The beautiful Garas estate is located in New Panteleiomona beach.A popular resort, one of the most beautiful resorts of the country,facing the one side the sea and the other the majestic Mount Olympus. Visitors combine the real meaning of vacations in Greece, enjoying the crystal waters of Pieria and the longwalks inside the wooden paths or the mountain biking in the trails. Pieria with great archeological and historical interest, awaits the visitor to explore her, to get acquainted with the hosting of Macedonia and to taste traditional dishes.
Platamon castle, jewel of the county, built in 1204 by Lombards Crusaders dominated on the hill, in excellent condition and open to the public. During summer, several cultural events take place inside and full moon nights remain indelible in memory of the visitor.
Archaeological sites - cultural events
Every summer, in the ancient theater at Dion is organized the Olympus Festival that offers us the unique experience to watch an ancient tragedy. Also,the Archaeological Museum exhibits the local finding excavations of the Hellenistic and Roman periods.Korinos has an ancient cemetery of the 4th century BC. In a distance of 80 km at Vergina, one of the most important archaeological places in the country, with important discoveries such as Royal Tombs.At the museum you can admire the Larnax made of 24 carat gold and weighing 11 kg. Inside the golden lanax the bones of the dead were found and a golden weath of 313 oak leaves.
Along with its rich history, there's a full activity present, a full and intense nightlife that satisfies even the most demanding visitor. The day starts at beach bars with modern music and many events during the summer. For food, friendly traditional tavernas with home made cooking are waiting to be discovered. The afternoon coffee finds its place in the stylish cafe bar with great views. The nightlife can start with a restaurant, tasting European dishes adapted to the Greek cuisine, and the night to be continued in one of the many clubs in the area.
Ideal holidays for everyone. The access is quick and easy.
GPS :N 40°00 .919' Ε022°35.473' Access
From Thessaloniki - Macedonia International Airport, +30 2310 - 985000 www.thessalonikiairport.gr, drive, follow the E75 motorway towards Athens, 115km approx and you take the exit first to Leptokaria and follow the shine to Skotina and after to Panteleimona
From Athens, Athens International Airport,+30 210-3530000 www.aia.gr, drive, follow the motorway E75 direction Thessaloniki, 400km approx. and you go out in exit to Platamonas and after you drive to Panteleimona beach
By bus routes run frequently.+30 2310595428 www.ktel-makedonia.gr, +30 210 5124910, +30 210 5124911
Train services run frequently, it is also used by the suburban Thessaloniki.1110 www.ose.gr