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Mount Olympus‬, the “Parthenon” of Greek Nature

Mount Olympus‬, the “Parthenon” of Greek Nature

In this video, created by Konstantinos Arvanitakis, the stunning nature of Mount Olympus almost outshines the glorious history and mythology that made it famous. The mountain boasts fifty-five peaks that reach nearly 3,000m and a complex ecosystem of spectacular variation. The rich natural beauty of the mountain, often filmed from the perspective of the creatures that inhabit it, makes it […]

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Annual Chestnut Party begins in Eastern Macedonia.

The chestnut season is celebrated every October in many regions across Greece with special events organized to promote the chestnut’s nutritional value. In antiquity, the chestnut tree was regarded in Greece as the tree of Zeus. Mount Olympus, home of the gods of the ancient Greeks, was said to have had an abundance of chestnut trees producing this sweet, […]

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The magic of Greek Macedonia lives through its ancient history

The magic of Greek Macedonia lives through its ancient history

Aegean genie The magic of Greek Macedonia lives through its ancient history, its seductive coastline and a very well-kept secret – its rapidly expanding wine industry. I was halfway up Mount Olympus when I saw it: an immense pine tree whose gnarled trunk was so wide that […]

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