Our recently renovated hotel, which is a family business, can give you the opportunity to have a pleasant and joyful stay. An ideal basis for relaxing during your holidays, to swim in the sandy beaches, which are awarded with the blue flag, located under the mythical mount Olympus. Near our area you can explore cultural and natural places of interest which can be easily reached. Paralia has also got a famous nightlife, there are plenty of beach-bars and nightclubs where you can live unforgettable nights.
In the heart of Paralia, just 100 meters away from the sea and the the center, our ideal location can offer you in a very close distance cafe-bars, restaurants, mini-markets and whatever you will need during your stay in Paralia.
The 15 fully equipped rooms that will satisfy all your needs during your stay at Apollon Hotel, are minimal decorated with wooden and natural shades with soft lighting, ideal conditions for your relaxation. The rooms includes air-condition, LED TV, Wi-Fi, fridge and a sunny balcony with table and chairs. In our elegant and stylish lounge you can relax enjoying your coffee or your drinks.
Vergina is a small town in northern Greece, located in the regional unit of Imathia, is about 60 km of Paralia. The town became internationally famous in 1977, when the Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos unearthed the burial site of the kings of Macedon, including the tomb of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great.
At the beggining of Mount Olympus and 30 km. from Paralia lies the ancient Dion, the sacred city of the Macedonians in an area that is submerged by waters. From the discoveries that Dion covers an uninterrupted life of 1000 years, from the 5th century. B.C. until the 5th century. AD You can visit the Archaeological Park and the Archaeological Museum and admire the ancient architecture and exhibits.
The Metéora, 180 km from Paralia, is one of the largest and most important complexes of Greek Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars and the nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List under criteria.
Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece and the second highest mountain in the Balkans. Mount Olympus has 52 peaks, deep gorges, and exceptional biodiversity. The highest peak Mytikas, meaning "nose", rises to 2,919 meters and is one of the highest peaks in Europe in terms of topographic prominence. Olympus was notable in Greek Mythology as the home of the Twelve Olympians, on the Mytikas peak. Mount Olympus is also noted for its very rich flora with several species. It has been the first National Park of Greece, since 1938, and a World's Biosphere Reserve. Every year thousands of people visit Olympus to admire its nature, to tour its slopes, and reach its peaks. Organized mountain refuges and various mountaineering and climbing routes are available to visitors, who want to explore its nature. The usual starting point for it is the town of Litochoro, on the eastern foothills of the mountain, 30 km from Paralia.
The Palaios Panteleimon is one of the most beautiful villages of Macedonia, built at the foot of mount Olympus, 45 km. from Paralia. Characteristic of the village is the harmonization of tradition with the beauty of the natural environment. The restored and traditional village located at an altitude of 700m with wonderful view to Olympus Riviera. Has a history of 4 centuries and built by craftsmen of Epirus. The area is ideal for hiking, paragliding, mountain biking and other activities for natural lovers. Apart from the beauty of the natural environment and stunning architecture, the visitor should enjoy the local cuisine and traditional ouzo by Olympus cranberry.
The Platamon Castle is a Crusader castle (built between 1204 and 1222) in northern Greece and is located southeast of Mount Olympus, in a strategic position which controls the exit of the Tempe valley and southern Greece. The tower (donjon), which overlooks the highway, is an imposing medieval fortress. The Platamon Castle is 40 km far from Paralia.
Important discoveries are the board of Hellenistic wall, that confirm the suggestion that on this position was the ancient Greek city Herakleion and the gate in the wall of the donjon. The core of the city Herakleion remains to be found, but it is posited that it is located on the northwest side of the castle's hill due to shells and coins found during recent excavations.
Thessaloniki is the second largest city of Greece, 75 km. from Paralia. In the city center stands the White Tower built in about 1500 A.C. and was part of the defence of the city, where you can admire a magnificent collection of Byzantine exhibits. Following the tour you will see the Arc of Gallerius, the famous Kamara, the reliefs that built in the Roman era.
Great historical significanse are the Byzantine churches, the famous church of St. Dimitrios is the patron. Built in the 7th century and passing various hardships and looting through the years managed to survive and was declared UNESCO World Heritage List under criteria.
Also you can visit the Archeological Museum with collections of Prehistoric, Roman and Classical findings, the Byzantine Culture Museum with exhibits of early Christian times the Museum of History and Art, housed in the White Tower, the Museums of Modern Art and more.