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Mount Olympus Winter Season Refuges Opening

Even though the taste of winter refuses to arrive, the calendar shows that we are getting well into the winter season and weather forecasting though is getting better! 

The kick start of the 2014/15 winter on Mount Olympus was dressed with bitterly cold, windy and snowy weather between Christmas and early January. (Photo ©Anne Viry-Babel).

For the time being there are two refuges and the taverna in Prionia open:

On the road from Litochoro to Prionia

• Koromilia refuge

• Taverna in Prionia

Starting onwards from December 20th the 3 higher refuges, located between 2000 – 2700m elevations gradually open for the winter season: 


Check their new website,

Opening period: 8-10 January, 16-24 January & 3 March – 16 April.
Prior to any visit make sure to contact the managers.

Wintery Plateau of Muses (photo

Best Wishes for a “white” winter…