The Olympus Mountain is the highest mountain in Greece and the second highest mountain on the Balkan Peninsula. It is part of a large mountain range, on the border between the regions of Thessaly and Central Macedonia.
It has an area of approximately 600 km and its highest peak Mytikas rises up to 2917 m.
Mount Olympus is one of the world’s most famous mountains not only for its history, its cultural significance, its rich biodiversity, but also for its place in the mythology. It is known around the world as home of the 12 ancient Greek Gods, lead by the God of sky and thunders – Zeus.