wolves, jackals, and deer, as you soak in the breathtaking scenery of Olympus. The journey concludes in the picturesque village of Litochoro, where you can wander through cobbled streets, admire stone houses, and savor a traditional Greek meal in a taverna. Immerse yourself in the local culture and charm of this quaint village, adding a delightful touch to your Greek adventure.

Hop-on Hop-off Thessaloniki
As a bonus, our tour includes a 1-day access pass to the hop-on-hop-off Thessaloniki bus. Explore the beautiful and ancient city of Thessaloniki at your own pace, hopping on and off our double-decker bus at any stop that catches your interest. Enjoy unobstructed 360-degree views of the Thermaic Gulf and the Aegean Sea, and make sure to disembark at the historic White Tower to delve into the intriguing history of Thessaloniki's most famous building. Venture along the coast to witness the modern side of the city at the Umbrellas sculpture or head inland to the charming cobblestoned old town, Ano Poli, where you can explore the Church of Agios Dimitrios and the remains of Thessaloniki's beloved Saint Dimitrios.

Book the best Greek tour package today for a day filled with mythology, history, natural beauty, and the vibrant spirit of Thessaloniki. Join us on this unforgettable journey through the wonders of ancient Greece.

Schedule

Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour:
First Departure: 10:00am 
Last Departure: 04:00pm (April, May, Oct) | 06:00pm (Jun to Sep)
Frequency: 75 minutes
Full Loop: 30 minutes (120 minutes in Nov)
First Stop: White Tower, Thessaloniki, 546 21, Greece
 
Olympus-Dion Day-Trip:
Departure Time: 08:00am (From April - October)
Duration: (Approx.) 8 hours.
Departure Point: “Statue of Venizelos” on Aristotelous Square & Egnatia Street.
(Please check the calendar to know about availability)

Inclusions

  • 24-Hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket
  • Audio Guides in 12 Languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Russian, Greek, Turkish, Bulgarian, Serbian, Romanian)
  • 1 Day tour to the incredible Mount Olympus on a Luxury bus

Exclusions

  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the driver.
Paper Vouchers: Can be redeemed on the bus at any stop along the route.
Mobile Vouchers: Must redeemed at stop 1, Lefkós Pýrgos (White Tower of Thessaloniki)
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Flexible Ticket: Book Now! You can use your ticket any day within month.
Operational Update: Stop 3 and stop 8 are currently out of service. The Agia Sofia Church is within walking distance of stop 6.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes (There is access for wheelchairs and baby strollers and inside the buses there's space for storage as well.)
Onboard Wi-Fi: Please ask bus staff for further details
Pets Allowed: No
Infants can travel free and you do not require to book infant ticket.
Multiday tickets can only be used on consecutive days.
Customers will see and meet the City Sightseeing Thessaloniki staff in or outside of the buses and at the departure/ arrival point Lefkos Pyrgos. 
Guests are reminded to exchange their purchased ticket for their tour ticket with the City Sightseeing staff at Lefkos Pyrgos or the bus driver upon boarding the buses. Please make sure there is the correct City Sightseeing company applicable to your voucher when boarding. 
The tour operates with double-decker buses with a capacity of 70 - 82 passengers.
Complimentary ear phones are provided, or you are welcome to use your own wired earphones with a jack connector
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service! No refund will be offered for any changes or cancelations due to any unforeseen circumstances.

Olympus-Dion Day-Trip:
Tours run every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from April 1st until October 31st.
The tour starts at 8:00 from the “Statue of Venizelos” on Aristotelous Square & Egnatia Street
The bus is not currently running to Ano Poli due to roadworks in the old city centre, but it is only a 15-minute walk from stop 2 and we strongly recommend Ano Poli as a fascinating place to visit.
The date selected at time of booking will be the date of the Day Tour element, and cannot be changed unless the customer calls the local number to check alternative availability. 
When you have arrived in Thessaloniki, you call ahead to reconfirm your booking details with Thessaloniki HOHO (Tsokas Travel) on +30 6936556285. Failure to do so, may result in the tour being delayed on the day.

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

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