SIGHTS OF PIERIA
Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including diving, cycling, fishing, boat cruises, climbing and walking on Mt Olympus, water sports, clubbing, sightseeing. The hotel also offers car hire.
Platamonas is a popular tourist resort area in South Pieria, offering a range of entertainment and recreation choices and with interesting shops. Our hotel is easily accessible from the Athens-Thessaloniki motorway or from Nei Pori train station and it is designed to satisfy the needs of even the most demanding customers, be they holiday-makers or business people.
Porto Marine Hotel is 49 km away from Larissa, 37 km away from Katerini, and 104 km away from Thessaloniki, cities where you can go for shopping or for a one-day city break trip.
Guests of Porto Marine can enjoy the various beaches of the area, visit the famous Platamonas Castle, the traditional villages of Olympus, the surrounding archaeological sites and various nearby attractions. In a few words in 15 minutes you can be at Aegean Sea, Olympus or Kissavos Mountain, Pinios River or nearby archaeological sites such as Dion.
The Archaeological Park of Dion
The Archaeological Park of Dion is the most important archaeological site at Mount Olympus in Greece, located in Dion. In the area comprised by the Archaeological Park of Dion, sanctuaries were found from the Hellenistic and Roman periods. The park displays the importance of ancient Dion in the history of Pieria.
The Platamon Castle
The Platamon Castle, an important part of the history of Pieria, is a Crusader castle in northern Greece and is located southeast of Mount Olympus, in a strategic position which controls the exit of the Tempe valley, through which passes the main road connecting Macedonia with Thessaly and southern Greece.